ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Florida Cup and Universal Orlando Resort officials announced on Tuesday the Florida Cup Fan Fest will return this year and will feature a performance by three-time Latin Grammy winner and Brazilian superstar, Ivete Sangalo.
The concert will take place at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios on January 11, 2019. The Florida Cup will take place between January 8 and 13, 2019.
Universal Orlando Resort is once again partnering with the Florida Cup and will serve as the venue for several large fan experiences, including the Florida Cup fan fest. Access to the Florida Cup Fan Fest and Sangalo’s performance is included with regular theme park admission.
“We are thrilled to welcome an international icon such as Ivete to our event,” said Florida Cup CEO Ricardo Villar. “Fans can start to make their plan to visit and enjoy world class soccer featuring Ajax and Sao Paulo as two of the teams already confirmed, as well as first-class entertainment with Ivete Sangalo at the Fan Fest, plus all the fun and excitement Universal Orlando Resort has to offer.”
“Our partnership with the Florida Cup this past year was a great success, and we’ll continue building on that foundation in 2019,” said Marcos Barros, Universal Orlando’s vice president of sales and marketing for Latin America. “Thrilling entertainment and next-level vacation experiences is at the core of what we do, and together with the Florida Cup we are looking forward to giving our international visitors an experience like no other.”
Additional event details will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit HERE to sign up for real-time updates from the Florida Cup.