Reminder: Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays Celebration Kicks Off This Saturday

Reminder: Universal Orlando Resort's Holidays Celebration Kicks Off This Saturday

The Grinch at Universal Orlando Resort

Beginning this Saturday, Dec. 7, families can create memories to last a lifetime at Universal Orlando Resort’s annual Holidays celebration. This special holiday entertainment is included as part of park-to-park or multi-day admission to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure and includes:

  • Grinchmas – Guests will be filled with holiday cheer as Grinchmas comes to life throughout Seuss Landing in Universal’s Islands of Adventure with a heartwarming live show, “Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular,” featuring The Grinch and the Whos from Who-ville, accompanied by an original musical score by Mannheim Steamroller.
  • Macy’s Holiday Parade – The same larger-than-life balloons seen in the famous New York City parade will fill the streets of Universal Studios Florida every night, along with colorful holiday characters, fantasy-filled floats and a tree-lighting ceremony by Santa Claus. This year, Happy the Hippo – an all-new balloon based on an original 1940s Macy’s Parade balloon – will make its debut in the New York City Parade before making its way to Universal Studios.
  • Live Concerts by Mannheim Steamroller – Christmas music sensation will return this year, performing memorable holiday hits on the Music Plaza stage in Universal Studios on December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22.

Will you be heading out to Universal Orlando for some holiday fun?  For more information on Universal Orlando’s Holidays celebration, visit



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