Shared today via Twitter, Universal Orlando confirmed that effective December 24, 2021 that the use of face coverings indoors will once again be required.

The full statement released by Universal Orlando follows below.


The health and safety of our guests and team members is always our top priority. As a result, face coverings will now be required, effective Friday, Dec. 24 at all public indoor locations within Universal Orlando Resort for both guests and team members regardless of vaccination status – including restaurants, shops, and indoor hotel public areas.

Face coverings are also required at all attractions from the moment guests enter the queue to when they exit the experience. Based on these updates, guests are expected to bring a face covering with them for their visit.

We will continue to monitor the situation and make adjustments as needed.

See it for Yourself

Universal Orlando Resort indoor facemask requirements begin December 24, 2021. An end date has not yet been provided.