Universal Studios Japan (USJ) Event Schedule 2020

2020 Best Time to Visit Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka, Japan

Check out the best time to visit Universal Studios Japan (USJ) in Osaka, one of the most popular amusement parks in the world! This is the latest schedule of upcoming events and newly opening attractions at USJ in 2020!


Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of six Universal Studios theme parks in the world, which opened in March 2001 in Osaka City. Over 10 million people visit the park every year, making it one of the most popular amusement parks in Japan along with Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea.

Universal Studios Japan consists of 10 different sections, and each one features several fun and thrilling attractions with famous movie themes such as Harry Potter, Minions, Spider Man, Jurassic Park, Jaws, and popular characters such as Snoopy, Sesame Street, Hello Kitty and more. From adrenaline boosting roller coasters to kids-friendly fun rides, the park offers visitors a various attractions and shows. Moreover, there are shops, restaurants and cafes at the park offering character themed menu and limited merchandise which are also extremely popular among visitors.

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Along with regular ride attractions and shows, there are also seasonal/special events and temporary attractions available at USJ through the year such as USJ Halloween and the New Year countdown fireworks. Also there will be a brand-new attractions opening at the park in 2020! In this article, I’d like to share the USJ event schedule of 2020 so you won’t miss the best time to visit there!

*The Schedule will be updated regularly when the latest information is available


-Special Event: Crystal Christmas

Date: ~13 January 2020

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-Special Event: WINTER IN THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER™

Date: ~29 February 2020

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-Special Event: Universal Cool Japan 2020

Date: 21 January to 26 June 2020

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-Ride Attraction: Attack on Titan XR Ride

Date: 21 January to 28 June 2020

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-Special Event: Detective Conan The World

Date: 21 January to 26 June 2020

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-Special Event: Lupin the Third THE LIVE

Date: Spring 2020

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-Special Attraction: Monster Hunter World

Date: Spring 2020

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-Special Event: Universal Easter Celebration

Date: TBA (March to June)

Despicable Me, Minion Made and all related marks and characters are trademarks and copyrights of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLC. All Rights Reserved. TM & © 2018 Sesame Workshop © 2018 Peanuts Worldwide LLC TM & © Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

-New Area: SUPER NINTENDO WORLD

Date: Before Tokyo Olympic 2020

USJに任天堂エリア「SUPER NINTENDO WORLD」マリオカートやヨッシーの最新ライド - 写真1
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-Special Event: Extra Cool Summer

Date: TBA (July to September)

-Special Event: Universal Surprise Halloween 2020

Date: TBA (September to November)

-Special Event: Universal Crystal Christmas

Date: TBA (November to January)

-Special Event: Universal Studios Japan Countdown Party

Date: 31 December 2020 to 1 January 2021


Please note listed event schedule may subject to change, so I strongly recommend you to check Universal Studios Japan official website before visiting! (http://www.usj.co.jp/e/)

You can purchase electronic tickets to Universal Studios Japan here!
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For those who wish to avoid long waiting lines, it’s definitely recommended to purchase an Express Pass! Enjoy the park without wasting time in the line!
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In case you are looking for an accommodation nearby, here is a link to one.
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