Universal Orlando Weekly Preview — September 22, 2018

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Hard Rock Hotel’s five-course dinner with wine pairings, Wine Riffs, returns this week. Plus Brian has a video review of Halloween Horror Nights in the Universal Orlando weekly preview.

Halloween Horror Nights 28

Halloween Horror Nights started with a bang and guests are claiming this year might be the best Horror Nights they have been to. Check out the preview of some houses below. Are you going to Horror Nights this year? Leave your comments below!

Weekly Crowd Levels

Crowd levels are some of the lowest of the year at the resort as kids go back to school and guests wait for Columbus Day weekend to visit.

Detailed crowd level information can be found here.

Weather Report

It’s hot, it’s rainy, and it’s muggy. Afternoon storms are common as the highs reach into 90s.

Park Hours and Admission

Show times are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

CityWalk is open until 2:00 a.m. with free self parking starting after 6:00 p.m.

Single-day, one-park tickets are at Value pricing. Base tickets to Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure are $115 per adult and $110 per child (plus tax).

Two-day, two-park tickets are $264.99 per adult and $254.99 per child (plus tax).

Volcano Bay tickets are at Anytime pricing at $80 per adult and $75 per child (plus tax).

Upcoming Events

Halloween Horror Nights returns September 14 through November 3. Explore ten haunted houses, five scare zones, and one show based on the horror movies and culture of the 80s! Experience TV shows and movies like Stranger Things, Poltergeist, and Halloween 4 along with original concepts such as Carnival Graveyard. Tickets start at $62.99 plus tax and are now available. Check out our event preview with tips and tricks here.

Hard Rock Hotel offers Wine Riffs, on Friday, September 21. The dinner features a five-course meal with wine pairings, stories and tales of wine making, music, and more! Tickets are $125 per person, ages 21 and up, and include valet parking.

See you next week, and make sure to leave a question below for the Mail Bag!

Joseph Matt

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One thought on “Universal Orlando Weekly Preview — September 22, 2018

  • September 22, 2018 at 11:34 pm

    The boat driver, Tanya, was slipping her phone # to my son lol She was like 60 yo he’s is 18!! That was at universal studios.


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