Universal Kids Resort
Concept art
LocationUniversal Kids Resort, Frisco, Texas, United States
Coordinates33°11′33″N 96°49′59″W / 33.192469°N 96.833137°W / 33.192469; -96.833137
StatusUnder construction
Operated byUniversal Destinations & Experiences
ThemeUniversal entertainment
Area32-acre (13 ha)
WebsiteOfficial website

Universal Kids Resort is an upcoming 32-acre (13 ha) theme park and entertainment resort complex under construction in Frisco, Texas. Announced in January 2023,[1] it is the third Universal Studios Resort in the United States. The park is scheduled to open in 2026.


On January 11, 2023, Universal Destinations & Experiences announced a "new concept"-styled resort, geared towards families with children.[1] The resort will feature immersive themed lands and celebrate Universal's brand of entertainment, innovation, and characters.[2][1] Construction began in Frisco, Texas, in November 2023,[3][4] with an estimated cost of around $550 million.[5] On December 1, 2023, the name of the resort was revealed as "Universal Kids Resort".[3] The resort will encompass 32 acres (13 ha) of land and include a 300-room hotel,[6] with a projected opening date of 2026.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c "Universal Brings Kids Theme Park to Frisco". January 9, 2023. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  2. ^ "Frisco, Texas location Announcement-Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  3. ^ a b Wong, Kathleen (December 1, 2023). "Universal Kids Resort: What we know about Universal's first theme park for young kids". USA Today. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  4. ^ a b "Frisco to give updates on proposed Universal theme park". CBS News. December 1, 2023. Retrieved December 1, 2023.
  5. ^ a b Tsiaperas, Tasha (December 4, 2023). "Construction begins on Universal Kids Resort in Frisco". Axios. Retrieved December 5, 2023.
  6. ^ Goldsmith, Jill (December 1, 2023). "Universal's New Texas Park For Families With Young Kids Will Have Themed Lands, A 300-Room Hotel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 1, 2023.