Universal Products & Experiences and Amblin Entertainment are re-opening the park gates at Comic-Con International in San Diego to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jurassic Park. Step Into Jurassic Park is a free, timed-entry event at the convention Friday, July 21, and Saturday, July 22. 

Visitors will be greeted by meticulously crafted scenes, bringing the 1993 prehistoric park to life, from the Dilophosaurus attack scene and that famous moment on the toilet.  There will be product displays, featuring 30th anniversary-inspired toys, collectibles, apparel, accessories and Jurassic-themed food offerings from John Soules.


Raptor nuggets (Courtesy John Soules)

“There will be Jurassic World Chicken Nuggets,” Jason Trotta from John Soules tells L.A. Weekly. “To further inspire the “play with your food” revolution, John Soules Foods is the first to introduce five unique dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets — T. rex, Brachiosaurus, Stegosaurus, Dinosaur Footprint and Raptor Claw. As a fun and adventurous twist for the Step Into Jurassic Park San Diego Comic-Con event, we are serving these nuggets with sauces that make them fun for adults, too, with dipping sauces like honey lime sriracha, togarashi, and honey mustard. It helps that many adults were children when Jurassic Park first debuted 30 years ago, so this is another fun way to bring those memories back again. And to be clear, we are 100% carnivores but cater to omnivores, as well.”

The original film from the franchise takes viewers to a theme park on a remote island where dinosaurs roam the Earth again, and five people battle to survive among the prehistoric predators. The movie stars  Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Attenborough.

Step Into Jurassic Park will be located outside of the convention center, so no Comic-Con badge necessary. Entry will be available through reservations only here. 



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