Guests of all ages will enjoy a Holiday celebration like no other with more dates than ever before. At Universal Orlando guests can witness the magic of Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, watch all-new larger-than-life balloons and incredible entertainment fill the streets during the all-new Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, uncover the true meaning of Grinchmas and rock around the Music Plaza Stage to Mannheim Steamroller.
Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration will run daily from Nov. 18th to Jan. 6th
NEW! Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
For the first time at Universal Orlando Resort, Christmas is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Guests will be surrounded by uniquely themed Christmas decorations, garlands and lights as they walk the streets of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley.
They will also enjoy special holiday themed food and holiday performances by the Frog Choir and Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees. As night falls, state-of-the-art projection mapping and lighting will wrap Hogwarts castle, bringing incredible Christmas moments inspired by the Harry Potter series to life. (Be sure to check out our YouTube channel on the 18th)
NEW! Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s
Universal Orlando Resort is partnering with Macy’s, the global leader in balloon entertainment, to bring a brand-new parade to Universal Studios Florida. Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s will feature more than a dozen new festive balloons and over 15 incredibly detailed floats that can’t be seen anywhere else, all designed exclusively for Universal Orlando. The parade will also include appearances by the Minions and other favorite characters from Despicable Me, Madagascar and Shrek and Santa Claus.
Guests will watch the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes during a live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s holiday classic in the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” and join the merry Whos from Who-ville as they celebrate the true meaning of the season and bring Grinchmas to life.
on sale now, guests can enjoy a festive breakfast with the Grinch and his friends on select dates.
Holiday music sensation, Manheim Steamroller, returns to Universal Orlando to spread cheer for all to hear during live concerts at Universal Studios Florida on these select dates
- Nov. 18, 19, 25, 26
- Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17
Holidays at Universal’s On-Site Hotels
Staying on-site is the best way to experience the Holidays celebration at Universal Orlando Resort. All five hotels will glisten with festive decorations and offer holiday activities, including
- Tree lightings
- Menorah lightings
- Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve buffets
EVE at Universal CityWalk
To celebrate the New Year, guests can dance the night away at EVE, Universal CityWalk’s dazzling New Year’s Eve celebration. Guests can celebrate the New Year in style with the largest dance floor in Orlando, live entertainment and endless decadent dishes and signature drinks.
Are you ready for this Holiday season at Universal Orlando Resort