Come With Us to See EVERYTHING in Super Nintendo World! 🍄

We’re here in Universal Studios Hollywood for the opening weekend of Super Nintendo World!

Mario and Luigi

We got the opening timeline for this new land back in June of 2022, and now it’s finally here. We’ve spent a whole day exploring this new space, but here’s a compilation of everything Super Nintendo World has to offer!


Right now, Super Nintendo World has one ride, Mario Kart: Bowser’s ChallengeIn this ride, four people are in one cart, and you will work with Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach to win the race against Bowser. The ride alone is worth checking out for the queue — if you’re a Nintendo fan, you’re going to spot a LOT of Easter Eggs.

Look at these details!

The dark ride uses both visual and practical effects, and guests will wear 3D glasses for the full experience. Riders will win the challenge by collecting coins and throwing shells.

Heading in!

Yes, you’re competing for the Golden Cup!


In the land, you’ll also be able to meet Mario, Luigi…

Mario and Luigi

…and Princess Peach!

Princess Peach

To interact with the land even further, you can also buy a Power-Up Band for $40, which are available in multiple retail locations around the park. These bands come in 6 different styles inspired by beloved Nintendo characters. The bands will allow you to interact with special park elements, collect digital coins, complete “key challenges,” and more. 

Our band

If you want to delve into the gaming experience, the bands will link with the Universal app so you can collect points, stamps, and more!


You’ll be able to use the app to discover more activities you can participate in, too.


With your Power-Up Band, you can participate in the Key Challenges around the land: Goomba Crazy Crank, Koopa Troopa POWer Punch, Piranha Plant Nap Mishap, and Thwomp Panel Panic.

Pow blocks

The entire land is basically a game you can interact with.


As for dining, you can grab a bite at Toadstool Cafe, which is an Italian-American spot featuring Chef Toad!

Toadstool Cafe

You can grab dishes like the Piranha Plant Caprese, Mario Burger, Super Star Chicken Salad, and Luigi Burger.

Mario Burger

There’s a LOT of fun theming here, too, and if you manage to get a seat by the “windows”, you’ll be able to see the Mushroom Kingdom instead of the rest of the park!


We had to sign up for a return time when we first arrived at Toadstool Cafe, although this might be temporary until opening crowds die down a bit. We ended up having to wait quite a while to get in.

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To get that merchandise to commemorate your trip, you can stop at the 1-UP Factory! This will be the one-stop shop for all things Super Nintendo.

1-Up Factory

You’ll find plushes…

Mario Plush

…fun accessories…

Luigi Headband



…and more!

More merchandise

Don’t worry — if you love popcorn buckets, you can get a fun Mario Popcorn Bucket!

Popcorn bucket

And those are all the fun things you can experience in Super Nintendo World! Stay tuned to DFB for all the latest news as we explore this epic new land.

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