Day 1 :
Arrive in sunny Orlando
- Kennedy Space Center (optional):
You are guaranteed an exhilarating educational space experience. Access the bus tour, all IMAX movies and exhibits, and the Astronaut Hall of Fame.
- Cocoa Beach BBQ Dinner (optional):
Enjoy a BBQ feast served poolside with beach access hosted by the International Palms Resort at Cocoa Beach.
- Hotel check-in:
Day 2 :
First performances and head to Universal Orlando Resort™
- Festival performances:
Festival performances run throughout the day at your event venue. After arriving at your concert venue, your group will warm up in a private rehearsal room. Each ensemble will perform for 15-minutes on stage. A panel of three adjudicators will provide written and recorded feedback for each performance. Following your performance, a select adjudicator will conduct a mini-clinic on stage with your group, providing valuable feedback and reinforcement for your classroom teachings. Groups will also have the opportunity to participate as an audience for other groups competing – giving your ensemble exposure to their peers.
- Universal Orlando Resort™:
Your package includes a 2-day pass to Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal's Islands of Adventure™, so head over to the park and check it out.
Day 3 :
Final performances and celebrate in the park
- Final performances:
Festival performances will continue throughout the day. Your performance time will be given to you weeks before your event, so you can plan your day accordingly. Bringing more than one ensemble? No problem – our team will arrange your schedule so you can maximize your free time.
- Universal's Islands of Adventure™ or Universal Studios Florida™:
There's no lack of things to do - from the restaurants at Universal CityWalk™ to attractions like Skull Island: Reign of Kong™.
- Awards Ceremony :
Celebrate with new friends and old at your exclusive awards celebration. This is no ordinary party! You just might meet some of your favorite Universal characters.
Day 4 :
Depart for home
- Goodbye, Orlando!:
Depart for home, or stay an extra day or two! Our team can help you arrange travel or extra time in Orlando.
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