Universal Orlando Resort’s 2015 Holidays Celebration!


Families can enjoy epic holiday festivities and experiences at Universal Orlando from Dec. 5 to Jan. 2
ORLANDO, FLA (August 31, 2015) – Beginning Dec. 5 and running daily through Jan. 2, families can create unforgettable memories as they experience one-of-a-kind holiday traditions at Universal Orlando

All park guests will have the opportunity to:

From Dec. 3 to Jan. 1, the Macy’s Holiday Parade fills the streets of Universal Studios Florida every evening with some of the same iconic elements seen winding through New York City each year at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Macy’s Holiday Parade is part of Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration, which features live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

  • Marvel at the iconic larger-than-life balloons seen in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
    in New York City during the Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida. This year,
    enjoy two all-new balloons exclusive to Universal Orlando’s parade, Turkey Balloonicle, a towering
    balloon with a self-powered vehicle, and Holiday Lights Balloon, as they dazzle guests while
    floating through the air.

At Grinchmas at Islands of Adventure, the popular Dr. Seuss book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is brought to life in the heartwarming live stage show, “Grinchmas Wholiday Spectacular,” starring The Grinch and the Whos from Whoville. Grinchmas is part of Universal Orlando Resort’s Holidays celebration, running from Dec. 3 to Jan. 1 and featuring live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

  • Rejoice with holiday cheer as Grinchmas comes to life throughout Seuss Landing at Universal’s
    Islands of Adventure. Experiences include a heartwarming live show, “Grinchmas Who-liday
    Spectacular,” featuring the Whos from Who-ville. Guests will also have the opportunity to dine with
    the Grinch and Friends during a delicious breakfast within Seuss Landing.

Come celebrate the season at Universal Orlando ResortÕs Holidays event, featuring the MacyÕs Holiday Parade, Grinchmas and an all-new Holiday Village. Plus, enjoy nightly holiday music, including three concerts by top-selling holiday music group Mannheim Steamroller on December 4, 11 and 18. This yearÕs Holidays event runs December 4 through January 1, 2011, and offers guests incredible entertainment themed for the season at both its theme parks.

  • Sing along to holiday classics with performances by the masters of modern Christmas music—
    Mannheim Steamroller—at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida. Performance
    nights are Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20. The celebration continues at Universal Orlando’s four on-site hotels, where guests will relish in the spirit of the season with holiday buffets and dining events, tree-lighting ceremonies, special music performances, Hanukkah candle lightings, visits from Santa Claus, holiday poolside “dive-in” movies and family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations.

December 13, 2008 - CityWalk Crowd scenes for Orlando Sentinel's Central Florida Business section story by Scott Powers. The Groove, Margaritaville, Latin Quarter, Upper Promenade, stage, entertainment, Pastamore exteriors.


  • New Year’s Eve at Universal CityWalk – It’s never too early to plan how you’ll ring in the New Year. At Universal’s CityWalk, guests can experience a dynamic New Year’s Eve celebration which includes non-stop entertainment, unique party zones—each with their own entertainment and signature drinks—along with access to six different clubs with live music, unlimited gourmet cuisine, and Orlando’s largest dance floor. Information about Eve event tickets will be released at a later date.

An eclectic collection of themed restaurants, nightclubs, specialty shops and a 20-screen movie theater, Universal CityWalk is OrlandoÕs hottest spot for entertainment, boasting the biggest names in live music, dining, dancing, movies and more.

For more information on the Holidays at Universal Orlando, ticket offers and vacation packages, visit
About Universal Orlando Resort:


For 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible
experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures. Guests can soar above
Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty burger in Springfield,
join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.

Riders experience the power of the Incredible Hulk as Dr. Bruce Banner's gamma-ray accelerator launches them on a high-speed roller coaster rampage.

Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are
home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews
Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet ‘n Wild, a family water park.

Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled 18 new guest experiences in the past five years – powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and a dramatically themed hotel. And more is on the way. Coming in 2016 is


Universal Orlando’s fifth on-site hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort; and Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a groundbreaking attraction in Islands of Adventure.

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And in 2017 will come Universal’s Volcano Bay, an entirely new water theme park experience.


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