Universal announces return of Grinch character breakfast, tour for holiday season

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Wholidays, are fast approaching, and Universal Orlando Resort is getting ready.


On Wednesday, Universal announced the return of add-on experiences to take the holidays to the next level.

This year, guests can embark on Universal’s Holiday Tour and gain special access to beloved holiday entertainment taking place across Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure.

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On the tour, guests will be able to meet the Grinch and his faithful dog Max, enjoy small bites and deserts, have access to reserved seating at the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular,” meet Santa Claus and end the night with an after-hours showing of the projection show “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle.”

Universal’s Holiday Tour runs from Nov. 23 through Jan. 1. Tickets for the tour start at $79.99 and a separate one-day park-to-park ticket is required.

Returning this year is the popular Grinch & Friends Character Breakfast at Islands of Adventure. Guests will be able to start their day with breakfast with a side of appearances by some of their favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Green Meanie himself.

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The character breakfast takes place in Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous in Islands of Adventured from Nov. 12 to Dec. 29. The breakfast is $41.99 for adults and $26.99 for children. Separate theme park admission is required.

Other holiday festivities will take place across the resort.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.