Universal CityWalk Adds Sizzle to Date Night With ‘The Awesome Date,’ A New Customizable Dinner, Movie and Valet Parking Program for $25 a Person

By Universal Studios Hollywood

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 15, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — Universal CityWalk® introduces “The Awesome Date,” a convenient, flexible and exciting date night experience featuring dinner and movie for two, plus valet parking, for an affordable $25 per person.

 Awesome Date Night

Whether it’s a romantic evening for two or a pals’ night out on the town, “The Awesome Date” is designed
to bring affordability, convenience, and flexibility to date night, while offering an exciting variety of dining options and entertainment to create a memorable night out.

The Awesome Date” package is available weekdays from Monday-Thursday and includes valet parking plus dinner for two at participating Universal CityWalk restaurants and two tickets to a movie of choice at the CityWalk Cinemas for $25 per person.  Awesome daters can book reservations Monday-Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm. by calling 818-508-0711 ext. 305.  They’ll be directed to the CityWalk Cinemas to redeem their package upon arrival.

Specially-prepared “dinner for two” menus that include appetizers, entrees and beverages are available at participating CityWalk restaurants:  Andrew’s Panda Inn, Camacho’s Cantina, Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge, Wolfgang Puck Bistro, Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, Buca di Beppo, Jillian’s, Johnny Rockets Restaurant & Sports Lounge and the Karl Strauss Brewing Company.


A mix of comedy, romance, action and adventure await guests at the CityWalk Cinemas offering daters a wide selection of the latest Hollywood blockbusters.  Offering the best movie-going experience in L.A., the CityWalk Cinemas feature 19 auditoriums with cozy, ultra-plush stadium-style “rocker” seats, state-of-the-art projection and sound system and nine 3D equipped theatre screens.

Guests can opt to upgrade their “Awesome Date” to include a 3D movie when making their reservation.

For daters that want to keep the fun going, Universal CityWalk offers an endless combination of “Always Unexpected” attractions, shopping and nightlife experiences, including indoor skydiving at iFly Hollywood, nonstop laughs at the “Jon Lovitz Comedy Club,” a mechanical bull ride at Saddle Ranch Chop House, black light bowling at Jillian’s, or an exotic Caipirinha cocktail at Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge.

More information and restaurant menus for “The Awesome Date” are available at “The Awesome Date.” Black-out dates and restrictions apply.

Regular updates on CityWalk can also be found on Twitter @CityWalkLA and Facebook.

Southern California’s top entertainment, dining and shopping attraction, Universal CityWalk is a dynamic entertainment, dining and retail promenade that reflects the area’s rich cultural diversity and has served as a prototype for the contemporary entertainment-retail destination. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex offer’s L.A.’s best movie-going experience and features a lively mix of dining choices, a collection of contemporary retail favorites, the Telemundo and Mun 2 network offices and production facilities and an exciting range of entertainment choices including mechanical bull-riding, iFly Indoor Skydiving and a variety of live music venues that help define it as “Always Unexpected.”

Universal Studios Hollywood is a unit of the Universal Parks & Resorts division of NBCUniversal.  NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

SOURCE Universal Studios Hollywood


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