Christmas is coming to one of the most enchanting amusement park encounters ever made. Universal Orlando Resort declared that a new and magical celebration of Christmas is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as part of its destination-wide Holiday festivity.
In addition, a brand- new parade highlighting Macy’s will likewise join Universal’s epic line up of Holiday encounters – making Universal Orlando the “place to be” for Holidays.
These new encounters will join adored Holiday traditions at Universal Orlando for the destination’s 2017 Holidays festivity, which will take place from November 18, 2017 to January 6, 2018.
Christmas is an extraordinary time in the Harry Potter series, and fans from any part of the world have long desired to experience that piece of J.K. Rowling’s fascinating story for themselves. This November, the new Christmas involvement in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will give visitors a unique chance to see, feel and even taste what it resembles to commend the enchantment of Christmas in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
As night falls, a marvelous holiday transformation of Hogwarts palace will occur right before visitors’ eyes. Unbelievable cutting edge projection mapping and special effects will wrap the iconic castle – bringing Christmas spirit and memorable moments from the Harry Potter series to life more than ever.
Ornate garlands and other festive decors will line the streets of both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley. Every facade will be decked out with interestingly-themed decorations, and visitors will enjoy special holiday-themed food, beverages, and entertainment.
Another new holiday parade encounter will also join Universal Orlando’s resort-wide festivity starting November. Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s will be held at Universal Studios Florida and highlight great new, fabulous floats and balloons, and beloved characters like the mischievous Minions from Despicable Me, famous DreamWorks characters from Madagascar and Shrek – and even Santa Claus himself. Universal is collaborating with Macy’s, the worldwide pioneer in balloon entertainment, to bring this brand-new parade experience to reality. More details will soon be revealed.
Universal Orlando’s resort-wide Holidays festivity will take place every day starting November 18, 2017 until January 6, 2018. Access to the merriments is incorporated in regular admission to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Visitors can now book a special get-away bundle to experience all of Universal’s epic Holidays entertainment. Packages start at $165 per adult, per night (tax inclusive) and include four-night hotel accommodations at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a 4-day/3-park ticket with an admission to ALL THREE Universal amusement parks – Universal’s new water amusement park, Volcano Bay (which opens on May 25), and early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Volcano Bay. For more details, visit www.universalorlando.com.
For over 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been making epic get-away for the whole family – extraordinary experiences that place visitors in the heart of prevailing stories and adventures.
Universal Orlando’s amusement parks, Universal Studios Florida, and Universal’s Islands of Adventure are home to some of the world’s most enjoyable and creative amusement park experiences including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Hogsmeade and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-DiagonAlley.
On May 25, 2017, Universal Orlando will opened its third park, Universal’s Volcano Bay — a completely new water amusement park. Universal’s on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, and the all-new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort are goals unto themselves. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and amusement for all family members.
Universal Orlando Resort has uncovered over 20 new visitor experiences since 2010 — powerful attractions, far-fetched dining openings and intensely themed hotels. Now open is Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a revolutionary attraction in Islands of Adventure, and CityWalk’s most recent, interestingly unique dining experience, The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen.