American Dream Reveals Opening Dates for Upcoming Attractions

American Dream, a giant retail and entertainment complex under construction at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, has announced key dates for the grand openings of its major attractions. The indoor theme park is the first to open in a few weeks, followed by staggered opens through March 2020 when almost everything should be online.

Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park Opens on October 25th

Finally, three of our top fifteen most anticipated roller coasters for 2019 are going to open to the public. According to a press release from American Dream:

The Shredder, The Shellraiser and Nickelodeon’s Skyline Scream, come to life when the Western Hemisphere’s largest indoor theme park opens on October 25th. The park features over 35 rides, roller coasters and attractions for families and thrill-seekers, both young and young at heart.  SpongeBob, Dora The Explorer, and all your Nickelodeon BFFs are waiting to welcome you. Enjoy miles of smiles, jaw-dropping moments, gallons of slime and live entertainment on the Nickelodeon Slime Stage.

The KCL Engineering lighting package is looking pretty cool! See more pictures from the inside here.

The Rink at American Dream Opens on October 25th

No tricks, all treats! American Dream’s NHL-regulation size ice rink features activities for the entire family, including open skating, figure skating, hockey tournaments, events and more. A spooky skate is planned for October 31st – arrive in style and experience autumn like never before. Join us for pumpkin pick-and-paint, farm favorites, face painting and Fall-tivities.


DreamWorks Water Park Opens November 27th

Immerse yourself in Madagascar’s Rain Forest, Shrek’s Swamp and the Kung Fu Panda Zone within North America’s largest indoor water park. Over 40 water slides and 15 amazing attractions, from SurfRiders to the lazy river. Catch the PerfectSwell in our 1.5-acre wave pool – the largest in the world, go to extremes when you drop 142 feet on the world’s tallest indoor body slide or lounge in one of our 31 luxury cabanas designed by New Jersey-native Jonathan Adler.

Big SNOW opens on December 5th

Ski and snowboard 365 days a year at North America’s only indoor real-snow park. Big SNOW is big fun for the entire family – from bunny hill beginners to black diamond experts, and everyone in between. Private lessons, coaching and kid’s camps are only a few of many activities available. Big SNOW will also feature The Shops at Big SNOW, a retail environment that is truly experiential, as well as day passes and rental options.

Retail Experiences Open March 2020

March 2020 marks the debut of over 350 unparalleled shopping experiences – from internationally renowned luxury houses famed for the most exciting runways in the world, Hermès, Dolce & Gabbana, Saint Laurent and Moncler, to iconic American specialty retailers Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co., plus the world’s largest fast-fashion favorites, Zara, H&M, Uniqlo and Primark, who bring the style from the catwalk to the sidewalk, along with unexpected emerging designers, art galleries and more.  Also featuring over 100 carefully curated dining destinations – ranging from casual and cool to memorable experiences from the world’s most celebrated chefs.

Future Attractions at American Dream

America Dream’s unmatched experiences will soon be joined by Merlin Entertainments’ SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center (similar to Columbus), CMX Luxury Movie Theater, Kidzania, a 300′ Observation Wheel, as well as other exciting entertainment, diverse dining, and further additions to the most coveted fashion, art and culture activations all in one destination – American Dream.

See recent pictures of the outside of the complex here.

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