Universal Orlando Youth Programs

Universal Studios Florida™

Your groups can go behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and jump right into the action of their favorite movies at Universal Studios Florida™, the world's premier movie and TV based theme park.

It’s everybody’s fantasy to leap through the screen and find themselves in the middle of their favorite motion pictures. Here at Universal Studios, your group will become the stars of some of the greatest movies and TV shows ever made.

At this working film and TV production facility your guests will find an amazing array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions that put them right in the picture. They’ll enjoy themed dining and shopping, a variety of exciting special events throughout the year, and they might even catch a real film crew at work on the backlot. From entertaining shows that take them behind the scenes of the movie-making process to state-of-the-art rides that make them part of the action, nobody brings the magic of the movies, television, and music to life like Universal Studios Florida™.

Thrills & Adventures
Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon – OPENING APRIL 6, 2017
Supervising Companion required for children 40”-48” (101cm-121cm) in height.

This ride simulates a high speed, turbulent thrill ride through the streets of New York City with dramatic aerobatics, rapid acceleration and deceleration, sharp turns, and sudden drops. This ride involves special strobe effects which could aggravate certain medical conditions. This ride employs safety restraints which may not accommodate certain people due to their body shape or size. Guests who are deaf or hard of hearing should notify an attendant as closed captioning/assistive listening device is available at this attraction.
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™
Inside Gringotts™ you’ll walk through the bank’s grand marble lobby and see goblins hard at work. Then take a journey through cavernous passageways that lead deep underground. This multi-dimensional thrill ride puts you right in the middle of the action and seamlessly melds the latest cutting-edge technologies and live special effects to create a completely immersive, unforgettable adventure.
TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D
Must be at least 40" (101cm); 40" (101cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

Your group is needed to help Optimus Prime and Bumblebee protect the AllSpark from the evil Decepticons. In this ultra-immersive thrill ride, groundbreaking HD 3D media and flight simulation technology combine in an epic experience that will make the lines between fiction and reality blur.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit™
Must be at least 51" (129cm).

Your group will rock out to a song they pick before strapping into this groundbreaking roller coaster. Their ride will be recorded on video, which they can buy a copy of to take home or send to their friends.
Revenge of the Mummy™
Must be at least 48" (121cm).

As they plunge into total darkness, your group will find themselves plagued on all sides by huge fireballs, swarms of scarab beetles and an army of warrior mummies. Their only hope is to escape the Revenge of the Mummy, a roller coaster unlike anything that's come before it.
MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™
Must be at least 42" (106cm); 42" (106cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

As agent trainees, your group will try to zap pesky aliens as they ride through the streets of New York in this high-tech, interactive ride based on the hit movies. But be warned—those aliens zap back, spinning your group's vehicles out of control. The ride's outcome is based on your groups scores—save Earth and they just might get promoted to full-fledged Men in Black agents.
TERMINATOR 2®: 3-D
Your group will join forces with the Terminator® in a battle to prevent mankind's extinction at the cold, steel hands of menacing cyborgs. They'll dodge plasma blasts. Feel objects whooshing past them. And become completely immersed in the 360-degree action of this thrilling adventure set in an apocalyptic wasteland.
Fun For All
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™
Must be at least 40" (101cm).

Gru is about to recruit your group for his latest scheme—one in which they'll join the ranks of his Minions! After making it through "Minion training" things won't go as planned, and within moments, your group will be launched into an unforgettable trip through Gru's super-villain laboratory. Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes, and the mischievous Minions will race along with them through every zany twist and turn.
Shrek 4-D
In this chapter of the Shrek saga Lord Farquaad has returned (in ghostly form) to kidnap Princess Fiona. Your group can join the world's favorite big green ogre and his wisecracking, four-legged sidekick as they take off in hot pursuit. They'll gallop through a haunted forest, ride on the back of a fire-breathing dragon, and plunge over a churning waterfall in order to save the day.
The Simpsons Ride™
Must be at least 40" (101cm).

Once they board their vehicle, your group in for one surprise after another as they embark on a wild, over-the-top ride through the park... flying, floating, and more or less crashing their way through Krustyland's kiddie attractions, stunt shows, and thrill rides. Be sure they keep an eye out for many of their favorite characters from the TV series in this all-new animated adventure, which will take them through Springfield and beyond... it's the first-ever attraction based on the show!
Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl
Right next to The Simpsons Ride™, aliens Kang & Kodos take your group on an intergalactic spin in a brand-new attraction designed to send their lunch into orbit.
E.T. Adventure™
Must be at least 34" (86cm).

Your group will board a flying bicycle and sneak E.T. through the woods—past the police and scientists searching for him. Then they'll take off and fly over the city, past the moon and soar across the stars together. At the end of the journey, they'll reach E.T.'s magical home planet, filled with unforgettable creatures…including E.T. himself.
Exciting Shows & Entertainment
Animal Actors On Location!™
This is your groups chance to see some of the most talented stars from movies and television perform without a script… which isn’t surprising, because animals can't read!
The Blues Brothers® in “Chicago Bound”
Jake and Elwood – wearing their trademark dark suits, porkpie hats and matching sunglasses – take the stage every day at Universal Studios™, accompanied by the vocal talents of Mabel the waitress and her sax-playing lesser half, Jazz.
Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show
Your group will see how top make-up and special effects artists create some of the amazing effects they see in Hollywood's latest hit movies.
Fear Factor Live (seasonal)
Whether your group take part in the outrageous live stunts or watches the action from the safety of their seat, they’re in for an unscripted, unpredictable show unlike anything they’ve ever seen before.
Restaurants
Leaky Cauldron™
Dine on hearty fare including cottage pie, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and of course, you can enjoy a frothy Butterbeer™.
Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour
Enjoy frozen treats in a variety of interesting and unique flavours like strawberry and peanut-butter ice-cream.
Fast Food Boulevard
Stroll through Springfield, the hometown of The Simpsons™, and sample delicious food from some of the TV show’s famous eateries including Krusty Burger, The Frying Dutchman, Lard Lad Donuts, Moe’s Tavern and Duff Gardens.
Lombard’s Seafood Grille
Your group will almost hear the foghorns and clanging of buoy bells at Lombard’s Seafood Grille, a casually elegant full-service restaurant located at Universal Studios’ re-creation of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. This waterfront establishment is Universal Studios Florida’s flagship restaurant, delighting diners since the park first opened.
Finnegan’s Bar and Grill
Suggest your group take a break from the park's New York streets and enter a traditional Irish-American pub where the food, drink and music take them back to the Emerald Isle. Finnegan's Bar and Grill is both a lively pub and a full-service restaurant.
Mel’s Drive-In
Your group can rock around the clock at this '50s drive-in featuring golden oldies on the jukebox and delicious burgers and fries, chicken sandwiches, chicken fingers, onion rings, root beer floats and frosty milk shakes.
Louie’s Italian Restaurant
Your group might rub elbows with Michael Corleone himself at Louie's, the Italian restaurant home to the Bronx's best Pizza, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Fettuccini, Meatball Subs, Salads, plus Gelato & Italian Ice.
Child Swap
Parties with small children may take advantage of our Rider Swap program. This allows one member of a party to wait with the child while the rest of the party rides. Then the adults change places so all may enjoy the ride. See any ride attendant for further details.