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Hello again! Time to check out what you need to know if you are visiting Universal Orlando Resort this week!
Weekly Crowd Level
Crowds are not dropping just yet…but Sunday sure does look like the best day to visit this week! If a crowd level of 9 intimidates you, create a customized Touring Plan for a stress-free day!
Weekly Weather Report
Weather in Central Florida in the summer changes rapidly – don’t forget to check out the latest forecast before you head out!
Weekly Park Hours and Admission
On Saturday and Sunday, you can see Universal’s Superstar Parade at 7:00pm, and Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular – 100 Years of Movie Memories at 9:45pm. Monday through Thursday, the parade will continue to be at 7:00pm, but the Cinematic Spectacular will move to 9:00pm.
CityWalk is still open until 2:00am daily, and self parking is free after 6:00pm.
Starting on Monday, single-day ticket pricing will shift from Peak to Value. Make sure you buy your ticket accordingly! Prices for this week are as follows:
Peak (Saturday and Sunday):
One-day base tickets to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure runs you $124 per adult, and $119 per child (plus tax). 2-Park 1-Day tickets are $179 per adult and $174 per child (plus tax). A one-day ticket for Volcano Bay is $67 per adult and $62 per child (plus tax).
Value (Monday through Friday):
One-day base tickets to Universal Studios or Islands of Adventure runs you $110 per adult, and $105 per child (plus tax). 2-Park 1-Day tickets are $165 per adult and $160 per child (plus tax). A one-day ticket for Volcano Bay is $67 per adult and $62 per child (plus tax).
There are no planned closures or refurbishments scheduled for this week.
You still have time to get in quite a few more runs on Dragon Challenge before it’s gone for good on September 5!
So…are you planning to visit any of the parks this week? Let me know in the comments.