Universal Destinations & Experiences has officially introduced Universal Kids Resort – the company’s first-ever theme park designed specifically for families with young children.
Located in Frisco, Texas and first announced earlier this year, Universal Kids Resort will include a theme park featuring immersive themed lands that “celebrate Universal’s iconic brand of entertainment, humor and fun” for younger theme park goers.
The new theme park will feature family-friendly attractions, interactive and playful shows, unique merchandise, fun food, and beverage venues, and character meet and greets. The resort area will also include a 300-room themed hotel giving families a place to stay and to play following their day of adventure.
Additional details about Universal Kids Resort will be revealed over time, including what properties will be featured and an opening date. It is expected the park will feature popular kid-friendly Universal properties, like Minions and Trolls.
“Universal Kids Resort will inspire the unbridled creativity of kids through imagination, discovery and most importantly – play,” said Molly Murphy, President, Universal Creative. “We’re designing the resort so kids and families can feel the thrill of being physically immersed in their most beloved stories and characters.”
Progress on the new concept is well underway following a groundbreaking in November.
Per Universal, Universal Kids Resort will drive immediate economic impact for the region, creating thousands of jobs including more than 2,500 new construction jobs. Throughout the project, the company will remain focused on ensuring the resort adds value and positively serves the community.
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