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Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood in 2024 and 2025

by Leap on April 13, 2024
764 Los Angeles

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You long-time frog fans know Tad as our official Frog Family videographer. While he toadally enjoys making ride videos for our YouTube channel, he really has set his sights on becoming the next Spielberg. For him, it doesn't get any better than Universal Studios Hollywood. It's a thrill for him to be "on location" inside the theme park that just so hoppens to be where "Back to the Future" and "Psycho" were filmed. And we know he's not the only one who's excited to visit! With the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and more family-friendly attractions, this theme park/working studio sure is more hopping than ever! Plus, we get to explore Super Nintendo World. Woohoo! Whether you have a filmmaker in your family or you're just a bunch of fun-seekers, it helps to know not only what to expect when visiting Universal Studios Hollywood, but also, when to plan your trip in 2024 and 2025. And, action!

Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood - Flight of the Hippogriff

Planning When to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood in 2024 and 2025

While there is no reservation system in place at Universal Studios Hollywood, tickets are date-based, effectively limiting capacity each day through the number of tickets sold.

That means it's important to purchase your tickets ahead of time so that your preferred dates aren't sold out. And one other piece of advice: During our recent trips, Express Passes have become more useful than ever in maximizing our time at the park. Much like admission, it's best to purchase your Express Passes in advance (they can sell out, and more so, the advanced online price is usually the lowest). Psst ... Undercover Tourist can save you some green on your tickets, as well as Express Pass!

Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood-Early Access uncrowded view

Another hopful tool for people who want to get the most out of their visit to Super Nintendo World is Early Access. You can purchase this add-on separately from your theme park admission, but you must have theme park admission to use the Early Access ticket. No matter when you visit, this ticket gets you into Super Nintendo World an hour before the park opens, allowing you to access all the challenges with short lines and Mario Kart with the shortest line of the day. Then, at park opening, you can use our Universal Studios Hollywood park plan to maximize time for the rest of the park.

Best Time to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood - Wizards

Undercover Tourist's #1 ranked Crowd Calendar will show you projected crowd levels, events taking place and even the average weather, all in one place!

Our Los Angeles Crowd Calendar is the best tool to help you get a day-by-day look at expected crowds a full year in advance. If your particular dates are not listed, jump down to the comments below and ask. We frogs will be hoppy to answer. We've got a similar post devoted to the best times to visit Disneyland if you hoppen to be planning visits to both. (Now, if only we could predict travel times on those SoCal highways!) Or, check out the infographic below for a quick overview of the least crowded times to visit Universal Studios Hollywood in 2024.

Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood -Infographic

Other Factors to Consider When Determining the Best Time to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood

If you’re used to visiting Universal Orlando Resort rather than the Hollywood original, know that there are some differences. The best times to visit Universal Studios Hollywood in 2024 and 2025 aren't necessarily the same ones at Universal Orlando.

The biggest difference is the locals. Universal Orlando has locals, but not nearly as many as those in the Los Angeles regional area. More and more of these locals are annual passholders, who think nothing of popping in for a pint of Butterbeer after the end of a long week. A lot of passholders visit on Saturdays, so that may influence you to visit during the week if you can.

While the regional passholders have a large influence on crowds, it's not all doom and gloom. Many passholders have blackout times during the times most popular with tourists — mostly summer, spring break and the holidays, but also a few weekends here and there. Looking at Universal's passholder blackout calendars gives you a fairly good idea of the very busiest dates of the year. This is because these are the times when most of the passholders are not allowed to enter.

Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood-Early Access uncrowded view

Other major contributing factors include school breaks, special events such as Halloween Horror Nights and the holidays and big openings. In 2024 and 2025, there aren't any confirmed openings, but a new "Fast & Furious"-themed roller coaster is currently under construction and is set to open in 2026. When this one opens, consider it a family reunion — with lots of people wanting to ride! In the meantime, the park remains busy due to Super Nintendo World, which opened in early 2023.

Summer — May, June, July

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Highlights

Summer break unofficially begins with Memorial Day weekend and crowds remain steady until back-to-school season. There aren't any major events, but Universal has some low-key celebrations for Grad Bash, Pride Month and Fourth of July. The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle show returns for select nights of summer, usually mid-June to mid-August.

Things to Consider

May and June are the cooler and more comfortable summer months to visit, with "May Gray" and "June Gloom" morning clouds keeping the park from heating up too much. Temperatures rise in sunny July. Park hours are long once summer hits, so you have time to get it all done.

Our Overall Pick: Weekdays in May

Least Busy

  • Weekdays in May (minus days around Memorial Day)
  • First half of June

Busiest

  • Weekends in May (particularly Memorial Day weekend)
  • Second half of June
  • July

Fall — August, September, October

Highlights

Bring on your worst nightmares. Halloween Horror Nights is the biggest event of the year at Universal Studios Hollywood. Terror unleashes inside the park with elaborate haunted houses, scare zones and the Studio Tour's transformation into the Terror Tram.

Things to Consider

 

Something to keep in mind if you visit weekends in September and October is Halloween Horror Nights. This separately ticketed event takes place after park hours on select nights. If you visit during the day on those days, you'll see more crowds coming in starting at 2 p.m. The parks may close earlier than usual by about 6 p.m. Hop over to our guide to Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood to learn more.

Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood-Scary props during the day in the fall.

Even though the scare actors and haunted houses are not open until Halloween Horror Nights begin, some scary props and skeletons are out during the day. Just be aware if you are bringing sensitive small children with you in the fall.

  • Yom Kippur (when it falls on a weekday) - Oct. 11, 2024
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day - Oct. 14, 2024
  • Utah and Arizona fall breaks during the first half of October

The park is not as busy during the day in the fall, as most crowds come for Halloween Horror Nights. But watch out for the park closing at 6 p.m. for the after-hours event. That means arriving early in the morning to accomplish everything in a shorter period of time.

