The 20 years old entrance that transformed Universal Studios Florida into today’s Universal Orlando Resort called the Universal CityWalk is one of the components of expansion in the most beautiful themed park. When you arrive into the resort park in one of the two multi-story parking structures, you travel via covered moving sidewalks over Universal Boulevard into CityWalk. And from there you can go into either of the theme parks: Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure.
One of the interesting facts about the CityWalk is that it is absolutely free for every type of cuisine you can think of. So it doesn’t matter if you’re visiting Orlando Universal Resort or not, you and your kids will surely have all the fun of sight-seeing you want. Kids and youths will be quite happy with the number of intriguing themed diners to enjoy their evening meal which include the world’s largest Hard Rock Café. Also keeping oneself busy at the out-of-this world mini-golf courses will surely make one’s day beautiful.
Notable features of the Universal CityWalk:
This beautiful entrance is filled to the brim of different dining joints of which includes: Hard Rock Café, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, Antojito’s Authentic Mexican Food, Starbucks, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Cinnabon, Pat O’Brien’s Bar, BK Whopper Bar, Panda express, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Fusion Bistro Sushi & Sake Bar, Red Oven Pizza bakery, Cold Stone Creamery, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Vivo Italian Kitchen, Hot Dog Hall of Fame, Bread Box Handcrafted Sandwiches, The Cowfish Sushi and Burger Bar, The toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, Voodoo Doughnut and lots more than you can ever imagine.
Furthermore, the CityWalk provides topnotch Entertaining hubs of which include: Universal Cinemark, Bob Marley, CityWalk’s Rising Star, The Groove, Hard Rock Live, Red Coconut Club, Blue Man Group Sharp Aquos Theatre, Hollywood Drive-in Mini Golf and more
Moreover, shopping is at its best along the Pathway with lots of top shops which give you the opportunity to buy the best of products. They include: Tommy Bahama, BMG Gear, Candy Smith, CityWalk Hub Store, P!Q, Fossil Inc, Fresh Produce, The Smuggler’s Hold, Quiet Flight Surf Shop, Universal Studios Store, Hart & Huntington Tattoo Company, Abercrombie & Fitch and so on you will find when you go visiting the Universal City.
There are many questions you might start asking yourself about the Universal CityWalk.
Is CityWalk free? Yes it is absolutely free but when you start shopping and eating, CityWalk might be quite expensive.
Is there a pay for parking? Yes, you do have to pay for parking to actually get into City Walk but there’s no separate entry fee to walk around City Walk.
Do you need tickets for Universal CityWalk? Absolutely NO. Since there is no fee, there is no ticket required to explore.
Are there opening and closing hours? Yes. Opening hour every day is 10am and the closing hour is 11pm
Notable daily events at CityWalk are:
- Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food: Live Mariachi band Nightly
- Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville:: Live Music every night
- Bob Marley – A tribute to Freedom: Ladies night on Sundays: 9pm – 2am
- Pat O’brien’s: Piano Bar every night 5pm- 2am
- CityWalk’s Rising Star: Karaoke nightly and Live bands. Tues – Sat
Do you wish to visit the Universal City anytime soon? Then here are some recommended events you cannot afford to miss because they will be done in hubs and shops along the Universal CityWalk.
- The Fourth of July Celebration (July 4 – 6, 2019): Exploring the CityWalk
- Halloween Horror Nights 29 (Sept 6 – Nov 2, 2019):
- Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort (Nov 16, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020)