There are always great perks about being an Annual Passholder at Universal Orlando, but Universal has gone out of their way the past couple years to celebrate their passholders with an appreciation month. This year, Passholder Appreciation Days will span 49 days and nights from August 13 – September 30. Exclusive offers, special events and discounts are just a few of the perks that will be available during Passholder Appreciation Days.
The biggest perk of this event is the Passholder Night. Universal will be hosting an Exclusive Passholder After-Hours Party at Universal Studios Florida on Sunday, August 26 from 8 pm – 12 am. Only passholders will be allowed in tis event and you can check in as early as 10 am the day of the event, but you must provide your valid Annual or Seasonal Pass and photo ID. It will be a limited event, so it’s a a first come, first served scenario. Attractions open during the event include:
- Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
- Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
- TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D
- Race Through New York Starring Jimmy
- Revenge of the Mummy
- The Blues Brothers Show
- Fast & Furious – Supercharged
- Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard
- Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees
- MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack
- The Simpsons Ride
- Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
- E.T. Adventure
Select shopping and dining will also be available throughout the night in Springfield, World Expo, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, San Francisco, New York, and Production Central. There will also be a eprformance of Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration!
Another highlight of Passholder Appreciation Days is exclusive UOAP Insider buttons that will be available to collect during the UOAP Night and every day after at the Guests Services kiosk near MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack and the Guest Services Kiosk near Marvel Super Hero Island. There are four buttons total and they will only be available while supplies last with the first button being an exclusive during the UOAP Night.
Power and Seasonal Passholders will receive a huge perk with Early Park Admission on select days, which is a year-round benefit for Preferred and Premier Passholders. The dates for this perk are August 13-17, 20-24, 27-31, September 4-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28. Early Park Admission will also be available at Volcano Bay every day during Passholder Appreciation Days for those who have a 3-Park Annual Pass.
Discounts will be available for Universal Express Pass, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, select dates for the Caribbean Carnaval at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Blue Man Group, and Coca-Cola freestyle souvenir cups.