On December 7th Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando will have a Whobilation and celebration of Grinchmas. There will be Whos, and Whoville, and Seuss Landing. The Grinch should be making an appearance at a special show re-enacting How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
At Universal Studios Orlando there is now a parade every day, as seen in the above picture. This parade is sponsored by Macys and features many of the same floats and balloons seen in the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.
Mannheim Steamroller will also be on hand to sing Christmas songs right after the parade.
The Grinch celebration, Macys parade, and Mannheim Steamroller are all included in the regular theme park admission. There is no extra charge.
Universal Studios Hollywood will once again feature the Grinch this Christmas … err …. Grinchmas season! Between Thanksgiving and the end of the year the Universal Studios theme park in Los Angeles will transform itself into a celebration of the Grinch and Dr. Seuss. The celebration is throughout the park and does not require any additional entrance fee to enjoy.
The “Whobilation” features the Grinch and of course his trusty dog Max. A massive Grinchmas tree will be erected in the new Universal Plaza. The Grinchmas tree towers sixty fee above the floor. It is not your typical Christmas tree, but is twisting and fun.
Who-Carolers are on hand to sing spirited songs for guests. The Grinch and Max will also be available so you can have your pictures taken with the.
When you visit you will be able to see live performances on the studio tour which using original Whoville movie sets. This is also a behind the scenes look at the Grinch film sets with reenactments taking place of favorite songs.
Fun Grinch Interview
This “interview” of the Grinch at Universal Studios is a hoot. He gets to steal Christmas every day. Why pay for gifts when you can take them? The best gift he ever took was the main Christmas tree in Whoville.
More Fun Events
Also at Universal Studios Hollywood are regular features and events you will not want to miss. These include:
- Jurassic Park The Ride
- The Simpsons Ride
- Revenge of the Mummy
and numerous stores to shop, additional rides, and behind the scenes movie tours.
Universal Studios is located in Universal City (Los Angeles), California.
The movie studio started in 1915 and the theme park began in 1964. The movie studio is still being used.
This year the Grinch personally gave Florence Henderson the Whomanitarian Award for her charitable work with the City of Hope. Florence Henderson is most famously known as mom, Carol Brady, from the television show The Brady Bunch. City of Hope, more properly known as City of Hope National Medical Center, is a non-profit hospital and research center in the Los Angeles area. It is most popularly known for its work with cancer research and treatment.