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Enjoy the Universal Studios 4th of July celebration!

Universal Studios has been one of the state’s biggest attractions ever since it first opened its doors, and what better time to celebrate the wonder of movies than on one of America’s biggest holidays? To help you get started, we’ve compiled some of the Universal Studios 4th of July events and features that you can expect this year, and how you can make the most of the celebration.

Start the Festivities with a VIP Tour of Universal

The goal of your Universal Studios 4th of July vacation should be to get the most out of the trip as you possibly can. Since all of the park’s attractions will be open during the holiday, the best way to accomplish this is through the use of a private VIP tour. Once you’ve signed up, your own tour guide will assist you with building an itinerary, making Disney hotel reservations, helping you choose restaurants and similar functionalities.

Three Days of Fun at the Music Plaza

Although the actual holiday is obviously only one day out of the year, the Universal Studios 4th of July celebration lasts for a period of three days, from July 4th through the 6th, at the Music Plaza. At scheduled times throughout the event, you will be able to experience music by award-winning DJ M-Squared, a live performance by the popular (and highly energetic) band Raydio, a character dance party, and a pyrotechnic display.

Food and Beverage? They Got You Covered!

The Universal Studios July celebration even features a unique twist on food and beverages. For this event only, you can have food delivered to you straight from Universal Studios’ Classic Monster Cafe. Among the selections, you’ll find are brisket sandwiches, smoked ribs, and other delicious dishes and snacks.

Pyrotechnics and a Cinematic Celebration

A big part of the Universal Studios 4th of July event is a pyrotechnics display, complete with confetti cannons shot into the sky. This awe-inspiring celebration will absolutely captivate adults and children alike. If that wasn’t enough, there will also be a Cinematic Celebration, which occurs at the Central Park area.

Your Favorite Characters and More

Another part of the Universal Studios 4th of July celebration referenced above is dancing characters. The Character Dance Party takes place at Music Plaza and will feature some of your favorite Universal characters, in addition to stilt walkers!

Know the Full Universal Studios July Schedule

In order to see and experience everything during the Universal Studios 4th of July celebration, it’s important to know the time schedules of each individual event:

Music Plaza

Live Raydio Performance: 5 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.
DJ M-Squared: 5:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9 p.m.
Character Dance Party: 6:15 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Pyrotechnic Display: 9 p.m.

Central Park

Cinematic Celebration: 9:45 p.m.

World Class VIP Tours Will Make July 4th Something Special

As we’ve said above, the best way to experience Universal Studios and any other Disney or Disney-adjacent theme park is through the use of a Disney VIP tour. World Class VIP Tours has spent years working closely with guests to ensure the greatest theme park adventure possible and the Universal Studios 4th of July celebration is no different. To learn more about how our guides can help you get the most out of the day, reach out to us at (407) 810-9500 for a no-obligation, private VIP Disney tour quote.