Simpson’s Springfield Headed to Universal Orlando

The Simpsons’ famous fictitious town of Springfield will come to life this summer at Universal Orlando Resort.


The new “Springfield” area will center around The Simpsons Ride which opened in 2008. A press release from Universal Orlando reports:

“The expansive, new area within Universal Studios will be anchored by the mega-attraction, The Simpsons Ride, and will allow guests to enter the world of The Simpsons like never before. It will be the only place in the world where guests can walk the streets of Springfield. It will include a brand-new outdoor attraction, places and foods pulled right from the show and two new Simpsons characters who will make their debut with the new area – Krusty the Clown and Sideshow Bob.”

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter may offer Butter Beer, but Simpsons fans will appreciate this feature:

“And yes – there will be Duff Beer, brewed exclusively for Universal Orlando.”

Other food options include “a Krusty-certified meat sandwich at Krusty Burger, snatch the catch of the day at the Frying Dutchman, get a slice at Luigi’s Pizza, go nuts for donuts at Lard Lad, enjoy a ‘Taco Fresho’ with Bumblebee Man and imbibe at Moe’s Tavern.”

The area will receive a new attraction as well: Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl. The ride “will take ‘foolish humans’ on an intergalactic spin designed to send them into orbit.”

For more information, visit Universal Orlando Resort’s website.

This announcement comes only a couple weeks after the announcement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Universal is really pumping capital into its Florida parks.

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