The Countdown to 2018 Begins at Universal Studios Hollywood as
The Entertainment Capital of L.A. Hosts EVE,
Hollywood’s Biggest New Year’s Party and Fireworks Finale on December 31
EVE is Universal Studios Hollywood’s First-Ever New Year’s Eve In-Park Celebration
Universal City, California, November 30, 2017 – Universal Studios Hollywood rings in 2018 with
Hollywood’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration, EVE, on Sunday, December 31, 2017, with
extended theme park hours to 1:00 a.m.
The New Year’s Eve event, the first ever for Universal Studios Hollywood, is included in
the price of theme park admission and invites guests to spend the day and night enjoying its
many popular rides and attractions with a special park-wide countdown party featuring multiple
entertainment hubs with DJs and live music, starting at 9:00 p.m.
Universal Plaza, Simpsons Plaza located adjacent to “The Simpsons Ride” and an area
near “Jurassic Park—The Ride” will transform into three uniquely-themed electrifying party hubs
that will culminate simultaneously at midnight with a traditional New Year countdown and a
spectacular fireworks display.
Food and beverages, including specialty desserts, champagne, beer and wine, as well
as 2018 memorabilia will be available for purchase.
With its festive environment, guests can toast the New Year with the spirit of the holidays
already resonating throughout Universal Studios Hollywood. “Christmas in The Wizarding World
of Harry Potter TM ” introduces “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts TM Castle.” Several times each
night, guests can enjoy amazing images inspires by the Harry Potter films as they come to life in
breathtaking digital light projection on the backdrop of Hogwarts castle. And with extended
hours on December 31, guests can celebrate the final day of “Grinchmas ™ ” with The Grinch, his
faithful dog Max and a roster of Who-ville Whos.
More information is available at www.UniversalStudiosHollywood.com. Like Universal
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Universal Studios Hollywood is The Entertainment Capital of L.A. and includes a full-day, movie-based
theme park and Studio Tour. As a leading global entertainment destination, Universal Studios Hollywood
delivers highly themed immersive lands that translate to real-life interpretations of iconic movie and
television shows. Recent additions include “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™” which features a
bustling Hogsmeade village and such critically-acclaimed rides as “Harry Potter and the Forbidden
Journey” and “Flight of the Hippogriff™,” Universal Studios Hollywood’s first outdoor rollercoaster. Other
immersive lands include “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” as well as
“Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, located adjacent to the award-winning “The
Simpsons Ride TM ” and the “The Walking Dead” daytime attraction. The world-renowned Studio Tour is
Universal Studios Hollywood’s signature attraction, inviting guests behind-the- scenes of the world’s
biggest and busiest movie and television studio where they can also experience such authentic and
immersive thrill rides as “Fast & Furious—Supercharged.” The adjacent Universal CityWalk entertainment,
shopping and dining complex also includes the all-new multi-million dollar, redesigned Universal CityWalk
Cinema, featuring deluxe recliner seating in screening room quality theatres, and the “5 Towers” state-of-
the-art outdoor concert stage.