Tuesday marked the premiere of two new Universal Studios attractions: Universal's Superstar Parade, the first daily parade in the park's history, and Universal's Cinematic Spectacular, a movie-themed lagoon show voiced by Morgan Freeman that will help end the day at the park. The parade will have costumed characters from Despicable Me, Hop, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants and others with amenities such as onboard audio systems, animatronics, confetti cannons, bubble machines and trampolines. Parade times will vary; expect the first parade in late afternoon and the evening parade before dinnertime. Universal hosts an annual Mardi Gras parade and Christmas parades, but this is the first daily parade for the park. Park hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. More info: universalorlando.com.
Universal Orlando's new parade, water show open Tuesday
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