Universal Orlando’s annual Rock the Universe is back on September 8 & 9. An awesome line up and a jam-packed schedule of uplifting events mixed with all the theme park’s thrills promise a weekend to remember.
- 1 Night Rock The Universe Ticket: This ticket includes access Universal after 4:00 PM on Friday or Saturday and costs $66.99 per person.
- 2 Night Rock The Universe Ticket: This ticket includes access Universal after 4:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and costs $105.99 per person.
- Rock The Universe Saturday Event + Theme Park Base Ticket: Includes entrance to Universal on Saturday after 4:00 PM and an additional day at Universal or Islands of Adventure.
- Rock The Universe 2-Park Rock Your Weekend Tickets: The 2-Park ticket’s base option includes access to Universal after 4:00 PM on Friday and Saturday in addition to one park per day from September 8 to September 10, which costs $124.99. For $164.99, you can get unlimited access to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. from September 8 to September 10 in addition to your admission to Rock the Universe each night.
- Rock The Universe 3-Park Rock Your Weekend Tickets: Base tickets include access to Universal after 4:00 on September 8 and 9 as well as entrance to one park per day from September 8 – September 10. The Rock Your Weekend Ticket can also be purchased with the Park-to-Park option, which includes access to Universal after 4:00 on September 8 and 9 and unlimited access to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay from September 8 – September 10. 3-Park Rock Your Weekend base tickets are $149.99 per person, and 3-day Rock Your Weekend Park-to_park tickets are $189.99 per person.
- Rock The Universe Express after 4 PM Pass: The express pass allows you to skip the lines after 4:00 PM. You can purchase the one time per ride pass for $19.99 or the unlimited pass for $29.99.
Between the two main stages (one at Music Plaza near Rip Ride Rockit and the Hollywood stage Mel’s Diner)and the FanZone, you can find a live concert happening at all times throughout the night.
- Friday, September 8th:
- Chris Tomlin @ Music Plaza
- Lecrae @ Music Plaza
- Kari Jobe @ Music Plaza
- Lauren Daigle @ Hollywood Stage
- Social Club Misfits @ Hollywood Stage
- 7eventh Time Down @ Hollywood Stage
- Steven Malcolm @ FanZone
- Hollyn @ FanZone
- Kolby Koloff @ FanZone
- Saturday, September 9th:
- Casting Crowns @ Music Plaza
- For KING & COUNTRY @ Music Plaza
- Family Force 5 @ Music Plaza
- Andy Mineo @ Hollywood Stage
- Brandon Heath @ Hollywood Stage
- Ryan Stevenson @ Hollywood Stage
- Aaron Cole @ FanZone
- Hannah Kerr @ FanZone
- For All Seasons @ FanZone
In addition to the packed concert schedule and access to all of Universal awesome rides, there are a few other events for guests to take part in throughout the weekend.
FanZone presented by Coca Cola hosts live performances by DJ Promote and GAWVI in addition to the line up listed above. After each performance, FanZone artists will me available for meet and greets and autograph sessions each night.
The annual Saturday Candlelighting Ceremony will take place at 11:45 PM, after the final concert by Casting Crowns on the Music Plaza Stage. This moving ceremony includes a special message and music performed by Casting Crowns.
The weekend ends on Sunday morning with a non-denominational worship service at the Fear Factor Live stage. There are two services, one at 9:30 AM and one 10:45 AM. Admission to both services is included with the Rock The Universe ticket, but space is limited so you do need to sign up in advance. You can reserve a spot at the 9:30 service here or the 10:45 service here.