Holidays at Universal Orlando

Event Dates: Nov. 13–Jan. 2

Anyone can “Ho-ho-ho” and “Fa-la-la” for the holidays. But if you want to scream, laugh and shout your jingle bells off, you’ve got to awesome up your holiday at Universal Orlando Resort, where we do the holidays big time. It’s the biggest, loudest, awesomest holiday celebration of the season.

Prices, times, dates, entertainment, event and/or experience details are subject to changes and/or cancellation without notice.

Guidelines for Universal Orlando’s Holidays will align with the destination’s overall health and safety protocols. Review Latest Safety Guidelines

This Year's Holiday Experiences Include:

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.


Get together with the resident Whos and enjoy the music and fun of The Grinchmas™ Who-liday Spectacular starring The Grinch™.

Mannheim Steamroller

Celebrate the season with the sensational scores of the best-selling holiday artist of all time. Live performances at Universal Studios Florida Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12.

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 Tribute Store

Enter Santa’s Workshop during the busy season and check out what our very own Earl the Squirrel is up to. Plus, pay a visit to the Grinch’s Lair and the formal wizard winter celebration, the Yule Ball.