Annual Events at Universal Orlando® Resort
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios
The spirit of Mardi Gras isn’t bound to the Big Easy; the connection sparks as the parade rolls by, as the beads fill the air, when the music swells as the stage lights rise. And now you can be a part of it all at Universal Studios Mardi Gras Grand Celebration.
Come join the party with a dazzling parade, beads by the handful, and the most amazing concert line-up ever, featuring some of the biggest names in pop, rock, R&B, country, and hip-hop performing live in the Universal Music Plaza Stage. And when the show’s over, the party just keeps goin’! Head to Universal CityWalk®—the official Mardi Gras After-Party location—for more live music, food and fun.
There’s a rhythm inside you, and your song starts at Universal Studios Mardi Gras Grand Celebration.
Universal's Grad Bash
April 4, 11, 25, 26 & May 2, 2014
Bring your high school graduating class to Universal's Grad Bash, an unforgettable night of fun and excitement at two amazing theme parks. Seniors will enjoy Orlando's most thrilling rides and attractions, plus there'll be live concerts with some of today's hottest acts, multiple dance parties with live DJs, karaoke, street entertainment, and more.
Universal Orlando's Gradventure
May 9 & 16, 2014
Your middle school grads can celebrate with all their friends and experience the thrills of BOTH Universal Orlando®
theme parks. When your students attend Orlando's only two-park middle school graduation celebration they'll enjoy multiple DJ dance parties, karaoke, plenty of street entertainment, and the most exciting rides and attractions around. It's an unbeatable night of thrills in a safe, supervised environment. Best of all, a voucher for dinner in the parks in included making for the utmost in fun and convenience!
Rock the Universe
The songs that move you. The faith that lifts you. And the rides that thrill you! It all comes alive in one place—Rock the Universe,
where the biggest names in Christian rock take the stage at Universal Studios®
. Join in Florida's biggest Christian music festival spread out over 2 exhilarating nights and featuring amazing bands, exciting thrill rides and more!
Check back for information on Rock the Universe 2014
Halloween Horror Nights®
September - October
On select nights in September and October, Universal Studios Florida®
theme park is transformed into a terrifying labyrinth of horrifying haunted houses, outrageous live shows, and electrifying scare zones while an army of mutants, monsters and maniacs roam the darkened studio streets.
Experience the nation’s premier annual Halloween event – Halloween Horror Nights®
at Universal Orlando®
Enjoy a Musical Celebration of Holiday Fun & Excitement at Universal Orlando® Resort!
Celebrate Grinchmas™ at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and join in the fun of the Macy's Holiday Parade™ at Universal Studios Florida, featuring larger than life balloons from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®
in New York City.
All the festivities are included with your theme park admission!
New Year's Eve at Universal CityWalk®
Takin' The Party To The Streets
Rock in the New Year at Universal CityWalk®
with the area's best lineup of music and entertainment, all-you-can-eat gourmet food and more!