Universal Orlando Annual Passholders August 2016 Perks and More!

Passholder Appreciation Kick-Off Event

The Universal Orlando Resort is kicking off Passholder Appreciation Days! Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure will stay open late for Passholders, giving private access to select attractions and venues in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter –Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade, Jurassic Parkand Marvel Super Hero Island. Plus Passholders will be able to experience the new ride, Skull Island: Reign of Kong.

August 19th or August 20th
9:30 PM -- 11:30 PM
Space is limited. Reserve your spot now.

NEW -- Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Event

Passholders and their guests can attend an exclusive Carnival Caribbean event at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort on September 15, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Entertainment and food will be provided as well as one free welcome rum drink.

Tickets are available for $45 for adults and $23 for children (3-9 years old).


Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Offer

From August 14th through September 29, 2016, Passholders can stay at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort for as low as $109 per night plus tax.

Rock The Universe Ticket Discount

Enjoy special discounts at Rock the Universe

  • 2-night tickets: $95.99 + tax ($4 savings off base ticket price)
  • 1-night tickets: $59.99 + tax ($6 savings off base ticket price)


Friday, Sept 9th

  • Skillet
  • Jeremy Camp
  • Matt Maher

Saturday, Sept 10th

  • Lecrae
  • TobyMac
  • Colton Dixon
Photo: Universal Orlando
Photo: Universal Orlando

Free CityWalk Party Pass

Get a free CityWalk Party Pass for yourself and one guest (savings of $11.99 + tax per person). Enjoy unlimited one-night club-to-club access at CityWalk venues. Valid Saturday and Sunday nights August 19th through September 30, 2016.

Blue Man Group Orlando Discount

Passholders can receive discounted Blue Man Group show tickets August 19th through September 30, 2016 for $34 plus tax, per person (a $61 savings). Purchase here.

Hollywood Drive-in Golf™

Annual Passholders receive a 20% discount on a single 18 holes/single feature at Hollywood Drive-In Golf™ August 19th through September 30, 2016.

NEW Annual Passes Now Available

Passholders can swap out their current pass for their new pass.

When? Daily
What Time? 9:00am to 4:00pm
Where? Universal’s Islands of Adventure -- Group Sales Window

More Discounts!

  • Kennel Discount- 50% off the use of kennels for one pet per day on visits August 19th through September 30, 2016.
  • Universal Express Pass Discount-Receive 10% off select Universal Express Passes August 19th through September 30, 2016. Dates subject to availability.
  • VIP Tour Discount-Receive 10% off VIP tours August 19th through September 30, 2016. Dates subject to availability.

Wet ’n Wild Free Admission – Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016
Universal Orlando Annual Passholders will be able to receive free admission to Wet ‘n Wild on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 between 12 pm and 5 pm. Must show valid Universal Orlando Annual Pass and photo ID with matching names at Wet ’n Wild Guest Services to receive ticket. One ticket per ID.

Passholders can also purchase Wet ’n Wild tickets weekdays beginning Wednesday, September 7 through Friday, September 30, 2016 for $19.99 + tax per day per adult and per child (tickets regularly $58 + tax per adult).

NOW OPEN The Incredible Hulk Coaster

The Incredible Hulk Coaster roars back to life at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Feel the strength and rush of becoming a gamma-charged Hulk on this newly enhanced, high-speed roller coaster. According to Universal Orlando Blog, guests can join General “Thunderbolt” Ross’s ranks of volunteers and go through the process of Hulk-a-fication – resulting in a thrilling rush of adrenaline as you’re launched over Marvel Super Hero Island.

The Incredible Hulk Coaster Grand Re-Opening


It’s a new story, a new ride vehicle, and a new queue experience.

Krampus is Coming to Halloween Horror Nights 26

The creators of Halloween Horror Nights Orlando have just released information on the new maze. As stated on the Universal Orlando Blog, the Engel home will be decked out for the holidays with a myriad of dark elves, gingerbread men wielding nail guns, Jack-in-the-Box, and a  Teddy Bear. Each encounter with Krampus will also hold its own unique perspective, as he gathers more souls for his sinister workshop.

Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics at NBC Sports Grill and Brew

Universal guests can now experience the Summer Olympic Games live on the 100-foot outdoor HD stadium screen nightly from Aug. 5th through 21st.

Outdoor bleachers are available where guest can order off of a specially-crafted Bleacher Menu. The regular NBC Sports Grill & Brew menu will be available indoors.

Bleacher Menu

Fire Grilled Wings
Large Warm Soft Pretzel
Crispy Reuben Rolls
Southern Fried Sliders
Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Deviled Eggs
Cuban Meatloaf
Char-Grilled Chicken
Simple Burger
Wisconsin Burger
Smoked Beef Brisket
Chopped BBQ
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Chicken Fingers

Universal guests can catch all 42 sport disciplines, 306 events and the 206 countries represented.


Skull Island: Reign of Kong opened this summer and is now available for the adventurous guest to conquer! Venture into the dark jungles of Skull Island where you’ll encounter hostile natives and fend off vicious predators.

Skull Island: Reign of Kong, Full Ride & Queue, Islands of Adventure, Universal Orlando

Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!


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