Universal Orlando Weekly Preview – August 18, 2018

Universal’s Aventura Hotel is now open and we have a preview of the hotel inside. Plus Michael Myers returns to Halloween Horror Nights and we have our weekly preview of the week ahead at Universal Orlando!

Universal’s Adventura Hotel

Universal Orlando’s latest hotel, Aventura, is now open! This sleek, modern hotel embraces its spectacular views of the resort by offering floor to ceiling windows in all rooms and a rooftop bar.

Rooms start at $116 a night, book your stay now.

HHN 28 | Halloween 4

Michael has escaped and is back to haunt Haddonfield. Returning for the third time to Horror Nights, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers lets guests walk through the story of Halloween 4. Relive the escape from prison to him hunting down his niece, with only you standing in the way.

Halloween Horror Nights runs September 14 through November 3. Tickets start at $62.99 plus tax and are now available.

Weekly Crowd Levels

Crowds are decreasing school goes back into session and the summer season ends.

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weather Report

It’s hot, it’s rainy, and it’s muggy. Afternoon storms are common as the highs reach the low 90s.

Park Hours and Admission

Show times are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

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 Value pricing. 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).

Upcoming Events

Halloween Horror Nights returns September 14 through November 3. Explore ten haunted houses, five scare zones, and one show based on the horror movies and culture of the 80s! Experience TV shows and movies like Stranger Things, Poltergeist, and Child’s Play along with original concepts such as Carnival Graveyard. Tickets start at $62.99 plus tax and are now available.

See you next week, and make sure to leave a question below for the Mail Bag!

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