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Universal’s 2023 Holiday Tour returns for the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

Guests can enjoy a guided tour that gives them special access to all the beloved holiday entertainment experiences taking place across Universal Orlando Resort.


The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular starring the Grinch

Universal Orlando Resort have revealed that their holiday celebrations will return this year on November 17 - December 31, 2023, and once again the resort is offering Universal’s Holiday Tour.


Guests who book this special guided tour can enjoy many extras including:

  • A chance to meet the maven of mischief himself, the Grinch, and his dog, Max, while enjoying small bites, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages

  • Reserved seating at the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” in Universal Islands of Adventure

  • A meet-and-greet photo opportunity with Santa Claus in Universal Studios Florida

  • An exclusive, after-hours showing of “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal Islands of Adventure to complete the night’s festivities


Universal’s Holiday Tour is available on select dates beginning November 19 through December 30, 2023 and can be booked by visiting www.UniversalOrlando.com/Holidays.


Experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Universal Holiday’s Tour lasts five hours, and is available on the following dates:

  • November 19-29

  • December 3 & 4

  • December 10-11, 13 & 16

  • December 17 – 30


Pricing begins at $79.99 per person (plus tax) and separate theme park admission with a 1-Day 2-Park Park-to-Park ticket is required.


Annual and Seasonal Passholders can get a $10 off discount per ticket per passholder with a valid Annual or Seasonal Pass. Tickets for passholders can be purchased by calling 1-866-346-9350 or by visiting the UOAP Lounge in Universal Islands of Adventure. Regular Seasonal and Power Pass blockout dates apply.


Theme park admission is not included in the price of the tour. The Universal’s Holiday Tour requires separate theme park admission with park-to-park access for the same day as the tour ticket. Tours will include multiple parties in the same tour group. Tour groups may be up to 15 guests each. An adult must accompany anyone under 18 years old. Tour pricing and availability vary depending on the date and product selection. Reservations are required.


Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's

From dazzling decorations to unforgettable entertainment, it's the most amazing celebration of the season at Universal Orlando Resort!


Universal Orlando Resort invites guests to set their festive side free with its destination-wide Holidays celebration kicking off next month. Guests 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.


Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's

Highlights this holiday season 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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