Universal Orlando Kicks Off Holidays Celebration Saturday December 3rd
Universal Studios has released their “Holidays Celebration” for this year! The event runs daily from this Saturday, December 3rd, concluding on January 1st. Universal Studios will fill their streets with floats and more during the joy and wonder of the annual Macy’s Holiday Parade!
Guests will have an opportunity to experience the 15th anniversary of the Macy’s Holiday Parade, featuring some of the same larger-than-life balloons from last weeks Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. Holiday characters and fantasy-filled floats will fill the streets of Universal followed by a tree lighting ceremony by the one and only- Santa. New to the parade this year is the “Virginia” balloon portraying the 8 year old girl from “Yes,Virginia there is a Santa Claus” newspaper editorial from the late 1800s. Another addition is “Mother Ginger“special character from The Nutcracker.
Come face to face with the Grinch and the Whos from Who-ville as Grinchmas comes to life throughout Seuss Landing at Universal Islands of Adventure. Guests can experience “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” a live retelling of Dr.Seuss classic holiday tale “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” or join the Grinch for a special holiday breakfast buffet on select dates!
In addition, the Christmas music sensation- Mannheim Steamroller returns to the Music Plaza stage in Universal Studios on select nights December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18, preforming electrifying holiday hits with a modern twist.
Access to all of these activities are included with park admission.
Guests staying in one of Universal’s on site hotels can enjoy everything from special holiday buffets to visits from Santa and everything in between! Plus, on-site hotel guests enjoy exclusive theme park benefits that are sure to make your visit a merry one!
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