ORLANDO, Fla. — After 18 years, Universal Orlando is saying goodbye to Shrek.
What You Need To Know
- Shrek 4-D attraction at Universal Studios Florida set to permanently close
- The attraction, along with its corresponding gift shop, will close on Jan. 10, 2022
- Universal has not said what will replace the attraction
The Shrek 4-D attraction at Universal Studios Florida will permanently close Jan. 10, Universal confirmed Wednesday.
Shrek’s Ye Olde Souvenir Shoppe, the Shrek-themed gift shop next to the attraction, will close as well. However, the Meet Shrek and Donkey character experience will continue to operate daily, according to Universal.
Universal has not yet said what will replace Shrek 4-D.
The attraction, which opened in June 2003, is based on the popular “Shrek” franchise and features a story set between the first two films. Visitors, with 3D glasses, enter a theater equipped with special effects, including water mists, air blasts and vibrating seats.
Universal Studios Hollywood in California previously had a Shrek 4-D attraction, but it closed in 2017.