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Updated: 01/19/2017 08:30:03AM

‘Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon’ ride at Universal Orlando

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'Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon', will officially open April 6 as Universal Orlando Resort's newest ride.

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ORLANDO –– Universal Orlando Resort has announced its newest ride, “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon,” will officially open April 6. The attraction promises guests the ultimate “Tonight Show” experience as they get up close and personal with the show’s most hilarious segments before taking off on a wild and action-packed race through New York City against Jimmy Fallon himself.

To celebrate the attraction’s grand opening, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will broadcast the show April 3-6 from Universal Orlando Resort. Additional details on celebrity guests and how to become a part of the show audience will be released over time.

As they experience the attraction, guests will make their way through Studio 6B to board the world’s first-ever flying theater, which seats up to 72 audience members, for the race of a lifetime. They will speed through the streets of New York City and all the way to the moon and back, encountering iconic landmarks from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building to everything in between.

“Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” will be the first attraction at Universal Studios Florida to feature an all-new Virtual Line experience, allowing guests to spend less time waiting in line and more time discovering even more incredible thrills throughout Universal Studios. The Virtual Line system is accessible via the Official Universal Orlando Resort app or at kiosks located outside the attraction entrance.

About ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” airs weeknights on NBC from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center and is the highest-rated late night show in the U.S. The show is hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon and also stars announcer Steve Higgins and the award-winning band, The Roots. The show, which features comedic sketches and games, interviews with celebrity guests, and musical performances, has been nominated for 11 Emmy awards, and has become a staple of pop culture.

About Universal Orlando Resort

For more than 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures. Universal Orlando’s theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative theme park experiences.


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