Universal Orlando Resort reveals Minion Land details
Universal Orlando Resort has shared new details about all the ways guests can eat, laugh and make mischief with the Minions in the highly anticipated Minion Land on Illumination Ave. – an immersive new area created in partnership between Universal’s award-winning creative team and the acclaimed filmmakers from Illumination.
Opening this summer at Universal Studios Florida, the new land expands upon the wildly popular Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction and will debut a new collection of experiences for guests of all ages inspired by the beloved Minions franchise.
As soon as guests enter the land, they’ll be greeted by a fun, photo-worthy Minion Land marquee featuring 22 Minions, before embarking on the mischief that awaits along Illumination Ave. From blasting their way to supervillain stardom in Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast to savouring tasty dishes at the Minion Café, snacking on banana-flavoured popcorn at Pop-a-Nana, and meeting fan-favourite characters along the way, many exciting new experiences await visitors to Minion Land.
Guests can put their villainous skills to the test in Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast, an all-new attraction where guests compete against each other in a fully interactive gaming experience. Afterward, guests exit through Evil Stuff, a new retail location where they can stock up on Villain-Con and Minions merchandise. More details about Villain-Con Minion Blast are expected to be revealed soon.
Meanwhile, it’s Minions in the kitchen, mischief in the dining room, and tons of tasty food at the new Illumination’s Minion Café, the marquee dining location within Minion Land. This immersive new eatery offers something for every palate in a highly-entertaining dining experience that features three themed areas designed after beloved Minions Kevin, Stuart, Bob and Otto.
There’s the Kitchen – where guests will get a glimpse of the equipment and gear the Minions have used to whip up the cafe’s menu; the Breakroom – where guests can dine in the Minions’ break space that includes everything from Office Safety Tips to a vending machine stocked with mischievous items; and the Dining Room – a vibrant space adorned with colourful artwork courtesy of the Minions and more. Guests can also enjoy their meal on an outdoor patio that overlooks the fun of Minion Land.
Just as eye-catching as Minion Cafe’s incredibly-themed surroundings is its delicious menu. Guests of all ages can enjoy inventive, family-friendly fare featuring nearly 20 items inspired by memorable characters and staples from the Minions franchise.
Guests will discover murals, photo ops and more throughout Minion Land that celebrate additional characters from popular Illumination films. Guests will also be able to meet, greet and interact with beloved characters like the Minions, Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes, plus new additions from the hit film Sing – Rosita, Gunter and Johnny – at an outdoor Illumination Theatre façade.