Universal Mega Movie Parade: Universal Studios Florida’s Ultimate Celebration of Iconic Films

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Universal Mega Movie Parade

Hey Universal Vacationers! Universal Orlando Resort is preparing to dazzle you with a spectacular new addition: the Universal Mega Movie Parade. Officially debuting on July 3, 2024, this larger-than-life event will transform Universal Studios Florida into a realm where cherished stories from beloved films come alive on the streets. With 13 brand-new floats, nearly 100 performers, and thrilling special effects, the Universal Mega Movie Parade promises an unparalleled immersive experience that will make fans feel like they’ve stepped right into the movies.

A Cinematic Extravaganza

The Universal Mega Movie Parade will celebrate some of the most iconic movies from Universal’s extensive film library. You’ll be able to witness your favorite stories from E.T., Back to the Future, Jaws, Ghostbusters, Jurassic World, Illumination’s Minions and Sing, and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls and Kung Fu Panda. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Spectacular Floats: Feast your eyes on towering 16-foot Stay Puft Marshmallow Man presiding over the Ghostbusters float, the vibrant Trolls float with its whimsical Caterbus and giant rainbows, and the menacing Tyrannosaurus rex aboard the Jurassic World float. These cinematic marvels, along with others like the drum line performing Jaws’s unforgettable score, will take your breath away.
  • Captivating Performers: Nearly 100 dancers, skaters, stilt walkers, and poi performers will bring these stories to life. Their dazzling choreography and costumes will make you feel like you’ve been transported into the film worlds themselves.
  • Special Effects: Expect plenty of eye-popping effects that will have you marveling in delight as iconic movie moments are recreated in front of your eyes.

Cap off your cinematic adventure with enjoying the brand new nighttime show Cinestational: A Symphonic Spectacular.

Can You Spot the Easter Eggs?

The parade will be filled with nods to your favorite cinematic moments and characters. Pay attention to every detail to catch subtle Easter eggs that honor iconic film elements. It’ll be a scavenger hunt that both kids and adults will enjoy, adding an extra layer of magic to this must-see event.

Passholder Preview

Universal Orlando passholders will get an exclusive first look at the parade before the grand public debut. More information about the passholder preview will be revealed soon, so stay tuned to secure your spot.

Why You Can’t Miss the Universal Mega Movie Parade

This extraordinary event is the biggest daytime parade ever to be hosted at Universal Orlando Resort. With its blend of music, effects, and performance, the Universal Mega Movie Parade will unite film buffs of all ages in a joyous celebration. Whether you’re a fan of blockbuster action or love the colorful characters of animated favorites, this event is a rare opportunity to relive unforgettable scenes and celebrate the magic of cinema in a new, vivid way. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of movies like never before on July 3, 2024, at Universal Studios Florida.

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I’m a die-hard Disney fan with 38 years of visits under my belt, having stepped into Disney World 120+ times. Proud to be a Disney Annual Passholder, a Vacation Club member since ’92, a Castaway Club Member, and a runDisney enthusiast. Oh, and I’ve graduated from the Disney College of Knowledge. Need Disney insights or planning tips? I’m your guy!