Universal Orlando holiday offerings return with Macy’s Holiday Parade and Grinchmas

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It’s never too early to start planning your Christmas vacation to Orlando and if you want to see some of the holiday goodness Universal Orlando will serve up this Christmas season, check out the details below. All the holiday favorites will return like Macy’s Holiday Parade and Grinchmas.

Macy's Holiday Parade 7 - LR

Beginning Dec. 5 and running daily through Jan. 2, families can create unforgettable memories as they experience one-of-a-kind holiday traditions at Universal Orlando Resort. All park guests will have the opportunity to:

  • Marvel at the iconic larger-than-life balloons seen in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City during the Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida. This year, enjoy two all-new balloons exclusive to Universal Orlando’s parade, Turkey Balloonicle, a towering balloon with a self-powered vehicle, and Holiday Lights Balloon, as they dazzle guests while floating through the air.

From Dec. 3 to Jan. 1, the MacyÕs Holiday Parade fills the streets of Universal Studios Florida every evening with some of the same iconic elements seen winding through New York City each year at the MacyÕs Thanksgiving Day Parade. The MacyÕs Holiday Parade is part of Universal Orlando ResortÕs Holidays celebration, which features live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

  • Rejoice with holiday cheer as Grinchmas comes to life throughout Seuss Landing at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Experiences include a heartwarming live show, “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular,” featuring the Whos from Who-ville. Guests will also have the opportunity to dine with the Grinch and Friends during a delicious breakfast within Seuss Landing.

Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular - LR

  • Sing along to holiday classics with performances by the masters of modern Christmas music—Mannheim Steamroller—at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida. Performance nights are Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20.

 The celebration continues at Universal Orlando’s four on-site hotels, where guests will relish in the spirit of the season with holiday buffets and dining events, tree-lighting ceremonies, special music performances, Hanukkah candle lightings, visits from Santa Claus, holiday poolside “dive-in” movies and family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations.

 

Eve at Universal CityWalk

It’s never too early to plan how you’ll ring in the New Year. At Universal’s CityWalk, guests can experience a dynamic New Year’s Eve celebration which includes non-stop entertainment, unique party zones—each with their own entertainment and signature drinks—along with access to six different clubs with live music, unlimited gourmet cuisine, and Orlando’s largest dance floor. Information about Eve event tickets will be released at a later date.

For more information on the Holidays at Universal Orlando, ticket offers and vacation packages, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/holidays.

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