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The Most Popular Events In Universal Orlando Resort

It is impossible that you go to Universal Orlando and you don’t have fun. Now imagine you can duplicate the fun and the joy. This is the time everyone becomes excited and asks how? Well, by joining the Universal Orlando special events you can experience both the daily funs and night adventures. So always keep yourself up with the dates of these events.

Universal Orlando Seasonal event

Universal Orlando Resort’s Seasonal Events

Universal Orlando’s attractions are working and open for 24 hours a day but beyond these offerings, from the end of January through the end of December many best seasonal events are taking place in the theme park industry. So in other words, Universal Orlando always has something going on which makes you busy and at the same time happy.

These events start with the Christian music Rockfest at the Rock the Universe event and continue with the Halloween Horror Nights and Christmas at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and finally ends with New Year’s celebration.

Universal Orlando Resort’s Seasonal Events

Many events included with any regular admission such as annual passes.

Universal Orlando Event’s Tips

  • Certain events such as Rock the Universe and Halloween Horror Nights which aren’t with any regular admission you have to buy separate tickets.
  • Universal Express Passes which you used them in the day time and those included with hotel rooms aren’t valid in these events.

So, here are the lists of Universal Orlando resort events:

1. Halloween Horror Nights

This event in the past years known as a Fright Night but later its name changed to Halloween Horror Nights. This special event is taking place annually at different places such as Universal Studios theme parks in Florida, California, Singapore, and Japan. On this special day, the attraction operates during the day and when the night comes, the park turns into Halloween Horror Nights.

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando Resort Florida

You can see that the fans of this event are so much in a way that The Halloween-themed event occurs during the fall season as well. During the Halloween Horror nights, you can see haunted houses, scare zones and live entertainment which many of them use Universal Studios’ characters to scare people. And the targets of these characters are teenagers and young adults.

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando

Haunted Houses Of Universal Orlando

As you can guess the haunted houses are the major parts of the different attractions at the times of this event. In the early times of this event known as Fright Nights at Universal Studios Florida, there is just one haunted house that is known as the Dungeon of Terror. Fortunately, the fans of this house are so much that when the years go on, the numbers of haunted houses increase as well. By the year 2018, this event progressed so much that the number of haunted houses reached ten.

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando Resort Florida Haunted Houses

Scare Zones Of Universal Orlando

The first year that Universal Orlando introduced scare zone was in the fifth Halloween Horror Nights. Scare Zone is an outdoor area in which some people suited like special characters that walk around the scare zone and their only goal is to scare people. Scare zone is located in a part of the park that if you want to go to another part of the park you have to walk through of this place.

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando Florida

in the year 2012, Universal Orlando changes the rules of scare zone and name it as street experiences and explains that the actors whose job is scaring people were no longer restricted to a certain zone. So now there are some groups of people that change their locations every one hour and a half. But this method is no longer continued, so by the year 2014, the traditional scare zones returned but this time with a purge. Anarchy theme which is inspired by the film with this name. Face-Off: In the Flesh, Bayou of Blood, and MASKerade: Unstitched.

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando Resort Florida Scare Zones

Live Entertainment In The Halloween Night

This night several live entertainment shows have featured. These shows included: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure, Robosaurus and Academy of Villains. Bill and Ted’s show

Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando Resort

2. Rock The Universe

For those who don’t know what this event is about? We should say that Rock the Universe is a Christian rock festival that takes place at Universal Studios Florida annually. When this event was started it was I the year 1998, and every year in September this event used to take place.

Rock The Universe Universal Orlando Florida

The main and first stage is located on the entrance for the Rip, Ride, and Rock It roller coaster. The second stage is known as the Hollywood Stage which is close to the middle of the park. The third stage which is known as Praise and Worship Stage is located in the Animal Planet Theater.

