American Dream Announces Opening Dates

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American Dream has announced the opening dates for its entertainment and retail experiences set to launch this fall.

Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park

Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park will open its doors on October 25. The park will have over 35 rides, rollercoasters and attractions, including The Shredder, The Shellraiser and Nickelodeon’s Skyline Scream, ideal for families and thrill-seekers. SpongeBob, Dora The Explorer and other notable Nickelodeon characters are waiting to welcome guests and introduce them to gallons of slime and live entertainment on the Nickelodeon Slime Stage

The Rink at American Dream

Set to open on October 25, American Dream’s NHL-regulation size ice rink will have activities for the entire family, including open skating, figure skating, hockey tournaments, events and more. A “spooky skate” is planned for October 31. Guests can arrive in costume and take part in the event’s Halloween festivities. Additionally, guests can participate in activities such as the “pumpkin pick-and-paint” as well as face painting.

DreamWorks Water Park

Opening on November 27, the DreamWorks Water Park is set to be the largest indoor water park in North America. With over 40 water slides and 15 attractions, guests can choose from an array of entertainment, including Madagascar’s Rain Forest, Shrek’s Swamp, the Kung Fu Panda Zone, SurfRiders as well as the lazy river. Guests can catch the PerfectSwell in the 1.5-acre wave pool, drop 142-feet on the body slide or lounge in one of the 31 cabanas designed by New Jersey-native Jonathan Adler


This December 5, guests can ski and snowboard 365 days a year at American Dream’s indoor real-snow park. Big SNOW will have experiences for every age, providing slopes ranging from bunny hill slopes for beginners to black diamond slopes for experts. Private lessons, coaching and kid’s camps will also be available. Additionally, Big SNOW will feature The Shops at Big SNOW, and will offer amenities such as day passes and rental options.

In Grand Style

March 2020 marks the debut of over 350 shopping experiences, from Hermès, Dolce & Gabbana, Saint Laurent and Moncler, to American specialty retailers Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.  Guests can choose to shop at fashion favorites, such as Zara, H&M, Uniqlo and Primark or find new emerging designers, art galleries and more along the strip.  The shopping center will also have over 100 dining destinations ranging from casual dining and quick bites to five-star cuisine. Additionally, the shopping center will be joined by Merlin Entertainments’ SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center, CMX Luxury Movie Theater, Kidzania, as well as other entertainment.

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