Also, note the weather. While other places start to cool down, things are just getting heated up in Los Angeles in August and September. Hot summer weather can extend into early October. So dress accordingly and seek out the soak zone at WaterWorld if you need to cool off. Bring swimsuits and water shoes for the tadpoles to enjoy the water play area in Super Silly Fun Land.

Our Overall Pick: The second half of August and early September (minus the days around Labor Day weekend) sees low crowds as the tadpoles hop back to school.

Least Busy

  • Weekdays during the last two weeks of August
  • First half of September (minus days around Labor Day); Tuesdays through Thursdays for the remainder of September

Busiest

  • First half of August
    • Aug. 1-11, 2024
  • Labor Day Weekend
    • Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2024
    • Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2025
  • October 2024
  • Elevated crowds from Sept. 22 to Oct. 31, 2025

Winter — November, December, January

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'Tis the season to spread Who-liday cheer ... the crowds may be here, but have no fear! While yes, Universal Studios Hollywood can see its busiest weeks of the year around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's, it's a magical sight to see Hogsmeade decked out in garland and celebrate with Who-ville citizens.

Highlights

The Holidays at Universal Studios Hollywood is the main highlight as the season typically kicks off the day after Thanksgiving. Universal is decorated with colorful lights, bows, ornaments and more. Plus, you even get the chance to meet the Grinch and his dog, Max!

Things to Consider

Aside from the major holidays, there are a couple other small holidays to keep in mind:

  • Veterans Day (Nov. 11 — a Monday in 2024 and a Tuesday in 2025)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 15, 2024, and Jan. 20, 2025)

During the first half of December, weekends may have more people than during the week, but crowd levels are not as bad as during the big holiday week between Christmas and New Year's. Plus, the park also has longer hours and more evening entertainment on weekends.

Our Overall Pick: If the holiday festivities are a must for you, we'd recommend the first week or two of December, which is right before the majority of schools are out for holiday breaks. However, if visiting during the lowest crowds is the bigger priority, January is best.

Least Busy

  • January
    • Weekdays in January (minus the week of New Year's Day and the days around Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
    • Jan. 7-15, 21-31, 2025
  • November (minus the week of Thanksgiving and the days around Veterans Day)
  • First half of December

Busiest

  • The week of New Year's Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Jan. 1-6, 17-20, 2025
  • Veterans Day
    • Nov. 8-11, 2024
    • Nov. 11, 2025
  • Week of Thanksgiving
    • Nov. 22 - Dec. 1, 2024
    • Nov. 22-30, 2025
  • Week of Christmas and New Year's
    • Dec. 21-31, 2024
    • Dec. 20, 2025, to Jan. 4, 2026

Spring — February, March, April

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Highlights

While Lunar New Year is an understated event at Universal Studios Hollywood, you can enjoy special decor, food and beverage options in the park from late January through February. You can purchase Lunar New Year merchandise in the gift shops. Celebrate by taking a photo with characters, such as Hello Kitty, dressed in their Lunar New Year best.

During select spring break weeks, you may experience Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle. The projection show usually returns for evenings during spring break.

Things to Consider

The fall of Easter impacts Universal crowds in the spring. Some school districts base their spring break around Easter; others do not. When Easter falls earlier in the season, in March or early April, it has the effect of making a more intense, but shorter spring break season. In 2025, Easter hoppens April 20, so this spring break season will be longer. Many California universities consistently have spring break at the end of March, which can affect crowds then.

Our Overall Pick: First week of March or second half of April

Least Busy

  • February
    • Weekdays in February (minus the days around Presidents Day)
    • Feb. 1-13, 18-28, 2025
  • First week of March
    • March 1-6, 2025
  • Second half of April
    • April 21-30, 2025

Busiest

  • Presidents Day Weekend
    • Feb. 10-17, 2025
  • Spring Break
    • March 7 - April 6, 2025 & April 18-20, 2025 (Easter)

What If I'm Visiting During a Busy Time?

We toadally understand that many families may not have the flexibility and can only visit during these busier times. Don't worry! Ultimately, the best time to go is when you can go. The good news is that busier times also bring longer park hours and more entertainment. The most important thing you can do is set realistic expectations and use our tips and tools to manage the crowds and maximize your time. During busier times, consider purchasing Universal Express tickets and/or Early Access tickets to get a jump on the crowds. If they're not in the budget, then make sure to arrive early before the park officially opens. And be sure to check out our Universal Studios Hollywood park plan for our recommended 1-day itinerary.

So there you have it — our recommended times to visit Universal Studios Hollywood in 2024 and 2025! If you can't avoid visiting during a busy time, don't sweat it! We have a ton more hopful tips and resources to help you save time waiting in line and plan a great trip.

Related: Tips to Maximize Your Time at Universal Studios Hollywood

Related: Tips for Maximizing the Universal Studios Hollywood Express Pass

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May 19, 2024 at 5:14 p.m.
Rebecca Says...

Aloha from Hawaii! Your site has been so helpful with planning our trip to CA in Oct. We're planning to go universal on Oct 11 or 13. They both close early for HHN. We're not going to HHN. Do you think we'll have enough time to do all the rides if we're there from 9am-til closing? ( what time do they usually close for HHN?) What day will be better (less crowded), the 11th or 13th? Thanks so much in advance!

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May 20, 2024 at 4:39 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Aloha Rebecca!

Friday will likely be less crowded as Sunday is the day before a holiday. The park usually closes at 6 p.m. but you can likely get it all done. We also recommend looking into the Early Access ticket, which gets you into Super Nintendo World an hour before the park officially opens. You can crank out Super Nintendo World in that hour (apart from dining), and then go hit the other attractions at park opening with very short lines. You can purchase that Early Access ticket from Universal Studios Hollywood separately from your park admission.

