A brand-new collection of authentic, interactive Ollivanders wands has arrived at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal theme parks around the globe, bringing 12 all-new wands – plus an additional one that is exclusive to each destination – to Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan and Universal Beijing Resort.
Universal Studios Hollywood rings in 2023 with EVE, Hollywood’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration featuring music entertainment, a brilliant fireworks display and access to select rides and attractions, on Saturday, December 31 with extended hours until 2:00 a.m. Included in the price of theme park admission, EVE is the ultimate way to bid farewell to 2022 and usher in 2023 that begins with a full day of fun, enjoying popular and award-winning rides and attractions, before transitioning to the new year in a park-wide celebration and special midnight countdown.
Six Flags Magic Mountain the undisputed Thrill Capital of the World, lights up the holiday season with the return of the beloved winter extravaganza—Holiday in the Park—on select days from November 24 through January 1. Beginning at 5:00pm, the magic of the season takes over as the park transforms into a dazzling winter wonderland with more than two million twinkling lights amidst a thrilling collection of world-class coasters and family attractions. The new Holiday Market offers additional merriment including holiday shopping, a nook for kids to write letters to Santa and more. From coasters to cocoa, it’s a holiday spectacular for all to enjoy!
Iconic stars from Hollywood’s latest thrillers and timeless favorites anchor a weekend of holiday horror as Season’s Screamings announces its finalized program of spooky fa-la-la fun at the Pasadena Convention Center, December 2-4.
Universal Studios Hollywood celebrates its 17th annual “Day of Giving” philanthropic event as hundreds of employee volunteers participate in select community outreach activities across Los Angeles. The theme park will serve as home base for Operation School Bell, hosting approximately 300 homeless children for a day of theme park fun.
Guests can enjoy the holidays at Knott's Merry Farm beginning November 18 and extending through January 8. Every year during the joyous season, the park undergoes a complete transformation into a dazzling winter wonderland featuring a landscape of thousands of twinkling lights, miles of beautiful garland and a variety of picturesque settings.
Starting this Saturday, November 12th and running daily through January 1st, 2023, Universal Orlando Resort presents its destination-wide Holidays celebration, featuring an incredible collection of festivities inspired by pop culture’s most beloved stories and characters, including Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Grinchmas, Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s and more. Guests can also savor an array of new and fan-favorite holiday-inspired menu offerings across the entire resort and visit the all-new Holiday Tribute Store to shop unique merchandise inspired by Dr. Seuss’s the Grinch, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal’s very own Earl the Squirrel character, and more.
Season’s Screamings, the sinister holiday-themed counterpart to Midsummer Scream, the world’s largest Halloween and horror convention, announces the return of its Hall of Yuletide Spirits, featuring an exciting lineup of twisted attractions from some of the most creative and talented haunters in Southern California! Passes are now on sale at www.MidsummerScream.org.
On this hallowed eve, Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights announces the first haunted house of its 2023 lineup, inspired by the USA & SYFY hit series, “Chucky” – unleashing the iconic killer doll at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood next season.
Universal Studios Hollywood rings in the “Awesomest Celebration of the Season” with the return of fan favorites “Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” and “Grinchmas™” beginning Friday, November 25, 2022 and running daily through Sunday, January 1, 2023. All holiday festivities are included in the price of theme park admission.