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Universal Orlando Resort Unveils Exciting New Details on DreamWorks Land’s Debut This Summer at Universal Studios Florida.

Universal Orlando Resort’s New Attraction: A Family-Friendly Haven Featuring Beloved DreamWorks Characters

This summer, Universal Orlando Resort is set to unveil a brand-new themed land, designed to captivate visitors with the charm of DreamWorks Animation’s iconic characters. Shrek, Trolls, and Kung Fu Panda are the inspirations behind this vibrant, family-friendly environment located in the heart of Universal Studios Florida theme park.

The expansive area will offer endless entertainment options for guests of all ages, including a family-friendly coaster, multiple interactive play areas, live shows, character meet and greets, and much more. With a focus on creating an immersive experience, visitors can expect to be transported into the whimsical worlds of these beloved animated characters.

DreamWorks Animation’s immersive new land transports guests into a lively universe filled with adventure, wonder, and beloved characters. The iconic Shrek’s Swamp, where guests can explore the 35-foot-tall cottage and join Shrek on thrilling adventures, will welcome them as they enter this vibrant world.

The excitement continues with a breathtaking Trollercoaster ride, giving guests a taste of the fantastical DreamWorks universe. Guests can also interact with the lovable Po in the Panda Village, where they can immerse themselves in the world of Kung Fu Panda. In addition to these memorable encounters, visitors can meet fan-favorite characters like Gabby from Gabby’s Dollhouse.

This immersive land offers not only exhilarating adventures but also a variety of unique treats, photo-op-worthy murals, interactive play areas, splash pads, and themed entertainment offerings. Each aspect of this land is thoughtfully designed to bring the enchanting world of DreamWorks Animation to life, providing guests with an unforgettable experience filled with wonder and excitement.

Here are more details about the enchanting and playful new experiences coming to DreamWorks Land:


Like ogres and onions, guests can peel back layers of fun in Shrek’s oasis to discover “ogre-the-top” adventures at every turn.

Shrek’s Swamp Meet: Step inside Shrek’s Swamp Meet, a unique gathering place where guests have the opportunity to mingle with the iconic characters Shrek, Princess Fiona, and their witty companion, Donkey. Nestled comfortably near Shrek’s rustic cottage, this charming attraction offers visitors a chance to engage in lively conversations and laughter with these beloved fairy tale figures.

Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres: The expansive play area, designed for children of all ages, offers a variety of exciting activities, including four exhilarating slides, water-based attractions, and a safe yet challenging playground. Guests are encouraged to explore the imaginative world of Shrek, which includes climbing, bouncing, and splashing around, as well as daringly venturing into the iconic outhouse.

Mama Luna Feline Fiesta: Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish, a popular animated movie, has been transformed into an immersive cat-centric experience at Mama Luna’s Retirement Home for Cats. This interactive event allows visitors to engage with the feline residents and potentially catch a glimpse of the legendary Puss in Boots. On vibrant screens, visitors can interact with the cats using buttons, bells, maracas, and levers to create a special and memorable experience for everyone.

King Harold’s Swamp Symphony: Guests can create their own melodious masterpiece as they trigger a choir of ever-changing frog ribbits by continually stomping on an array of interactive lily pads.

Swamp Snacks: Families canfeast like an ogre at this new kiosk, which will serve scrumptious snacks inspired by Shrek, including Shrekzel, Far Far A Waffle, Frozen Ogre and more.


A magnificent fountain featuring favorite Trolls characters Poppy and Branch sits at the center of the Trolls Village, where “fantastamazing” energy flows and guests can relax and “find their happy place.”

Trolls Trollercoaster: Imagine being transported into the whimsical world of Trolls, where you can join Poppy, Viva, Tiny Diamond, Satin, and Chenille on a thrilling adventure. Before boarding the iconic Caterbus for an exhilarating ride, these beloved characters will welcome you as you enter a mesmerizing marquee. This family-friendly rollercoaster takes you on a heart-pumping escape from menacing spiders, as you race along a vivid orange and yellow track, surrounded by the colorful universe of Trolls.

Poppy’s Playground: Imagine stepping into the magical Trolls world where a giant mushroom towers 20 feet above you, casting its shade on a vibrant playground filled with colorful flowers and friendly bugs. Welcome to Poppy’s Playground, where the youngest trolls can have a blast bouncing and climbing on a variety of exciting structures. This enchanting play area is the perfect place for children to explore, laugh, and create unforgettable memories.

Trolls Treats: In the world of Trolls, Opportunity’s booming music box has been reimagined as a vibrant kiosk, serving up delightful Trolls-inspired ice cream treats. Drawing inspiration from beloved characters like Poppy and Branch, this playful kiosk offers a range of delectable flavors, such as the refreshing pink lemonade-infused Poppy-licious Pink and the mouthwatering huckleberry-infused BroZone Berry.

High Five Hideaway: Discover the magic of animation with Cloud Guy’s brand-new retail destination. This store offers an extensive collection of merchandise, including apparel, plush, and accessories featuring beloved characters from Shrek, Trolls, Kung Fu Panda, Gabby’s Dollhouse, and more.


From the perspective of a Kung Fu Panda fan, immerse yourself in the exhilarating adventures of the endearing panda protagonist, Po, as you navigate through the action-packed universe of the Kung Fu Panda movies.

Po’s Kung Fu Training Camp: Experience the thrill of Panda Village from a unique perspective, as this freshly-inspired play area brings the beloved Kung Fu Panda films to life. Set within both wet and dry play zones, visitors can join in the pandas’ daily chores by using giant water cannons, dump buckets, and giant fans to help with laundry duties. Along the way, guests will discover various interactive elements, such as a melodious gong, playful baby pandas, and giant noodle bowls reminiscent of Mr. Ping’s Noodle Shop.

Po Live!: In this virtual meet and greet, guests have the unique chance to learn from the legendary Dragon Warrior, who demonstrates exciting Kung Fu techniques while simultaneously preparing mouth-watering stir fry and caring for his adorable younger cousin, Ling Ling.

This interactive session offers guests a rare glimpse into the Dragon Warrior’s multitasking prowess, as he flawlessly balances martial arts mastery with culinary expertise and family responsibilities. By participating in this digital event, guests can immerse themselves in the Dragon Warrior’s world, gaining valuable insights into his dynamic lifestyle and the importance of balance in one’s life.

DreamWorks Land will also feature additional opportunities for guests to meet and interact with beloved characters through extraordinary live entertainment, including:

DreamWorks Imagination Celebration: DreamWorks Animation’s enchanting stories take center stage at the DreamWorks Imagination Celebration. This multi-sensory experience brings together popular hit songs, electrifying dance routines, cutting-edge technology, and more to create an exhilarating environment that transports guests into the fantastical realms of their beloved characters. The state-of-the-art DreamWorks Theater serves as the epicenter of this all-new interactive adventure.

DreamWorks Character Zone: At DreamWorks Character Zone, immerse yourself in an enchanting world where you have the unique opportunity to engage with your beloved DreamWorks characters, such as Gabby from Gabby’s Dollhouse, in an interactive and personal setting.

DreamWorks Land, a captivating new land set to open this summer at Universal Studios Florida, has yet to receive an official launch date. Additional information can be found on the official Universal Orlando Resort website.

Which part of the new Universal Orlando Resort’s DreamWorks Land are you most excited to experience, and why?

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