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May 5, 2024 at 11:07 a.m.
Emeline Says...

Hi,

We are a french family, coming this summer for a road trip in west US. We plan a visit in Universal studios Hollywood, and your blog is really helpful, thanks for this work! We will be in LA on August and on week-end... we can't change our dates, and we can't afford the express pas... (all the trip is already a big budget ;) ) We know that we will have to arrive early, that's not a problem. So, the question is: what will be the best day (the less crowded...) Saturday August 10th or Sunday August 11st??

Thanks for your answer!

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May 7, 2024 at 1:34 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Emeline!

Sunday is usually less crowded than Saturday, so we would recommend Aug. 11. While Express may be out of the budget, you may want to consider the Early Access ticket if Super Nintendo World is important. It's a lower price point than Express that gets you into Super Nintendo World an hour before the park opens and also includes Express access to the Studio Tour. You can get ahead of the crowds this way. (The ticket is sold directly through Universal.)

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May 9, 2024 at 1:10 p.m.
Emeline Says...

Thank your very much for your reply. We aren't Nintendo fans but we would like to see it and studio tour is very important, so, I will give a look to this pass! Thanks!

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Apr 10, 2024 at 7:55 a.m.
Amy Merrien Says...

Hi, We are looking to go to Universal with an express pass in October this year, and we would also like to book a Horror night. Do you know when the tickets are due to go on sale, for both October normal park, and Horror Nights?

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Apr 18, 2024 at 12:16 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amy!

Express tickets for October are on sale now. We're still waiting for details on Halloween Horror Nights tickets - so stay tuned!

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Apr 7, 2024 at 4:21 a.m.
Gloria Says...

Hi! We are planning on going to Universal on Friday 14 of June, I saw your calendar and it has a 7/10 on crowds, would you recommend buying the express pass? We are 4 adults. Thank you!

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Apr 12, 2024 at 4:54 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Gloria!

If Express Pass fits within your budget, we would recommend it as that time is usually the start of summer vacations. If you want to consider a more budget-friendly option, we would highly recommend the Early Access tickets, particularly if you're interested in Super Nintendo World and do not get Express, as that allows you to visit one of the most popular areas with the lowest crowds, and then you can hit the Lower Lot rides right at park open with low lines.

Keep hopping!

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Apr 2, 2024 at 8:26 p.m.
Miriam Says...

Hello! I have a trip organized from May 11 to 14. I was thinking of going on the 13th which is Monday and looking at your calendar of influx appears to me that it is a better day than Sunday 12 (Mother's Day) even so, I wanted to know if it is advisable to buy the express pass for that day or not, I do not know if investing 100 dollars would be appropriate, I go alone and many rows I can do as a single rider. I would also like to ask you if you know what time the park closes on the 13th since the May calendar is not yet available on Universal's website and I would like to go on a day that is open more hours and not only until six in the afternoon. Thank you very much

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Apr 4, 2024 at 4:38 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Miriam!

If you're going alone and doing Single Rider lines, then you can get by without Express either day. However, we would highly recommend the Early Access ticket, particularly if Super Nintendo World is important to you. That's when the lines for the interactive challenges are shortest, though Mario Kart does offer a Single Rider line. The Early Access ticket also gives you a single-use Express Pass for the Studio Tour to use before 11 a.m. This line might be longer than usual for the Studio Tour's 60th Anniversary, so it could be a great perk for getting the Early Access ticket. We don't know the park hours until they're posted, but if it follows a similar schedule to April, we'd expect that Sunday would be open later.

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Mar 18, 2024 at 2:48 p.m.
Pippa Says...

We are coming over from the UK to LA in June and wanting to decide on either a 2 day visit or 1 day with fast passes. We are a family of 4 adults and budget is limited but equally we don't want to miss anything! We are looking at 18th-20th June. Grateful for any advice!

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Mar 22, 2024 at 10:51 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Pippa!

Either way, 1 day with Express or 2 days without Express, you should be able to get through everything (it's not a big park!). It is a peak time as summer ramps up, so you may encounter long lines. Ultimately, it's up to whether you want to prioritize cutting down wait times with Express or sticking to a lower budget (and you wouldn't mind waiting in longer lines). Also something to think about when comparing prices — if you go for a second day, you would be spending money on another day of meals and parking (or ride share expenses), so take those extra expenses into account with the 2-Day ticket price.

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Mar 18, 2024 at 5:03 a.m.
Rebecca Says...

We r plan ing on going to Universal studios at the later part of April or mid May. What is the most cost efficient hotel to stay at? Willing to drive up to 30-40mins for a better rate with a nicer hotel. Does any of the parks or hotels offer a Veterans discount? Also, I am a above knee amputee..is their going to be any restrictions on rides for me? I usually bring a wheelchair and prosthetic leg just in case there is a issue. None so far at DL. WDW, 6 FLAGS & KNOTTS. BUT u never know. The 4 aĺ the help and ideas. U all are amazing

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Mar 18, 2024 at 12:55 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rebecca!

Check out our post about hotels nearby Universal Studios Hollywood - it may be helpful as a starting point! Universal Studios Hollywood does offer military discount ticket options, but they must be purchased at a Military Ticket Office (not available online or at the ticket windows). As for ride safety, you can refer to the full accessibility guide for specific details, but for most rides, at least one leg should extend to the edge of the seat. For Jurassic World, Revenge of the Mummy and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, both legs (natural or prosthetic) must extend to the edge of the seat or terminate below the knee. But as long as the prosthetic is secured, it should be OK to ride.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Mar 5, 2024 at 9:14 p.m.
Melissa Says...

Hey! I’m trying to decide this Friday march 8th or Monday march 11th? I was thinking Friday but adding early access to super Mario world. Do you think that would be efficient or I’ll need express?

