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    Universal Orlando Refurbishment Schedule

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Current and Upcoming Closures and Openings for Universal Orlando

This is a centralized list of attractions and dining venues that are currently closed or are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. We also list here attractions and dining venues that will soon close permanently or that have recently closed for good.

Although we make an effort to keep the information on this page accurate, refurbishment details are very much subject to change at Universal's whim, and in some cases we insert guesses because Universal has not yet released details. You may use this information for planning, but do not be surprised if it changes as your travel dates approach.

Universal Studios FL Refurbishments and Openings
Refurbishments - Attraction or Dining Venue Closes Re-Opens
Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's (Attraction) 1/2/23 November 2023
Mardi Gras Parade (Attraction) 4/17/23 February 2024
Openings - Attraction or Dining Venue Opens
Bake My Day (Dining) NEW Summer 2023
Freeze Ray Pops (Dining) NEW Summer 2023
Illumination Theater (Attraction) NEW Summer 2023
Minion Cafe (Dining) NEW Summer 2023
Pop-a-Nana (Dining) NEW Summer 2023
Villain-Con Minion Blast (Attraction) NEW Summer 2023

Islands of Adventure Refurbishments and Openings
Refurbishments - Attraction or Dining Venue Closes Re-Opens
Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle (Attraction) 11/1/22 9/15/23
The Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular (Attraction) 1/2/23 November 2023
The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle (Attraction) 1/2/23 November 2023
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (Attraction) 6/8/23 6/9/23
The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle (Attraction) Fall 2023 January 2024
Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle (Attraction) 11/1/23 September 2024

Volcano Bay Refurbishments and Openings
No current or upcoming closures for Universal's Volcano Bay

Recently Permanently Closed Attractions and Dining Venues

Attractions and dining venues that recently -- and sadly -- have been scuppered forever.

Universal Studios FL
Islands of Adventure