Universal Orlando Resort Preview — Week of October 7

by on October 5, 2017

Filed under: Universal Orlando Resort, Weekly Preview

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“In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue”….and for that we celebrate with a long weekend! Hooray for more time to play!

Weekly Crowd Level

You will definitely see the effects of the holiday weekend at the parks, but with careful planning using a personalized touring plan, it will be easy peasy!

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weekly Weather Report

“Fall” in Florida – am I right?

Check out the latest weather forecast here.

Weekly Park Hours and Admission

It’s all about Halloween Horror nights, and for the rest of the month, you can plan on Universal Studios closing early most nights for the special ticket event, except on Monday and Tuesday.

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

Single-day park tickets will be at Value pricing through Thursday. One-day base tickets to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure will run you $110 per adult, and $105 per child (plus tax). 2-Park 1-Day tickets are $165 per adult and $160 per child (plus tax). A one-day ticket for Volcano Bay will be $67 per adult and $62 per child (plus tax).

On Friday, single-day park tickets will switch to Peak pricing. One-day base tickets to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure will be $124 per adult, and $119 per child (plus tax). 2-Park 1-Day tickets are $179 per adult and $174 per child (plus tax). If you are really ambitious and want to hit all three parks in the same day, those tickets will cost you $219 per adult and $214 per child (plus tax).

Notable Highlights

Friday the 13th….if there was ever a day for Halloween Horror Nights, I’m pretty sure this is it!! Don’t wait to get your tickets!

See you next week!

Posted on October 5, 2017
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