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Mar 5, 2024 at 4:58 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Melissa!

With many schools going on spring break as early as next week, we'd recommend this Friday over Monday — and we do recommend Early Access for Super Nintendo World! Wait times today have been relatively low so far, though Friday may see more crowds as it's closer to the weekend. You can check out expected crowd levels on our Crowd Calendar to help make a decision about Express. You could also wait to upgrade in the park if you change your mind, though keep in mind it's subject to availability.

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Jan 15, 2024 at 9 p.m.
Rachel Says...

Hi! This is so helpful! We will be visiting Universal Hollywood Tuesday April 16, 2024 and are trying to decide whether to buy Express Passes or not. Do you think we can get by without them? We have the whole day to spend at the park and would be OK with waits up to 30/35 minutes on some rides.

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Jan 16, 2024 at 10:20 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rachel!

We expect the second half of April to be a good time to visit as it's right after Easter and the spring break season. Even better, you'll be visiting on a weekday, so Express is optional. If Super Nintendo World is a top priority, we would, however, still recommend the Early Access tickets, as the land stays busy all day. And if you do happen to change your mind, you can upgrade to Express inside the park as long as there's availability.

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Jan 13, 2024 at 6:48 p.m.
Rodrigo Says...

1st time in USH... Do you recomend go first to Mario World? or at late night? (I dont have early access)

Do you have a step by step guide?

as a begginer Im gonna waist a lot of time wondering where to go first...

Any other tips?

Thank you so much in advance for your kind answer

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Jan 24, 2024 at 3:48 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rodrigo!

If you're planning to stay late, watch the wait time in the app and hit the Mario Kart ride later in the day. Make sure you know the park closing time so you give yourself plenty of time in the land. If you can be one of the first (aside from Early Access guests) in the land, you can do Mario Kart first and grab a Toadstool Cafe reservation, and then come back later for the challenges. But if you're walking in the park even a little bit after opening, save Super Nintendo World for later. Everyone heads there first. We do have a Super Nintendo World guide, as well as park plans and a blog post about maximizing your time at Universal that may be helpful as you plan your day!

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Dec 17, 2023 at 4:41 p.m.
Julie Says...

Hi, I noticed the general guidance for April is that end of April is better (4/17-4/30) yet the day-by-day Crowd Calendar shows 4/8-4/13 2024 being best for Universal Studios. Which one should I trust and do you know why there may be a discrepancy? What data is used for the Crowd Calendar?

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Dec 21, 2023 at 8:20 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Julie!

We've actually just updated our Best Times to Visit Universal Studios Hollywood post with a fresher look at 2024 and 2025 dates. We generally recommend the second half of April, specifically covering April 8-25, 2024.

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Dec 8, 2023 at 5:21 p.m.
Denise Says...

This is a very informative article!

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Dec 6, 2023 at 5:53 a.m.
Gigi Virrey Says...

Hi!

Would you be able to let me know what time Universal Studio Hollywood opens in February 2024,or approx. time? We're going on Feb 18th, would you recommend getting an Express Pass around this time?

thanks!

Gigi from Vancouver,Canada

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Dec 12, 2023 at 3:50 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Gigi!

We do not know park hours just yet, as the calendar only goes through Dec. 31, 2023, as of writing this. But it will be a holiday weekend, so the hours may be longer than normal. If Super Nintendo World is a priority, we would recommend getting the Early Access ticket and then ride all the Lower Lot rides in the morning. The Early Access ticket comes with Express access for the Studio Tour up until 11 a.m. too. So you may be able to get by without Express for rides in the Upper Lot, but you can likely upgrade in the park if you feel like you need it.

Keep hopping!

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Dec 14, 2023 at 2:12 p.m.
Gigi Says...

Thanks a lot, keep on hopping!

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Dec 1, 2023 at 12:45 a.m.
Priyanka Says...

Hi!

I was planning to visit Universal studios the week Dec 25-Dec 29, with family ( 2 more people). What’s the best day and best tickets to get. I also am a brand new LA resident so which is the best annual pass to purchase? Thanks.

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Dec 1, 2023 at 10:14 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Priyanka!

The week between Christmas and New Year's is one of the busier weeks of the year, so pricing and crowd levels will be consistent the entire week. If it's within your budget, we would recommend Universal Express tickets to help maximize your time.

As for annual passes, there are four tiers: Platinum, Gold, Silver and CA Neighbor Pass. While ultimately it depends on how often you plan to go, we recommend Platinum or Gold, since those passes include free general parking as a benefit (you could save so much on parking alone if you go often). Platinum and Gold also provide a 15% discount on most food and merch. Keep in mind that Platinum has unlimited access year-round, while Gold, Silver and CA Neighbor Pass have blackout dates (different amount of blackout dates for each tier). Other notable benefits exclusive to the Platinum Pass include Express access after 3 p.m. to participating attractions and a free Halloween Horror Nights ticket, so if those are of any interest to you, we'd recommend Platinum.

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Nov 30, 2023 at 3:04 a.m.
Agnes Says...

Hi, your content is so helpful! We plan to visit Universal Studios Hollywood on Feb 23. Do you think Express pass is necessary for Nintendo world? Or the VIP pass is the way to go.

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Dec 1, 2023 at 9:54 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Agnes!

The Express Pass would only grant access to the land itself if a virtual queue is in use, so we'd only suggest it specifically for Super Nintendo World if you're visiting on a busy day during which capacity for the entire land may be limited. The ride, Mario Kart: Bowser's Challenge, is not included with the Express Pass. If you want to skip the standby line for Mario Kart, the VIP Experience is the only way to do that.

There is a third option with the Early Access tickets, which grant one-hour early access into Super Nintendo World. You would use the regular standby line for Mario Kart, but you can get a jump on the crowds. If you want to know more about any of these options, hop over to our post about accessing Super Nintendo World.

