Universal Orlando announced today that the holidays will be returning on December 3, and with it, will bring all of your favorite festivities at the resort, including Grinchmas and the Macy’s Holiday Parade.
New to this year’s parade is the “Virginia” balloon depicting the 8-year old girl from the famed Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus newspaper editorial of the late 1800s, as well as the “Mother Ginger” special character from The Nutcracker, which will join the many popular balloons in the Macy’s Holiday Parade including “Big Man Santa” and the “Wiggleworm.”
Guests can discover the true meaning of Christmas in a heartwarming live show, “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular,” featuring the Whos from Who-ville, or join the Grinch and friends for a delicious holiday breakfast buffet on select dates at Islands of Adventure.
Mannheim Steamroller returns with the sweet sounds of the holiday season at Universal Studios Florida. Performances will take place on the Music Plaza Stage on Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18.
Access to Universal Orlando’s Holidays festivities is included in regular admission to the theme parks. Guests can save up to 20 percent on a stay at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort for travel Nov. 27 through Dec. 15. Rates start at $104 per night for a 4-night stay. Or starting from only $89 per adult, per night guests can receive theme park admission and 4-night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel valid for travel now through Dec. 22. For more information, visit UniversalOrlando.com/holidays.