Universal Orlando has officially revealed details about their all-new nighttime show—”Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration.” This nighttime extravaganza is replacing the resort’s previous show—Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular—which was damaged during Hurricane Irma last year.

Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration will debut this summer at Universal Studios Florida’s lagoon area, like the park’s previous nighttime shows; however, Cinematic Celebration will feature a dedicated viewing area in the Central Park area in an attempt to offer guests a better experience. Documents show that the viewing area will provide varying elevated levels.

According to Universal’s announcement, the new nighttime show “will bring thrilling and fun moments to life inspired by characters from popular Universal Orlando experiences and blockbuster films.” This includes moments from the Harry Potter films, Jurassic World, Fast & Furious, and Despicable Me.

Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration will completely transform Universal Studios Florida’s waterfront areas at dusk by incorporating full panoramic screens, fireworks, and 120 dancing fountains with projection mapping, creating a “vivid celebration of epic movie moments and beloved characters.”

An official launch date for this show has not yet been announced.

Press Release
ORLANDO, Fla. (June 14, 2018)
 – Starting this summer, Universal Orlando will take its nighttime lagoon show to the next level in “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration.” The all-new lagoon show will give guests a brand-new, awe-inspiring way to cap off their day in Universal Studios as they enjoy an epic cinema under the stars on select nights.

“Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” will seamlessly blend fountain-based media, a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and special effects in a whole new way. The show combines an all-new storyline with full panoramic water screens accented by additional multi-layer water screens, pyrotechnics and – for the first time ever – more than 120 dancing fountains and projection mapping to transform the entire waterfront and surrounding buildings into a vivid celebration of epic movie moments and beloved characters.

And, guests will be able to enjoy “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” from an all-new, dedicated viewing area designed specifically for the show – giving them prime viewing of the experience.

Guests will witness moments from the Harry Potter series conjured by way of spells, ear-shattering roars from dinosaurs in Jurassic World, the adrenaline rush of speed from The Fast & the Furious,mischief by the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and more come to life right before their very eyes – all in the heart of the Universal Studios Florida lagoon.

This summer, guests will now have two new spectacular nighttime shows to enjoy as part of their visit to Universal’s theme parks – “Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration” in Universal Studios Florida and “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle” in Universal’s Islands of Adventure.  There are a variety of special offers available for guests to see both and experience all of the award-winning experiences that Universal Orlando has to offer, including the unprecedented 2nd Day FREE offer exclusive to Florida residents. For more information, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.


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