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Grad Bash 2022 at Universal Studios™ and Islands of Adventure™

by Cameron Parker
Education Trip

2021 presented its seniors with some unique challenges that had them celebrating a major life moment virtually, in drive-bys or door drops.  But 2022 seniors will be able to celebrate in person.  Get a jumpstart on 2022 and plan the ultimate graduation event at Universal’s Grad Bash in Orlando!


What is Grad Bash 2022?

Orlando’s hottest senior class party is Universal’s Grad Bash. This epic rite of passage takes place in two spectacular theme parks, Universal Studios™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. On Grad Bash nights, the parks are closed to everyone except high school seniors.  It’s an awesome experience to have these world-class theme parks open exclusively to them!

Grad Bash is an all-night celebration featuring today’s hottest music stars performing LIVE in concert at various locations in each park. This unforgettable experience includes tons of dancing, high-energy coasters, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, exciting rides and attractions, and mouthwatering munchies.

A Grad Party with NO Alcohol

Unlike many traditional graduation parties, Grad Bash doesn’t include alcohol! It’s a “spirited” night with NO over 21 beverages monitored by park employees, adults, and local law enforcement. Even better, transportation is provided between parks.

What to Wear

Comfort is king during a night of fun! Comfortable t-shirts and button-downs are perfect for guys and dresses or shorts that reach mid-thigh are great for girls. Comfortable shoes (no water shoes) are a must as well.


When is Grad Bash 2022?

Grad Bash happens April 1, 2, 8, 29 & 30, 2022 from 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM.  Spots sell out early so think about planning now.  Everyone’s going to be looking for an awesome way to reward seniors who have survived and thrived during a chaotic last year.  Get a jumpstart on the celebration and plan your party now!

Other Fun Stuff to Do

You can also get a little extra park time with Grad Bash Mix-In.  Seniors and chaperones can get the fun started at 4 p.m.

What About Chaperones?

Chaperones get one complimentary ticket for every 10 student tickets. Chaperones monitor the event to make sure there’s no smoking, drinking, or other illegal activity. They ensure students follow school rules and stay until the park closes.  Parents can rest easy that students are in good hands.

Reserve Early!

While the 2021 school year didn’t end the way anyone anticipated, 2022 is a bright spot on the horizon!  Let’s honor our grads with the celebration they deserve.  Reserve your spot NOW for Universal’s Grad Bash 2022!  Admission to this once-in-a-lifetime event is on a first-come, first-served basis.

If Grad Bash 2022 isn’t on your radar, it should be!


Kaleidoscope Adventures, an Orlando-based leader in student travel, is ready to help you plan your Grad Bash 2022 or other senior class trip. KA has more than 28 years of experience and a former teacher in charge.  They know how to make your trip planning experience fun and stress-free! Trust the experts at Kaleidoscope Adventures to make your senior class trip one your students will remember for years to come!

Plan Your Grad Bash 2022 Trip

Related Reading:  Plan Your Student Trip to Universal Orlando

*Updated September 2021

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