Universal Studios Opening Hours, Park Schedule, Best Time to Visit and More

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Universal Studios Singapore welcomes visitors from Monday to Sunday, with its gates open from 10 am to 8 pm. 

However, while the park is generally open daily, there might be occasional updates to its timings. 

Here are the monthly opening hours of Universal Studios Singapore:

MonthOpening Hours
January10 am to 7 pm
February10 am to 7 pm
March10 am to 7 pm
April10 am to 7 pm
May10 am to 7 pm
June10 am to 8 pm
July10 am to 8 pm
August10 am to 8 pm
September10 am to 8 pm
October10 am to 8 pm
November 10 am to 8 pm
December10 am to 8 pm

Opening hours of Universal Studios Singapore might be affected on some other occasions like:

  • Celebrating events such as Christmas, New Year and Lunar New Year might extend closing time.
  • Bad weather, such as thunderstorms and heavy rains, can close rides and the park. Light rain does not affect the Universal Studios Singapore opening hours.
  • The Universal Singapore opening time might be longer during peak season and themed events. The park closes later on these occasions.

Please note: 

Universal Studios Singapore often offers extended park hours, keeping the theme park open from 10 am to 9 pm on 1st January and from around 15th to 31st December.

This is done to accommodate larger crowds during Christmas and New Year celebrations in the theme park so visitors can enjoy the attractions for longer hours.

Universal Studios Singapore Attractions Opening Hours

Universal Studios Singapore Attractions Opening Hours
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All rides and attractions in the theme park remain open for the entire duration of the theme park’s opening hours, that is, from 10 am to 7 pm on all days except on Sunday.

On Sunday, the park remains open for an extra, as do the rides and attractions, from 10 am to 8 pm.

Universal Studios Singapore Restaurant Opening Hours

Visitors can find food and beverages throughout the day at the various dining options in the theme park.

While most restaurants remain open throughout the day, other dining options have varied opening hours.

Here are opening hours for Universal Studios Singapore’s restaurants with varied timings:

RestaurantOpening Hours
Mel’s Drive-In11 am to 8 pm
Goldilocks11.30 am to 6 pm
KT’s Grill11 am to 7 pm
StarBot Cafe11 am to 6 pm
Loui’s NY Pizza Parlor11 am to 8 pm
Fossil Fuels11 am to 6 pm
Friar’s Good Food11 am to 6 pm

Universal Studios Singapore Store Opening Hours

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Universal Studios Singapore has several stores where visitors can purchase their favorite merchandise, souvenirs and memorabilia.

Different stores tend to have different timings, too, and it is essential to remember them so you do not end up visiting them after they close up and plan accordingly.

Here is the opening hours of the most popular shops and stores in Universal Studios Singapore:

StoreOpening Hours
Universal Studios StoreThursday to Sunday:12 pm to 7 pm
Big Bird’s EmporiumAll week: 10 am to 7 pm
That’s A WrapAll Week:11 am to 8 pm
Minion MartAll Week:10 am to 8 pm
Candylicious All Week:10 am to 5 pm

Universal Studio Singapore’s Extended Opening Hours on Special Occasions and Events

Additionally, guests can visit Universal Studios Singapore during the park’s longer hours or special occasions like Christmas celebrations or Halloween Horror Nights.

For example, Visitors can head to the theme park during Halloween Horror Nights between 7.30 pm and 1.30 am. 

How Long Does it take to explore Universal Studios Singapore?

Universal Studios Singapore remains open for around eight to nine hours and around 10 hours on days with extended hours.

There are dozens of rides, stores and dining options to explore, scattered throughout the six theme zones at the park, with thousands of people visiting each day.

Naturally, guests often need the entire day to explore the theme park due to wait times at the popular rides and attractions and many things to do.

On a busier day, even eight to nine hours may feel less.

Visitors with Universal Studios Singapore Express Pass or VIP Experience tickets might need six to seven hours as they can skip long queues and get priority access.

However, you may explore the most popular rides and attractions in three to four hours if you do not have eight to nine hours.

In this case, head straight to rides like Transformers 3D Ride, Jurrasic Park Rapids Adventure, and shows such as WaterWorld and Shrek 4D Adventure.

Best Time to Visit Universal Studios Singapore

The best time to visit Universal Studios Singapore is on weekdays, at about 10 am, because there are fewer crowds and lines.

The park becomes crowded, so only go on weekends, public holidays, or school breaks.

Additionally, Singapore can get very hot and muggy, so scheduling your trip from December through June is recommended, as it is one of the best times to visit the park.

Weatherwise, February to April is also a great time to explore, as Singapore sees the least rain and humidity and the most sunshine during this time.

Best Day Of The Week To Visit Universal Studios Singapore

The theme park is crowded all year round and is particularly well-liked by families. 

Weekdays between Monday and Thursday are the ideal times to visit Universal Studios Singapore because fewer people are around than on weekends.

Best Seasons and Months to Visit Universal Studios Singapore

The best months to visit Singapore are from December to early March when the weather is dry, mild, and full of sunshine. 

However, be aware that the city gets very crowded during Chinese New Year celebrations, which take place in January or February.

Note: No matter when you visit Universal Studios, whether during peak season or off, you should consistently anticipate some level of crowding.

FAQs About Universal Studios Singapore Opening Hours

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