Universal Orlando Preview — Week of May 5, 2018

Voodoo Donuts and Fast & Furious: Supercharged grand opened to invited guests and the media this week. Catch up on the opening celebrations and preview the week ahead. Welcome to the family.

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 Anytime pricing May 5 and 6. Single-day base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $124 per adult and $119 per child (plus tax).

Single-day park tickets are at Value pricing May 7-May 11. 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).

Grand Openings

Voodoo Donuts and Fast & Furious Supercharged grand opened this past week at Universal Orlando Resort. The founders of Voodoo Donuts, “Cat Daddy” and Tres Shannon, were in attendance as they cut the ribbon on their first location east of the Mississippi River.

Universal Creative’s Theirry Coup, Don MacLean, and Stephanie Green shared the making of Fast & Furious Supercharged including callbacks and references in the attraction queue.

Afterwards, The Fast & The Furious stars Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, and Jordana Brewster along with the dance troupe Academy of Villians blew open the gates on Fast & Furious Supercharged at Universal Studios Florida.

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.