2013 Holiday Events at Universal Studios Orlando

Universal Studios holiday events

Ever year, Universal Studios Orlando is home to some of the world’s most amazing shows and parades. It’s a land of endless entertainment, family fun, and great food! Bring your holiday lights to life with the Grinchmas and Macy’s Holiday Parade!

Or you could celebrate the return of Mannheim Steamroller, go behind the scenes, and meet the Grinch! The holiday season is around the corner, so why not celebrate these wonderful moments at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure!?

Have Fun at the Macy’s Holiday Parade

The Macy’s Holiday Parade is one of the highlights of Universal Orlando’s holiday celebration. The 12th anniversary of the parade will feature live shows, marching bands, fireworks, clowns, and a fabulous tree lighting ceremony with Christmas music.

There are going to be lots of balloons, cartoon characters, colorful floats, and holiday decorations. This one-of-a-kind parade fills the street of Universal Studios Orlando every year with larger-than-life balloons and fun characters that greet guests.

Celebrate the Return of Mannheim Steamroller

Mannheim Steamroller is an award winning artist who entertains guests on weekend nights during holidays at Universal Orlando. You can watch the band live on December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22 at 6PM.

This is a fantastic opportunity to see the biggest selling Christmas artist of all time on the stage! The concerts are included with your Annual Pass or theme park admission.

Meet the Grinch at Islands of Adventure

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays? Then you should go and meet the Grinch at Islands of Adventure! At Christmas, this wonderful place is turned into the colorful town of Whoville, featuring character breakfasts, live shows, authentic movie props, and music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller.

The Grinchmas is based on the popular Dr. Seuss take – “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Guests can meet Grinch and his friends, take pictures, and enjoy a delicious holiday meal.

The Blues Brothers Holiday Show

From live concerts and great music to dazzling lights and fun rides, Universal Studios Orlando has something for everyone. The Blues Brothers Holiday Show should be on your list.

Watch Jake and Elwood performing festive songs in their trademark dark suits and old fashioned hats. This show is fun and entertaining for the whole family! Get ready to dance and sing while the music plays on Delancey Street!

There are many other holiday shows at Universal Studios Orlando. Kids can enjoy A Day In The Park With Barney, go to Universal’s Superstar Parade, explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, or have fun at Shrek 4-D. This is the place where your favorite stories and cartoons come to life!