Universal Orlando News — December 1, 2018

The weather outside might be frightful but the holidays with low crowds at Universal Orlando are delightful!

Weekly Crowd Levels

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weather Report

Winter weather around the country routinely comes as far south as Orlando. Make sure to pack for the weather. Volcano Bay could close due to cold weather; check the Universal Orlando and TouringPlans Twitter accounts for the latest operating information.

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 on December 1. Base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $129 per adult and $124 per child (plus tax).

Single-day, one-park tickets are at Value pricing December 2 – 7. 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 $274.99 per adult and $264.99 per child (plus tax).

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

Refurbishments and Showtimes

  • No scheduled refurbishments or closures
  • Universal’s Cinematic Celebration: December 3 – 5 and December 7 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle: Nightly after dusk

Complete showtimes are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

Events

Deck the halls at Universal Orlando Resort November 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019 with their annual Holiday festivities. Join The Grinch in Seuss Landing and see a live performance of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, celebrate in Universal Studios Florida with Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, or visit the Wizarding World decked out in Christmas decorations. For more information check out our Universal Orlando Holidays 2018 article.

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

Joseph Matt

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