September 7 & 8, 2018
Rock The Universe
Rock The Universe at Universal Orlando Resort is an annual event celebrating Christian rock and contemporary music. The event lasts an entire weekend with concerts beginning in the evening. Rock the Universe is a separately ticketed event, and Universal Orlando Resort offers a one night or a two night ticket for Guests. The Rock the Universe event activities take place exclusively though at Universal Studios Florida.
Although Rock The Universe is a two night event, there are a number of ticket options available to accommodate your group’s trip the best. Universal Studios Florida will open to anyone with a Rock the Universe ticket after 4:00 p.m. the days of the show. To enter before 4:00 p.m. separate admission is required. The park closes for guests not attending Rock the Universe at 6:00 p.m. Any Rock The Universe ticket allows you to stay in the park until 1:00 a.m.
Ticket options include:
- One Night Ticket: This ticket allows you into only Universal Studios Florida after 4:00 p.m. to enjoy the festivities of Rock the Universe for one of the two nights the event takes place. (With this ticket, Guests cannot enter Islands of Adventure).
- Rock Your Weekend: Access to one park per day during the event.
- Rock Your Weekend Park to Park: Access to both parks both days.
- Group Rate: For every 10 tickets purchased get the eleventh one free.
Youth Group Benefits
When Youth leaders bring the youth groups they qualify for the following benefits:
- One free ticket for every ten purchased (group rate).
- Free Universal Express Unlimited ride access to skip lines at participating rides and attractions.
- Youth leaders have access to a separate lounge with complimentary snacks.
Rock The Universe is the ultimate package with great music from the who’s who of Christian rock and participating rides and attractions after hours! Guests can enjoy some of their favorite artists on Universal Studios’ two main stages, the Music Plaza Stage and the Hollywood Stage.
Friday, September 7
Music Plaza Stage
- Jesus Culture
- Lauren Daigle
- Zach Williams
- Trip Lee
Saturday, September 8
Music Plaza Stage
- Casting Crowns
- For King & Country
- Family Force 5
- Brandon Heath
- Andy Mineo
- Ryan Stevenson
In the FanZone, Guests can check out up and coming entertainers. FanZone is presented by Coca-Cola.
In addition to live appearances by Sarah Reeves and Dan Bremnes, this year’s FanZone lineup features 1K Phew and Bonray on Friday plus Aaron Cole and Riley Clemmons on Saturday. You’ll also have a chance to meet your favorite artists at autograph sessions each night.
During Rock the Universe, Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay‘s rides are open after hours during the event, however in order to experience the attractions, you will need to make sure you have your wrist band on if you are going to be going in and out of the parks.
Universal Studios Florida
Islands of Adventure
- The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
- The Incredible Hulk Coaster
- Jurassic Park River Adventure
- Skull Island: Reign of Kong
Saturday Candlelight Ceremony
Join with other faithful for a touching ceremony with a special message and moving music performed live by Casting Crowns. Saturday evening at the Music Plaza Stage at 11:45 pm
Sunday Morning Worship
The Sunday morning worship service is non denominational and welcomes anyone with a Rock The Universe ticket. It is held at the Fear Factor Live stage at 9:45 am and 10:45 am. You will need to reserve your seats in advance, so you don’t miss out.
Mouse For Less Tips
- The event is held rain or shine, however entertainment is subject to change due to inclement weather. So, if bad weather is scheduled for evening, make sure you bring a poncho.