Why have a white Christmas when you can spend your holiday in warm and toasty Universal Orlando’s Florida resort? But don’t fret! All the Christmas magic remains; at Universal Studios Florida marvel at the gigantic balloons from The Macy’s Holiday Parade and rock out in your ugly Christmas sweaters to Mannheim Steamroller. Don’t forget to send out your Christmas photos of you telling the Grinch your Christmas wish at Universal’s Islands of Adventure Grinchmas. Check out more theme park fun in our three-part Christmas 2015 blogs: SeaWorld and Legoland’s Christmas Parties 2015 and Have a Merry Mickey Walt Disney Christmas!
Universal Studios Florida® Parade and Performance
The Macy’s Holiday Parade™
After the infamous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® ends, many of their balloons and floats are sent to Universal Studios for The Macy’s Holiday Parade™ which comes alive with marching bands, Santa Claus and the finale, the lighting of the Christmas Tree! Afterwards, stay for A Barney™ Holiday musical show and a rockin’ Delancey Street with The Blues Brothers® Holiday Show.
Everyone’s favorite holiday artist, Mannheim Steamroller, an famous orchestra will be rolling into Universal Orlando Studios this December performing your Christmas favorites on select Saturday and Sunday nights: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20
Universal’s Islands of Adventure® Grinchmas™
Who wouldn’t want to spend their holidays with the Grinch? He sarcastic, cunning, and downright lovable, er, despicable. At Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, you can meet and eat with the cast of Grinch at The Grinch™ & Friends Character Breakfast in the Circus McGurkus Café Stoo-pendous with creatures and acrobats twirling above you. Make sure to take your Christmas photo with The Grinch™ and meet the Whos from Who-ville after they perform The Grinch Who Stole Christmas in Seuss Landing™