Universal Orlando Resort Holidays! You’ve Never Had A Holiday Like This ~ Hogwarts Castle Comes Alive, Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s and More…
With Christmas just around the corner, Universal Orlando Resort holidays are changing what it means to decorate a theme park for the holidays. From the return of the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, to the brand-new Harry Potter holiday fireworks display, and you don’t want to miss the Universal Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. The festivities at Universal are worth braving the cold for this holiday season. Who am I kidding? It’s not cold here! Come enjoy Universal Orlando Resort holidays along with the warm Florida sun!
For the first time ever, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is being decorated in the spirit of Christmas. The Hogwarts Castle comes alive at 6pm every day, becoming the backdrop for a Harry Potter-themed holiday show complete with animations and fireworks. The show, which replayes every 20 minutes, is a beautiful Christmas addition to the atmosphere in Hogsmeade village. Along with the lights show in Hogsmeade, Diagon Alley has also been decorated for the holidays as well. Festive garlands adorn the magical place with holiday cheer. Special holiday food is available at this time as well. Hot butterbeer, a holiday exclusive, has made its way to the butterbeer stand for a limited time. To complete the Christmas theme, the Celestina Warbeck show in Diagon Alley has been holiday-ified.
The Singing Sorceress and her backup singers (the ‘Banshees’ now sing an array of magical Christmas songs from Celestina’s new holiday album, including “Nothing Like a Holiday Spell”, “Accio Christmas”, and others, at 3pm.
Seuss Landing is filled with holiday decorations to delight visitors of all ages. Plus, Christmas cheer and charm has returned to Whoville. In ‘Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular’, the story of how the Grinch stole Christmas is retold live with all its mischief and mayhem, featuring music by Mannheim Steamroller. Afterwards, you might even have a chance to get autographs and photos with the Grinch himself!
These new additions, plus the return of the Universal Holiday Parade, have filled the park with Christmas joy for all. You’ve never had a holiday like this.