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Celebrate the holidays at Universal Orlando

Posted at 11:04 AM, Dec 04, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla.—Celebrate the holidays this season in Whoville, at Hogwarts Castle or with a Macy’s-inspired parade at Universal Orlando!

Both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure offer a wide array of holiday entertainment and treats throughout the parks, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Catch the mean, green one himself at The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, a live retelling of the classic holiday tale. Stick around after the show for an autograph and photo op with The Grinch.

Enjoy merriment and mayhem in Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. See your favorite characters from Shrek and Madagascar, as well as those mischievous Minions! The parade wraps up with an appearance by Santa himself!

In The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, explore the festive decorations and treats in Diagon Alley, then take a trip to Hogsmead to listen to the Frog Choir and end your night watching The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle projection show.

“It’s just magical!” said Lora Sauls, Senior Manager of Creative Development at Universal Orlando Entertainment. “Every little niche and corner of the park, there’s something holiday. It just makes you feel good. It puts you in the spirit, and it brings your family together.”

Check out the holiday fun from November 16- January 5. To learn about Florida resident holiday savings and package information, click here.