Springfield is coming to Universal Orlando Resort

Springfield is coming to Universal Orlando Resort

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An all-new Simpsons-themed area will open at Universal Studios Florida this summer, according to the resort and Fox. 

"It will be the only place in the world where you can walk the streets of Springfield, grab a Krusty-certified meat sandwich at Krusty Burger, go nuts for donuts at Lard Lad, imbibe at Moe's Tavern and more!" Universal Orlando announced on its Facebook page Thursday.

Universal says there will also be a Duff Beer – brewed exclusively for park guests - and a new attraction called Kang & Kodos' Twirl ‘n' Hurl, that will "take you 'foolish humans' on an intergalactic spin designed to send you into orbit!"

"This will be a must-see experience for Simpsons fans all over the world," said Mark Woodbury, President of Universal Creative. "For the first time ever, they're going to be able to enter a world that they've only seen on television – and we're really excited to bring that world to life."

Other additions to "Fast Food Boulevard" include the Frying Dutchman and Luigi's Pizza.  Guests can also enjoy a "Taco Fresho" with Bumblebee Man.

"This new expansion will broaden and deepen the already incredible experience at Universal, by bringing to life the iconic landmarks of Springfield that fans have grown to love," said Jeffrey Godsick, President, Fox Consumer Products. "Fans will literally be able to live and breathe Springfield as they visit the statue of Jebediah, enjoy a Krusty Burger, and have a seat at Moe's Tavern, which are just a few of the great experiences awaiting at Universal."

Many elements to the new area have already been added or are under construction.  A completion date for the project has not been announced.

 

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