What's Included

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, Orlando Informer is taking over Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure. From 5:00 pm to 1:30 am, you'll have access to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade & Diagon Alley, Marvel Super Hero Island®, Jurassic Park, and more.

Rides

Enjoy access to over 25 rides and attractions

You'll have access to popular attractions, including Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, Jurassic Park River Adventure, Revenge of the Mummy, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, E.T. Adventure and much more.

Food

Mouthwatering food and beverage options

Unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages are included with your OI Meetup ticket. From vegetable pasta to rotisserie ribs, come find out why our guests at the last OI Meetup rated the food 4.4 out of 5 stars. Cap off the night with unlimited delectable treats (including Butterbeer).

Little to no waits

Less crowds and more breathtaking holiday spirit

We're rolling out the red carpet for you at this private party. Just like our previous six Orlando Informer Meetups, we have a limited number of tickets on sale to ensure you spend more time on the rides and less time waiting for them! You'll experience the parks in an intimate, exclusive environment with holiday décor everywhere you turn.

Experiences

Our Orlando Informer Meetup takes place in Orlando, Florida at Universal Orlando Resort on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Beginning at 5:00 pm, you'll have access to all of Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure.

New for our December OI Meetup:

  • Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    Visit both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley while they are transformed with festive décor and special entertainment. As the stars begin to shine, revel in a dazzling projection of holiday spirit as The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle unfolds.
  • See the parks in a whole new light
    Walk the near-empty streets with holiday decorations and lights strung almost everywhere you go.
  • Universal Orlando's Cinematic Celebration
    Start your night at Universal Studios Florida with this new show featuring a colossal celebration of music, water, and light that transforms the park and takes you into the movies like never before.
  • New Raptor Encounter Experience
    You can meet Blue the Velociraptor face-to-face in Jurassic Park.

Universal Studios Florida

Enjoy park access beginning at 5:00 pm. The park will close to the public and exclusive access to the following attractions will begin at 8:00 pm.

  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley (Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees, Ollivanders, Hogwarts Express - King's Cross Station)
  • Production Central (Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Shrek 4-D, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D)
  • New York (Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon, Revenge of the Mummy, The Blues Brothers® Show)
  • San Francisco (Fast & Furious – Supercharged)
  • World Expo (MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack)
  • Springfield, U.S.A. (The Simpsons Ride, Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl)
  • Woody Woodpecker's KidZone (E.T. Adventure)

Universal's Islands of Adventure

Enjoy park access beginning at 5:00 pm. The park will close to the public and exclusive access to the following attractions will begin at 8:00 pm.

  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade (Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Flight of the Hippogriff, Frog Choir, Triwizard Spirit Rally, Ollivanders, Hogwarts Express - Hogsmeade Station)
  • Marvel Super Hero Island® (The Incredible Hulk Coaster®, Storm Force Accelatron®, Doctor Doom's Fearfall®, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®)
  • Skull Island: Reign of Kong
  • Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park River Adventure, Camp Jurassic, Pteranodon Flyers, Jurassic Park Discovery Center)
  • The Lost Continent (Poseidon's Fury, The Mystic Fountain)
  • Seuss Landing (The Cat in the Hat, The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!, If I Ran the Zoo, Caro-Seuss-el, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish)
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Unlimited Butterbeer
Food at the Orlando Informer Meetup

Food and Beverage

Our menu at our June Orlando Informer Meetup was the highest-rated yet. So we're not only bringing it back, but we're tweaking it to make it even better! As always, unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages are included with your ticket.

Some of the offerings will include chicken tacos, vegetable pasta, chicken and waffles, salads, turkey wraps, spaghetti and meatballs, rotisserie baby back ribs, and much more. Theme-park staples such as cheese burgers, pizza, and more will also be available. Cap off the night with delectable desserts, including warm churros, unique cupcakes, Cinnabons®, ice cream sundaes, miniature cannoli, and more.

Butterbeer, other unique non-alcoholic drinks, and ice cream from Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Parlour are also included in your ticket.

Bon Appétit!

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Reviews

Tickets are limited – register now!

Your completed registration provides you with a night of unforgettable magic and excitement that includes over 25 attractions and all-you-care-to-enjoy food and non-alcoholic beverages, all with less waiting.

PRICE: The registration fee for this event is $174, plus tax and processing. This event is limited and will sell out.

LIMITED-TIME SALE: ONLY $166, plus tax and processing! Please note: This offer is available until October 30, 2018 or when the tickets sell out.

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By registering, you agree to our terms and conditions for the Orlando Informer Meetup. Registration is the only ticket necessary for this event; a regular theme park ticket or annual pass is not valid.

