Annual Events at Universal Orlando® Resort
Mardi Gras at Universal Studios
It’s Florida’s Biggest Party—Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras. With concerts lighting up the stage; 1.8 million beads flying through the air; a wild and wonderful parade led by amazing, outrageous performers—Mardi Gras is a Universal Orlando® tradition like no other. Good times and great food are on the menu with boatloads of tasty shrimp, sweet stacks of delicious beignets and so much more.
Each night, a different big-name headliner gets the party started—playing their biggest hits and favorite tunes live on stage.
Universal's Grad Bash
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
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®
New Year’s Eve
The whole year’s been leading up to this: Universal CityWalk’s eye-popping, mind-blowing, jam-packed New Year’s celebration. Enjoy six unique party zones, each with their own signature drinks and entertainment. Plus, explore six awesome CityWalk® clubs with live music and unlimited gourmet cuisine.
Rock out on Orlando’s biggest and best outdoor dance floor, where DJ M-Squared will be spinning all your favorite tracks all night long. Then top off your night at CityWalk® with a midnight champagne toast and a pyrotechnics display. Drink it all in at Eve. This year’s outta here.