Universal Orlando Preview — Week of April 21, 2018

The Family has arrived at Universal Studios Florida with Fast & Furious: Supercharged starting Technical Rehearsals. Grad Bash returns Friday and Saturday nights and the Hard Rock Hotel hosts another Velvet Sessions. Are you ready to get Duffed?

Weekly Crowd Levels

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weather Report

Park Hours and Admission

CityWalk is open until 2:00 a.m. with free self parking starting after 6:00 p.m.

Single-day park tickets are at Value Season pricing. Single-day base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $115 per adult and $110 per child (plus tax).

Two-day, two-park tickets are $264.99 per adult and $254.99 per child (plus tax).

Volcano Bay tickets are at Anytime pricing at $80 per adult and $75 per child (plus tax).

Fast & Furious: Supercharged Technical Rehearsals

Fast & Furious: Supercharged, the newest Universal Studios Florida attraction, is running technical rehearsals prior to officially opening later this summer. During this time the attraction has a chance of opening to guests throughout the day. Grand Opening will likely be in early May after the media event on May 2.

Below are some photos and a queue video of the attraction from our friends at Inside Universal.

Upcoming Events & Highlights

Hard Rock Hotel’s Velvet Sessions returns Thursday, April 26 with a performance by Scott Stapp. General admission tickets cost $35 plus tax and include appetizers, cocktails, valet parking, and the concert. The show is 21 and over and starts at 6:30 p.m.

That is all for this week. See you next week and make sure to leave a question below for the Mail Bag!

Joseph Matt

Avid amusement park and video game fan. Enjoys picking up rare beers at breweries, exploring cities, cooking, and leading the young men of his fraternity.