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One Direction to perform at Universal Orlando, plus added to two attractions

by Banks Lee

One Direction at Universal Orlando

On Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, One Direction will descend on Universal Orlando with a public concert and special offerings in the Studios park.

In promotion for their new album, “Four”, One Direction will be holding a concert for NBC’s “Today” on Nov. 17 at Universal CityWalk. The performance is free to attend for the public, no park admission required.

Guests visiting Universal Studios Florida have the chance to experience special One Direction-themed offerings, including their songs being featured on the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster and a special One Direction version of the Universal Cinematic Spectacular nighttime show.

If you’re staying at Cabana Bay Beach Resort that day, you may encounter some One Direction theming there as well, even get a wake up call to your room from the band members themselves.

UPDATE: Here’s the official Q&A from the official Universal Orlando Blog:

Photo by @MagicCityMayhem on Twitter

Photo by @MagicCityMayhem on Twitter

Q: How early can you arrive to CityWalk?
A: The Universal Orlando Resort parking garage will open at 3 a.m. and regular parking charges will apply. CityWalk will not open until 4 a.m.

Q: Will people be allowed to camp out in CityWalk prior to the concert?
A: Guests who are at CityWalk prior to closing will be asked to exit and re-enter. Camping out will not be allowed.

Q: Is it first come, first serve?
A: Designated viewing will be available throughout CityWalk on a first come basis and is limited by capacity. No theme park admission is required.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The concert is complimentary; no ticket purchase is required for NBC’s Today/One Direction limited performance, however regular parking charges will apply.

Q: What time will the concert start?
A: NBC’s Today will broadcast live from Universal Orlando from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The One Direction performance will take place during this time.

Q: Will this be broadcasted?
A: Yes, it will be broadcast between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. on NBC’s Today and Telemundo’s Un Nuevo Dia.

Q: Will there be meet and greet opportunities throughout the day?
A: There will not be meet and greet opportunities with the band. However, in celebration of the new album, fans visiting Universal Studios on November 17 and 18 can experience a specially themed Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster featuring music from 1D and a special, 10 minute, 1D version of the Universal Cinematic Spectacular nighttime show.

Guests inside Universal Studios can join the social media action at the One Direction in Orlando Fan Zone on Park Avenue. In addition, guests staying at Universal Orlando’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort will have an opportunity to attend an exclusive album release pool party for fans* on November 16 to hear the album before it is released.

Q: Will there be any sort of contests to meet the boys or backstage passes?
A: You can learn more about various contests at 1DOrlando.com.

Q: How can you join in on the fun?
A: To follow all the excitement, use #1DOrlando on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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7 comments

Chandler September 14, 2014 - 5:36 am

How is it they can do this, but they can’t do some cool Halloween bonus tracks for Rockit?

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nikki October 10, 2014 - 11:31 pm

probably because for one direction this is promotion and halloween music wouldn’t be for promotion so theres probably a good deal for it all

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Directioner2015 September 22, 2014 - 6:27 pm

What time will one Direction perform there?

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Matt Roseboom September 23, 2014 - 9:50 am

Since it’s live on the Today Show, it will most likely be between 8 and 9 a.m.

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Claudia September 26, 2014 - 8:57 am

What time is the concert?

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Maria November 8, 2014 - 1:52 pm

What time is the concert

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Kelly November 10, 2014 - 9:19 am

My daughter was granted a wish but I think we will be to late!! Her first wish was to meet them!! Hopefully she will get a glance somehow!!

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