Rachel Sanoff
Updated September 16, 2016

It doesn’t take much Internet perusing to realize that the ’90s are having a “moment.” And that nostalgic devotion especially includes Nickelodeon worship — a lot of which is expanding from the Internet into real life.

And now, American Dream — an enormous New Jersey mall — will soon be housing our own ~American Dream~ and it is called Nickelodeon Universe.


I’m honestly not sure if any of us could have handled this information when we were Nicktoons-obsessed children. It is too beautiful.

It will be home to live shows, restaurants, themed party rooms, games, and attractions all based on iconic Nickelodeon programming — SpongeBob Square Pants and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to name a few included in American Dream’s press release.


As noted by Huffington Post, there is already a Nickelodeon Universe in Minnesota’s Mall of America, but the New Jersey location will be much bigger and feature more shows in its attractions.

HuffPo also tells us that an all-day pass at Mall of America is $34.99 — so perhaps the currently unreleased ticket prices will be similar at the new park.

Regardless, we need to get over to the East Coast immediately.