Every year, high school seniors from all over, come together to celebrate their upcoming graduations at the epic rite-of-passage event –– Grad Bash. Seniors enjoy exclusive access to the parks and create unforgettable memories with their friends at this once-in-a-lifetime celebration at Universal Orlando Resort.
Grad Bash is right around the corner and with enforced event and school dress codes, there’s a bit of planning that needs to go into your look for the night! If you still don’t know what to wear –- don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with 8 different looks to inspire your Grad Bash fashion while still following dress code guidelines.
To put together these Universal Orlando inspired looks, we teamed up with the Quiet Flight Surf Shop in Universal CityWalk to help inspire you on what to wear to the event of the season. Let’s get planning!
1. Clever Grads
Unleash your wild side in these Isla Nublar inspired looks from Jurassic Park. Watch out for raptors!
Dress Code Tip: Dresses, rompers, and shorts must be no shorter than mid-thigh.
2. Superstar of Your Class
The fun of Universal’s Superstar Parade doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down. Channel the vibrant colors and excitement from the interactive afternoon parade in your nighttime adventures.
Dress Code Tip: Accessories such as chains, spiked collars or studded/spiked belts are not allowed. Instead, opt for bangles or charm bracelets. Other accessories like sunglasses and hats are a perfect way to block out the Florida sun.
3. Grads in Black
You can never go wrong with the classics. Comfortable clothes are essential to stay on your toes in case of an alien attack.
Dress Code Tip: All sleeves and straps must be at least 3 inches wide. Put a classic tee under your dress, romper, or jumpsuit to both add to the look and fit the dress code!
4. Party in the City
Before you enter the parks, start the fun early at the exclusive CityWalk Pre-Party with these CityWalk inspired looks.
Dress Code Tip: Tennis shoes, dress sandals, boots, and flip flops are permitted but remember to be comfortable! You’ll be doing a lot of walking so comfort is a must.
5. Be Kidz Again
Just because you’re graduating doesn’t mean you can’t be a kid anymore! Become a kid again in your KidZone inspired look.
Dress Code Tip: Clothing with obscene, offensive language or graphics won’t be permitted. Instead, try a fun tee with or fun pattern.
6. Lost in Paradise
Embody the ancient and timeless hidden realm of The Lost Continent at Universal’s Islands of Adventure with these adventurous looks.
Dress Code Tip: Any clothing with excessive holes or shredding is prohibited –– this includes ripped jeans!
7. Go Ape Crazy
Since you’re now embarking on your expeditions after graduation, it’s only fitting that you look the part! Embark on your journey to graduation with looks inspired by Skull Island: Reign of Kong.
Dress Code Tip: Bags larger than 8.5” x 5.5” are not permitted. If you are unsure, play it safe with a drawstring bag instead.
8. Despicably Cute
If you’re already dressed like a minion, it will make the process of becoming a minion at Despicable Me Minion Mayhem even easier. Even Gru would approve.
Dress Code Tip: Due to the bag size restriction, fanny packs are encouraged to fit all of your essentials and still look cute.
Know before you go! Don’t forget to review your school’s dress code and the official Grad Bash Dress Code before you start the shopping spree! All of the looks featured in this blog can be found at the Quiet Flight Surf Shop in Universal CityWalk.