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Christmas 2011 at Universal Studios Orlando

© 2011 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.Join The Most Exciting Family Celebration of the Season

December 3, 2011 through January 1, 2012

Enjoy a Musical Celebration of Holiday Fun & Excitement at Universal Orlando Resort!

Celebrate Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and join in the fun of the Macy’s Holiday Paradeô at Universal Studios Florida, featuring larger than life balloons from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day ParadeÆ in New York City.

All the festivities are included with your theme park admission!

Experience one-of-a-kind holiday excitement the whole family can enjoy at Universal Orlando Resort! It’s the only place where you can catch the music and festivities of Grinchmas at Universalís Islands of Adventure, as Seuss Landing is transformed into a wintry wonderland. Meet The Grinch and The Whos and watch a heartwarming live show of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas!”

Right next door, the 10th anniversary edition of the Macy’s Holiday Parade takes to the streets of Universal Studios with authentic balloons and floats are directly from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Enjoy the food and shopping of the Holiday Village, and music from Mannheim Steamroller performing live select nights in December!


At Islands of Adventure, adults and children alike will be entertained when the popular Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas is brought to life in Grinchmas. Guests can see the live stage show featuring The Grinch and the Whos from Whoville with an original recorded musical score by Mannheim Steamroller. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet The Grinch and the Whos, and on select dates, purchase a spot at a special character breakfast with the mean, green one himself.

At Universal Studios, the Macy’s Holiday Parade will celebrate its 10th Anniversary of partnership with Universal Orlando by filling the streets every evening with some of the same iconic elements seen winding through New York City each year at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The beloved event features colorful holiday characters, fantasy-filled floats including one specially-designed to commemorate the 10-year milestone a tree-lighting ceremony by Santa Claus and dozens of larger-than-life balloons. The Macy’s Holiday Parade also welcomes select park guests to participate in the procession as real balloon-handlers guiding the helium giants, a truly unique and exclusive experience to Universal Orlando.

Returning this year with more concerts than ever before is Mannheim Steamroller  the masters of Christmas music with more than 40 million albums sold worldwide. The acclaimed musical group will take to the Music Plaza stage in Universal Studios six times this year to play their memorable holiday hits for guests, performing on December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18.

Also at Universal Studios, guests can enjoy special holiday-themed versions of their favorite shows, and nightly a capella holiday music in the nearby Holiday Village, which is filled with hand-blown glass ornaments, caramel apples, hot chocolate, roasted chestnuts and a cupcake decorating location.



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