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Universal Orlando Resort Special Events

Beyond its year-round offerings, Universal Orlando also hosts some of the best seasonal events Orlando, and several of them are included with any regular admission. Whether you want to join the party at Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida® or be part of A Celebration of Harry Potter™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure™

Rock the Universe™

September 7 - September 8, 2018
Universal Studios Florida™ - Separately Ticketed Event

Get ready to Rock the Universe™. Experience two nights of powerful tunes from Christian Rock's brightest stars at Universal Studios Florida™. Lift your hands and let your heart soar with amazing performers and top contemporary Christian music artists.

Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

The World’s Premier Halloween Event
Select Nights September 14 – November 3, 2018

New nightmares rule the darkness every fall at Universal Studios Florida™! Haunted houses drawn from the greatest horrors chill the bravest souls. Streets transform into sinister scare zones. Mad laughter echoes from outrageous live shows. And across the park, some of Universal’s most exhilarating attractions tempt with thrilling escapes.

Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

November 17 - January 6, 2019
Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ as Hogsmeade™ and Diagon Alley™ are transformed with wondrous spirit. Treat yourself to Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. It’s not only merry, but mischievous, as the Minions and other characters join in the fun. And watch the live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s classic holiday tale starring The Grinch™ in the Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular.

A Celebration of Harry Potter™

Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ & Universal Studios Florida™
Dates TBA
It’s the Harry Potter™ event that gives fans the opportunity to celebrate their love for Harry Potter™. Presented by Warner Bros. and Universal Orlando™, this magical 3-day experience features film talent Q&A sessions, special panels, demonstrations and new surprises. Plus, you can explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Hogsmeade™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and Diagon Alley™ at Universal Studios Florida™. It’s an unforgettable event where the magic of Harry Potter™ continues, and it’s only at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Updated 05/16/2018