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Celebrate the Holiday Season with These Holiday Events at Universal Orlando

Holiday Events at Universal Orlando
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The holiday season is here and the season-special events and experiences return to theme parks across America, including Universal Orlando Resort. With extraordinary decorations and endless entertainment on offer, Universal Orlando plans to mark the holidays with the ‘ Awesomest Celebration of the Season’. From special displays and light shows to themed parades and live concerts, the holiday events at Universal Orlando are all set to spread the holiday cheer throughout the season. The celebrations began on November 12 and will continue through New Year’s Day. Here is a glimpse of the holiday-special entertainment at Universal Orlando Resort this year. 


The holiday decoration at Seuss Landing in Universal’s Islands of Adventure is bringing Dr. Suess’ fictional town Who-ville to life! Not just kids, but adults can also have a blast watching ‘The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular’ unfold the classic tale of ‘The Grinch Who stole Christmas’ while the music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller plays in the background. You can also interact with the Who s, including the infamous green one, Grinch himself. 

Would you not like Grinch and his Who-ville friends joining you for a delicious breakfast? Yes, ‘The Grinch & Friends Character Breakfast’ option is back this holiday season and is available on select dates until 29 December. 

When : November 12 to January 1 

Where : Seuss Landing in Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Mannheim Steamroller Concerts

Mannheim Steamroller, one of the best-selling Christmas musical groups of all time, is coming to Universal Orlando to set the holiday mood with an amazing lineup of holiday hits. Mannheim Steamroller will also entertain the audience with a concert version of ‘The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular’ on select dates in December. Plan your visit to Universal on these dates to experience everything that the resort has to offer for holiday celebrations. Take advantage of Indian Eagle deals and book the cheapest flight tickets to Orlando now.

When : 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th December from 7 pm  

Where : Universal Studios Florida

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Universal Holiday Parade

A star attraction of the holiday events at Universal Orlando is the Universal Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s iconic star-shaped balloons and colorful floats carrying larger-than-life character balloons like that of minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and other much-loved characters from Shrek and Madagascar films. And just as you admire these stupendous floats and balloons; Santa arrives on his sleigh, showering snow on spectators as he goes ahead to light up the decorated Christmas tree. The best thing about the Universal Holiday Parade is that it is hosted every night throughout the holiday season. 

When : November 12 to January 1 

Where : Park-wide; Universal Studios Florida 

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando gets decked up to the hilt for Christmas celebrations. Harry Potter fandom entering the Wizarding World is in for surreal experiences, right from strolling along the majestically lit-up Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade to enjoying holiday-themed performances by Frog Choir, Celestina Warbeck, and the Banshees to losing yourself in ‘The Magic of Christmas’ – a state-of-the-art projection mapping and light show against the backdrop of dazzling Hogwarts Castle. This holiday spectacle is simply unmissable! 

When : November 12 to January 1 

Where : Diagon Alley in Universal Studios and Hogsmeade in Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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And there’s more! You can also sign up for Universal’s Holiday Tour, which includes special benefits such as reserved seating for the Who-liday spectacular and exclusive meet and greet with the Grinch and a private meeting with Santa among others. 

Moreover, access to these holiday events at Universal Orlando (excluding The Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast and Universal Holiday Tour) is included in the theme park ticket or the annual pass. You are ho-ho-ho-ing for holiday celebrations at this theme park, aren’t you? Book your tickets to Orlando Resort and be a part of the ‘ Awesomest Celebration of the Season.’ And for the cheapest international flight tickets , look no further than Indian Eagle!

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