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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 2021. 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?

New Year’s Eve 2022 information has yet to be released. Until then, peruse this page for 2021 information!

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New Year’s 2021 – 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 this year of throwing the only New Year’s event at CityWalk with live entertainment: Classic Albums Live, a 18-year-old concert series that recreates, well, classic albums live on stage – this time, the seminal Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles.

The performance lasts from 10:00 pm to 12:15 am, with pricing that starts at $45.

You can get tickets to Classic Albums Live: The Beatles/Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band here.

New Year’s 2021 – Universal’s hotels

All of Universal Orlando’s hotels have their own special New Year’s Eve celebrations for 2021. Here’s an overview of what is available at each hotel.

Portofino Bay Hotel

New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 8pm – 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 and face painter
  • Tickets: Check Back Soon
  • Notes: Food service ends at midnight.

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

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 5:30pm – 10pm
  • Price: $85* adult; $41* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and gratuity not included]
  • Reservations: OpenTable; 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.

Hard Rock Hotel

New Year’s Eve Buffet in The Kitchen
(with ROCK-in 2022! New Year’s Eve Lobby Party)

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 5pm – 11pm
  • Price: $150* adult; $75* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax not included]
  • Reservations: OpenTable; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-2200

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ROCK-in 2022! New Year’s Eve Lobby Party

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • 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, Magic Men
  • Tickets: Check Back Soon

New Year’s Day Acoustic Brunch

  • Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
  • Time: 7am – 2pm
  • Price: $49* adult; $19* child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3 [*tax and ticketing fees not included]
  • Reservations: OpenTable; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-2200

Loews Royal Pacific Resort

New Year’s Eve dinner in Islands Dining Room

Islands Dining Room’s traditional “Around the World Celebration” feast is also getting the prix fixe treatment (along with a featured seasonal cocktail).

  • Time: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Price: $69 for adults, $30 for children (ages 3-9)
  • Add-on all-you-can-drink Mimosas and Bloody Marys: $15.00
  • Reservations: call 407-503-3463 or book online
  • See the menu here

New Year’s Eve in Orchid Court Lounge

Although no special meal will be offered at the recently renovated Orchid Court Lounge, Universal would still like you to know that the venue will be “open for regular evening offerings.”

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

New Year’s Eve Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 5pm – 10pm
  • 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 $15 more
  • Reservations: OpenTable; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-5200

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New Year’s Eve Celebration in Strong Water Tavern

  • Date: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 10 pm – 2 am
  • Price: Chef’s special menu with a la carte prices.
  • Tickets: $119 per person, purchased here
  • Notes: Adults (ages 21+) only.

New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse

  • Date: Saturday, January 1, 2022
  • Time: 7am – 11am
  • Price: $25* adult; $15* 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 $15 more.
  • Reservations: OpenTable; call 407-503-DINE (3463); visit or call the concierge at 407-503-5200

Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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: Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 9pm – Midnight
  • Price: $125* adult (21+ only) [*tax, gratuity and ticketing fees included]
  • Entertainment: DJ
  • Tickets: Check Back Soon

Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites

New Year’s Eve Meal Special at Beach Break Café

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

Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites

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]
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