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Nov 5, 2023 at 7:12 p.m.
Anna Asbury Says...

Hi we are planning on visiting universal 31 march 24, it is showing as a 9/10 on the calendar, is this a crazy time to visit? We can manage express tickets but wondered what queuing times could be even with these? Thanks so much!

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Nov 6, 2023 at 10:06 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Anna!

March 31 is Easter in 2024, and it's a busy time during spring break season. Normal wait times can reach up to 120 minutes for the most popular rides. Having Express tickets will definitely help you out to maximize your time, as they're designed to cut the wait time in half (or even less). If Super Nintendo World is a top priority, we'd also recommend the Early Access tickets, if possible, to get a jump on the crowds in the land early on.

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Nov 6, 2023 at 9:19 p.m.
Anna Asbury Says...

Thanks so much for the reply, really helpful, thank you!

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Nov 7, 2023 at 9:34 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

No problem, Angie! Hoppy to help :) have a frogtastic trip!

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Oct 26, 2023 at 12:04 a.m.
Antonio Says...

I'm going on November 15th alone! with singlerider access and access to nintendoworld was it necessary to expresspass?

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Oct 26, 2023 at 1:39 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Antonio!

Since you'll be utilizing single rider lines and Super Nintendo World early access, we don't think Express is a must-have. Generally, weekdays during November (with the exception of Thanksgiving Week and Veterans Day) have lower crowds. Hop over to our Crowd Calendar for specific crowd levels. And if you get there and change your mind, you can upgrade to Express at the park.

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Oct 22, 2023 at 9:05 p.m.
Angel Says...

Planning a family trip for December 2024.

How do I get rates? We will be traveling from Guam and really need to work the budget.

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Oct 31, 2023 at 3:44 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Angel!

At this time, tickets for Universal Studios Hollywood have only been released through September 2024. For dates beyond, you'll have to check back.

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Oct 3, 2023 at 7:47 p.m.
Isaiah Says...

Hi. Do you think we need Express Passes for a visit on Sunday, Oct 22? We plan to be there early and not doing Halloween Nights. Thanks!

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Oct 6, 2023 at 9:36 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Isaiah!

It's around the usual fall break time for Utah and Arizona schools, so Express may be helpful. But if you're on the fence, you could wait and upgrade in the park if you change your mind.

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Sep 11, 2023 at 6:13 p.m.
Kathy Says...

Do you recommend an express pass for Sept 28 and/or 29th? We will be focusing on SNW but interested in the other areas as well. We have already done Harry Potter in Orlando

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Sep 13, 2023 at 4:24 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kathy!

We expect crowds to be moderate on those days (hop over to our Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels). So Universal Express would be nice to have, but not an absolute necessity. And if you change your mind once you're at the park, you can upgrade to Express. We would, however, recommend the Early Access ticket, especially since you'll be focusing on Super Nintendo World. The extra hour in the morning makes a huge difference in getting a jump on the crowds in the land.

Keep hopping!

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Sep 10, 2023 at 12:52 p.m.
Ardini Says...

Hi! Im planning to stop by the universal studio on the 22nd-25th of sept. Which date would you recommend for less traffic in this window? Thanks!

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Sep 11, 2023 at 8:48 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ardini!

We'd recommend Sept. 22, as the weekend may be busy to Yom Kippur — check out our Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels.

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Sep 6, 2023 at 10:53 a.m.
Molly Says...

Hello!

I wanted to ask when do they start decorating for Halloween? We plan on going maybe this month (September 11-22) but we wanna avoid anything Halloween. Do you guys know what days it'll be? Or what would you recommend? We want full experience but also avoid Halloween nights. Thanks

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Sep 6, 2023 at 2:59 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Molly!

We would suggest going on a non-HHN day, which would be sometime between either Sept. 11-13 or 18-20. Since Halloween Horror Nights starts Sept. 7, you might see some decorations out, but they are minimal and do not cover the whole park.

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Sep 5, 2023 at 10:24 p.m.
liz Says...

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Is it worth it to get the express pass and Early access to nintendo world?

We are coming on October 12 ( thursday) and its a halloween horror night. Our kids are 10 I think the halloween night is too scary for them so Im not sure we will buy the night so will they kick us out at 5pm? There is some literature saying we might be able to go to one land until 7 on halloween night? Is that true or will they start rounding us up at 4:30 to kick us out at 5?

If we are kicked out I think doing express is needed early in the day. And possibly nintendo too? There is so much more info on orlando than hollywood. its challenging to figure it all out.

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Sep 6, 2023 at 3:54 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Liz!

Since it's a holiday week (close to Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day) and also a popular time for fall breaks, we would suggest getting Express and Early Access to do it all within the short hours. Once the park closes, which may be at 6 p.m. (October hours have not been posted yet), you will need to leave the park.

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Sep 5, 2023 at 6:47 p.m.
Patricia Says...

Hi, thanks for all the great info :)

We would like to visit Universal California - we are somewhat flexible. We would like to travel between October 1 and November 15. What would be the least busiest at Universal. Also, would it still be worth it to get an Express Pass, or will lines be short enough without one?

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Sep 6, 2023 at 4:02 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Patricia!

We'd suggest the first week of November for the lowest crowds (check out our Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels). If Super Nintendo World is a top priority, we still recommend the Early Access ticket if you wish to avoid crowds in the land. Express would be less of a necessity, though if you change your mind, you can upgrade in the park.

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Aug 29, 2023 at 4:22 a.m.
Mariya Says...

Hi,

We are planning to visit Universal Studio on labor day -long weekend. What is the best ticket to buy? Noticed there are few option and not so sure which one is worth. Thanks in advance!

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Sep 1, 2023 at 10:34 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Mariya!

