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Last Update: 04/18/08

Note: This is UNOFFICIAL information and is subject to change without notice. Please call Universal Resort Orlando directly to confirm all events, prices and dates. While AllEarsNet.com makes every effort to ensure this information is accurate ---- there are NO guarantees.

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April 2008

Mardi Gras at Universal Studios - Each spring the streets of Universal Studios are filled with beads, bands and a rocking parade. Mardi Gras takes place on selected Saturday nights during February, March and April. February 2 - April 19. For more information, click HERE.

Harbor Nights Wine Tasting & Jazz - The Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando is host to "Harbor Nights" - a wine tasting and jazz event designed to capture the ambiance of the Mediterranean. Featuring select wines, gourmet food samples, live jazz and complimentary hand-rolled cigars, "Harbor Nights" takes place under the twinkling lights of the hotel's Harbor Piazza. DATE: April 18th, BAND: TBA, and COST: $35 for adults and $17 for children. Call 407-503-1200 for more information and reservations.

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - April 24th - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE April 24th and BAND: Patty Smyth SONGS: Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough, The Warrior, Carnival Lights, Love's Got A Line On You

Grad Bash 08 - On April 25th and 26th, both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventures theme parks are being set aside just for graduating high school seniors to experience intense thrills, extreme excitement and unforgettable fun. For more information call 1-800-YOUTH-15.

May 2008

Universal's Middle School Gradventure - May 8, 2008 - 7 pm to Midnight - Calling all graduating Middle Schoolers - come celebrate like never before at Universal's brand new Gradventure at Islands of Adventure theme park. Gradventures will have dance zones, street entertainment, special activities all night long, and the most thrilling rides and attractions. Reservations Required. Visit the Gradventure website or call 1-800 YOUTH-15 for more information.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Our On-Site Hotels! - Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11, 2008. Thank Mom for all she does with a stay at one of three AAA-Four Diamond on-site hotels: the relaxing Portofino Bay Hotel, the exciting Hard Rock Hotel or the exotic Royal Pacific Resort. Enjoy a spectacular brunch buffet at Trattoria del Porto or authentic Italian dinner specialties at Mama Della’s Ristorante. Also, enjoy a special Mother’s Day Bruch at Islands Dining room. Reservations are recommended. Call 407.503.DINE(3463) for reservations.

All moms will receive a special memento from each hotel! Mom’s can also relax and be pampered at the world-class Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. For spa packages call 407.503.1244.

WANTILAN LUAU AT Royal Pacific Resort - Summer schedule begins. Savor the exotic tastes of the South Pacific and enjoy a musical journey through the Polynesian islands. Hula and fire dancers delight the audience and entice a few to even learn the hula! It’s great entertainment for the entire family! The Wantilan Luau takes place on Saturday evenings year round, and Tuesday & Friday nights May 11, 2007 through August 31, 2007. Reservations required, call 407-503-DINE (3463) or CLICK HERE for more information. Registration begins at 5:30pm, Seating begins at 6:00 pm.

The Offical Grand Opening of The Simpsons Ride at Universal Studios - May 15th and May 16th

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - May 29th - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE May 29th and BAND: TBA

June 2008

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - June 26th - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE June 26th BAND: TBA

July 2008

Blow Out Your 4th of July at Universal Orlando® Resort - Enjoy spectacular fireworks exploding simultaneously over Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios and Universal CityWalk! Preferred viewing area is available at CityWalk for $10. Children 3 and under are FREE! Enjoy live music, entertainment and games from 6pm - 10pm. Call 407-224-2691 for tickets or visit CityWalk Guest Services. Free parking after 10pm. Valet parking not available. Blankets permitted. No lawn chairs or coolers allowed.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville 4th of July Party - 9 pm – midnight - Reserve your spot for the ultimate Parrothead 4th of July party! Watch the CityWalk, Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure fireworks from Margaritaville’s 2nd floor balcony while you enjoy a premium open bar, cocktail buffet, and signature desserts. $100 plus tax and 18% gratuity per person. Call 407-224-2155 for tickets.

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - July 31st - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE July 31st BAND: TBA

August 2008

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - DATE TBA - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE TBA BAND: TBA

September 2008

Rock The Universe at Universal Studios - On September 5th and 6th, join thousands of Christian rock fans for two nights of music and ministry, set amid the action-packed thrills and excitement of the number one movie and TV based them park. This is a separately ticketed special event. More information will posted as it becomes available.

Halloween Horror Nights -on selected nights through October 31st, Universal Orlando Resort is transformed into a nightmarish realm filled with terrifying haunted houses, skin-crawling scare zones and hordes of ghoulish creatures lurking in the shadows. This is a separately ticketed special event. May be too intense for young children and some adults.

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - DATE TBA - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE TBA BAND: TBA

October 2008

Halloween Horror Nights -on selected nights through October 31st, Universal Orlando Resort is transformed into a nightmarish realm filled with terrifying haunted houses, skin-crawling scare zones and hordes of ghoulish creatures lurking in the shadows. This is a separately ticketed special event. May be too intense for young children and some adults.

Velvet Sessions at the Hard Rock Hotel - DATE TBA - Orlando's most intimate rock & roll cocktail party is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet lounge the last Thursday of every month (excluding November & December). Enjoy up-close and personal performances from some of rock's biggest legends. Past performers have included Cheap Trick, Loverboy, the Fixx, Joan Jett, and Eddie Money. Admission is $25 and includes hors de oeuvres, FREE drinks and tunes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Cash Bar and rock music from 8:30 pm on. Velvet Sessions is a 21 and older event. You must request your invitation online to attend and space is limited. http://www.velvetsessions.com/request.asp DATE TBA BAND: TBA

November 2008

 

December 2008

Holidays at Universal Orlando - Experience the holidays in Universal Orlando's own unique style. Dates: TBA. Back again this year by popular demand celebrate Grinchmas at Islands of Adventure. Enjoy a musical show staring the Grinch and after the show, stroll around the Who-ville Wonky Tree Lot. Also returning this year, The Grinch Character Breakfast (not included in theme park admission). Call 407-224-4012 for character breakfast reservations.

And join in the fun of the Macy's Holiday Parade at Universal Studios, featuring larger than life balloons from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Additional holiday shows include KidZone Holiday Show, Barney's Christmas Show and The Blue Brothers Christmas Show (don't miss this one). And Universal 360 - A Cinesphere Spectacular on select dates.

All the festivities above are included with your theme park admission!

New Year's Eve - Rock in the New Year at Universal CityWalk! Come enjoy the area's best line-up of music and entertainment, plus exceptional dining and non-stop excitement. All your food and entertainment is included with your ticket. Plus you'll have unlimited access to the live entertainment in all of CityWalk's amazing clubs. This is a separately ticketed special event. Entertainment: TBA. Time: 8 pm - 2 am. Cost: TBA. Upgrade your ticket to include open bar for TBA. All guests must be at least 21 years old with proper photo ID.

 

 

 

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