A Complete Guide to Universal Orlando Hotel Events

A Complete Guide to Universal Orlando Hotel Events

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One of the best things about staying at Universal Orlando Resort is that the fun never stops! Our amazing resort hotels host one-of-a-kind events for guests to enjoy without ever leaving their hotel. From a weekly luau to rock ‘n’ roll concerts and incredible food and libation experiences, there’s an event that will fit your every mood. Whether you’re visiting for a few days or you live close by, we have a line-up of awesome events for you to choose from.

Check out the event details below and finish it out by taking the quiz to see which hotel event is right for you!

 

Sunday Brunch at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Hard Rock Brunch

The Kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel turns up the volume on Sunday brunch. This brunch includes a buffet of all breakfast favorites, plus a carving station, salmon platter, pastries, and bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas*, all tied together by the sounds of an acoustic performance. 

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Wantilan Luau at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Wantilan Luau at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

No need to travel all the way to Hawaii when we bring Hawaii to you every Saturday night! The Wantilan Luau at Loews Royal Pacific Resort gives you a taste of Polynesian culture with hula dancers, fire dancers and more. It’s an exciting event that’s great for the entire family.  The best part: enjoy a traditional Hawaiian buffet that even has a roasted pig and bottomless mai-tais, house wine and beer*. 

*Must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Caribbean Carnaval at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Caribbean Carnaval at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Caribbean Carnaval at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort takes you on a musical journey through the Caribbean with an interactive dinner show. The dinner show features a buffet with Caribbean favorites and bottomless rum punch*. What’s better than that?! 

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Despicable Me Character Breakfast at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Despicable Me Character Breakfast

What could be better than waking up, putting on your flip-flops, and digging into a delicious breakfast? Meeting some of your favorite Illumination’s Despicable Me characters, that’s what. Every Saturday at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, fill up on a buffet of morning favorites including pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs and more. You’ll  meet some of your favorite Despicable Me characters including Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes and the Minions.

 

Velvet Sessions at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort On Site Hotels Events Quiz Velvet Sessions

Ever seen a hotel lobby transformed to host a rock ‘n’ roll concert? We do just that for Velvet Sessions. The show brings high-power music and some of your favorite artists to the lobby of Hard Rock Hotel®.  Featured performers include Bret Michaels, Soul Asylum, The Psychedelic Furs and more. Before the show, sip on specialty cocktails, munch on passed hors d’oeuvres and mingle with fellow Session’ers. It’s all included with your ticket*. Standing room and VIP tickets are available for this event. VIP tickets include a private bar and access to a special viewing area. Guests of the show can also add on a Meet & Greet ticket to their order to meet and take a photo the artist or band before the show.

*This event is for guests 21 years or older. Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly. 

 

Velvet Unplugged at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Velvet Unplugged takes a new spin on acoustic performances. Guests can enjoy intimate performances by emerging musicians in the lobby of Hard Rock Hotel. This event is open to all ages. Standing room tickets or tables for two or four people are available for this event. Table seating includes the first round of house drinks* and complimentary valet parking.

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Harbor Nights at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Enjoy delicious food and wine during Harbor Nights at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort

Take a stroll through the Harbor Piazza under the twinkling star-filled sky at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. Harbor Nights is a seasonal event that takes place four times a year and features gourmet food stations from all of the hotel’s restaurants, as well as unlimited wine* selections and a live band. Regular and VIP tickets are available for this event. VIP ticket includes reserved seating, additional hors  d’oeuvres and food and wine stations dedicated to VIP guests only. 

*This event is for guests 21 years or older. Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Jake’s Beer Festival at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Jake's Beer Fest RPR 102017, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando,

Held in the spring and fall, Jake’s Beer Festival at Loews Royal Pacific Resort brings together beer fanatics from all over to enjoy an impressive selection of craft and specialty beers* from local and regional breweries. You have the opportunity to try them all and enjoy paired hors d’oeuvres. Regular and VIP tickets are available for this event. VIP tickets include a private reception before the festival in Jake’s Clipper Room with additional beer tastings and collectible pint glasses. 

*This event is for guests 21 years or older. Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly. 

 

Jake’s Beer Dinner at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Jake's Beer Dinner

Held once a quarter, Jake’s Beer Dinner-  at Loews Royal Pacific Resort- invites you to an expertly prepared five-course dinner event with craft and specialty beer* pairings from local and regional breweries. Before being seated for this event, enjoy a cocktail reception with light refreshments and hors d’oeurves.

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Wine Riffs at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Hard Rock Hotel Wine Riffs

Sometimes as a rock star, you need to take a break and relax. What better way to do that than with Wine Riffs at the Hard Rock Hotel. Wine Riffs explores the mix of wine, food and music in a way you can only experience at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.  With a multi-course dinner menu and wine pairings*  the featured winery, it’s a wine dinner like no other.

*Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

 

Rum Dinner at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Bartender at Strong Water Taven - Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Rum fans unite for this specialty Rum Dinner at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. You’ll enjoy a light reception with refreshments and passed hors d’oeuvres and then be seated for a five-course dinner paired with craft rums* from the Caribbean. The party doesn’t stop there as the evening wraps up with an afterglow in this island paradise.  

*This event is for guests 21 years or older. Must be 21 years or older to purchase tickets and consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.

Which event are you excited to try first? Take this quiz to see which hotel event is right for you.

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