Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

The Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort begins on December 6th thru January 3rd daily. Mannheim Steamroller, Grinchmas, Macy’s Holiday Parade, and other festivites are planned for the annual holiday festivities for the resort.

Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is located as Suess Landing, where guests can enjoy a musical based on the classic holiday book, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, with music by Mannheim Steamroller. Guests can also meet the Grinch and the Whos of Whoville, and also enjoy a character breakfast during the event.

The Macy’s Holiday Parade is a long standing tradition in the city of New York, with marching bands, balloons, and more. The parade is once again coming back to Universal Studios Florida. Featured in this year’s parade at New York City is Chloe the Clown “Ballonicle”, and the parade at the theme park. A traditional tree lighting ceremony will happen, with Santa Claus commencing the ceremony.

The world-famous Mannheim Steamroller band is coming back to Universal Studios Florida at the Music Plaza Stage on select nights, and the best thing is that it is included with Park-to-Park admission to Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure. Dates for the performances are: December 6, 7, 14, 15, 20, and the 21st.

New Year’s Eve at Universal CityWalk will also kick off on December 31st, with unique party zones with nightlife entertainment at six different clubs. This event is a seperately ticket event, and details on tickets will be released at at later date.

Also, Universal Orlando has special offers during the holiday season so guests and their families can save more while having fun!

     Offer Details: SAVE up to 30% at one of our Spectacular On-Site Hotels**

                                **Minimum 3-night stay

· Stay more nights and save up to 30% at on-site hotels, including Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

· Average Nightly Rates as low as $106 per adult, per night

·On-site hotel guests receive Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme parks open and complimentary on-site transportation to both theme parks and Universal CityWalk

· Deluxe on-site hotel guests enjoy even more benefits, including Free Universal Express Unlimited ride access so you can SKIP THE REGULAR THEME PARK LINES in both parks  a value of up to $89 per person, per day!

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