Starting Thursday, November 28, guests of the Universal Studios Hollywood park will have the opportunity to celebrate the most wonderful time of year with some of Universal’s most iconic characters.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Universal Studios Hollywood, and we still haven’t celebrated Halloween yet! With the end of October fastly approaching, now it’s time to talk about all the holiday offerings coming to the Entertainment Capital of L.A. for 2019.
Immerse yourself in the world of Dr. Suess’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas this holiday season by celebrating the classic tale with Grinchmas! Join the Whos of Who-ville for an all-new state-of-the-art, topsy-turvy “Grinchmas” tree, twisting and turning over 55 feet in height and adorned with hundreds of ornaments and thousands of white and multi-colored LED lights choreographed to music, brightens the merry “Grinchmas” Who-lebration. Dazzling “Grinchmas” tree lighting ceremonies that take place every evening, accompanied by a snowfall flurry, bring this annual favorite to life, creating a festival of fun fit for The Grinch, and his faithful dog Max.
Christmas in Hogsmeade
Based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ most recognizable boy wizard, return to the town of Hogsmeade this season to celebrate the merriment of “Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter”. Watch as Hogsmeade village is enchanted with seasonal décor uniquely themed to each of the individual storefronts and a dazzling light projection spectacular brings the iconic Hogwarts™ castle to life. Continuing the festivities are musical performances from the a cappella Frog Choir, comprised of Hogwarts students and their giant throaty frogs, entertain guests with their harmonized holiday-themed songs and fill the land with holiday cheer. Holiday-themed fare and hot Butterbeer further complement the overall experience.
As night falls on Hogsmeade village, “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts™ Castle” illuminates Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with colorful imagery and impressive dimensional animations that dance across Hogwarts castle in tandem to a musical arrangement from the Harry Potter movies.
Festivities Throughout The Park
Spirited holiday décor and festive whimsy will also permeate throughout the theme park, bringing a crew of very merry and mischievous Minions to “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and “Super Silly Fun Land” to gleefully spread Christmas cheer to visitors of all ages.
Universal CityWalk’s spectacular 40-foot tall Christmas tree will once again glisten with 200,000 LED icicles choreographed to the lights and sounds of the season as the magic of the holidays comes to life in the “5 Towers” outdoor plaza along with a slate of free concert performances and an eclectic ensemble of talented street performers.
CityWalk’s iconic, dancing water fountain with over 230 individual power jets will continue to mesmerize guests when it projects streams of choreographed water into the air complemented by red and green LED lights and an array of holiday-themed music.
With so much to see and do at Universal Studios Hollywood, there’s no better time to visit the park! So make sure to celebrate the traditional holiday favorites (included with the price of admission) this Winter, beginning Thursday, November 28 and running daily through Sunday, December 29.