Universal Orlando Resort Celebrates Grand Opening of Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon


Today Universal Orlando officially opened Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon at Universal Studios Florida.  This new attraction lets guests in “The Tonight Show flying studio audience” speed down the show’s hallways and race through the streets of midtown Manhattan for an unforgettable experience.

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The celebration featured Jimmy Fallon himself and kicked off with a ticker tape parade with lots and lots of confetti, a decked out New York themed float, and appearances from all your favorite Universal characters.  The event ended with a countdown to the official opening of the attraction and a ribbon cutting ceremony with a HUGE pair of scissors.

Other special guests included Tonight Show house band – The Roots, Tonight Show announcer – Steve Higgins, the Ragtime Gals barbershop quartet, the Tonight Show mascot Hashtag the Panda and Stepdad Gary from the popular “Ew!” sketch.

You can check out the highlights of the grand opening celebration in the video below: