This Christmas at the Entertainment Capital of L.A. , Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk is decking the halls with all kinds of fun festive holiday experiences along with treats for everyone!
Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
This Christmas and Holiday season Universal Studios Hollywood will debut the all-new Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This fun event takes place daily from November 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018.
This festive time and experience will change Hogsmeade village into a shining snow covered town that shines brightly with décor. At night, the magic comes to life. Hogsmeade village, “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts TM Castle” will illuminate Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with animations that dance across Hogwarts castle from the Harry Potter movies.
What will be even more amazing is the iconic Hogwarts castle will be covered in a dazzling light projection spectacular. The acappella Frog Choir is performing all-new holiday themed songs.
Find crafts to food and drink including custom-made Christmas ornaments created just for the “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” debut. Other collectibles include decorative Hogwarts castle snow globes, Hogwarts crest and mascot ornaments from the different houses, and unique tree toppers and house pennant garland.
“Grinchmas” is back at Universal Studios Hollywood with a Who-lebration for the family. The Grinch, his faithful dog Max and all kinds of Whos from Who-ville, brings this annual event to life with their towering 60 foot tall “Grinchmas” tree. Martha May Who-vier and the Who Dolls take center stage with musical sets to celebrate the Christmas season in style.
“Grinchmas” is on weekends starting December 2-3 and 9-10, and daily from December 15 through December 31, 2017.
There will be all kinds of docrated areas including “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and nearby “Super Silly Fun Land” and merry mischievous Minions gleefully spread Christmas cheer to visitors of all ages.
Check out the 40-foot tall Christmas tree lit up by 200,000 LED icicles all synced with the lights and sounds of the season in the 5 Towers plaza. Find Santa Claus nightly for special photo opportunities at 5 Towers.
The iconic, dancing water fountain in CityWalk will be lit up this holiday season. More than 230 individual power jets, will create streams of choreographed water accompanied by red and green LED lights along with holiday-themed music.
Free concert performances at “5 Towers” and an eclectic ensemble of talented street performers will make CityWalk the ultimate L.A. holiday destination.
The spirit of the season continues with a wintertime transformation of Universal CityWalk, beginning the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 24 through Sunday, December 23, 2017.
Universal CityWalk is free and outisde of Universal Studios. www.CityWalkHollywood.com