Experience the magic and merriment of the holiday season at Universal Orlando Resort, going on from November 16, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This one-of-a-kind holiday celebration is spread across the theme parks, resorts and Universal CityWalk with wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays that are sure to excite everyone in your family.
The holidays in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter are unlike anything else in the world. Both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley are transformed with festive decor around every corner, and The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle is a can't miss nightly projection spectacular. Grab a seasonal Hot Butterbeer and catch a few more limited time holiday shows in the Wizarding World, including a special performance by Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees.
Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s returns to Universal Studios Florida every evening during the holiday season. This parade features your favorite characters like the Minions, Shrek and Fiona, the Penguins of Madagascar and more, riding along in colorful, festive floats. And it wouldn't be a holiday parade without the larger-than-life balloons soaring overhead, designed by Macy's just for this parade! Santa himself even makes an appearance at the end for the ceremonial tree lighting.
The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular is returning to Islands of Adventure for the 2019 holiday season. This live retelling of the Dr. Seuss’s classic holiday tale starring The Grinch is both hilarious and heartwarming. Seuss Landing will also be completely transformed, decked out for Christmas with whimsical decorations from the Who’s down in Whoville.
And the fun doesn't stop there. With live holiday music performances, chances to meet Santa Claus at select on-site resorts, holiday dining opportunities, pyrotechnic displays for New Years at Universal Studios Florida, and the biggest New Year's Eve party in Orlando at Universal CityWalk, this holiday season promises to be your best yet! The fun kicks off at Universal Orlando on November 16, 2019, and runs through January 5, 2020. Start planning your next holiday vacation today!