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The first Holiday Season Decorations appear at Universal Orlando Resort

From dazzling decorations to unforgettable entertainment, the Holiday season at Universal Orlando is amazing, and the resort has started decorating already!


The first Holiday Season Decorations appear at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort's destination-wide Holiday celebration kicks off next month, and uests can experience a mix of merry and mischief brought to life from holiday classics to experiences inspired by pop culture icons, creating a memorable holiday atmosphere unlike any other beginning Friday, November 17 and running daily through Sunday, December 31, and Universal Team Members are busy getting ready, with decorating already appearing in Islands Of Adventure.


The first Holiday Season Decorations appear at Universal Orlando Resort

It takes a team of 14 very dedicated elves working 40 hours a week for nine months to prepare all the holiday decorations for installation.


The team begins putting them up in mid-October in Universal Islands of Adventure and as soon as Halloween Horror Nights is finished at Universal Studios Florida.


The first Holiday Season Decorations appear at Universal Orlando Resort

Everything they put up around the parks gets touched up, refreshed, or outright changed to be even more show-stopping. The holidays feature all things bright and shiny, and this team of experts makes sure the decorations stay that way.


The first Holiday Season Decorations appear at Universal Orlando Resort

Highlights this holiday season at Universal Orlando Resort includes:


Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's

Catch larger-than-life balloons plus appearances by Illumination’s Minions and characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek and Madagascar films.


Christmas in New York at Universal Studios Florida

There’s nothing quite like the holidays in New York City, that is unless you’re at Universal Studios Florida. From Big Apple-inspired streets, must-see sights, and cheerful holiday decorations, find out what gives the New York area at Universal Studios Florida a certain sparkle that would wow even a true New Yorker.


Grinchmas

Get together with the resident Whos and enjoy the music and fun of The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular starring the Grinch


Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Join the celebration with seasonal shows and decorations in both Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade in Universal's Islands of Adventure.


Holiday Cheer at Universal Orlando Resort

Seasonal Sweets and Treats

'Tis the season to be hungry. Give your taste buds a present this year with exclusive food and drink offerings in the theme parks and Universal CityWalk—from speciality doughnuts to holiday cocktails (21+ with valid photo ID) and more.


Seasonal Merchandise

From Christmas ornaments to hats, scarves and more, you can shop your jingle bells off at Port of Entry Christmas Shoppe in Islands of Adventure and Park Plaza Holiday Shop in Universal Studios.


Capture Some Memories

Look out around the parks for seasonal decor and characters decked out in festive outfits. You might even snag a selfie with one.


It's not just the Universal Orlando theme parks that you'll discover holiday cheer, throughout the resort you can enjoy the holiday celebrations!


Put a Bow on the Season at The Hotels

From Thanksgiving to Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s, all the traditional feasts and seasonal décor are here, along with a few surprises. Plus, hotel guests enjoy exclusive theme park benefits.



Holiday Cheer at Universal Orlando Resort

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