The changing of seasons is subtle in Florida, especially the farther south you get. At Universal, the holiday cheer is almost tangible in the air, and there’s plenty to do and check out to get you into the spirit. Here are six of the most awesome ways to celebrate Christmas at Universal Orlando this year.

Hogsmeade Feast

When: 9a.m. - 9p.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: Hogsmeade is simply buzzing with holiday cheer, as the Frog Choir sings original Christmas melodies, The Leaky Cauldron and The Three Broomsticks will be serving a holiday feast and specialty treats. You can look forward to the seasonal hot butterbeer again, traditional Christmas Pudding with hot brandy butter and orange glaze, and butternut squash soup.

Hogwarts Castle Projection Show

When: 9a.m. - 9p.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: The Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle will be officially leaving on November 15th, when a brand-new show will light up the walls Hogwarts once evening falls. The shimmering lights and special effects are simply magical, so you’ll definitely want to stick around once it gets dark!

Diagon Alley and London

When: 9a.m. - 9p.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: On the other side of the park, Diagon Alley and London are festooned in decorations and lights. You can even catch Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees (Molly Weasley’s favorite singer) performing tracks from her album Nothin’ Like a Holiday Spell.

Universal’s Holiday Parade

When: Nov. 19 and Dec. 4: 5:15p.m., Nov. 16 – 18, Nov. 20 – Dec. 3, Dec. 5 – Dec. 24, Dec 31 - Jan 5: 5:30p.m., Dec. 25 – Dec. 30: 8:00 p.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: This year, merriment and mischief combine when the minions of Despicable Me join Santa Claus in the Macy’s parade. You’ll even find characters from Madagascar and Shrek!

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Grinchmas

When: 9a.m. - 9p.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: You can take photos with everyone’s favorite green mischief-maker as he takes of Seuss Landing for the holiday. There will even be a hilarious live retelling of the classic tale in the Who-liday Spectacular.

EVE

Price: $119 

When: Dec. 31, 2019 from 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

Address: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: CityWalk’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza, aptly named EVE, will be the party of the year. Gourmet cuisine, signature drinks, access to five clubs, and Orlando’s biggest outdoor dance floor. Don’t miss it, grab your tickets now!

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