North Texas will soon get its own theme park from Universal Parks & Resorts. The park announced that the new location will have 97 acres of space with room for expansion.
“Universal Parks & Resorts announces the opening of a one-of-a-kind theme park unlike any other in the world, specifically designed to entertain families with young children,” the company said in a statement. Set in lush green landscape and spectacular themed lands, the new park concept celebrates Universal’s iconic brand of entertainment, humor and innovation and brings their favorite characters and stories to life in a way that will wow even the youngest theme park goers.”
Universal Parks & Resorts has selected the city of Frisco as the site for a new concept theme park. The city was chosen for its rapidly growing population and ability to attract business. The proposed location for the new concept is east of the Dallas North Tollway and north of Panther Creek Parkway.
“We are excited to partner with the City of Frisco and Mayor Cheney as we work to bring this innovative new concept to life, designed specifically for the younger generation of Universal fans,” said Paige Thompson, president of New Ventures, Universal. parks and resorts. “We believe North Texas is the perfect place to launch this unique family park given its growing popularity in this part of the country.”
It has not yet been announced when the park will open, but the concept is expected to bring new and exciting themed lands to celebrate Universal’s iconic brand of entertainment, humor and innovation. Favorite characters will be featured and stories will be told in a way that will attract a new generation of visitors.
“Frisco is one of the fastest growing cities in the US and has been recognized as a great place to lay down professional roots and raise a family,” said Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney. “This new Universal concept will continue to expand our tax base, increase employment opportunities, and bring even more fun to Frisco while benefiting our residents, businesses, and visitors.”
According to Universal Parks & Resorts, more information will be released in the future.