Universal Orlando Weekly Preview — October 6, 2018

Live the sweet life this week at Harbor Nights, a special event at Portofino Bay Resort on October 12. This and more on in this week’s Universal Orlando Weekly Preview.

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 October 6. Base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $124 per adult and $119 per child (plus tax).

Single-day, one-park tickets are at Value pricing October 7 – October 12. 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).

Refurbishments and Showtimes

  • Fear Factor Live: Closed until November for Halloween Horror Nights

Showtimes are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

Events

Loews Portofino Bay is holding Harbor Nights – La Dolce Vita Friday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m. For $55 per person plus tax guests are able to sample select wines and gourmet food, relax with a live band, and enjoy the ambiance of the resort’s Harbor Piazza. A VIP ticket is available for $90 per person plus tax and includes reserved seating and a private wine station.

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 Halloween 4 along with original concepts such as Carnival Graveyard. Tickets start at $62.99 plus tax and are now available. Check out our event preview with tips and tricks here.

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

Joseph Matt

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3 thoughts on “Universal Orlando Weekly Preview — October 6, 2018

  • October 5, 2018 at 2:01 pm
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    HI is the evening projection show at Universal Studios running on the nights when there is no Halloween Horror Night?

    • October 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm
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      I don’t want to speak out of turn, but I think it’s not. Even on non-HHN days, the park is closing before sunset. My guess is that the show will be back around Thanksgiving, when the park stays open later.

      • October 6, 2018 at 3:54 pm
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        Thanks – I didn’t think it was – that’s a shame as we wont get to see it on our trip then.

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