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Universal Orlando Resort's 4th theme park 'Epic Universe' to open in 2023

Posted at 11:46 AM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 11:46:18-04

Universal Orlando Resort's highly anticipated 4th theme park 'Epic Universe' will open in 2023.

The news was announced during a Q3 Comcast conference call Thursday.

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Universal says Epic Universe will offer an entirely new level of experience that will forever change theme park entertainment.

They say guests will venture beyond their wildest imagination, traveling into beloved stories and through vibrant lands on adventures where the journey is as astounding as the ultimate destination.

The new park will include an entertainment center, hotels, shopping and restaurants in addition to the new theme park.

Tom Williams, CEO of Universal Parks, said the park will add 14,000 jobs to Orange County with the base pay starting at $15 an hour.

He also said the new park will be minutes away from the existing Universal Orlando resort.