Since Labor Day can usually draw in crowds, we'd recommend Express if you can swing it! But if not, then we'd highly recommend the Early Access Ticket for Super Nintendo World (it looks like there's still availability for Monday, but sold out the rest of the weekend) - paired with General Admission.

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Jul 31, 2023 at 5:29 p.m.
Joanne Says...

Hi! We are thinking of going to universal on either Aug 20th as it's a Sunday and was hoping for lesser crowd. but on the crowd caledner, it is showing 10/10 for Sunday 20th vs 9/10 on Sat 19th, is there any reason for this? Thanks!

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Jul 31, 2023 at 4:11 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Joanne!

The Crowd Calendar is taking the CHOC Walk at Disneyland into consideration for that weekend, as that day can be packed over there, but it likely won't impact Universal Studios Hollywood crowds as much, if at all.

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Jul 25, 2023 at 11:32 a.m.
Nick Says...

Planning a trip to Universal studios in LA on From August 25-Sep 6 2023 just wondering what the best day for less crowds I was thinking about Sep 5 ?

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Jul 25, 2023 at 8:46 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Nick!

If you're able to go on a weekday, then we'd recommend Aug. 28-31, the week before Labor Day weekend. You can check out our Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels.

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Jul 12, 2023 at 9:22 a.m.
Maxime Says...

Hi,

We can visit Universal 4 or 5 October 2023

is this a very busy period?

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Jul 12, 2023 at 10:29 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Maxime!

It can be a busy period due to schools (particularly from Arizona and Utah) with fall breaks during the first half of October. We would expect crowd level 7 according to our Crowd Calendar.

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Jul 10, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Ana Says...

Hello. I’m planning on going tomorrow (July 11) with my son. Is it expected to be busy, should I pay for the express pass?

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Jul 10, 2023 at 1:45 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ana!

We expect typical summer crowd levels (about a level 7, according to our Crowd Calendar). It would be a good time to consider Express if it's within budget. Hop over to our blog post about Express for more info to help you decide. You can also check current wait times today in the Universal Studios Hollywood app to get an idea. If you're on the fence, you can wait until you're in the park tomorrow and upgrade, as long as there's availability.

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Jul 6, 2023 at 5:01 a.m.
Marisa Says...

Hello from Texas,

I plan on taking the kiddos August 21 (Monday) or August 22 (Tuesday). How are the crowds then since school is back in by then? Which day do you recommend? Thanks for all the great tips.

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Jul 10, 2023 at 5:20 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Marisa!

Some schools are back in session, but not all, so crowds do drop off that week. Overall, both days should be about the same. Sometimes, we find Tuesdays just slightly less busier than Mondays, but the difference is pretty insignificant — so pick whichever one fits best into your schedule.

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Jul 2, 2023 at 6:09 a.m.
Ilse Says...

Hi! Last minute advice! We are going to LA tomorrow and will stay until thursday july 6, we wanted to go to Universal Studios but since the holiday is coming we were wondering wich will be a better day to go (less crowded)

Thanks for the help!

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Jul 3, 2023 at 8:39 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ilse!

Hopefully, we caught you in time! If leaving July 6, we'd recommend Wednesday and avoiding the 4th for a less crowded day.

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Jun 28, 2023 at 3:48 a.m.
Jason Says...

We are planning on being there on Friday November 10th. Given this is the day observed for Veterans Day, can we expect a lot more crowds?

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Jun 28, 2023 at 9:13 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jason!

Yes, Veterans Day (or any observed days for holidays) tends to draw in more crowds. You can check our Los Angeles Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels in November.

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Jun 26, 2023 at 3:23 p.m.
Melody Says...

Hello,

We wanted to go Dec 2nd and 3rd this year, 2023. It’s the weekend, are all weekends busy? Also would a vip experience be worth it for that weekend? Thank you in advance!

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Jun 28, 2023 at 10:20 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Melody!

That particular weekend may be busier than usual because the Candlelight Ceremony typically takes place then. We won't know the official dates for it until fall, but it's been the first weekend in December for the past few years.

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Jun 18, 2023 at 11:49 p.m.
Jess Says...

Hi

I want to go 1 day either October 1 or 2, what day would be better? I have seen Halloween night is on the 1st which not interested as my kids will be scared. But want to get unlimited express pass

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Jun 21, 2023 at 2:32 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jess!

We would suggest the 2nd to avoid the HHN night on the 1st (at 2 p.m. HHN goers can start to enter so this would likely bring in more crowds during the afternoon that day).

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Jun 15, 2023 at 6:27 p.m.
Connie Says...

Will it be better to visit Universal Studios on Saturday, June 17 or Sunday, June 18? I am debating on a yearly pass, is it worth it. What are the best places to stay in the area?

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Jun 16, 2023 at 7:15 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Connie!

Since Universal Studios Hollywood tends to draw large crowds on the weekends, both June 17 and June 18 will be equally crowded. Usually, Sunday mornings are less busy than Saturdays, however, Father’s Day falls on June 18 this year. Due to this, the park may be even more busy on that Sunday. If you’re trying to determine whether or not the annual pass is worthwhile, it’s important to consider how many times a year you will realistically visit the park. One step above the Silver Pass, the Gold Pass is the lowest-tier annual pass that includes general parking. If you visit just a few times, this pass will pay itself off. Some of the best accommodations in the area include The Hilton Universal City, which is within walking distance of the park and has very comfortable rooms. Loews Hollywood Hotel is another viable option if you want to be near other Hollywood landmarks, such as the Chinese Theater, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum and the Walk of Fame. For a quieter stay, the Burbank area has The Garland and The Coast Anabelle, which include free shuttle transportation to Universal. Undercover Tourist offers deals on all of these hotels. Hope this helps!

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Jun 15, 2023 at 5:45 p.m.
Jessica Says...

