New details released about “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” coming to Universal Orlando Resort in 2017


Universal Orlando Resort announced new details about the upcoming attraction, “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Guests will first enter Studio 6B, where they will be able to watch a performance by the  Ragtime Gals barbershop quartet, check out some classic moments of the Tonight Show and also meet the “Tonight Show” mascot, Hashtag the Panda.

Guests can even send their own version of a “Thank You Note” to friends and family from inside Studio 6B.

The main attraction is described as flying theater, which seats up to 72 guests at a time.  There will be several cameos throughout the ride, including Sara from “Ew,” Jimmy in “Tight Pants,” and “Tonight Show” announcer Steve Higgins.

Upon exiting the attraction, guests will have the opportunity to see NBC history in the form of the history of The Tonight Show’s 62-year run, including suits of past hosts, desk props and NBC video cameras used to record the show.

“Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” opens in 2017 at Universal Studios Florida.

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