Universal Crowd Calendar Report – December 6 to 12, 2015

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How Did The Universal Crowd Calendar Do Last Week?
How Did The Universal Crowd Calendar Do Last Week?

Universal Orlando Resort continues to be the best choice for world class theme park entertainment and low crowds in the latter half of 2015. Wait times were near the bottom of our crowd scale all week except for Saturday where we saw a slight surge.

Let’s look at how the crowd levels stacked up each day last week on the TouringPlans.com Universal Orlando Resort Crowd Report:

Universal Orlando Resort Crowd Levels – Daily Breakdown

Sunday, December 6, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

Other than Pteranodon Flyers, only Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey averaged a wait longer than 20 minutes on Sunday at Islands of Adventure.

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Monday, December 7, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
3

On Monday, wait times at Universal Studios were as high as they would get until Friday but no attraction had long waits at all. Most headliners averaged 10-12 minute waits.

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

More near-empty parks on Tuesday with wait times in the lowest levels of our scale.

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

On Wednesday we saw more crowd levels at ‘2’ or lower, continuing a remarkable streak of uncrowded Universal parks during weekdays this December.

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Thursday, December 10, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
1
2

Thursday would be the final day that both park crowd levels would stay below ‘3’. Guests of both parks experienced average wait times less than 20 minutes at most attractions.

Islands of Adventure
1
1

Friday, December 11, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
3

Wait times slid higher on Friday but only slightly and within one index level of what the Universal Crowd Calendar predicted.

Islands of Adventure
2
2

Saturday, December 12, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
3
5

Saturday was the busiest day of the week, by far. It was also the only day all week where the crowd calendar missed by more than one index level at any park.

Islands of Adventure
3
3
What to Expect This Week
December 13 to 19, 2015

Wait times have been great at Universal Orlando this December and we expect more of the same this week.

To see Universal Orlando Resort Crowd predictions for the days of your vacation, check the Crowd Calendar.

To get details about our predictions of future crowds or details about crowds in the past check out the Crowd Calendar and select “Jump to Date” on the left margin.

Fred Hazelton

Fred Hazelton maintains the crowd calendar, theme park wait time models and does hotel rate analysis for the Unofficial Guides. He's also done the models for the new mobile wait times product Lines. Fred Hazelton is a professional statistician living in Ontario, Canada. His email address is fred@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @DisneyStatsWhiz.

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