ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando on Sunday night closed up a large part of the KidZone area at Universal Studios Florida.
Last year, the resort announced that it would close a number of experiences in the area, including Fievel’s Playland, Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster, Curious George Goes to Town, DreamWorks Destination and the recently moved Shrek and Donkey’s Meet and Greet.
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“Universal Orlando Resort will soon begin work on bringing exciting new family entertainment to Universal Studios Florida that will immerse guests in the adventures of beloved animated characters,” leaders said in a news release.
Universal said that the E.T. Adventure, Animal Actors on Location!, SpongeBob StorePants store and KidZone Pizza Company will remain open for guests to enjoy.
Many of the attractions in KidZone have been around for more than two decades.
Fievel’s Playland, based off the 1982 film “An American Tail,” first opened in the area in 1992. Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster and Curious George Goes to Town followed, both opening in 1998. DreamWorks Destination opened in 2021, months after Universal closed up “A Day in the Park with Barney.”
Universal Orlando has not announced what new experiences will be coming in the future to the KidZone area.
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