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Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

It’s Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort!

Christmas week is finally here and I am soooo happy to be able to spend another year with my loved ones. In case you’re a visitor or a central Florida local, I wanted to give you all some alternative holiday options to celebrating this festive occasion. The on-site hotels of Universal Orlando Resort will be offering a variety of holiday happenings for the 2014 season.

NikkyJ

New Year’s Eve 2014

Photo: Universal Orlando

Photo: Universal Orlando

New Year’s Eve 2014 at Universal CityWalk® is a Hipster’s party paradise when bringing in the New Year. Universal guests know that this eye-popping, mind-blowing, jam-packed New Year’s celebration will be the place to be each this year! CityWalk® guests will be able to enjoy six unique party zones, each with its own signature drinks and entertainment. Plus, each CityWalk® club will feature live music and unlimited gourmet cuisine. Then top off the celebration with a midnight champagne toast and an out of this world pyrotechnics show. Drink it all in at eVe, the best party this year and next!

NikkyJ

2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

Happy December Hipsters! It’s my second favorite month of the year (minus my birthday month of November 😉 ) which means the Christmas season is in full effect around the theme parks! Listed below are a few events going on until January to commemorate the joyful occasion.

NikkyJ

Universal Studios Annual Passholders Discount News and More!

Universal Orlando ResortNew! Annual Passholders Early Admission Returns: Universal Studios Annual Passholders can now receive weekday Early Park Admission through December 18, 2014. Block out dates apply.

New! Annual Passholder Discounts on Dining Plans: It’s the perfect way to lock in savings on snacks and meals for your Universal Orlando vacation. It includes one low price for food at guests favorite places. Just look for the Universal Dining Icon on the menu.

NikkyJ
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Thanksgiving at Universal Studios

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to celebrate Thanksgiving at Universal Studios Orlando. If you don’t have any dinner plans, then we have a couple of suggestions going around the Universal Orlando Resort.

New! Spend Thanksgiving at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop: On November 27, 2014 from 12 pm until 9 pm guests will be able to enjoy a special Thanksgiving menu at Emeril’s Tchoup Chop. Chef Ryan Vargas and team cook-up the following Thanksgiving specials (in addition to the regular menu):

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News Around Universal: Cowfish Soft Open

Happy Thursday Hipsters! It’s time for you News Around Universal Studios.

Cowfish Universal StudiosCowfish Sushi and Burger Bar Soft Opens: This weekend Cowfish unofficially opened its doors at CityWalk! The Cowfish™ is a one-of-a-kind dining experience, thriving on its ability to fuse two niche products seamlessly on the same menu. Fresh, innovative and delicious, the sushi segment of the menu is far beyond what you’re accustomed to. All natural, creative and hearty, the burgers entice with fresh, never frozen, ingredients and bold flavors. Spiked hand-spun milkshakes, premium sakes, craft beers, wine and 10oz exotic martinis round out a huge bar menu that is sure to please.

NikkyJ

Celebrity Recap from Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights was filled with terrifying scareactors and the guests who craved the screams. Among guests were some of Hollywood’s famous stars and starlets.

Pop music sensation Ariana Grande bravely roamed the terrifying streets of Halloween Horror Nights 24 at Universal Orlando Resort with her family and friends on October 30, 2014.

NikkyJ

October Theme Park Deals!

Fall Events Epcot Food and WineHappy Tuesday Hipsters! Check out the latest Theme Park deals from our friends over at Destinations in Florida. ThemeParkHipster’s official Travel Agency.

Disney Discounts

Walt Disney World® Resort

  • New! Stay Play & Dine: Save up to 30% off your hotel accommodations for a 2015 Disney World vacation. Select dates from January 5-March 28, 2015. This discount is currently available for Disney Visa Cardholders and the general public.
  • Free Dining Bounce Back Specials: During your Disney vacation, you can book your next Disney vacation at huge savings! The current bounce back special includes the Disney Dining Plan for free. Book your Disney package before you check out and then contact your favorite Destinations in Florida agent for details on transferring your reservation.
  • Active/Retired Military Rates: For US active and retired military, save money on tickets and resort accommodations through October 2015.
  • Florida Resident & Annual Passholder Rates: Florida Residents and Annual Passholders can take advantage of great rates on rooms at select Disney Resort Hotels up to 35% off.
  • RunDisney Group Rates: Are you a runner? Do you want to run a race with Mickey Mouse? Join our VIP runners at Destinations in Florida for some of the favorite races including Disney Marathon and Disney Princess Run. These exclusive rates are only with our agency.
NikkyJ

News Around Universal: Halloween-themed Velvet Sessions

Happy Thursday Hipsters! It’s time for you News Around Universal Studios.

Velvet Sessions Universal Studios

Halloween-themed “Velvet Sessions” event featuring Molly Hatchet Oct 30, 2014: Velvet Bar hosts the city’s only rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party on the last Thursday of the month. Admission is $50 on-line  for this special event and includes 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, our guests can hang out in Velvet Bar.

NikkyJ

News Around Universal: Military Discounts

Military Discounts Universal StudiosHappy Tuesday Hipsters! It’s time for you News Around Universal Studios.

New Theme Park Ticket Offer for Active Duty and Retired Members of the Military: Eligible service members can purchase a 1-Day Park-to-Park Ticket and get 2 days FREE. That is three days enjoying both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida for the price of one.  This special military offer is valid for purchase by active duty, reservist military and retired military service members, Department of Defense employees and/or spouses with valid military photo ID. Eligible service members may purchase up to 6 tickets with this offer. This offer is available for purchase now through November 30, 2014, and tickets must be used in full by December 14, 2014. Tickets are activated at either Universal Orlando theme park, with the eligible service member required to be present with a valid military photo ID to activate the ticket. Admission is valid for up to 14 days from first use. In addition, active duty and retired military personnel can make it a special vacation or long weekend by adding a stay at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort with a discounted vacation package.

One Direction Universal StudiosNew! One Direction Free Concert November 17 2014 and One Direction Vacation Packages:  One Direction is going to be at Universal Orlando Resort on Monday, November 17 2014 for a special performance for NBC’s TODAY! FREE public viewing will be available throughout Universal CityWalk and no admission is required to attend! You read that correctly, One Direction free concert! Now, if you really want to dial up your visit to see 1D, head into Universal Studios Florida (admission required) and hitch a ride on a specially themed “Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit” roller coaster featuring music from One Direction. Then, hang around for a special One Direction version of the ”Universal Cinematic Spectacular” nighttime show. Oh, and to top it all off, the swanky new Cabana Bay Beach Resort hotel will also feature One Direction theming – including specially recorded wake-up calls from the Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry, and Louis themselves. More info.

Get a quote on a Universal Orlando Vacation Package

New! Photo Connect Package Price Increase: The prices of Photo Connect Packages have increased. Most packages have increased by $10.  For example, the in-park purchase price of the 3-day package is now $69.95. the largest increase comes on the Annual Passholder package which has increased from $59.95 to $99.95.

Contact Laura at Destinations in Florida for your next Universal Orlando Vacation!

 

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NikkyJ