Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

A preview look at Universal's Superstar Parade floats

Written by
Published: May 6, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Thanks to Theme Park Insider reader and correspondent Domenik Jost's Twitter feed, we have our first look at the floats from the new Universal's Superstar Parade at Universal Studios Florida.

Here's Spongebob SquarePants:

Spongebob SquarePants

And Hop:

Hop float

Dora the Explorer and Diego:

Dora the Explorer and Diego float

And Gru with the Minions:

Despicable Me float

And here's one more look at the Despicable Me float, in an photo courtesy Universal Orlando:

More Gru and the Minions

The parade's official debut is this Tuesday, May 8.

Readers' Opinions

From Skipper Adam on May 7, 2012 at 10:31 AM
it looks okay. I was never much of a parade fan, and usually find them as being in the way of my day.
From Brandon Mendoza on May 7, 2012 at 11:17 AM
I love parades because they lighten up the queues for other attractions!
From Dominick D on May 7, 2012 at 11:20 AM
It looks good, but I wouldn't go out of my way just to see it.
From Tom Rigg on May 7, 2012 at 12:34 PM
I would submit that the one concern is the lifespan of some of these characters. Aside from Dora and Sponge Bob(although he's pretty played out too), I don't think any of these characters could be deemed tried and true. They run a high risk of having some of this stuff feel dated and irrelevant within a year. Especially "Hop" which doesn't seem to be nearly as cross cultural and timeless as Despicable Me could be.
From on May 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM
I think these floats look fantastic.
From Andy Milito on May 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM
Seems like there's no floats that would interest me. They look great though!

This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Previous article: Will you pay to skip the lines at a theme park this year?

Enter the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Insider's Pick: There's only one place in America to where you can enter the world of Harry Potter: the Universal Orlando Resort. With Universal Orlando 2014: The Ultimate Guide to the Ultimate Theme Park Adventure, you'll learn everything you need to know to save money and time while enjoying Harry Potter and all the other world-class attractions at Universal Orlando.

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks