Apr 13, 2017 10:55 AM EST
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Get New Christmas Experience
This year, Universal Orlando will be serving up something new at Christmastime. The resort announced today that a new Christmas experience is coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as part of its destination-wide Holiday celebration, which will run from November 18, 2017, to January 6, 2018.
This November, the new Christmas experience in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will give guests a special opportunity to see, feel and even taste what it's like to celebrate the magic of Christmas in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World.
As night falls, a magical holiday transformation of Hogwarts castle will take place right before guests' eyes. Incredible state-of-the-art projection mapping and special effects will wrap the iconic castle - bringing holiday spirit and memorable Christmas moments from the Harry Potter series to life like never before.
Festive décor like ornate garlands will line the streets of both Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley. Each storefront will be decked out with uniquely-themed decorations, and guests will enjoy special holiday themed food, drink, and entertainment.
On top of all that, a new holiday parade will also be coming to the resort. Universal's Holiday Parade featuring Macy's will take place in Universal Studios Florida and feature magnificent new, incredibly detailed floats and balloons, and beloved characters like the mischievous Minions from Despicable Me, popular DreamWorks characters from Madagascar and Shrek - and even Santa Claus himself. Universal is partnering with Macy's, the global leader in balloon entertainment, to bring this new parade experience to life.
So much to look forward to this coming holiday season! For more information head on over to www.universalorlando.com.