Christmas In The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Grinchmas and Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s are returning this November.
For 51 days this season, Universal Orlando Resort’s epic celebration will kick off on November 13, 2021, and run through January 2, 2022.
Included in general theme park admission, guests can experience Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, meet the The Grinch during Grinchmas, and experience the larger-than-life return of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s.
Here’s an overview of the festivities around the resort.
Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Hogmseade and Diagon Alley come alive with holiday decor and twinkling lights, while the sounds of special holiday performances fill the air.
You can grab a hot Butterbeer and enjoy the Frog Choir perform Christmas carols in front of Hogwarts, or take in some of the Wizarding World’s greatest holiday hits from Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees in Diagon Alley.
Guests can cap off their evening with “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” – a spectacular transformation of Hogwarts castle with a stunning projection of holiday spirit and Christmas moments inspired by beloved Harry Potter films.
Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
The mean, green one returns as The Grinch stars in the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” – a hilarious live retelling of Dr. Seuss’s holiday classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
The celebration continues in Seuss Landing, which is completely transformed into a holiday wonderland filled with yuletide decor. You may even spot the resident Whos spreading Who-liday joy.
Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s at Universal Studios Florida
This holiday season will see the return of Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s, featuring more than 30 larger-than-life balloons.
With appearances by Illunimation’s Minions and fan-favorite characters from DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek and Madagascar, the parade features beautifully decorated floats and hundreds of festive performers.
In addition to these spectacular experiences, there are even more holiday festivities in store around every corner, including delicious food and beverage options and themed merchandise perfect for gifting.
Stay tuned for more details about the holiday events throughout the Universal Orlando Resort as they’re released!