Universal Orlando Resort Gears Up Early for 2015 Holiday Festivities

Universal Orlando HolidaysUniversal Orlando Resort is getting ready to celebrate the upcoming holiday season, with a variety of shows, events, and attractions beginning on December 5 and running through January 2.

During the festivities, park guests will have a chance to:

- View the iconic balloons seen in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City during the Macy’s Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida, including two all-new balloons exclusive to Universal Orlando’s parade: Turkey Balloonicle, a towering balloon with a self-powered vehicle, and Holiday Lights Balloon.

- Watch "Grinchmas" performances throughout Seuss Landing at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Experiences will include a live show, the Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular, featuring the "Whos from Who-ville", as well as an opportunity to dine with the Grinch during a themed breakfast. 

- Join in on a Sing-along of holiday classics with performances by Mannheim Steamroller at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida. Performance nights are December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20.

Guests will also enjoy celebrating the season at Universal Orlando’s four on-site hotels, where they will have access to holiday buffets and dining events, tree-lighting ceremonies, special musical performances, Hanukkah candle lightings, visits from Santa Claus, holiday poolside "dive-in" movies and family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations.

In addition, Universal will be hosting an Eve at Universal CityWalk event, offering live entertainment and unique party zones with their own signature drinks, as well as access to six different clubs with music, unlimited gourmet cuisine, and Orlando’s largest dance floor. Information about Eve event tickets will be released at a later date.

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