Off-Season
Short lines galore on some weekdays
Best time to go
January – February
September – October
Shoulder Season
Avoid peak Spring Break (around Easter)
Okay time to go
March – May
November
Peak Season
Front of Line will save your life
Worst time to go
June – August
December

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  1. 3.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    We went on a Tuesday in the last week of August and it wasn’t too bad (around 30min waits on average).

  2. 4.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    The last week of August is when the summer season is just about over. Wait until after Labor Day for even shorter lines.

  3. 2.5
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Tuesday and Wednesday are the least crowded days of the week at Universal.

  4. 4.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    September is the best time to go, especially for Halloween Horror Nights. If you go on a crowded day, just use Single Rider to skip the long lines for free.

  5. 2.5
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Weekdays in September are the least crowded days. Go on a Tuesday or Wednesday and there will be no lines!

  6. 2.5
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Go after Labor Day! It’s still crowded in August.

  7. 4.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    September is the best time to go! Go on a weekday and all the lines will be really short.

  8. 3.5
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Crowds die down a lot in late August. It’s the best time to go during the summer.

  9. 3.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Wednesday is the best day to go, it’s usually least crowded.

  10. 4.0
    Light Crowds?

    Short Lines?

    Mid-August is when schools start to go back in session, so it will be less crowded. By Late August, weekdays should be manageable again.

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