Universal Orlando Resort Preview – Week of July 29

by on July 27, 2017

Filed under: Park Hours, Trip Planning, Universal Orlando Resort

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Before you wonder if you are having a case of deja vu…you aren’t, I promise! Yes, not much is different in the land of Universal Orlando, but let’s look at the details of this week so you can make the most of your visit!

Weekly Crowd Level

Two words: Universal Express. There are times you can get by without it, and times it can be the shining star of your visit. Learn all about how to make it work for you here!

Weekly Weather Report

Ooooh baby, it’s summer! And it’s not letting up anytime soon. Ponchos are considered fashionable, right?

Weekly Park Hours and Admission

 

Saturday is the only day this week to see Universal’s Superstar Parade at 7pm, and Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular – 100 Years of Movie Memories at 9:45pm.

CityWalk is still open until 2am daily, and self parking is free after 6pm.

We are still at peak summer pricing, so as a reminder:

One-day base tickets to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure will run you $124 per adult, and $119 per child (plus tax). 2-Park 1-Day tickets are $179 per adult and $174 per child (plus tax). A one-day ticket for Volcano Bay will be $67 per adult and $62 per child (plus tax).

Notable Highlights

Big news out of Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure – Dragon Challenge will have its last run on September 4, and a brand new coaster will be taking its place. The new attraction is said to be a “highly-themed coaster experience” – can’t wait to see what it will be all about! Fans will want to get their last ride on Dragon Challenge before it goes away!

There are no planned closures or refurbishments scheduled for this week.

See you next week!

Posted on July 27, 2017
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