Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Macy's Day Parade at Universal Orlando and other Christmas Happenings - PHOTO heavy


Ad Widget

This topic is closed.
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Macy's Day Parade at Universal Orlando and other Christmas Happenings - PHOTO heavy

    So after my epic time at Grinchmas at IOA, I enjoyed myself some butter beer, and headed on over to Universal Studios.

    December 4th marked the begininning of the Christmas at Universal Orlando. Here is the run down for events at Universal Studios... Holiday Villiage with a real life glass blower, unique eats/treat, Holiday Blues Brothers Show, Holiday stages throughout the park, THE Macy's Holiday Parade, Live musical act (Mannheim Steam Roller)! Sooo much to see and do.

    Ok so LOTS of photos, and I hope you enjoy.

    Where Mannheim Steamroller will be tonight.

    One of thing I really liked, was UO had the parade performers out and about in the park all afternoon, mingling with guests, getting them excited about the parade, and asking for volunteers to hold down the balloons.

    Balloons were all over the park

    The Holiday Village had great treats, and games.

    I had some explaining to do...

    Ok here is the glass blower... ooooh... ahhhh... in all honest it was pretty cool. They would make custom pieces for you, and they narrated the entire process.

    And now ladies and gentlemen, the Macy's Holiday Parade!!!! But a quick note. This parade is GREAT! A LOT of fun for the entire family. I watched it from a great spot for photos, but the best place to watch it is over by the Mummy because they shoot off Confetti Cannons!!!!! It is raining confetti, the balloons are towering, and it snows!!!!!!!! Pure Christmas MAGIC! Also all the people holding the balloons are day guests. So if you have ever wanted to be a part of the Macy's Day Parade, head on down to Universal Orlando!!! I LOVE LIVING HERE!

    Police Escort... sure why not.

    Local schools marched in the parade, which was pretty awesome

    A lot of the performers were handing out candy canes to children. It was great because it generated a lot of 1 on 1 interaction with performers and kids. The parents around me seemed to beam with pride when their kids got talked to, and the kids were all jazzed. So +1 UO for great guest expericence

    These balloons TOWER over you. It is amazing

    This is where the lighting starts to get bad so I apologize in advance

    Betty Boop

    Shrek's Float and real ice skaters skating on it!

    And shazzam, this is when my camera died. Sad face

    But I can go back until the 2nd to get enjoy the Macy's Day parade as much as I want!!!! Again this was such a great experience and combined with Grinchmas... I feel all holiday-awesome now!
    Get the latest and greatest theme park news by

  • #2
    Re: Macy's Day Parade at Universal Orlando and other Christmas Happenings - PHOTO hea

    great photos, It definitely adds great value to universal for the holiday and it looks like a lot of fun plus the best part , you dont have pay extra to see the parade or enjoy the holiday atmosphere


    • #3
      Re: Macy's Day Parade at Universal Orlando and other Christmas Happenings - PHOTO hea

      Love it...they sure do a good job with holiday re-theming. Thanks for the trip report!


      • #4
        Re: Macy's Day Parade at Universal Orlando and other Christmas Happenings - PHOTO hea

        @ligttragic I 100% as an AP holder I like the extras I get year round that are included with my pass.

        @CreepyMonkey thank you much!!!

        There really is no Christmas like an Orlando Christmas.
        Get the latest and greatest theme park news by


        Ad Widget