Celebrate the holiday season with Universal Orlando’s new treats and activities

ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal Orlando’s holiday celebration kicks off this weekend featuring a variety of pop culture festivities.


Starting Saturday, parkgoers will see holiday characters from Grinchmas, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s.

Guests can enjoy new and fan-favorite foods.

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These holiday delights include the following:

Earl’s Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Acorn Bomb: This drink at the TODAY Café and Battery Park is a chocolate acorn shell filled with salted caramel, mini-marshmallows and Italian hot chocolate.

Grinch-themed treats: You can find the Grinch Hot Chocolate Bomb, a Grinch ice cream sandwich and Grinch cookies at Seuss Landing

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Roast Beast Sandwich: Guests can enjoy a mini-meatloaf sandwich with French onion soup-dipped roast beef, and cheddar cheese sauce on a pretzel bun at Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous.

Santa’s Cookies and Milk “Shake”: This milkshake is made of cookie butter, vanilla cream mini-chocolate-chip cookies and finished off with a chocolate Christmas tree and sprinkles. It is offered at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and Savory Feast Kitchen.

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Specialty beverages include the Nutty Nog, Deluxe Nog and Fire Nog.

There is also a new Holiday Tribute Store, where guests can shop for holiday gifts and merchandise inspired by their favorite stories. The four new themed rooms will show Who-ville, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Earl the Squirrel and New York vintage holiday decor.

The celebration will run every day until Jan. 1, 2023.

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