For 51 days and nights, one-of-a-kind festive happenings will take place during this year's Holidays celebration beginning November 13 through January 2 at Universal Orlando Resort. During this years holiday festivities, Guest will be able to celebrate Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the maven of mischief himself, The Grinch, during Grinchmas, and experience the larger-than-life return of Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's – and it's all included with theme park admission.
Grinchmas at Islands of Adventure
Returning after a short break during the 2020 season is "Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular" – a live retelling of Dr. Seuss's holiday classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" starring The Grinch with special appearances by the merry Whos from Who-ville.
The holiday fun continues in Seuss Landing, which is completely transformed into a holiday wonderland filled with yuletide décor, including Christmas trees, wreaths, and beautiful tinsel ornamenting the land. And guests can keep an eye out for residents Whos spreading Who-liday joy as they prepare for their favorite holiday.
Christmas inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.
The streets of Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley, and London will become filled with garlands and lights as the sounds of special holiday performances fill the air. Guests can sip on hot Butterbeer while they listen to Christmas carols from the Frog Choir comprised of Hogwarts students and their giant croaking frogs, as well as the unique holiday hits of one of the wizarding world's most popular singing sensations, Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees.
Guests can end their evening in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There they will be able to enjoy "The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle" – a holiday projection show filled with holiday spirit and Christmas moments inspired by beloved Harry Potter films.
Universal Holiday Parade Featuring Macy's Balloons.
With the return of Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's, guests can experience the excitement as more than 30 larger-than-life balloons take the streets of Universal Studios, Florida. Guest can also catch appearances by the Minions from Illumination's Despicable Me and other fan-favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation's Shrek and Madagascar. This parade also features beautifully decorated floats and hundreds of festive performers that fill the streets with holiday cheer. And guests won't want to miss the spectacular finale led by Santa Claus as he passes by and lights the 80-foot Christmas Tree that has become a holiday icon at Universal Studios Florida.
, Even more holiday festivities are in store around every corner, including delicious food/beverage options and themed merchandise perfect for gifting that will have guests feeling the holiday spirit throughout their visit. The merriment continues at Universal Orlando Resort hotels. There guests will be surrounded by incredible seasonal décor. They can enjoy holiday activities like festive meals, strolling carolers, holiday crafts and more. Here's a look at last years festivities with our friend Magical MaddieB.
Anyone can sing a Christmas carol, but if you want to scream, laugh and shout your jingle bells off, you’ve got to woah up your holiday at Universal Orlando Resort, where they do the holidays big. It’s the biggest, loudest, awesomest holiday celebration of the season.
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