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New Year’s Eve 2022 at Universal Orlando

Are you ready for some of the most exciting New Year’s Eve activities outside of the Big Apple?

On this page, we’ll discuss everything that is happening across Universal Orlando Resort for New Year’s Eve 2022. Events are occurring across CityWalk, Universal’s theme parks, and the hotels. Let’s sink our teeth into these one at a time, shall we?

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New Year’s 2022 – CityWalk

Hard Rock Live

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles/Abbey Road
Classic Albums Live: The Beatles/Abbey Road

Hard Rock Live Orlando, the performance venue attached to Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, holds the distinction of throwing the only New Year’s event at CityWalk with live entertainment this year, Classic Albums Live. This 19-year-old concert series recreates, well, classic albums live on stage – this time, the seminal Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin. The performance lasts from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am, with pricing that starts at $37.50.

You can get tickets to Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin/Led Zeppelin II here.

New Year’s 2022 – Universal’s hotels

All of Universal Orlando’s hotels have their own special New Year’s Eve celebrations for 2022. Here’s an overview of what is available at each hotel.

Hard Rock Hotel

ROCK-IN 2023! New Year’s Eve Lobby Party

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 6pm – 1am
  • Price: $80* adult; $50* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and ticketing fees not included]
  • Entertainment: DJ, face painters, balloon artist, roaming magicians, balloon drop
  • Tickets

New Year’s Eve Buffet in The Kitchen

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 5pm – 11pm
  • Price: $150* adult; $75* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax not included]
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-2200
  • Menu

New Year’s Day Acoustic Brunch

  • Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023
  • Time: 7am – 2pm
  • Price: $49* adult; $19* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and ticketing fees not included]
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-2200
  • Menu

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 8:30pm – Midnight
  • Price: $180* adult; $130* (ages 10 – 20); $45* child (ages 3 – 9); under age 3 complimentary [*tax and ticketing fees not included]
  • Entertainment: DJ
  • Tickets

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Menu in Mama Della’s Ristorante

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 5:30pm – 10pm
  • Price: $85* adult; $41* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and gratuity not included]
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-1200
  • Notes: Special New Year’s Eve meal will be offered. Regular menu items are also available.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Wantilan New Year’s Eve Luau

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 6pm
  • Price: Regular – $99.00 for adults, $39.00 for children; Premium – $119.00 for adults, $59.00 for children
  • Note: Children under three are complimentary
  • Tickets

New Year’s Eve Buffet in Islands Dining Room

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
  • Price: $90 for adults, $45 for children (ages 3-9)
  • Add-on all-you-can-drink Mimosas and Bloody Marys: $21
  • Access to dessert celebration in Tahitian room: $20.
  • Reservations: call 407-503-3463 or book online
  • Menu

New Year’s Eve Dessert Celebration in Tahitian Room

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 7 pm – 1 am
  • Price: $40*; complimentary under age 3 [*tax and ticketing fees not included]

New Year’s Eve Celebration in Orchid Court Lounge & Sushi Bar

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: TBD
  • Price: TBD
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-3200

New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet in Islands Dining Room

  • Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023
  • Time: 7 am – 11 am
  • Price: $27* adult; $16* child (ages 3-9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and ticketing fees not included]
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-3200

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

New Year’s Eve Celebration in Strong Water Tavern

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 10 pm – 2 am
  • Price: $120.00 per person [Taxes and fees not included. Gratuity included.]
  • Notes: Adults (ages 21+) only.
  • Tickets

New Year’s Eve Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 5pm – 10pm
  • Reservations: OpenTable; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-5200
  • Price: $90* adult; $45* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3
    [*tax and gratuity not included] . Adults (ages 21+) can add all-you-care-to-enjoy mimosa and Cubanita cocktails for just $21 more
  • Menu

New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse

  • Date: Sunday, January 1, 2023
  • Time: 7am – 11am
  • Price: $27* adult; $16* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3
    [*tax and gratuity not included] . Adults (ages 21+) can add all-you-care-to-enjoy mimosa and Cubanita cocktails for just $21 more.
  • Reservations: Resy; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-5200

Cabana Bay Beach Resort

As we await details on Cabana Bay Beach Resort’s New Year’s celebrations, you are welcome to read about the 2021 events below!

New Year’s Eve in Bayliner Diner

Have a swell time at Bayliner Diner! The festivities include a strolling balloon artist, New Year’s Eve-themed movies, live viewing of the ball drop in New York on Bayliner’s big screens, and plenty of party favors to go around.

New Year’s Eve Party Spectacular in Bayliner Diner

Exclusive event for guests staying at Cabana Bay Beach Resort only.

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 8pm – Midnight
  • Price: Complimentary to attend. Carving dining special available (beginning at 5pm):
    $19.99* adult; $10.99* child (ages 3 – 9) [*tax not included]
  • Entertainment: Live DJ, balloon twisters and face painters

Universal’s Aventura Hotel

Aventura’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 8pm – 1am
  • Price: $150* adult (21+ only) [*taxes and fees not included]
  • Entertainment: DJ
  • Tickets

Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites

New Year’s Eve Meal Special at Beach Break Café

  • Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Time: 5pm – Close
  • Price: $18* adult; $10* child (ages 3 – 9) [*tax not included]
  • Menu: Herb-encrusted New York striploin served with red wine au jus, oven roasted fingerling potatoes, asparagus and biscuit

Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites

As we await details on Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites New Year’s celebrations, you are welcome to read about the 2021 events below!

New Year’s Eve Meal Special at Dockside’s Pier 8 Market

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 5pm – Close
  • Price: $15* adult; $9* child (ages 3 – 9) [*tax not included]