Universal Studios Hollywood reopening

Universal Studios Hollywood is set to reopen its gates for annual and season pass members on April 15, 2021, and the general public will once again be allowed in on April 16, 2021.

In a new press release unveiling the announcement, the company said that visitors can expect “most rides” to be operational upon reopening, although some will reopen later as the park complies with government restrictions due to COVID. Only California residents will be admitted into the park for the time being. Get more details below.

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Video: The Making of ‘Jurassic World: The Ride’

Jurassic World the Ride indominus rex

Universal has published a new video which takes viewers behind the scenes of Jurassic World: The Ride, the sorely-needed new update to the old Jurassic Park ride that opened back in 1996. The video includes new interviews with people like director Steven Spielberg, writer/director Colin Trevorrow, and producer Frank Marshall, and shows actors Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and BD Wong acting in new footage made specifically for the ride. Check out the full behind-the-scenes video below. Read More »

We rode Jurassic World: The Ride. We encountered baby Raptors and triceratops and explored all the new merch. And today completes our initial adventures to Jurassic World as we take a look at the new food options. Universal Studios Hollywood has completely revamped the menu for the Jurassic Cafe and built a new bar with the puntastic name Isla Nu-bar. What did we think of the new food and drink options? Watch our latest video to find out!

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Jurassic World baby raptor dinosaur encounter

Universal Studios Hollywood is gearing up for the grand opening of Jurassic World: The Ride and has launched a bunch of new dinosaur meet and greet experiences. A triceratops and a baby raptor join the upgraded Raptor Encounter experience. Watch as we adventure to Jurassic World and come in close contact with these three dinosaur encounters. We also explore the new Jurassic Outfitters store to see any of the original Jurassic Park and Jurassic World merchandise. Come with us on this adventure!

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Universal Studios Hollywood has refurbished the classic Jurassic Park: The Ride, turning it into Jurassic World: The Ride. The new attraction brings a new modern color scheme to match up with the current franchise and adds a few characters from the hit movie, including Chris Pratt’s Owen Grady, Bryce Dallas Howard’s Clare Dearing, BD Wong’s Henry Wu, the Mosasaurus, and the Indominus rex. Universal has still yet to announce a grand opening for the attraction, but the raft ride began “technical rehearsals” on Thursday, allowing the first park guests to experience it. We were lucky to be at the park on Friday afternoon, and we recorded a vlog about our experience on the new Jurassic World: The Ride. Hit the jump to watch the Jurassic World The Ride video.

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jurassic world the ride

Universal Studios Hollywood is gearing up for their Jurassic World – The Ride relaunch, which is opening sometime this Summer. Although no official date has been announced, the park has revealed more details about their plans surrounding the renovation. Jurassic Café will be getting an all-new Costa Rican-inspired menu, and they will be opening the tropical “Isla Nu-bar” stand outside of the attraction to serve up tropical cocktails in collectible tiki mugs. Below, read the full press release and check out photos of the new Jurassic World – The Ride merchandise, as well as the new food and tiki mugs.

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Jurassic World ride

Universal Studios Hollywood’s Jurassic Park attraction was in dire need of an upgrade, and it’s finally getting one in the form of Jurassic World – The Ride, a revamped version of the old attraction which will incorporate elements from the new movies. That revamp includes a new addition that allows the ride to respond to inclement weather – something I’ve never seen done in a theme park ride before.

And thanks to a new press release, we know the new ride will also incorporate actors from those films: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and BD Wong are reprising their roles.  Read More »

jurassic world the ride commercial

Jurassic World is about to enter our world. Jurassic World: The Ride will open its doors at Universal Studios Hollywood this summer, revamping the original Jurassic Park: The Ride. But more than adding a few new fancy dinosaurs from the recent Jurassic World films, Jurassic World: The Ride will reportedly “fuse 21st century technology and astounding special effects with new dinosaurs from the Jurassic World film.” Or, as this Jurassic World The Ride Commercial suggests, get ready to run in your heels.

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