Celebrate the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort , Orlando , Seasonal Events
Celebrate the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort
It’s time for holiday fun at Universal Orlando Resort.
Celebrate the festive season in Florida this year, and immerse yourself in all the Christmas and New Year’s Eve happenings at Universal Orlando Resort.

The holiday season kicks off at Universal Orlando Resort on November 16, running all the way until January 5 next year. And this year, there’s so much guests can enjoy across many of the parks. 

 

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Universal Studios Florida

Diagon Alley and London have been transformed over in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Festive decor and holiday lighting give the area Christmassy feel, while special treats and drinks complete the occasion. And there’s more - Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees have a special show prepared, just for you. 

Universal’s Holiday Parade Featuring Macy’s is also making its way across the Universal Studios park. See favourite Characters like the Minions, plus Characters from Madagascar and Shrek. The perfect combination of merry and mayhem.

One of the best-selling holiday artists of all time, Mannheim Steamroller, is returning to Universal Studios Florida for a series of live performances on selected evenings, all included with your Park admission! 

 

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Universal’s Islands of Adventure

See live entertainment and festive decor at Hogsmeade, in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, including a special holiday projection over the Hogwarts Castle. The Magic of Christmas comes to life as the stars begin to shine, showing a dazzling display of holiday spirit. 

Over at Seuss Landing, it’s time for The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, which celebrates the cheer and charm of Dr Seuss’ Who-ville. See a live retelling of the classic tale starring the Grinch, who you’ll even have a chance to meet and get an autograph from, too. 

There’s also The Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast, where the Grinch himself will be making the rounds, in this separately ticketed experience. Make your choices from the buffet selection, then settle in and get your camera ready. But watch out - The Green One has been known to steal his fair share of bacon here and there…

 

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Universal Hotels

There’s also lots of culinary ways to celebrate the season’s holidays across all seven of Universal Orlando Resort’s hotels. 

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - Inspired by the famed seaside of Portofino, Italy.

  • Thanksgiving Day Buffet

  • Christmas Day Buffet

  •  New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza

  • Holiday Harbor Nights

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

  • Holiday Cookies and Beverages in the Lobby

  • Visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus

  • Strolling Holiday Carolers

  • Kids’ Holidays Crafts and Activities


Hard Rock Hotel - Live like a rock star this holiday season.

  • Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Thanksgiving Day Buffet

  • Christmas Eve Prix Fixe Dinner

  • Christmas Day Brunch

  • Christmas Day Prixe Fixe Dinner

  • New Year’s Eve Buffet

  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

  • ROCK-in 2020! New Year’s Eve Lobby Party


Loews Royal Pacific Resort - A luxury South Seas escape, filled with festive cheer. 

  • Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Thanksgiving Day Buffet

  • Christmas Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Christmas Day Buffet

  • New Year’s Eve Buffet

  • New Year’s Eve Dessert Buffet

  • Jake’s “Best of 2019” Beer Dinner

  • Wantilan New Year’s Eve Luau

  • New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Wantilan Luau

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

  • Ornament and Stocking Decorating

  • Storytelling


Loews Sapphire Falls Resort - Spend the Christmas period in the heart of the tropics, and choose from a range of festive celebrations. 

  • Thanksgiving Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Thanksgiving Day Dinner Buffet

  • Christmas Day Breakfast Buffet

  • Christmas Day Buffet

  • New Year’s Eve Buffet

  • New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse

  • New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • Live Entertainment

  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Ornament Decorating

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony 


Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort - Inspired by the classic Florida beach resorts of the 1950’s and 60s, this hotel is offering serious festive cheer. 

  • Thanksgiving Day Meal Special

  • Christmas Day Meal Special

  • New Year’s Eve Party Spectacular (free for hotel guests!)

  • New Year’s Eve Meal Special

  • Thanksgiving Day Turkey Bowling

  • Watch Thanksgiving Day Parade

  • Winter Wonderland and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

  • Meet and Greet with Santa’s Elves

  • Holiday Arts and Crafts


Universal’s Aventura Hotel - fresh, fun and modern. This is the holiday period with style.

  • Thanksgiving Day Meal

  • Christmas Day Meal

  • New Year’s Eve at Bar 17 Bistro

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony


Universal’s Endless Summer Resort - Surfside Inn and Suites - an affordable option for any Universal Orlando guest, enjoy the relaxed, beach vibe this holiday period.

  • Thanksgiving Day Meal

  • Christmas Day Meal

  • New Year’s Eve Meal

  • Christmas Tree Lighting

  • Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

  • Meet and Greet with Santa
     

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New Year’s Eve 

There’s also loads going on at Universal Orlando Resort to celebrate New Year’s Eve. 

Ring in 2020 at Universal Studios Florida with live music, rockin’ party zones, meet your favourite characters, Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration, fantastic pyrotechnic displays, loads of confetti, and tons of party favors. 


New Year’s Eve at the Music Plaza Stage

  • Holiday Parade Character Dance Party

  • Live Band & DJ

  • Pyrotechnics and Confetti Midnight Moment


New Year’s Eve in Central Park

  • Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration

  • Character Dance Party

  • Live DJ

  • Pyrotechnics, Fountain and Light Midnight Moment 


Or, head to CityWalk for EVE - an electrifying New Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy signature drinks, and take to at least five incredible CityWalk clubs, with live music. You’ll also get unlimited gourmet cuisine, and rock out on Orlando’s biggest outdoor dance floor. 


So, what are you waiting for? Click here to book your Universal Orlando Resort holiday now!


AND with our Black November offer, you can save 5% off a Universal Hotels and Ticket Package. 

 

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