Universal Forced to Shut Down Show After Teens Disregard Safety Policy

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Universal Forced to Shut Down Show After Teens Disregard Safety Policy

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During Grad Bash, a special event hosted by Universal Orlando Resort, a DJ was forced to shut things down as a policy was repeatedly disobeyed by teenagers attending said event.

Universal Grad Bash
Credit: Universal Orlando Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort’s Grad Bash Explained

An event hosted annually by Universal, Grad Bash is specially made for teens due to graduate from high school.

Per the official Universal website:

Grad Bash is a once-in-a-lifetime, rite-of- passage celebration for high school seniors. Seniors will enjoy an exciting night with their friends in Florida’s only grad celebration with exclusive, private access to both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida. Plus, they’ll enjoy thrilling rides and attractions, street entertainment, and more.

The event for this year’s Grad Bash took place on the following dates:

  • March 31
  • April 21
  • April 22
  • April 28

The event occurs at Universal’s both Parks, leading to the parks’ closure for Guests to happen earlier.

Hundreds of students flood Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure as they descend on the attractions, food, and live music.

But a DJ inside Islands of Adventure was forced to shut things down after students continuously disobeyed a policy to protect them and the DJ.

Universal Grad Bash
Credit: Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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DJ at Islands of Adventure Forced to Shut Things Down

A few videos released by Twitter user @EthanHershaft captured the footage during Grad Bash, showing a DJ playing live music for a large crowd of high schoolers.

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According to the Twitter user, the teens were repeatedly told not to stand on the Park benches, which could lead to an injury or lawsuit.

After being told multiple times not to stand on the Park benches, the DJ was forced to shut things down (shown in the video to the right).

It’s always best to follow the rules, especially at a significant theme Park like Universal Orlando Resort.

Otherwise, you end up with an injury, lawsuit, or DJ having to shut things down, leading to upset and angry high schoolers.

Do you think Universal was suitable to shut things down for this show? 

Let us know in the comments below.

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