Get in the spirit with Holiday shows and decorations in both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences in both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Nobody wraps up the Holidays into a mind-blowing, mischief-making, action-packed adventure like Universal Orlando Resort.
In this brand new walk-through experience at Universal Studios, you’ll get closer than ever to larger-than-life Macy’s balloons and colorful Christmas floats. There’s never been a better chance to get your photo with these beloved giant balloons. Santa Claus himself will be there to pose for photos as well.
NEW Universal’s Holiday Character Celebration
Merry and mayhem come together at Universal Studios. Celebrate throughout the day as Illumination’s mischievous Minions and some of your favorite characters from Shrek and Madagascar come out to make appearances and spread Holiday cheer.
The Grinch™ & The Whos
Over in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, celebrate the Grinchmas™ season as the mean, green one and the resident Whos appear in Seuss Landing. It’s just not the Who-lidays without an appearance from The Grinch™.
Purchase the Holiday Tree Hunt brochure to enjoy a fun scavenger hunt locating decorated Holiday trees in Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure and Universal CityWalk and receive a special Holiday ornament. Separate theme park admission required to enter the theme parks. Restrictions apply.
NEW Holiday Treat Trail
If you have visions of sugarplums dancing in your head, this is way better. Buy each of the five designated treats throughout Universal CityWalk, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure on the Holiday Treat Trail and get a complimentary sixth treat to enjoy. You’ll need valid theme park admission to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure to complete the Holiday Treat Trail. Restrictions apply.
Explore four colorfully themed rooms in the festive Holiday Tribute Store at Universal Studios. Here you’ll find a dazzling display of Holiday-themed merchandise and tasty goodies available for sale.
Be sure to take home some of the great Holiday must-haves available in the parks, including Christmas ornaments, apparel, hats, scarves, backpacks, drink ware and other fun items.
Seasonal Sweets and Treats
‘Tis the season to be hungry. Give your taste buds a present this year with these exclusive food and drink offerings in the theme parks and Universal CityWalk— from a Gingerbread Shake to pumpkin crepes, hot Butterbeer™ and more.
Capture Some Memories
Grab a photo by the Christmas tree in New York and all the other decorated spots. Share your pics and tag them with #UniversalHolidays.