PRIDE is Universal

Written by | The Lens, Things to Do

LA Pride takes over Universal Studios Hollywood on Saturday, June 15 to present Pride is Universal, an exclusive theme park experience for guests of all ages to enjoy with friends and family. Tickets include afternoon general admission to the theme park starting at 4pm with exclusive extended park hours from park close of 10 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.  Guests can enjoy access to exciting thrill rides and attractions during the day, with additional after hours elements that include existing park attractions, dining and retail offerings plus live DJs, dance areas, Universal character meet and greets, photo ops, cash bars, and a Drag Show featuring LGBTQ+ Artists – DJ Brynn Taylor, Morgan McMichaels from Ru Paul’s Drag Race, and more Talent to be announced.   This year’s event brings back the VIP – Universal Express ticket option that includes earlier access to the park at 2:00pm, Universal Express access to select park’s attractions, premium viewing areas at the main stage and exclusive access to the LA Pride VIP Lounge.   All new elements for this year include a prom-themed experience for guests of all ages who may have missed out on their own inclusive prom experience, including live DJ’s, dancing under the stars, and prom themed decor with photo ops to recreate your favorite prom poses.  In addition to an early hours Kids Club with live music, park characters and activities suitable for the whole family.

Pride is Universal is a fundraiser for Christopher Street West (CSW), the 501c3 nonprofit organization that produces the LA Pride Parade, Pride in the Park, and many other LA Pride events. A portion of your ticket purchase goes to the community programs they produce, sponsor and support all year long.

WHEN: Saturday June 15, 2024

2:00 p.m.  – Theme park access for VIP – Universal Express ticket holders
4:00 p.m.   – Theme park access for General Admission ticket holders
10:00 p.m.  – Park Close and Exclusive after hours events commence
2:00 a.m.   – Event concludes

WHERE: Universal Studios Hollywood

TICKET LINK: For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit:

Last modified: April 26, 2024