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Gru and the Minions crash Cabana Bay Resort opening at Universal Orlando

Gru and the Minions were at Cabana Bay Resort, along with some 1950s visitors.
Gru and the Minions were at Cabana Bay Resort, along with some 1950s visitors.
Barb Nefer

When Cabana Bay Resort opened to the public in March 31 at Universal Orlando Resort, it was packed with eager guests, and there were also a few party crashers. Click the slideshow accompanying this article to see Gru and the Minions, who took over the lobby to meet and greet the incoming families.

Normally, if you want to see Gru and his banana-loving crew, you have to be over at Universal Studios Florida. Their special appearance was just for the grand opening, although you may see some characters at the hotel in the future. However, if you want to meet the Minions, here are the ways you can do it:

Ride Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem. It's a very cute motion simulator ride, and the pre-show is almost as much fun as the ride itself.

See the Superstar Parade. Gru, the Minions, his daughters, and even Vector all have their own float in the parade, which runs every afternoon.

Also, keep an eye out whenever you're at Universal Studios Florida because you never know where and when various characters might pop up.

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