2018 Events at Universal Orlando

Monthly Events

Velvet Sessions

The lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel is transformed into an intimate, high-energy entertainment venue for Velvet Sessions. The event features a variety of different bands and includes free specialty drinks and finger food. The event begins at 6:30 pm. Complimentary valet parking is available.

Prices vary based on the act, but tickets are typically around $45. Buy your tickets online and receive early entry at 6 pm, along with a small discount on some shows! VIP tickets include the benefits of a standard ticket, plus a special viewing area with a private bar serving specialty drinks.

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


Wantilan Luau

This weekly Hawaiian luau is hosted every Saturday at 6:00 pm at 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. Take a look at the full menu here!

Prices for adults are $81 for priority seating or $70 for regular seating. Prices for children ages 4-12 are $41 for priority seating or $36 for regular seating. Price includes buffet, gratuity, non-alcoholic beverages, select wine, select beer, and Mai Tais.

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


Caribbean Carnaval

This weekly dinner show is hosted every Friday at 6:00 pm at Sapphire Falls Resort. The experience is a complete musical journey through the Caribbean, featuring authentic food, songs, and dance from the islands. You can expect to find suckling pig, jerk chicken, grilled snapper, rum cakes, and so much more on the menu. Take a look at the full menu here!

Prices for adults are $81 for priority seating or $70 for regular seating. Prices for children ages 4-12 are $41 for priority seating or $36 for regular seating. Price includes buffet, gratuity, non-alcoholic beverages, select wine, select beer, and Planters Punch.

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


January 2018 Events

A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018 – January 26 – 28, 2018

For more information on A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018 at Universal Orlando Resort, click here.

Velvet Sessions – Everclear – Friday, January 26, 2018

The January Sessions will feature Everclear, and they will perform their hits including “Wonderful”, “I Will Buy You a New Life”, “Father of Mine”, and many more! The event is 21 and over and begins at 6:30 pm, but if you purchase your tickets online you can receive early entry at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $35 online, $40 at the door, and $60 for VIP. All tickets include free specialty drinks, finger foods, and valet parking. VIP tickets include access to a special viewing area with private bar. No cameras allowed. Buy tickets here.


February 2018 Events

Mardi Gras at Universal Studios – February 3 – April 7, 2018

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Harbor Nights Romantico – Friday, February 16, 2019

Enjoy select wines and sparkling wines, gourmet foods, and live music from the Johnny Cool Swing Band at the picturesque Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel during Harbor Nights Romantico. General standing tickets for the event are $55 and include complimentary self-parking. VIP tickets, which include reserved seating in a special area with private wine station and passed hors d’oeuvres, are $90 and also include complimentary self-parking. The event runs from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm and is 21 and over. Here is a look at the menu. Book the event here.


March 2018 Events

Mardi Gras at Universal Studios – February 3 – April 7, 2018

For more information on Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida, click here.

Velvet Unplugged – Tall Heights – Friday, March 2, 2018

Velvet Unplugged in March will feature Tall Heights, a progressive-fold duo! Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the show beginning at 7:00 pm. Enjoy the show from an intimate table for two or four people that will also include one round of house drinks and valet parking. A table for 2 people will cost $40 and a table for 4 people will cost $60. You can also see the show for FREE from the standing room section, but you must reserve a ticket. The complimentary drink and parking is not included for the standing room only tickets. Buy tickets here.


April 2018 Events

Mardi Gras at Universal Studios – February 3 – April 7, 2018

For more information on Mardi Gras at Universal Studios Florida, click here.


May 2018 Events

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September 2018 Events

Halloween Horror Nights 28

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


October 2018 Events

Halloween Horror Nights 28

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


November 2018 Events

Holidays at Universal Orlando

For more information on Holiday events at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, click here.


December 2018 Events

Holidays at Universal Orlando

For more information on Holiday events at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, click here.

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