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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Universal Orlando adds more days to new 'Holiday Tour' starting this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 2:45 PM

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Universal Orlando is adding more days to the new "Universal's Holiday Tour," starting it even earlier than announced due to ticket demand.

Previously announced to run from Dec. 18-Jan. 3, 2021, the debuting tour will now begin a few days earlier, on Sunday, Dec. 13.



Part of a reconfigured schedule of holiday activities with a pandemic in mind, Universal's Holiday Tour attempts to balance safety measures with an exclusive jaunt through seasonal goings-on at the theme park.

The separately ticketed guided tour includes priority access to the (also new) "Universal’s Holiday Experience Featuring Macy’s Balloons," a walking encounter where you can get up close and personal to the gigantic Macy's Parade balloon. An appearance from Santa is promised. You'll also get a tour of the new Holiday Tribute store.

After that there's a meet-and-greet and (distanced) face time with the Grinch at Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous in Seuss Landing. And finally, you can end the day with “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle” projection show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

You even get a "themed gift" at the end of the day.

Tickets are available now, and pricing for the tour starts at $59.99. Advance reservations are required.

Be warned, though, somehow there's already a (time-traveling?) "Mediocre" review on the Tour's launch page. The hot chocolate was too hot!

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