October 13, 2008

Universal Studios to Open on Christmas

Universal Studios Hollywood said Monday it will open on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day this year for the first time in its history.

"Universal Studios Hollywood has always been a favorite destination for families to celebrate special occasions and also an ideal place to visit with out-of-town friends and family," Larry Kurzweil, president and chief operating officer of Universal Studios Hollywood, said in a statement. "We're excited that our theme park will now be open every day of the year for our guests' enjoyment."

The movie-based theme park and studio tour is home to "The Simpsons Ride,""Revenge of the Mummy -- The Ride,""Shrek 4-D" and "Jurassic Park -- The Ride."