Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating Independence Day with its dazzling July 4th fireworks spectacular, a salute to the stars and stripes that is included with park admission.

What’s Happening:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood invites guests to experience its annual July 4th fireworks celebration with a dazzling burst of colors against the night sky from multiple locations within the theme park.
  • This exciting fireworks spectacular is included with theme park admission to Universal Studios Hollywood.
  • The exhilarating energy of Independence Day will permeate the theme park as guests enjoy musical performances, along with popular rides and attractions. At 9:00 p.m., the holiday is capped off with the extravagant fireworks display synchronized to a score of Universal-themed music and patriotic favorites.
  • The festivities will punctuate the skyline as guests stroll along a cleverly themed Pets Place to the front of Katie’s NYC apartment building, home to the innovative The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! ride.
  • Only the deafening roar of the extraordinarily realistic Indominus rex dinosaur, featured in Jurassic World: The Ride could possibly drown out the fireworks display.
  • These new experiences are among the many attractions and themed environments at Universal Studios Hollywood available to help guests usher in a joyful Independence Day. Highlights include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which features a bustling Hogsmeade village and the critically-acclaimed rides, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and Flight of the Hippogriff, Transformers: The Ride-3D, Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land, and The Simpsons Ride located in Springfield, U.S.A., home of America’s favorite animated family.  
  • The theme park’s signature attraction and world-renowned Studio Tour takes guests behind-the-scenes of an authentic production movie and television studio where they can experience Fast & Furious—Supercharged and King Kong 360 3D.
  • As a precursor to the evening’s pyrotechnics, WaterWorld is an exciting action show that involves hundreds of stunts and fiery special effects.