DreamWorks Land Coming to Universal Orlando Resort in Summer 2024

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort is gearing up to introduce an exciting new addition this summer known as DreamWorks Land. This colorful themed area draws inspiration from the beloved characters of DreamWorks Animation, such as Shrek, Trolls, and Kung Fu Panda. Situated within the Universal Studios Florida theme park, this expansive section guarantees a plethora of entertainment for the entire family.

Upon entering DreamWorks Land, guests will find themselves immersed in a world bursting with creativity and magic. They can partake in thrilling adventures, starting with a visit to Shrek’s Swamp, located just outside his impressive 35-foot-tall cottage. Here, they can explore the enchanting surroundings and fully immerse themselves in the whimsical ambiance.

For those in search of an adrenaline-pumping experience, a dazzling Trollercoaster awaits. This exhilarating coaster, suitable for the whole family, promises an unforgettable journey through a captivating landscape. As guests continue their exploration, they will have the chance to interact with Po in the Panda Village, engaging in exciting activities and creating lasting memories.

DreamWorks Land also provides opportunities to meet and greet beloved characters like Gabby from Gabby’s Dollhouse. Guests can engage in conversations, snap photos, and relish the joy of meeting their favorite animated personalities face-to-face. Additionally, they will stumble upon delightful surprises throughout the area, including unique treats, captivating murals perfect for photo ops, and interactive play zones.

To cool off from the summer heat, DreamWorks Land features splash pads where guests can have a refreshing and fun time. Moreover, the entertainment offerings are carefully crafted to reflect the popular DreamWorks stories and characters, ensuring that every moment spent in this vibrant environment is filled with excitement and enchantment.

Shrek’s Swamp

Just like how ogres have layers, guests at Shrek’s oasis can uncover a multitude of exciting experiences by peeling back the layers of fun. From the moment you step foot into this whimsical world, you’ll find yourself immersed in “ogre-the-top” adventures that will keep you entertained at every twist and turn.

  • Shrek’s Swamp Meet
    Guests can visit Shrek’s Swamp Meet to interact with beloved characters Shrek, Princess Fiona and Donkey, the noble steed eager to joke around and converse with guests, just outside of Shrek’s cottage.
  • Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres
    This ogre-sized play area features four fun slides, wet play areas and a playground where guests can climb, bounce and splash around as well as venture into Shrek’s outhouse.
  • Mama Luna Feline Fiesta
    The blockbuster film, Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish, comes to life with this new interactive experience that takes place in Mama Luna’s retirement home for cats. Here, guests get to play with Mama Luna’s many cats on vivid interactive screens activated by buttons, bells, maracas and levers. They might even spot the one and only Puss in Boots himself.
  • King Harold’s Swamp Symphony
    Guests can create their own melodious masterpiece as they trigger a choir of ever-changing frog ribbits by continually stomping on an array of interactive lily pads.
  • Swamp Snacks
    Families can feast like an ogre at this new kiosk, which will serve scrumptious snacks inspired by Shrek, including Shrekzel, Far Far A Waffle, Frozen Ogre and more.

Trolls Village

In the heart of the Trolls Village, there stands a breathtaking fountain that showcases the beloved Trolls characters, Poppy and Branch. This fountain is truly a sight to behold, with its grandeur and charm captivating all who lay eyes on it. The vibrant energy of the village flows through this magnificent centerpiece, creating an atmosphere of pure joy and excitement.t the center of the Trolls Village where “fantastamazing” energy flows and guests can relax and “find their happy place.”

  • Trolls Trollercoaster
    After strolling through a dazzling marquee starring cherished Trolls characters Poppy, Viva, Tiny Diamond, Satin and Chenille, guests of all ages can take a ride on the iconic Caterbus escaping evil spiders as they speed along a bright orange and yellow track aboard this family-friendly rollercoaster.
  • Poppy’s Playground
    Nestled under a giant, 20-foot mushroom is Poppy’s Playground – a shaded play area featuring colorful flowers and bugs with a bountiful array of fun bouncing and climbing structures for the youngest of trolls.
  • Trolls Treats
    Poppy’s boombox from Trolls Band Together has been transformed into a playful kiosk that offers up brightly colored Trolls ice cream treats inspired by Poppy and Branch like the pink lemonade-flavored Poppy-licious Pink and huckleberry-flavored BroZone Berry.
  • High Five Hideaway
    Cloud Guy hosts this all-new retail location featuring the latest merchandise including apparel, plush and accessories from Shrek, Trolls, Kung Fu Panda, Gabby’s Dollhouse and more.

Panda Village

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience as you step into the action-packed world of Kung Fu Panda alongside the lovable panda hero, Po. Get ready to be immersed in thrilling adventures that will keep you entertained from start to finish. From epic battles to heartwarming moments, Po will lead you through a rollercoaster of emotions as you join him on his quest for greatness. With his charm and determination, Po will inspire you to believe in yourself and embrace the power within. So, get ready to unleash your inner warrior and embark on an incredible journey with Po that you’ll never forget!

  • Po’s Kung Fu Training Camp
    Inspired by the hit Kung Fu Panda films, this all-new play area brings the Panda Village to life like never before. Within both wet and dry play areas, guests have the opportunity to help the pandas wash and dry their laundry with enormous water cannons, dump buckets, giant fans and more. Guests will also encounter fun elements throughout the experience, including an interactive gong, mischievous, giggling baby pandas, and oversized merry-go-round noodle bowls from Mr. Ping’s Noodle Shop.
  • Po Live!
    This digital, interactive meet and greet experience gives guests the opportunity to interact with the famous Dragon Warrior himself as he teaches them cool Kung Fu moves, cooks some delicious stir fry and babysits his little cousin, Ling Ling…all at the same time.

Additional Experiences

DreamWorks Land will also feature additional opportunities for guests to meet and interact with beloved characters through extraordinary live entertainment, including:

  • DreamWorks Imagination Celebration
    Popular DreamWorks Animation stories leap off the screen and come to life in DreamWorks Imagination Celebration. The multisensory adventure combines hit pop songs, high-energy dancing, advanced technology, and more to create an imaginative party atmosphere that will transport guests to the worlds of their favorite characters within the all-new DreamWorks Theater.
  • DreamWorks Character Zone
    At DreamWorks Character Zone, guests can meet, greet and interact with their favorite DreamWorks characters like Gabby from Gabby’s Dollhouse and more.

DreamWorks Land at Universal Orlando Resort is an incredible new addition that brings a fresh and exciting experience to visitors. This vibrant land has taken the place of the beloved KidsZone, which had been a cherished part of the resort since its inception. The transformation has breathed new life into the park, offering a whole new world of adventure and entertainment for families and children of all ages.

Which DreamWorks Character are you looking forward to meet when you visit DreamWorks Land at Universal Orlando Resort?

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