Hi I am just curious we are looking at doing universal on the 5th of September 2023 or possibly labor day the 4th and doing the VIP Tour. Which day would you recommend ? What normally are the park hours during this time of the year ? And also we are staying in anaheim would you saying getting a lyft or uber to get the park and back is a good idea or use public transport?

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Jun 16, 2023 at 7:02 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jessica!

We are hoppy to help! According to our Crowd Calendar, it is expected that the park will draw equally large crowds on both Sept. 4 and Sept. 5 due to the fact that it is Labor Day weekend, so either work. However, having VIP Tour Experience tickets should ensure you’re able to have a well-rounded experience and complete mostly everything on your itinerary, despite the crowds. The park can close early (6 or 7 p.m.) during the fall. Ordering an Uber or Lyft ride from Anaheim to Universal City costs roughly $50 going one way, and relying on public transportation to travel such a long distance can be tiring. Rental cars are an affordable option if you will be traveling back and forth between the two cities, and Undercover Tourist offers deals on rental cars! If you’re looking for less of a hassle though, you can also stay in a hotel close to Universal Studios Hollywood for the night of your visit. Check out our post on the best hotels and places to stay in Los Angeles, specifically near the parks.

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May 3, 2023 at 12:51 a.m.
Heather Says...

We are deciding whether to go to Universal Hollywood on Sunday May 21st or Monday May 22nd from Disneyland area. We are torn as the traffic sounds better for Sunday, but the park will be busier. The day we don't go will be spent at Disneyland and we've heard that Mondays are exceptionally busy at Disneyland anymore, but that Sunday happens to be a grad nite. Any input on what you think would be the better day to go? We will have other days at Disneyland as well, but want to spend one of the days at Universal. Thank you!

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May 9, 2023 at 10:10 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Heather!

Traffic will be significantly better on Sunday. Mondays can be busy at Disneyland, but if Sunday is a Grad Nite, then they’ll be about the same. The only thing is if you want to see Disneyland fireworks, they will only be running Friday through Sunday. So if that is important to you and you won't be at Disneyland on Friday or Saturday, go to Disneyland on Sunday.

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Apr 26, 2023 at 9:18 a.m.
MZ Says...

We plan on visiting Thursday June 1 with our 2 children (4 and 2). I understand no admission ticket is required for the 2 year old but I would l am considering getting the express tickets for my wife and I and a standard ticket for my 4 year old as he is not tall enough for most rides. Is it worth it or possible to only get express for 2 in our party or will using the single rider line be just as effective for most lines?

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Apr 28, 2023 at 4:07 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi MZ!

If you're trying to be budget-friendly, then we'd recommend that you utilize both Child Switch in addition to Single Rider lines. Not every ride has a Single Rider line, but many do. If going that route, then you'll want to arrive early and go on any rides without Single Rider lines, such as The Studio Tour and Secret Life of Pets, first before those lines get too long.

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Mar 27, 2023 at 11:25 p.m.
Vas Says...

Hi Leap,

Is it possible to get a student discount on Universal Studios Hollywood Express pass for myself and others in my group by having an edu account ?

Thanks

Vas

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Mar 28, 2023 at 2:49 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Vas!

We're not aware of any student discounts on Express passes.

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Mar 25, 2023 at 4:25 p.m.
Sara Says...

Hi! We really want to make a one-day stop to Universal Hollywood on our way to or from the beach this summer, but the only way to do it will be to hit the park on a Saturday or Sunday. Would a weekend day in July be unbearably crowded? We'd definitely get the express pass add-on, but I really don't want us to be baking in lines or stuck in general park congestion.

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Apr 5, 2023 at 9:11 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Sara!

Having Express will definitely help with ride lines, and overall Sunday is better than Saturday. As far as food lines go, pack snacks and/or eat meals in between normal dining times such as 3 p.m. We'd also recommend adding an Early Access ticket if Super Nintendo World is important to you and you can arrive early. For more tips, check out our summer crowds post.

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Mar 14, 2023 at 6:19 a.m.
Veronica Says...

Hi!! I'm not from California and was wondering how the weather is normally around December?? It looks like that would be good time to go for less crowds but didn't want to be freezing the entire time either.

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Mar 14, 2023 at 12:27 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Veronica!

December can be one of the coldest months (along with a few rainy days), but there can also be beautiful days in the mix. We'd definitely recommend bringing layers, scarves and gloves, in case you need them. It's possible that you could get by without a large jacket during the day, but would need those layers at night. The average high is about 65 degrees and the average low is about 52 degrees. For more info, you can check out our weather guide (it's focused on Disneyland but same applies for Universal Studios Hollywood).

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Mar 12, 2023 at 3:36 p.m.
Rebecca M. Says...

Hi there. I am planning on purchasing passes for our family of 3 but since we live in deep south Texas with 100+degree weather most of the second half of the year, our main concern is the weather there. We would like to go when the weather is cool and there are minimal crowds. Any advice?

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Mar 14, 2023 at 1:33 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rebecca!

Check out our weather guide — it's focused on Disneyland but the same applies for SoCal weather in general. For the most part, the hotter months that you want to avoid are July through mid-October. Spring would probably be the best time (with the exception of spring break season from mid-March to mid-April). Also keep in mind that during slower periods, there may be shorter hours, more ride refurbishments and less entertainment.

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Mar 4, 2023 at 4 p.m.
Lindsey Says...

Hi there! We will be traveling from Minnesota to California with our 7yo and 10yo from 9/20/23-9/25/23. We are planning to go to Mario World on Thursday 9/21. My 7yo is so excited for Mario World! I’m planning to buy the express pass, but should I also buy the early access pass? Also, where would you start the day - Mario World or Universal? One last thing, is valet parking $50/hr or $50/day. If it’s $50/day, then is that the better option than preferred parking and front gate parking?

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Mar 7, 2023 at 5:59 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Lindsey!

