Universal Studios Hollywood Annual Events

Lunar New Year

Universal Studios Hollywood’s Lunar New Year celebrates the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. As part of the event, the park sets up festive decorations and introduces exclusive foods and activities for you to enjoy.

Overview

Universal Studios Hollywood’s Lunar New Year event is a fun way to spend the day. The event’s creative festivities and festive foods add to the park’s already exciting experiences.

Lunar New Year

Activities

Share your new year wishes, find your zodiac animals, enjoy live performances, and more.

Meet & Greets

Interact with characters dressed in traditional attire.

Festive Foods

Savor egg rolls, pot stickers, dumplings, and other Asian meals.

Lunar New Year

1. Is the Lunar New Year a separately ticketed event?
No, Universal Studios Hollywood’s Lunar New Year is included with your regular theme park admission.

2. Where does this event take place?
The Lunar New Year event takes place at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park.

3. What kind of festive foods are available for the event?
Universal Studios Hollywood’s Lunar New Year event offers numerous festive foods. A short list of offerings includes the Lunar New Year donut, egg rolls, dumplings, and several hot dog flavors.

Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

Horrifying monsters, mutants, and maniacs come alive at Universal Studios Hollywood. You can explore terrifying mazes, make your way through scare zones where creatures lurk around every turn, experience thrilling rides and attractions, and more.

Overview

Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights event is one of the top Halloween events. The event immerses you into the horror genre with detailed atmospheres and terrifying moments. You can walk directly into some of your favorite horror films and come face-to-face with iconic creatures. Halloween Horror Nights is a horror enthusiast’s paradise.

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Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

Mazes & Shows

Experience mazes that place you into original environments and iconic horror films.

Scare Zones

Navigate your way through monster-infested streets.

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Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

1. Is Halloween Horror Nights a separately ticketed event?
Yes, Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights is a separately ticketed event; it is not included with regular theme park admission. In order to attend, you must purchase a ticket specifically for the event.

2. How can I purchase a ticket to attend the event?
When available, tickets can be purchased at hollywood.halloweenhorrornights.com.

3. Is this event appropriate for children?
This event may not be suitable for children because of its mature content. Halloween Horror Nights is intended to be a frightening event, so it may be too intense for some children. Additionally, some content may be inappropriate.

4. Is there an age restriction for this event?
Universal does not have an age restriction for their Halloween Horror Nights event.

5.  What is included with my ticket?
Your Halloween Horror Nights ticket includes access to all mazes, shows, and scare zones at the Halloween Horror Nights event. Select special experiences, should they be available, may be an additional cost, however.

6. What time does the event start and end?
Halloween Horror Nights officially begins at 6:30 PM. Closing times will vary based on your visit. You can view the exact times for your visit on our Halloween Horror Nights planning guide under the “Event Dates” tab.

7. What will happen if it rains?
The event itself occurs rain or shine; however, it should be noted that the scare zones will not feature scare actors and outdoor shows may be canceled. Additionally, should flooding occur in any mazes, they may be closed indefinitely.

8. Can I dress up for the event?
Universal Studios Hollywood prohibits masks and costumes in the park.

9. Am I permitted to take photos and videos?
You are permitted to take photos and videos at the event, but you may not use flash photography in the mazes.

10. What is Universal Express?
Universal Express for Halloween Horror Nights is not to be confused with Universal Express for the daytime. Universal Express for Halloween Horror Nights is the event’s express line system. The pass allows guests to wait in a separate line at all mazes and open attractions for significantly shorter wait times.

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Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood

The magic of the holiday season comes alive as Universal Studios Hollywood transforms into a winter wonderland. The park is adorned with festive decorations and hosts special festive entertainment.

Overview

Universal Studios Hollywood’s holiday celebration is a great way to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. From the Grinchmas celebration to the stunning projection show on Hogwarts castle, the atmosphere truly transports you to a winter wonderland.

Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Hogsmeade transforms with festive decorations and offers limited time treats and special entertainment. Plus, as the stars begin to shine, Hogwarts comes alive with projections that wrap around the castle.

Grinchmas

As winter arrives, the park decorates for the Who-lidays with a towering Grinchmas tree and hosts a meet and greet with The Grinch.

Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood

1. Is the holiday celebration a separately ticketed event?
No, Universal’s holiday celebration is included with your regular theme park admission.

2. Where does the event take place?
The holiday celebration takes place at the Universal Studios Hollywood park.

3. Do all of the areas in Universal Studios Hollywood have holiday offerings?
Not all areas necessarily feature holiday offerings. For example, some areas may simply be decorated but not offer any holiday performances.

4. Are there any areas with exclusive holiday food?
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter may serve holiday food taken straight from the Harry Potter series.

5. What will happen if it rains?
The event itself occurs rain or shine; however, it should be noted that some experiences may be delayed or canceled.

EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood

Experience EVE at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park, an electrifying New Year’s Eve celebration. During the event, enjoy several party areas featuring music and drinks. As the clock hits midnight, watch a pyrotechnics display that lights up the entire sky.

Overview

EVE is a grand way to end the year. Not only can you experience Universal Studios Hollywood’s attractions and shows, but you can also conclude the day—and year—with a grand celebration, complete with music, fireworks, and more.

EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood

Pyrotechnics Display

Fireworks light up the night sky as the new year begins.

Outdoor Dance Floor

Enjoy multiple areas featuring music, dancing, and more.

EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood

1. Is EVE a separately ticketed event?
No EVE is included with your regular theme park admission.

2. Where does the event take place?
EVE takes place at the Universal Studios Hollywood park.

3. Is there an age restriction for this event?
No, EVE does not have an age restriction.

NOTE: This information is subject to change. Additional experiences may be featured at these events. Special events may be held at the park that are not displayed on this page. Select photos on this page are the property of Universal Parks & Resorts.

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