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Universal Orlando Holiday Celebrations 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Christmas Fun

Running daily through January 1, 2023, Universal Orlando Resort presents its destination-wide Holidays celebration, featuring an incredible collection of festivities inspired by pop culture’s most beloved stories and characters, including Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Grinchmas, Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s and more.


Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Join the celebration as Hogwarts castle lights up for the holidays and festive decor brightens up the streets of Hogsmeade in Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Florida. Enjoy a hot Butterbeer while both the Frog Choir and Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees put a holiday spin on their performances.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Grinchmas

During the holiday season, Seuss Landing is decorated with the holiday charm and cheer of Dr. Seuss's Who-ville. Get together with the resident Whos and put a little snark in your holiday spirit with the Grinch. Enjoy the music and fun of The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular. Plus meet the maven of mischief himself for a photo opportunity.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s

Catch larger-than-life balloons floating through the streets of Universal Studios Florida, along with appearances by the Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me and some of your favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek and Madagascar films.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Indulge in Holiday Delights Across the Resort

Universal Orlando Resort offers next-level cuisine for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season across the entire destination, including comforting classics, returning fan-favorite fare and tasty treats inspired by this year’s festivities.


Eats & Treats Inclue:


Earl’s Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Acorn Bomb

(available at TODAY Café and Battery Park – located alongside the lagoon near Mel’s Drive-In): A holiday fan-favorite is back, now themed to the beloved, original Universal character – Earl the Squirrel. The delicious beverage consists of a chocolate acorn shell filled with salted caramel and mini marshmallows, served with Italian hot chocolate.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences

Roast Beast Sandwich (available at Circus McGurkus Café Stoo-pendous): Guests looking for comfort food flavors can savor the Roast Beast Sandwich – a mini meatloaf sandwich featuring French onion soup-dipped roast beef with a cheddar cheese sauce – and even a “secret” sauce – served on a pretzel bun.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences

Grinch-Themed Treats (available in Seuss Landing): Some of the traditional sweet flavors the season brings can be found in an array of unique Grinch-themed sweets, including a Grinch Hot Chocolate Bomb, a Grinch Ice Cream Sandwich, and Grinch cookies, among others.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences

Santa’s Cookies and Milk “Shake” (available at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen): An iconic holiday treat comes to life as a delectable milkshake with Santa’s Cookies and Milk “Shake,” complete with cookie butter & vanilla ice cream, mini chocolate chip cookies, and topped with a delicious chocolate Christmas tree and sprinkles.


And for the seasonal cocktail aficionados, a selection of specialty beverages is available in Universal Studios Florida including:


The Nutty Nog, the classic Holiday treat with a creamy, frozen eggnog base

The Deluxe Nog, a luxurious Holiday drink served with Bacardi 8

The Fire Nog, a delicious liquid cinnamon-cream treat using fireball cinnamon whiskey



Enjoy an All-New Holiday Tribute Store

The incredibly immersive Holiday Tribute Store returns with four themed rooms inspired by Who-ville, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Earl the Squirrel and New York vintage holiday decor The store will be stocked with a variety of new merchandise that will make the perfect holiday gifts – such as a Grinchmas popcorn bucket, Grinchmas Loungefly backpack, Hogwarts House-themed holiday ornaments, Earl the Squirrel spirit jersey and more – plus a variety of unique sweet treats in each themed room.


Guests can also browse select items from Universal’s assortment of Holidays merchandise and make purchases online by visiting www.Shop.UniversalOrlando.com.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Mannheim Steamroller

Celebrate the season with the sensational scores of the best-selling holiday artist of all time. Live performances on the Music Plaza Stage December 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 7pm.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Holiday Tree Hunt

Purchase the Holiday Tree Hunt brochure to enjoy a fun scavenger hunt locating decorated Holiday trees across Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal CityWalk, and receive a special Holiday ornament. Restrictions Apply. See Get Details for more information.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Put a Bow on the Season at Universal's Hotels

Top off the awesomest celebration of the season with a stay at one of Universal Orlando Resort's spectacular hotels, where you'll find even more themed food, decorations and festivities.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences


Unique Offers to Enjoy the Season

Access to Universal Orlando’s Holidays celebration is included with regular admission to the theme parks and with a valid annual or seasonal pass (blockout dates apply).


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences

Florida residents can take advantage of an exclusive “Buy a Day, Get a 2nd Day Free” offer to revel in the festivities and enjoy two days of theme park thrills for the price of a 1-day, 2-park ticket. This offer is valid for visits through January 26, 2023 and limited blockout dates apply.


Florida residents and Universal Passholders wanting to stay in the heart of the merriment can save 35% on select rooms at all Universal Orlando hotels during the holiday season – and take advantage of exclusive theme park benefits for hotel guests, including Early Park Admission, complimentary transportation across the destination and more.


The holiday season is also a great time to become part of the Universal Orlando Passholder family and enjoy the award-winning theme parks all year round (blockout dates apply). Florida residents can purchase a new pass for as low as $16 per month with the FlexPay payment option– for more information, click here.


For more information about Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort and to book a getaway, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/holidays.


Universal Orlando Holiday Celebration 2022 Kicks Off With Epic Experiences




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