From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Guest Blog
From the Universal Orlando Blog and written by: Linda Laguardia
UPDATE: Due to popular demand, Universal Orlando Resort has added more dates for guests to enjoy the first-ever “Universal’s Holiday Tour,” which gives them access to exclusive holiday experiences. The tour is now available December 13 – 17, in addition to the previously-announced dates of December 18 – January 3, 2021. See below for complete details about “Universal’s Holiday Tour.”
Now Available December 13 – January 3, Guests Can take their Festivities to the Next Level with a Guided Tour filled with Exclusive Experiences, including meeting The Grinch, a Private Showing of “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” Special Access to the Holiday Tribute Store, and more
Guests can take their holiday celebrations at Universal Orlando Resort to the next level with the all-new “Universal’s Holiday Tour,” a specially-guided tour filled with exclusive access to holiday experiences across the theme parks.
Available every evening from December 13 through January 3, 2021, the guided experience will give guests the opportunity to:
- Enjoy priority access to Universal’s Holiday Experience Featuring Macy’s Balloons, where they can get up-close with larger-than-life parade balloons and stunning floats inspired by everything from iconic holiday staples to characters from popular animated films – and enjoy a special appearance by Santa Claus
- Embark on a tour of the first-ever Holiday Tribute Store, featuring four incredibly-themed rooms – including one inspired by The Grinch – stocked with a variety of new merchandise
- Meet and greet The Grinch at Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous in Seuss Landing, where they can encounter the mean, green one himself and enjoy a delicious Hot Cocoa Bar
- Cap off the evening in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure with an exclusive showing of “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” – a stunning projection of holiday spirit and Christmas moments inspired by the beloved “Harry Potter” stories
- And, guests will also receive a special, themed gift during the tour to commemorate their experience
Universal’s Holiday Tour can be booked by calling 1-866-346-9350 between 9 a.m.-7 p.m. EST daily, visiting www.universalorlando.com/HolidayTour or by emailing VIPExperience@UniversalOrlando.com. Pricing starts at $59.99 (plus tax) and separate theme park admission with a 2-Park 1-Day Park-to-Park ticket is required.
Universal Orlando Passholders receive a special discount on the tour with pricing starting at $49.99 (plus tax) per ticket, per Passholder. Passholders can book and take advantage of their discount through the VIP Call Center and in-park at the UOAP Lounge.
Universal Orlando continues to implement its enhanced health and safety procedures and guidelines focused on “screening, spacing and sanitization” across its entire destination, and those practices will be applied to all experiences taking place during Universal’s Holiday Tour. Key measures include requiring face coverings, enforcing social distancing, limiting capacity in each tour group and at each experience throughout the tour, including at “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” and more.
Universal’s Holiday Tour has limited availability and advanced reservations are required. For more information about this offering and all of Universal Orlando’s Holidays experiences, plus incredible deals for guests to take advantage of this season – including the limited-time “Get 3 Days Free When You Buy 2 Days” offer that is available for purchase through January 6, 2021, the “Get 3 Days for $55 per Day plus tax” offer for Florida residents, and $100 savings on select annual and seasonal passes – visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.