We'll start by saying that a lot could change by September (the virtual queue might not be in place or Universal might stop selling Early Access tickets), so it will depend on demand at that time. The Early Access ticket has been a great way to maximize time in Super Nintendo World, so if it is available as an option, we'd recommend looking into it. You could also consider a V.I.P. tour — this includes valet parking, meals and guaranteed access to Super Nintendo World (including skipping the line for Mario Kart, which, at this time, is not offered on Express). Another thing to keep in mind is that 9/21 will likely be an HHN night, so the park will close by 6 p.m. to switch over to HHN. Regardless, we always recommend starting in the Lower Lot, which is where Super Nintendo World is located.

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Mar 2, 2023 at 6:44 a.m.
Heather Says...

We didn't realize the Oscars are on March 12th until after making our plans to visit. Will that likely increase the crowd level in the parks on awards day or decrease them?

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Mar 6, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Heather!

Generally, the Oscars do not affect crowds since it takes place in the evening. The park usually does not stay open too late, but on March 12, it will stay open until 10 p.m. However, that's more likely because it's the beginning of spring break season, not the Oscars.

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Feb 25, 2023 at 3:49 p.m.
David Amor Says...

Hi,

Do you know why the Universal Express ticket for 31th July (which is Monday) is more expensive than 30th July (Sunday)?

Something spacial at 31th July?

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Mar 9, 2023 at 8:22 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi David!

There isn't anything official scheduled for that day, but our best guess is that it's Harry Potter's birthday, which may bring in Harry Potter fans who want to celebrate in the Wizarding World. Generally, Mondays can be a busy day for theme parks in SoCal, too.

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Feb 15, 2023 at 11:42 p.m.
Josh Says...

We are looking to visit the park on Monday, March 20th. What are the crowds like then? We've never been before and are trying to decide if we should buy the Express Pass. Thank you!

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Feb 22, 2023 at 9:30 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Josh!

You can check out our Crowd Calendar for expected crowd levels. In general though, we'd recommend considering Express during this time since it will be in the middle of spring break season, and Super Nintendo World recently opened so it could potentially attract more crowds than usual during this time.

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Feb 15, 2023 at 4:12 p.m.
Mike Says...

Last minute advice please! Coming to LA next week...should we get the Unlimited Express pass in advance for the 21st or 22nd or will the crowds not be too bad on a Tuesday or Wednesday? Similar question about Disney California Adventure Park. Thanks!

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Feb 15, 2023 at 10:52 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Mike!

Normally, we'd say crowds aren't so bad during the week, but because Super Nintendo World is officially opening Feb. 17, it may be more crowded than usual. Note that if it is busy enough, you would need to join a Virtual Line (which has the potential to fill up quickly) to enter Super Nintendo World. However, if you have Universal Express, you would be able to access the land without a Virtual Line reservation after 3 p.m. The only ride in the land, Mario Kart: Bowser's Challenge, will not have an Express line upon opening and is only accessible through a traditional standby line (or a Single Riders line). So it may be worth getting a Universal Express pass if you are interested in accessing the new land.

As for Disney California Adventure, it likely won't be as busy during the week, but do keep in mind that the Magic Happens parade returns Feb. 24 to Disneyland Park (so while Disneyland Park may be busy that day, you could see elevated crowds spill into DCA that day and over the weekend).

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Feb 1, 2023 at 11:29 a.m.
Jessica Says...

I'll be in LA on oct 31st - the actual Halloween day. I don't know what park would be the least crowed because of the party: Universal, Disneyland, Disney Adventure or Six Flags. Where would the frogs go??? I'll be in the other parks on Nov 1,2 and 3.

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Feb 1, 2023 at 6:53 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jessica!

Are you planning to buy a special event ticket for Halloween, or are you just wanting to go to a theme park? We went to Knott’s Scary Farm on Oct. 31, 2022, and it was not crowded. But if you want to avoid a Halloween special-ticketed event, then Disneyland Park is the only park with normal operating hours that night compared to the others.

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Feb 2, 2023 at 1:28 a.m.
Jessica Says...

I'm not buying any special tickets, and I don't care about leaving earlier. Do you guys think Universal would be packed on this day in 2023? What about Disney and Six Flags? I'm flying from Brazil and trying to choose the best days to visit each park. Between Disney and Universal, where would you go? Do these events really affect the crowds? Thank YOU!

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Feb 2, 2023 at 9:20 a.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jessica!

Between Disney and Universal, we would choose Disneyland Park (not Disney California Adventure), as the special events cause early closures for the general public so you wouldn't be able to maximize your time. Though if you do not mind the shorter hours, then Universal Studios Hollywood may have lower crowds, specifically in the morning, though it may get more crowded as it gets closer to the event.

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Jan 29, 2023 at 8:30 a.m.
Bec Says...

Hi there,

It says in its busiest days of the year that Universal is expected to have some of its busiest days on Sept. 22-25. That's when we are travelling. Is there a special event or holiday on those days?

Thanks heaps.

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Feb 1, 2023 at 4:43 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Bec!

Halloween Horror Nights takes place Thursdays through Sundays in September, so it does affect park hours because the park closes early to the general public. Sometimes Yom Kippur can also affect crowds (but it's more noticeable when it falls on a weekday). The mornings aren't usually too crowded though!

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Feb 11, 2023 at 2:20 a.m.
Rebecca Says...

Thank you :)

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Jan 27, 2023 at 11:14 p.m.
Rae Holmes Says...

We want to go for my daughter’s birthday on Sunday, March 26th. I was wondering if it would be less crowded if we waited to go on Monday, March 27th.

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Jan 30, 2023 at 5:01 p.m.
FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rae!

We generally say that weekdays are less crowded than weekends, but because it's in the middle of spring break season, there may not be too much of a difference in terms of crowds so we'd go with whichever day fits your schedule the best.

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