Universal Studios Florida has an expansion of its own going on at one of its popular lands based on The Simpsons animated TV show. Sure, it’s not New Fantasyland, but it does make you feel like you’re in the city of Springfield. In addition to… Read More »The Simpsons Kang and Kodos’ Twirl ‘N’ Hurl Testing at Universal Studios Florida
Universal Orlando Resort is intent on continually improving the offerings at its parks. After a few great upgrades to Islands of Adventure, they’re now giving Universal Studios Florida some TLC. They added parade, opened a Despicable Me attraction, and not only are the opening a brand new Transformers 3D ride in June but they’re also remaking the old Jaws area into a second Harry Potter themed area.
With all that going on, another major addition flew under the radar for the most part. The Simpson’s themed area of the park was always just the re-imagined back to the future attraction and some carnival games. As the animated TV sit-com enjoys its 23rd season and work begins on a second animated feature, Universal Studios Florida is expanding the shows presence in the park with elements from Springfield, the town in which the Simpsons live.
A Simpsons themed Fast Food Row just opened and added some much needed food options to that side of the park. The food court not only offers various themed restaurants, complete with food and drink items made famous by the TV show (Krusty Burger anyone? How about a Flaming Moe?), but the dining areas are all designed to replicate famous eateries from the show. It’s really quite effective.
Up next will be a Duff Beer Brewery and a new spinner attraction themed to the Space Aliens made popular by the Halloween Simpsons episodes. In the meantime, more photos in the gallery below:
The Simpsons has been a staple of television animation for over 20 years. There was an profitable animated feature and a second in the works. Since 2008 there’s even been a theme park attraction that takes guests to Krustyland at Universal Studios Hollywood and Orlando.… Read More »Universal Orlando Continues to Expand, Grows The Simpsons Area