2014 Events at Universal Orlando

Monthly Events

Velvet Sessions

On the last Thursday of every month (except November and December), the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel is transformed into an intimate, high-energy entertainment venue for “Velvet Sessions”. The event features a different band each month and includes complimentary cocktails (limited selection), butler-served hors d’oeuvres and warm-up music starting at 6:30 pm. At 8:30 pm, the featured band starts and a cash bar is available. Complimentary valet parking is available.

Prices are $29 online, $35 at the door or $50 for VIP tickets available online only. Buy your tickets online and receive early entry at 6 pm, along with free specialty drinks! VIP tickets include the benefits of a standard ticket, plus a special viewing area with a private bar serving specialty drinks. Cover charges subject to change depending on which band is performing.

Be sure to check www.velvetsessions.com for details.

Harbor Nights

This wine tasting and jazz event will capture the mood and feeling of the Mediterranean. Guests will enjoy wine, gourmet food, complimentary hand-rolled cigars and live jazz on the Harbor Piazza at the Portofino Bay Hotel in February, March, April, September, October, November, and December. Tickets are $45 online or $55 at the door. Reserved seating tickets with private wine station and passed hors d’oeuvres are $75.

For reservations, call 407-503-1200 or purchase here online.

Wantilan Luau

This weekly Hawaiian luau is hosted every Saturday at 6:00 pm (and Tuesdays seasonally) at the Royal Pacific Resort. While watching hula and fire dancers, enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet with such island foods as a pit-roasted pig, fire-grilled beef with mushroom, fresh Pacific fish, tropical fruits, and desserts. Children will have their own special buffet with salad, cheese pizza, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, fruit platters, chicken fingers and macaroni & cheese.

Prices for adults are $70 for priority seating or $63 for regular seating. Prices for children ages 4-12 are $40 for priority seating or $35 for regular seating.Price includes buffet, gratuity, non-alcoholic beverages, wine, beer, and Mai Tais.

For reservations, call 407-503-DINE or click here.


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October 2014 Events

Halloween Horror Nights 24

For more information about Halloween Horror Nights including houses, dates and tickets, click here.

Jake’s Beer Festival

Friday, October 3, 2014 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

More than 50 craft beers, food and live music by The I-4 Band make up this festival under the outdoor Wantilan Pavilion at the Royal Pacific Resort for ages 21 and older only. The menu for this event will include Grilled Mini Bratwurst Sliders, Sauerbraten, Smoked Salmon Rillettes, Fresh-baked Soft Mini Pretzels, Chicken and Waffles, Lebkuchen Cookies and Mini Black Forest Cake.

Price is $45 + tax or  $55 + tax for VIP tickets which include access to the air conditioned Jake’s Clipper Room with additional craft beer selections, Firkin first drafts and more generous pours as well as a collectible pint glass souvenir.

For tickets or more information, click here.

Harbor Nights

Friday, October 17, 2014 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This wine tasting and jazz event will capture the mood and feeling of the Mediterranean. Guests will enjoy wine, gourmet food, complimentary hand-rolled cigars and live jazz on the Harbor Piazza at the Portofino Bay Hotel.

Tickets are $45 online or $55 at the door. Reserved seating tickets with private wine station and passed hors d’oeuvres are available for $75.

For tickets or more information, click here.

Velvet Sessions

Thursday, October 30, 2014 – 6:30 pm

Molly Hatchet will be performing some of their greatest hits at October’s Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Tickets are $50 online and include specialty drinks and finger foods from 6:30 pm until show time, live music and cash bars from
show time onward, and valet parking. After the show, guests can hang out in Velvet Bar. VIP tickets are available for $75.

For tickets or more information, click here.


November 2014 Events

Halloween Horror Nights 24

For more information about Halloween Horror Nights including houses, dates and tickets click here.

Thanksgiving

CityWalk
Emeril’s Orlando – A la carte Holiday Menu beginning at 3:00 pm
Menu will include traditional roast turkey, conrbread dressing, pancetta braised green beans, cranberry sauce and giblet gravy.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Islands Dining Room – Thanksgiving Buffet from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Cost is $56 for adults and $24 for children (ages 3-9)

Emeril’s Tchoup Chop – A la carte Holiday Meal
Menu will include pumpkin patch squash bisque, warm spinach salad, roast turkey, Hawaiian sweet bread apple chestnut stuffing and fried brussel sprouts with bacon.

Loews Hard Rock Hotel
The Kitchen – Thanksgiving Buffet from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost is $63 – $70 for adults and $35 – $40 for children (ages 3-9)

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Trattoria del Porto – Thanksgiving & Wine Buffet from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Cost is $63 for adults and $18 for children (ages 3-9)

Tuscan Ballroom – Gather Together Thanksgiving Celebration Traditional Buffet beginning at 4:30 pm
Cost is $70 for adults and $26.50 for children (ages 3-9)

Holiday Harbor Nights

Friday, November 28, 2014 – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This special version of Harbor Nights at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel includes food & wine tasting as well as live holiday music and the lighting of Portofino Bay’s Christmas tree.

Tickets are $45 online or $55 at the door. Reserved seating tickets with private wine station and passed hors d’oeuvres are available for $75.

For tickets or more information, click here.

Wantilan Luau

Saturday, November 29, 2014 – 5:00 pm

This special, holiday edition of the popular luau at Loews Royal Pacific Resort includes a Polynesian buffet, live entertainment and the resort tree lighting.

For tickets or more information, click here.


December 2014 Events

Holidays at Universal Orlando

For more information on Holiday events at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventureclick here.

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