Schedule

*Please note the information below is subject to change.

Thursday, September 1

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6 Ballroom Foyer, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Registration

 

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Opening Kickoff Party

The party theme is all about the color green. Make sure your family members wear awesome green outfits for a chance to win a family prize. Three prizes will be awarded for the most creative, the most stylish, and the most amount of green.

 

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Welcome dinner sponsored by Universal Orlando® Resort

 

8:30 p.m.

Family Forward attendees walk from the hotel to the entrance of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Location: Islands of Adventure®

Family Forward Exclusive Nighttime Event

This is a VIP event for Family Forward attendees only that you won’t want to miss! Let’s just say that it will be an unforgettable, Family Forward first! You’ll find out specifics during the welcome dinner. During this event, beverage and dessert service will also be available.

10:30 p.m.

Event concludes with attendees returning back to Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Friday, September 2

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Breakfast Sponsored by Honey Bunches of Oats

Fuel up at a delicious breakfast buffet provided by Honey Bunches of Oats.

Important Note! Make sure you are present to enter for a chance to win a special prize for Family Forward attendees only.

 

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Registration (for those who didn’t register on September 1)

 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Pacifica Ballroom 6, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Family Fun Activity

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: On Your Own

Break

12:30 p.m.

Location: Board buses at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

and ride over to Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach® Resort.

Board buses to Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach® Resort


The shuttle will be continuously running from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Lunch and Pool Party Sponsored by Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the fourth and largest on-site hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, offering more options than ever before with moderately-priced family suites that sleep up to six people and value-priced standard guest rooms. With sweeping vistas and a bold design, Cabana Bay Beach Resort evokes the retro-feel of iconic beach resorts from the 1950s and 1960s and features incredible amenities, including Universal Orlando’s first ever lazy river, a 10-lane bowling alley, two zero-entry pools, a Jack LaLanne Fitness Studio, and more.

mportant Note 1: Towels will be available at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach® Resort in the pool areas.


Important Note 2: A complimentary inner tube voucher (one per family) and meal vouchers for the Bayliner Diner (one per person 3 years old and older) will be handed out upon arrival.

 

4:00 p.m.

Location: On Your Own

Saturday, September 3

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Transition via water taxi or walking path to Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food at Universal CityWalk®

 

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location: Universal CityWalk®, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

Breakfast Sponsored by Universal Orlando® Resort

Get the day started by grabbing a bite to eat to boost your energy for a fun day ahead and dancing to the DJ’s fun beats!

Important Note: Your family’s theme park passes will be distributed during this event. They are good for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday only. They cannot be given out prior or transferred, and the dates cannot be substituted. In addition, your family’s dinner gift cards and Blue Man Group show tickets will also be distributed at this time. Please note that each member of your family (three years old and older) will receive a $15 Universal Orlando Resort dinner gift card.

 

9:30 a.m.

Location: Universal CityWalk®, Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

Break out into VIP Tour groups as indicated on your media pass

You will spend the day with your tour guide as you tour the parks.

Important Note: The VIP Tour is a media opportunity full of fun, great information, and with a pre-set schedule for your group designed to highlight park attractions.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Universal Studios Florida® and Islands of Adventure®

VIP Tours and Meal Sponsored by Universal Orlando Resort

At Universal Orlando® Resort’s Universal Studios Florida® and Islands of Adventure®, you’ll be transported into a highly imaginative world where you and your family will become heroes of your own adventures. Islands of Adventure® closes at 8:00 p.m. Universal Studios Florida® closes at 8:30 p.m. (Experience new attractions.)

Important Note: You will be on your own for lunch. The tour guide will join you for lunch. You will also have your gift cards for dinner to be utilized anywhere at Universal Orlando® Resort. Please make reservations ahead of time as desired.


Tipping VIP tour guides is recommended and greatly appreciated.

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Location: On Your Own

Break

 

5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Transition on your own via walking path and water taxi to Universal CityWalk®/Blue Man Group Theater.

 

Be in your seats no later than 5:45 p.m. to enjoy the Blue Man Group.

 

6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Location: Blue Man Group at Universal CityWalk® (located between Hard Rock Cafe® and Universal Studios Florida® theme park)

Blue Man Group

 

Blue Man Group has taken their indescribable live celebration of art, technology, and music to a whole new level at Universal Orlando® Resort. Experience the wonder of Blue Man Group with incredible new performances, astounding new music, and an all-new stage.

Important Note: This show is open to family members of all ages, babies included, but it is quite loud. Keep that in mind when reserving tickets for your children. If you’d like to look into on-site in-room or daycare options at the hotel, please refer to the child care page on our website for more information.

 

8:00 p.m.

Transition on your own via water taxi back to Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort. 

Sunday, September 4

9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Universal’s Islands of Adventure® and Universal Studios Florida®

Fun with your family

 

At Universal Orlando® Resort’s Islands of Adventure® and Universal Studios Florida®, you’ll be transported into a highly imaginative world where you and your family will become heroes of your own adventures. Islands of Adventure® closes at 8:00 p.m. Universal Studios Florida® closes at 8:30 p.m.

 

5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Universal CityWalk®

Dinner at Universal CityWalk® (Advanced RSVP Required) sponsored by Universal CityWalk® at Universal Orlando® Resort

Universal CityWalk®, which is in the middle of an historic expansion, will be hosting us for dinner on Sunday, September 4.


Tipping servers is recommended and greatly appreciated.

 

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Lombard's Landing

Event finale and dessert party sponsored by Universal Orlando® Resort

Join us for an amazing dessert event finale. Watch Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular as a group from Lombard’s Landing.

Important Note: Please turn in your completed Mission Possible cards during this event.

10:00 p.m.

Transition on your own via water taxi back to Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® Resort

Monday, September 5

9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Islands of Adventure® and Universal Studios Florida®

Fun with your family

 

Important Note 1: If you are checking out of Loews Royal Pacific Resort that day, note that check-out is at 11:00 a.m. The hotel can store your luggage if you’d like to enjoy the park until it closes. Just check out before heading to the park, store your luggage with the bellman, and claim it when you’re ready to head out!

Important Note 2: Islands of Adventure® closes at 8:00 p.m. and Universal Studios Florida® closes at 8:30 p.m.

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