When you think of the holiday season, visions of twinkling lights, festive music, and larger-than-life balloons probably dance through your head. Now, imagine experiencing all this magic at one of the world's most renowned entertainment destinations: Universal Orlando Resort. Each winter, Universal and Macy's come together to offer a spectacular parade, combining the magic of Universal’s beloved characters with the grandeur of Macy's iconic balloons.
A Macy’s Parade... in Orlando?
Yes, you read that right! Universal’s Holiday Parade borrows some of its magic from the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Visitors can marvel at the authentic, majestic balloons that have graced NYC streets, but now in the heart of sunny Orlando.
Film Stars on Parade!
Universal's vast catalog of film characters means the parade boasts a colorful cast. Cheer for your favorite "Despicable Me" minions as they make mischief along the route, or wave to the characters from "Shrek" and "Madagascar". Each float is meticulously designed, reflecting the essence of the films they represent, and making the streets of Universal come alive in holiday revelry.
Santa’s Grand Entrance
What's a holiday parade without the big man in red? Santa Claus ensures the parade concludes on a high, sprinkling festive cheer and ringing in the holiday season at the park. His float is always a crowd-pleaser, glowing and sparkling in the night.
Experience the Festive Magic
Apart from the parade, Universal Orlando Resort is a winter wonderland during the season. Stroll through avenues adorned with twinkling lights, savor holiday treats, and soak in the festive atmosphere. Every corner of the park is touched by holiday enchantment, making it the perfect destination for families, couples, or anyone looking to bask in the spirit of the season.
Mark Your Calendars
Remember, Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s is a seasonal delight! It usually lights up the evenings on select days throughout the winter months. Reach out to your favorite Travel Bug Professional or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to make plans to experience this incredible parade on your next Universal Orlando Resort vacation.
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