Its the most wonderful time of the year and it is coming to one of the most immersive theme park experiences that has ever been created. Universal Orlando Resort announced that a new Christmas experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as part of its destination-wide Holiday celebration.
These new experiences will join beloved Holiday traditions at Universal Orlando for the destinations 2017 Holidays celebration, which will run for more dates than ever before from November 18th 2017 to January 6th 2018.
Celebrate Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Christmas is a special time in the Harry Potter series and fans from around the world have long wanted to enjoy that part of J.K. Rowlings compelling story for themselves. This November, the new Christmas experience in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will give guests a special opportunity to see, feel and even taste what its like to celebrate the magic of Christmas in J.K. Rowlings Wizarding World.
As night falls, a magical holiday transformation of Hogwarts castle will take place right before guests eyes. Incredible state-of-the-art projection mapping and special effects will wrap the iconic castle bringing holiday spirit and memorable Christmas moments from the Harry Potter series to life like never before.
Festive décor like ornate garlands will line the streets of both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley. Each storefront will be decked out with uniquely-themed decorations, and guests will enjoy special holiday themed food, drink and entertainment.
Universals Holiday Parade Featuring Macys
A brand-new holiday parade experience will also join Universal Orlandos resort-wide Holiday celebration beginning this November.
Universals Holiday Parade featuring Macys will take place in Universal Studios Florida and feature magnificent new, incredibly-detailed floats and balloons featuring Beloved characters like :
- The mischievous Minions from Despicable Me
- Popular DreamWorks characters from Madagascar
- Santa Claus
Universal is partnering with Macys, the global leader in balloon entertainment, to bring this new parade experience to life.