Celebrate the season at Universal Orlando Resort, where nightly holiday music, an all-new holiday village, Grinchmas and the Macy’s Holiday Parade are featured. The holiday cheer begins December 4 and lasts through January 1st, 2011.
At Universal Studios, guests can head to the streets of New York for Macy’s Holiday Parade. This seasonal favorite features authentic floats and balloons, including several brand new ones, direct from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York City. Festive street performers and talented marching bands from around the country create the parade, which includes Santa himself. Afterwards, there is a beautiful tree lighting ceremony with music and a gorgeous display of lights.

The holiday concert series will feature Mannheim Steamroller on December 4th, 11th and 18th, while nightly a capella holiday music will be performed at the Music Plaza stage at Universal Studios. Guests can also explore the nearby holiday village, which features hand-blown glass ornaments, fresh roasted chestnuts, caramel apples and other holiday sweets.

At Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Resort Seuss Landing is transformed into the wintry wonderland of Grinchmas. It features the popular live musical performance of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” which stars The Grinch and includes music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller. Guests are encouraged to stroll through the Whoville Wonky Tree Lot and take in the zany Wholiday decorations.

Holiday Breakfast with The Grinch is also available to park goers. The breakfast event includes a delicious breakfast buffet and appearances by The Grinch, Whos and The Cat in the Hat.

From December 26-31, Universal Studios presents Universal 360 – A Cinesphere Spectacular. Through unique technological innovations, guests can experience the sights and sounds of some of Hollywood’s biggest films projected onto huge spheres in the Universal Studios lagoon, accompanied by a dynamic laser display and dazzling pyrotechnic show.

All festivities – except Holiday Breakfast with The Grinch – are included in as part of admission to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure.
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