Universal Studios Japan Events Calendar 2019


Universal Studios Japan has huge plans for 2019, with new entertainment and events throughout the year.

Highlights include Attack on Titan and Sailor Moon shows during Cool Japan 2019, as well as a Harry Potter projection show, and exclusive Sing on Tour concert.

Are you planning your trip to Universal Studios Japan? Then check out our “TDR Explorer Guide to Universal Studios Japan.” It has 190 pages of our best travel tips, advice, and information. There are extra chapters on Osaka and Kyoto, too!

Universal Studios Japan usually confirms event dates a few months in advance. Where details aren’t confirmed yet, we have added links to last year’s events. We’ll update the details once exact dates are announced.

Universal Studios Japan Events Calendar

Cool Japan – Spring Term (January 28 – June 23, 2019)

  • Lupine the Third Car Chase XR Ride
  • Detective Conan World
    • Includes an escape room, restaurant, and treasure hunt
  • See the full event details

Universal Studios Japan Easter Celebration (March 15 – June 23, 2019)

  • The Minions celebrate Easter with greetings, decorations, and snacks
  • Snoopy, Hello Kitty and Sesame Street character greetings and merchandise
  • Easter egg hunt in Minion Park and Universal Wonderland
  • See the full event details

World Street Festival (March 20 onward)

Sesame Street Bollywood Universal Studios Japan

Sesame Street Bollywood
© Universal Studios Japan

  • Entertainment and food from around the world
  • Sesame Street Bollywood
    • Elmo needs your help to film a Bollywood music video!
  • Minions Hacha-Mecha World takes guests on a trip around the globe
    • With the Minion’s costumes inspired by China, Brazil, and Hawaii
  • Argentinian dance group Malevo de Argentina
  • Snacks and drinks at the World Street Market until  June 23, 2019

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Fifth Anniversary (March 20 – November 4, 2019)

Hogwarts Magical Celebration

Hogwarts Magical Celebration concept art
© Universal Studios Japan

  • Hogwarts Magical Celebration projection show celebrates the four Hogwarts houses
  • New gymnastic performance during the Triwizard Spirit Rally
  • More information

Minion Night Party (March 20 – November 4, 2019)

Minion Night Party Universal Studios Japan

Minion Night Party
© Universal Studios Japan

  • The Minions host a dance party during the Universal Spectacle Night Parade
  • Takes place in a designated viewing area which requires a ticket
  • Tickets cost ¥1,900 ($17 USD) and can be purchased on the day at the ticket booths or online (Japanese language site)

Sing on Tour (Opens April 18, 2019)

Sing on Tour
© Universal Studios Japan

  • A brand new show inspired by the animated movie
  • Features Buster, Johnny, Gunther, and other characters live on stage
  • More information

Cool Japan – Summer Term (May 31 – August 25, 2019)

  • Attack on Titan: Wall Maria Rescue Operation
    • Theatre attraction directly connected to upcoming episodes of the anime
  • Sailor Moon: The Miracle 4D Movie
    • All ten Sailor Guardians star in a new adventure
  • Godzilla Vs. Evangelion attraction
  • See the full event details

Halloween Horror Nights (Approx. Mid September – Early November)

Halloween
© Universal Studios Japan

  • Immersive horror mazes and escape rooms based on horror movies and original stories
  • 2018 included:
    • Chucky, the Ring, and Insidious experiences
    • Zombies of all shapes and sizes roam the Park
    • Kids-friendly Kowa Kawa or “fearless” Halloween
    • See the details for 2018’s event

Universal Wonder Christmas (Approx. Early November – December)

Universal Wonder Christmas at Universal Studio Japan

Universal Wonder Christmas
© Universal Studios Japan

  • Park-wide Christmas celebrations
  • 2018’s event included:
    • Hogwarts Magical Night castle projection show
    • Minion’s “Yellow Christmas” daytime parade
    • The world’s most illuminated Christmas tree
    • Festive merchandise and souvenir snacks
    • See the details for 2018’s event

All information and images from the Universal Studios Japan website.

Make sure to revisit this page as the year goes on. We’ll make sure to update the Calendar with the latest information and dates as they are released.

Are you planning a trip to Osaka to visit Universal Studios Japan? Then check out the “TDR Explorer Guide to Universal Studios Japan”. It has 190 pages of our best travel tips, advice, and information to plan the perfect trip to Universal. There are dedicated chapters on Osaka and Kyoto, too!

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