Universal Tijuana
Type Joint venture
Industry Theme parks and resorts
Headquarters Tijuana, Mexico
Owner Attractions and Entertainment of Mexico
(a joint venture of NBCUniversal and Federal Government of Mexico)
Slogan Let's Have Fun!
(Spanish language: ¡Vamos a divertirnos!)

Universal Tijuana is a theme park resort located at Tijuana, Mexico. Similar to Universal Orlando, it consists two theme parks (Universal Studios Mexico and Universal Metazoa ), a downtown district (Ciudad), a water park (Universal's Volcano Bay Mexico), and four hotels (Universal Studios Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Jurassic Park Lodge, and Cabana Bay Beach Resort), which all of them and a resort itself are owned and operated by Attractions and Entertainment of Mexico (ATEM), a joint venture of NBCUniversal (a Comcast company) and Federal Government of Mexico.

Theme parks

  • Universal Studios Mexico, a theme park themed to entertainment industry.
  • Universal Metazoa, a zoological, marine and theme park themed to animal conservation, similar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida, USA.
  • Universal's Volcano Bay Mexico, a water park located next-door to Cabana Bay Beach Resort.


Ciudad is the original entertainment, dinning and dinning complex in Universal Tijuana. And it's an equivalent of CityWalk chain. The word "ciudad" is spanish word meaning "city".


  • Chuck E. Cheese's - a kid/family entertainment fun center and pizzera restaurant.
  • Universal Food Court - a food court.
    • McDonald's
    • Panda Express
    • Pizza Hut
    • Chick-Fil-A
    • KFC
    • Burger King
    • Wendy's
    • Taco Bell
    • (pick other food court stand)
  • Hard Rock Cafe - a themed restaurant based on music industry.
  • Worldwide Sports Bar (WWSB) - a sport-themed restaurant.
  • MFF Cafe - a sport-themed restaurant themed to Mexican Football Federation.
  • Starbucks - a coffee and pastry cafe
  • NBC Bar - a resturant themed NBC.
  • TBA


  • 7-Eleven Experience - an interactive snack store.
  • Fossil - TBA
  • Universal Studios Tijuana Store - TBA
  • The World of Hasbro - TBA
  • NBC Store - TBA
  • Latin Quarter - TBA
  • Kouri-Ten - a store themed to Japanese culture which sells Japanese-related merchidise, such as clothings/appreal, Japan-themed postcards, snacks, toys, games, DVDs of Japanese anime and other Japanese/Asian entertainment, mangas, etc. The name of the store "Kouri-Ten" is a Japaenese word means "retail store".
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Attractions and Entertainment

  • 7-Eleven Experience - an interactive snack store.
  • Chuck E. Cheese's - a kid/family entertainment fun center and pizzeria restaurant.
  • NBC Center - a family-orientated interactive center themed to NBC.
  • MTV Teen Club - a teen-orientated club aimed at teens, age 13-up, presented by a cable channel, MTV, owned by Viacom.
  • Hard Rock Live - TBA
  • Laugh@Night - a nighttime sketch-up comedy show exclusively for guest age 18 years old and older.
  • The World of Hasbro - TBA
  • TBA


  • Universal Studios Hotel, a themed hotel contains with five rooms based on Universal Pictures' films such as Universal Monsters, Jaws, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, Back to the Future, and Despicable Me. Located at the Universal Studios Mexico area.
  • Hard Rock Hotel, a hotel themed to rock industry. Located at the Ciudad area.
  • Jurassic Park Lodge, a hotel and spa based on Jurassic Park novel by Michael Crichton and film series by Steven Spielberg.
  • Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a hotel themed to 1950s/1960s culture.


  • A Celebration of Harry Potter, a three-day weekend fan event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter sections in two Universal Tijuana theme parks, Universal Studios Mexico and Universal Metazoa, which is theme to Harry Potter book and movie series. It occurs in January.
  • Halloween Horror Nights, a nightly Halloween event spanning two theme parks, Universal Studios Mexico (as Hollywood of Horror) and Universal Metazoa (as Scary Safari), at Universal Tijuana. Occurring dates: late-September-November 1. Event's age recommendation: 13 to adult. Theme: Halloween
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