‘Tis the season of holly, jolly and the Grinch too! This winter Universal Orlando Resort will celebrate the Christmas holiday with exciting entertainment, decorations, and more across their parks and resorts and guests are invited to come and enjoy all the wonderful festivities.  

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What’s Happening:

  • Universal Orlando Resort will celebrate the holiday season in style! Everyone's favorite traditions and characters are back, bigger and louder than ever before.
  • From November 13, 2021 through January 2, 2022 guests will enjoy one-of-a-kind holiday experiences throughout the resort as Universal presents 51 days and nights of festive fun.
  • This winter the nonstop awesome features fan favorite celebrations including:
    • Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    • Grinchmas where guests can meet the maven of mischief himself: The Grinch!
    • Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s
  • Best of all these incredible experiences are included with theme park admission.

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Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • The streets of Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley and London will become beautifully adorned with themed decorations, garlands and lights for a magical celebration of the season.
  • And it wouldn’t be the holidays without some music! Listen to lively Christmas carols from the Frog Choir and unique holiday hits from singing sensations, Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees.
  • Finally, guests can close out their visit in Hogsmeade (Islands of Adventure) to enjoy “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle.” This nighttime show features the spectacular transformation of Hogwarts castle with a stunning projection of holiday spirit and Christmas moments inspired by beloved Harry Potter films.
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Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • Experience first hand a retelling of the beloved story, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” through “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular!” The hilarious live show stars The Grinch with special appearances by the merry Whos from Who-ville.
  • The celebration continues in Seuss Landing with yuletide décor, oversized candy canes, Christmas trees, wreaths and beautiful tinsel ornamenting the land.
  • Guests can also keep an eye out for resident Whos spreading Who-liday joy as they prepare for their favorite holiday!
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Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s at Universal Studios Florida

  • 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.
  • The parade features appearances by the Minions from Despicable Me, fan-favorite characters from Shrek and Madagascar, and best of all, Santa Claus himself.
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(Universal Orlando Resort)

More Festive Fun:

  • Along with spectacular experiences and entertainment, guests can enjoy even more holiday fun with delicious food and beverage options and themed merchandise.
  • The merriment continues at Universal Orlando’s hotels, where guests will be surrounded by incredible seasonal décor and enjoy holiday activities like festive meals, strolling carolers, holiday crafts and more.
  • For more information about the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort and to book a trip today, visit UniversalOrlando.com/holidays.
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