It is vital for attendees checking out Common Orlando Resort to know which rides and attractions are shut for refurbishment or for a different cause to prevent disappointment. It can be difficult to hold up to day with the switching schedules so we are collating the present-day listing of refurbishments planned for Universal Orlando Vacation resort all through January and past. 

Last month we saw Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls reopening soon after an prolonged closure. In this month’s update we see more down time for a common h2o experience at Universal’s Islands of Journey with one more h2o trip closure announced for future thirty day period. We are which include dates the place doable for refurbishments and closures but these are subject to modify. We will preserve you educated of any variations on our news and Fb webpage.

1. Jurassic Park River Adventure (Universal’s Islands of Experience)
Image: Concept Park VacationerPosition: Confirmed

Dates: January 1 – February 3, 2023

The Jurassic Park River Experience at Universal’s Islands of Journey is at present shut for yearly upkeep and is scheduled to reopen on February 4, 2023. The wintertime months see Universal carry out upkeep on all of the drinking water rides so this closure was to be envisioned.

2. Poseidon’s Fury (Universal’s Islands of Journey)
Picture: UniversalPosition: Confirmed

Dates: February 2 – 10, 2023

It has now been verified on the Common Orlando calendar that Poseidon’s Fury will be shut from February 2 – 10, 2023. Universal hasn’t verified the purpose for this closure but we are assuming that as it is only for a short time that it is most likely to be for scheduled servicing. Poseidon’s Fury is established to reopen on February 11, 2023.

3. Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges (Universal’s Islands of Adventure)
Image: UniversalPosition: Confirmed

Dates: February 13 – March 10, 2023

It has now been announced that Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is set to be closed February 13 – March 10, 2023 for yearly refurbishment. 

4. Parts of KidZone (Universal Studios Florida)
Picture: CommonStanding: Confirmed

Dates: January 15, 2023 – TBA 

We heard at the commencing of November from Common that a number of sights in the KidZone area of Universal Studios Florida will close at the finish of the working day on January 15, 2023 in purchase to convey enjoyable new spouse and children amusement to immerse friends in beloved animated characters.

The attractions that will shut consist of Fievel’s Playland, the Woody Woodpecker relatives coaster, Curious George soaked and dry enjoy spots, DreamWorks Desired destination and Meet Shrek & Donkey. 

The E.T. Adventure, Animal Actors on Area!, SpongeBob StorePants – which includes fulfill and greets with SpongeBob SquarePants and good friends and the KidZone Pizza Business will continue to be open up.

In accordance to online studies, the closed sights will all keep on being but will every single get a make around as component of Universal’s DreamWorks Animation Land which is slated to open up in 2024. Resources report that Fievel’s Playland will be rethemed to Shrek, Woody’s Woodpecker coaster could see a Trolls overhaul with a Trolls themed children clearly show planned for the theater developing with Kung Fu Panda taking about the Curious George perform locations. These alterations have not been officially confirmed. We will retain you up to day with even more information and facts on this when it is declared.

5. The Nighttime Lights At Hogwarts Castle (Universal’s Islands of Experience)
Impression: UniversalPosition: Confirmed

Dates: Now – January 2023

The Nighttime lights at Hogwarts Castle is at this time not using area in Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Journey. This gentle display is established to return in the new year when The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle arrives to a near.

The Nighttime lights at Hogwarts Castle will be proven on choose evenings when it returns and celebrates the four properties of Hogwarts as a result of projections and seem.

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