Universal Orlando Preview — Week of May 19, 2018

Grab a fork and dive into the Banana Cream Pie as Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando is closing June 3. The weather might be warm but I already feel the crisp fall air as Trick ‘r Treat is unveiled as the third house coming to Halloween Horror Nights. Read on for details.

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, one-park tickets are at Anytime pricing May 21-24. Base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $115 per adult and $110 per child (plus tax).

Single-day, one-park tickets are at Value pricing May 19, 20, and 25. Base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $124 per adult and $119 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).

Trick ‘r Treat

Trick ‘r Treat, the cult classic horror anthology, is coming back to Halloween Horror Nights 28. Relive the moments, stories, and lessons from the movie as you walk through the haunted house. If last year’s scare zone is indication, then we are in for a huge treat this year.

But whatever you do, never blow out the jack-o-lantern.

Tickets and packages are now available for Halloween Horror Nights 28, including a special limited time buy one night get another free promotion.

Upcoming Events

Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando in CityWalk will be serving its last banana cream pie June 3 as the restaurant is closing forever. Emeril’s is walking away from CityWalk, following in the footsteps of the loved Tchoup Chop at Royal Pacific Resort. A replacement concept and opening time frame is currently unknown.

Magician Rob Lake will be performing at the Hard Rock Live on June 2 at 7:00 p.m. Rob is the youngest recipient of the Merlin Award and will whisk away the crowd with the largest touring illusion show in the world. Rob is offering Touring Plans readers with the discount code “MAGIC”, good for 10% off tickets on Ticketmaster.

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.