Rock The Universe Universal Orlando Resort

3. Running Universal In Universal Orlando Resort 

Running Universal is a new event that will take place in the year 2019. This event is a series of fun and enjoying the run that takes place all around the Universal Orlando Resort. This running event designed in a way that all people with different skills and backgrounds can participate in. 

Running Universal Universal Orlando Resort Florida

So far Universal Orlando releases very little detail of this event but what we know is that this event is taking place both in Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. During this ride, runners would be surrounded by their favorite characters. And also runners during the ride could get the chance of meeting and greeting their favorite characters and also they can take a photo with them. After finishing the running, they also get “Instagram-worthy” medals.

Running Universal Universal Orlando Resort Florida

Of course, they will hand over rewards to the top runners which have the four categories as well:

  1. Top three overall male finishers
  2. Top three overall female finishers
  3. Top overall male wheelchair finisher (push rim only)
  4. Top overall female wheelchair finisher (push rim only)
Running Universal Universal Orlando Resort

4. Mardi Grass In Universal Orlando

Mardi Grass is a popular event that is taking place every spring. The joy and excitement of the Big Easy make find its way to Universal Orlando Resort for a gorgeous celebration that makes Universal Orlando Resort turn into the famed New Orleans street party but with a family-friendly atmosphere.

Mardi Grass Universal Orlando Resort Florida

In this event, Universal Orlando put the best foot forward to combines unique theme-park entertainment with an elaborate Mardi Gras parade. In this beautiful event, you can see dozens of colorfully-costumed performers, authentic New Orleans bands, and delicious Cajun cuisine. On some nights you may even see nationally- and internationally-recognized recording artists that play live concerts.

Marid Grass Universal Orlando Resort

5. Easter In Universal Orlando

Easter event takes place in special Hotels Such as Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Royal Pacific Resort, and Sapphire Falls Resort. These hotels feature the perfect Easter brunch that has a plethora of selections.

After all of the eating the brunch program, Easter not over and still there is an extra program like Easter egg hunts. Pay attention that you have to be an overnight hotel guest if you want to participate in these activities

Easter Universal Orlando Resort Florida

6. Fourth of July In Universal Studios Florida

Fourth of July is America Independence Day. So Universal Orlando celebrates this day in three continues nights (From July 4 through July 6).

be ready for this festival that will be capped off with fireworks. This event is not big as Mardi Gras or that crown jewel of the annual-event scene, Halloween Horror Nights nor as small as Easter or Thanksgiving. But the authorities of Universal Orlando resort know how to bring a smile to your face just with the smaller-scale affairs. For example, in these beautiful nights, you have park admission which spontaneously makes your smile even bigger and brighter than before.

Fourth of July Universal Orlando Resort Florida Scare Zones

7. Thanksgiving In Universal Orlando Resort

Just like the aster holiday event this event doesn’t take place by Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. This festival is celebrated in several hotels such as Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Royal Pacific Resort, Sapphire Falls Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Aventura Hotel, and Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites. Hotels are provided with a bunch of celebration from holiday buffets with live entertainment to a tree-lighting luau and Holiday Harbor Nights.

8. Holydays: Grinchmas, Universal’s Holiday Parade, Wizarding Christmas, And More

When the holiday season has almost come everyone starts to think about having a trip and adventure or experience something different. Universal is inviting you to start “untraditional” holiday traditions at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Universal Orlando Resort Florida

The List Of Universal Studios Florida Events

The Universal Studios Florida’ events are:

  1. Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s
  2. Mannheim Steamroller holiday concerts
  3. A Barney Holiday
  4. The Blues Brothers Holiday Show
  5. Marilyn Monroe and the (Holiday) Diamond Bellas
  6. Superstar Parade

The List Of Universal Islands of Adventure events

The events that take place at Universal Islands of Adventure are:

  1. Grinchmas at Seuss Landing
  2. Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular
  3. The Grinch & Friends Character Breakfast
  4. Universal – Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  5. Universal – food, and drinks

The events that take place at Universal- food, and drinks contain:

  1. Holiday food
  2. Holiday drinks


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