Universal Confirms Another Beloved Offering Will Shut Down Permanently

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Just after permanently closing Shrek 4-D and the Classic Monsters Cafe at Universal Studios Florida, Universal Orlando Resort has confirmed that another beloved attraction will be retired in just a matter of weeks.

Universal has been in the midst of conducting many construction projects around its two theme parks. Revenge of the Mummy has been closed for a lengthy refurbishment since January. At Islands of Adventure, If I Ran The Zoo and the Caro-Seuss-el are undergoing construction, and Poseidon’s Fury just reopened a little more than a month ago after a two-year closure.

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Now, another popular experience will be coming to an end.

Universal confirmed that the Superstar Parade, which has been a staple at Universal Studios Florida for several years, would be coming to an end on June 4th.

“Universal’s Superstar Parade will end its run on June 4 to make way for new entertainment experiences,” Universal Orlando said in a statement.

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The Superstar Parade featured characters from many beloved movies and television shows, including Illumination’s Despicable Me (2010) and The Secret Life of Pets (2016), as well as Spongebob Squarepants and Dora the Explorer.

The official description for the parade reads:

Break Out the Confetti and Join the Fun.

Boogie down with Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants,” Dora and Diego. Rock out with Gru, Agnes, Margo, Edith and the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me. And catch funny moments from The Secret Life of Pets as the streets of Universal Studios come alive with elaborately themed floats, energetic street performers and spectacular music.

Universal's Superstar Parade
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More On Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Then, don’t forget about all the amazing attractions like Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Also in major Universal Parks News, Epic Universe— the largest Universal Park in the world— is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.

Are you going to miss Universal’s Superstar Parade? Let us know in the comments!

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! And, who could forget about the Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’! Universal is also in the midst of building its biggest theme park ever, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?

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