Universal Orlando confirms temporary closure of select attractions

by Brittani Tuttle

Universal Orlando has confirmed that some attractions will be temporarily closed as their phased reopening plan continues.

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Effective Aug. 9, the following attractions will be temporarily closed:

  • A Day in the Park with Barney
  • Fast & Furious: Supercharged
  • Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
  • Fear Factor Live
  • Poseidon’s Fury
  • Storm Force Accelatron

Team members stationed at these attractions and experiences will be relocated to other roles during this time.

Check out the full statement from Universal Orlando below:

As we continue to evaluate our offerings during this phase of our reopening, we’ve decided to focus on our marquee guest experiences.  Therefore, we’re going to temporarily close the following effective Sunday, August 9: A Day in the Park with Barney, Fast & Furious: Supercharged, Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl, Fear Factor Live, Poseidon’s Fury and Storm Force Accelatron. We’re working to move team members at these experiences to other roles within Universal Orlando.

Official statement from Universal Orlando

We will update once we know of any confirmed reopening dates for these attractions.


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Paschal July 31, 2020 - 8:26 pm

What, Twirl & Hurl isn’t part of their “marquee guest experiences”?!?

Robyn Murov August 1, 2020 - 12:34 pm

Fast and Furious is a brand new attraction. How is that not ‘marquee’?

Matt Roseboom August 1, 2020 - 12:39 pm

It doesn’t get good reviews or many people riding it.

Adam M. August 1, 2020 - 9:22 pm

Because it is a horrible ride and they know it.

Chad Brown August 3, 2020 - 8:25 am

It would be if it were any good.😉
But it’s about 3 years old now, not really a new ride.


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