Passholder Appreciation Days coming to Universal Orlando this month through September

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Having an annual pass to Universal Orlando Resort comes with all kinds of great perks, but perhaps the best of them all is the Passholder Appreciation Days the resort provides every Summer.

Universal Orlando has announced that this year’s Passholder Appreciation Days will begin on August 13 and run through September 30, providing passholders with all kinds of exciting additional perks and bonuses including the always-fun Passholder Night.

On Sunday, August 26, Universal Studios Florida will be open exclusively to Annual Passholders from 8 PM to 12 AM. Guests will be able to explore the park with minimal crowds and enjoy most of what the park has to offer, including the brand new Cinematic Celebration.

The following attractions, shopping and dining will be available during Passholder Night:


  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Revenge of the Mummy
  • The Blues Brothers Show
  • Fast & Furious – Supercharged
  • Knight Bus
  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
  • Ollivanders
  • Gringotts™ Money Exchange
  • 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


  • Studio Sweets
  • Rockit Ride Photos
  • Super Silly Stuff
  • Supply Vault
  • Universal Studios Store
  • Sahara Traders
  • Revenge of the Mummy Ride Photos
  • The Tonight Shop
  • Custom Gear
  • Borgin and Burkes
  • Madam Malkin’s Robes for all Occasions
  • Magical Menagerie
  • Quality Quidditch Supplies
  • Scribbulus
  • Sugarplum’s Sweet Shop
  • Wands by Gregorovitch
  • Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
  • Wiseacre’s Wizarding Equipment
  • MEN IN BLACK Ride Photos
  • Kwik-E-Mart


  • Silver Screen Cart
  • Production Central
  • Finnegan’s Bar & Grill (bar only)
  • Louie’s Italian Restaurant
  • Starbucks
  • Gramercy Pizza
  • Richter’s Burger Co
  • Chez Alcatraz
  • San Fran Snacks
  • Eternelle’s Elixir of Refreshment
  • Leaky Cauldron
  • Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour
  • Fountain of Fair Fortune
  • The Hopping Pot
  • Bumblebee Man’s Taco Truck
  • Duff Brewery
  • Lard Lad Donuts

To check-in: Passholders should proceed to the front entrance of Universal Studios. You can check in as early as 10 am if you want to spend the day at the park before the event. You must provide valid Annual or Seasonal Pass and photo ID. Space is limited and is first come, first served.

Beginning on Passholder Night, Universal Orlando Annual Passholders will also be able to pick up special UOAP buttons. These buttons will be available at the guest services kiosk near MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack and the guest services kiosk near Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure. You can pick up your button either during the Passholder Night event or from 11 AM to 6 PM from August 27 through September 30.

Passholders can also enjoy early park admission to both parks during Passholder Appreciation Days, a perk Premier and Preferred Passholders enjoy year round. Power and Seasonal Passholders will be able to enter the parks one hour early on August 13-17, 20-24, 27-31 and September 4-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28. 3-park Passholders will also be able to enter Universal’s Volcano Bay one hour early from August 13 through September 30.

Other perks of Passholder Appreciation Days include discounts on Universal Express Passes, resort hotel rooms, select dining locations, merchandise and tickets to the Blue Man Group show, as well as event tickets for Universal’s Rock the Universe.

Passholder Appreciation Days at Universal Orlando Resort begin August 13 and last through September 30. For more information and to take advantage of some of these great discounts, visit Universal Orlando’s official website.

Are you excited for Passholder Appreciation Days at Universal Orlando? Let us know in the comments below!

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