Special On-site Hotel Group Rate

We’re excited to offer attendees of the OI Meetup discounted on-site hotel stays at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort (starting at $119/night), Universal's Aventura Hotel (at capacity), Loews Sapphire Falls Resort (starting at $149/night), Loews Royal Pacific Resort (at capacity), and Hard Rock Hotel® (at capacity).

Plus, you’ll receive exclusive additional perks, like complimentary upgraded internet, discounted self-parking, and much more! All hotel options are on-site at Universal Orlando Resort™ and offer a variety of convenient transportation options to the parks.

Hurry! Space is extremely limited and will fill up quickly. These rates are valid for travel December 12 - December 19, 2018, subject to group room availability.

For questions or to book this rate: call (866) 360-7395 and mention the Orlando Informer group rate.

Frequently-asked Questions

We're standing by to answer any questions you may have. Please review the below frequently-asked questions. If your question remains unanswered, our Orlando Informer team would be happy to assist.

Live chat: tap the button in the bottom left corner
E-Mail: Meetup@OrlandoInformer.com
Call or text: (855) 245-4636

Is my annual pass or daytime theme-park ticket valid for this event? Do I need daytime admission in order to attend this event?

Since this is a private event, daytime admission is not valid for admission – this includes any daytime park ticket or annual pass. Additionally, due to the nature of the event, we are unable to offer a discount for annual passholders.

If you have any additional questions about ticketing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How crowded will this OI Meetup be?

We're unable to disclose the exact number of attendees, but it will be a small fraction of the number of guests in the parks during any given day – There will be little to no waits and crowds. At a previous OI Meetup, almost 60% of those surveyed indicated the Meetup was much less crowded than they expected, while less than 2% said that it was much more crowded than expected.

If you have any additional questions about our OI Meetup, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Is this a real event? How do I know this isn't a scam?

This will be our seventh official Orlando Informer Meetup event night. We have held successful Orlando Informer Meetups in September 2015, May 2016, March 2017, two in September 2017, and June 2018. You can see footage from some of these events in the videos on this page. You should also know that Orlando Informer Meetups and our company are not associated with any timeshares whatsoever.

If you have any additional questions about the legitimacy of our OI Meetup, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Is there a discount for children?

Children under the age of three do not require a ticket. Those three and older will need a regular OI Meetup ticket.

If you have any additional questions about ticketing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Are you able to accommodate dietary restrictions?

With the Orlando Informer Meetup featuring such a varied menu, there should be items suitable for almost every diet. If you have any specific concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Special meals for dietary restrictions can be prepared upon advance notice, if necessary.

Will the stores be open during the event?

The majority of stores throughout the parks will be open with merchandise for purchase.

If you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Terms and Conditions

Your attendance and registration to this event is subject to the following terms and conditions.

Full Terms and Conditions

Orlando Informer’s goal is to have a successful and fun event, as such, we reserve the right to remove any guest from the event. Any guests who harass another person, at the sole discretion of Orlando Informer, will be removed immediately and their ticket will be revoked. Orlando Informer reserves the right to revoke guest’s ticket and admission to future events for illegal, unsafe, disruptive, discriminatory behavior, or not adhering to these terms and conditions.
Valid photo I.D. required for event check-in. No refunds of any kind. Registration is non-transferable. Event may be cancelled or modified at any time.
Park, attractions, food venues, or entertainment may: close due to refurbishing, capacity, weather; change operating hours; and otherwise change or be discontinued without notice and without liability.
Food & beverage service will begin at 9:00 pm and conclude at 12:30 am. Times and offerings are subject to change without notice and without liability.
Attraction queues will close 15-30 minutes prior to scheduled attraction closure. Select attractions will close early due to noise ordinances and maintenance requirements. Hogwarts Express and TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D will close at 1:00am. Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts will close at 12:00am.
Some rides and attractions employ safety restraints which may not accommodate certain people due to their body shape or size.
Pteranodon Flyers will utilize a Virtual Line. Distribution information will be emailed prior to the OI Meetup.
Guest assumes any and all risks, loss, injury, or damage occurring before, during, or after the event. Guest releases Orlando Informer, LLC, and their respective affiliates and representatives from any related claims.
Guest agrees to comply with any and all regulations, policies, and rules and heed all warnings of Universal Orlando Resort. In addition, guest agrees to adhere to instructions from Orlando Informer, LLC employees and volunteers and the staff of Universal Orlando Resort.
Alcoholic beverages and any items prohibited at Universal Orlando Resort are not permitted into this event.
Parking is not included in registration price.
These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time.