Mega Movie Parade Now at Universal Studios Orlando

To the dismay of many guests, Universal Studios Orlando has been parade-less for the past couple of years. however, that has changed and in a big way. Universal Studios Orlando has released the Mega Movie Parade this month and…. It’s pretty epic. The new parade brings in a bunch of the best franchises from Universal, but dont take my word for it.  

After Universal’s Superstar Parade ended in 2022, daytime parades have now returned with the introduction of the Universal Mega Movie Parade at Universal Studios Florida. A variety of floats and characters from well-known films and television shows are on display throughout this parade. A couple of the big highlights for the kids are the inclusion of characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls and Kung Fu Panda, as well as Illumination’s Minions and Sing.

So many franchises for the Mega Movie Parade

  • Back to the Future
  • Despicable Me (Minions Through History
  • E.T.
  • Ghostbusters
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Jaws (Amity Fourth of July Celebration)
  • Jurassic World
  • Sing
  • Trolls

It is a big improvement over past parades. It includes over 100 performers, including dancers, skaters, stilt walkers, and poi artists, are featured in the lineup, which is supplemented with visual effects. The parade will also include 13 floats in total.  

Photo courtesy of Universal Studios

When did the parade premiere?

The Mega Movie Parade premiered on July 3, 2024 at Universal Studios Orlando. This will run on select days throughout the summer and end on November 14th, 2024.

Which way does the Mega Movie Parade travel?

This entertainment offering takes place in Universal Studios Florida. Specifically, it starts between Cafe La Bamba and Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show theater. The parade will head left proceeding down the streets of Hollywood. After this, they will continue up along Illumination Avenue and through New York. It will then conclude where it all began at its starting point.

What part of the Universal Studios Orlando parade are you looking forward to most?  

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