November 6, 2020

✨ Holiday Season in Orlando is Near...

... and both Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World have something great in store!

Disney is introducing some new additions this year and saying good-bye (temporarily) to some old favorites. Universal Studios is spreading holiday cheer at both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure for your little ones!

If the stress of COVID took up the majority of your year, think about treating yourself with a vacation to Orlando!


The Holiday Season begins today and runs through December 30.


  • Magic Kingdom character cavalcade galore

    1. Mickey & Friends with a Christmas Tree

    2. Goofy & Pals in the bake shop

    3. Santa in his Sleigh

    4. Holiday Trolley with the Dapper Dans

    5. Toy Soldiers with the Main Street Philharmonic

  • Festive flotillas at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    1. Featuring Chip & Dale, Donald Duck, and Santa Claus!

  • Holiday promenades at EPCOT

    1. Festival of the Holidays begins on November 27

    2. Check out this year's foodie guide for Festival of the Holidays here!

  • Merry Motorcades at Hollywood Studios

    1. Santa in a red convertible with his elves

    2. "For the First Time in Forever" festive finale featuring Olaf and celebratory songs of the season

    3. At night, the Tower of Terror will become the Hollywood Holiday Tower Hotel as it lights up with projections

    4. Hollywood & Vine festive gathering with Minnie & Friends, plus Santa Goofy!

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The Holiday Season begins November 14 and runs through January 3.


This year's Holiday experience featuring Macy's balloons will be a walk-through opportunity at Universal Studios. You'll get closer than ever to larger-than-life balloons and Christmas floats!

  • Featuring Macy's, Minions, & other fan-favorites

NEW! Universal's Holiday Character Celebrations

Celebrate throughout the day as Illumination's Minions and some of your favorite characters from
Shrek & Madagascar come out to make appearances and spread Holiday cheer.

And over in Islands of Adventure, celebrate the Grinchmas season with appearances from the mean, green Grinch himself!


  • Golden snitch garland and pink ribbon bows from Hermione's Yule Ball Dress can be seen throughout display windows and intertwined in Christmas lights decor

  • Special holiday treats & drinks, including HOT butterbeer!

  • Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees at Universal Studios

  • Frog Choir sings seasonal melodies at Islands of Adventure


✨ Magic is Here! ✨

Walt Disney World Resorts is excited to share two offers for you to get the most out of your family vacation. If you are hesitant about pulling the trigger, find extra peace of mind in Disney's Flexible Cancellation Policy, which has been extended through the end of December 31, 2020. More details on that below.

  • "Magic Is Here" Package Offer - Play, Stay & Save

      • Save up to $500 on a 4-night, 4-day room-and-ticket package at select Disney Resort hotels

      • Valid for stays most nights now through December 25, 2020

  • "Magic Is Here" Room Offer

    • Residents of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia: save 30% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels

    • Valid for stays most nights now through December 25, 2020


✨ Get 3 days FREE! ✨

Amp up your vacation with a very special offer valid at Universal Orlando Resort. More information below:

  • Special Offer: Get 3 Days Free When You Buy 2 Days

      • Amp up your fun with three days free at Universal Orlando

      • Purchase by Jan. 6, 2021

      • Use by Aug. 31, 2021 with no blockout dates

  • Hotel Offer: Save up to $800 on a 5-night Premier Hotel and Ticket Package

    • Packages include...

      • 5-night hotel accommodations, 2-park/2-day park-to park, plus three days free promotion (above), early park admission & more

      • Book by January 6, 2021

      • Use by August 31, 2021

Not quite ready to travel yet? That's okay! Whenever you are ready, we are here to help at no additional cost to you.

Have any specific questions? My Inbox and Phone are ALWAYS available for you to contact me! Contact info below if you'd like to chat.

Get ready to celebrate the most magical time of year in Orlando, Florida! Until then, stay safe.


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