Universal Orlando holiday season promises return of fan-favorites

"Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" - Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Orlando Resort has already got their minds on the holiday season

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

WHERE: Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” takes place as night falls. Guests will revel in a stunning projection of holiday spirit as Christmas moments inspired by J.K. Rowling’s stories
  • Decorations on Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley with the whole land adorned in themed decorations, garlands and lights with the sounds of special holiday-themed performances filling the air
  • Magical and Muggle Christmas carols from the Frog Choir – comprised of Hogwarts students and their giant croaking frogs
  • Unique holiday hits of one of the wizarding world’s most popular singing sensations, Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees
  • Seasonal food and beverages – including hot Butterbeer

Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s

WHERE: Universal Studios Florida

  • Featuring the fun of the Minions and other beloved characters from Illumination’s Despicable Me, the family of Shrek and the friendship of Madagascar
  • Includes more than 30 larger-than-life balloons and floats, hundreds of performers and more


WHERE: Universal’s Islands of Adventure

  • “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” – a live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s holiday classic starring The Grinch
  • Special appearances by the merry Whos from Who-ville as they prepare for their favorite holiday throughout Seuss Landing.
  • Separately-ticketed breakfast on select dates that includes meet and greets with the mean, green one and his friends at Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous.

Mannheim Steamroller

WHERE: Universal Studios Florida

  • Mannheim Steamroller returns to Universal Studios Florida to fill the air with the traditional sounds of the season.
  • Live concerts on select nights.

Holiday Celebrations

WHERE: Universal’s Hotels

  • The merriment continues when guests stay at Universal’s hotels, which feature seasonal décor, holiday activities including festive meals and more

New Year’s Eve Celebrations

WHERE: Universal Orlando

  • Family-friendly festivities at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s hotels
  • EVE at Universal CityWalk, the ultimate upscale party for guests 21 and up

See it for Yourself

Holiday festivities at Universal Orlando Resort take place November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020.

For more information on Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort, visit UniversalOrlando.com/holidays.

Author: Joey Inigo

I have been a part of MouseInfo.com since 2003. I enjoy visiting the Happiest Place on Earth and am happy to talk about Disney Parks all day long.

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