“Hunger Games” now has its own theme park.
Lionsgate and Dubai Parks and Resorts have partnered to celebrate the opening of the world’s first “Hunger Games” theme park, based on the popular series of young adult novels and films. “The World of the Hunger Games” had its first full day of operations in the Lionsgate zone at Motiongate Dubai, the Middle East’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park.
“The World of the Hunger Games” features newly designed marquee attractions, never-before-seen content showcasing talent from the film, iconic walk-around characters and entertainment, dining, and retail experiences that include:
Panem Aerial Tour: A hovercraft simulator experience with an exciting twist, featuring custom content created exclusively for Motiongate Dubai.
Capitol Bullet Train: A half-pipe roller coaster that transports guests to the Capitol, featuring a forward and backward launch and multiple inversions.
Peeta’s Bakery: A food and beverage station serving over 20 themed delicacies and local favorites.
Panem Supply Co.: A retail destination carrying unique and exclusive merchandise.
Coal Miner’s Clash: A festive, high-energy percussion show based on one of Panem’s districts.
“We are thrilled that Lionsgate and ‘The Hunger Games’ are a part of Motiongate Dubai,” said Tim Palen, Lionsgate’s chief brand officer and president of worldwide marketing. “Dubai Parks and Resorts is a fantastic partner. Together we have created an interactive experience that allows fans from around the world a chance to immerse themselves in the world that Suzanne Collins created in an authentic, fun and exciting way.”