Universal has annoucned their plans for this year’s Holiday events for Universal Studios Florida, and Islands of Adventure.

Universal Studios Florida will once again be home to the Macy’s Holiday Parade. The parade will run every evening with the same iconic balloons seen floating through New York City during the Thanksgiving holiday. The parade features colorful holiday characters, floats, balloons and a tree-lighting ceremony by Santa Claus.

Over At Islands of Adventure, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is brought to life in Grinchmas. Guests can see a live stage show featuring The Grinch and The Whos from Whoville with an original recorded musical score by Mannheim Steamroller. Also, guests will have the opportunity to meet The Grinch and the strolling Whos, and on select dates, purchase a spot at a special character breakfast with The Grinch.

This year’s Holidays event runs December 4 through January 1, 2011, and offers guests incredible entertainment themed for the season at both its theme parks.

On December 4, 11 and 18, Mannheim Steamroller will perform holiday music for guests on the Music Plaza stage. Guests will also be able  to check out the all-new Holiday Village, filled with hand-blown glass ornaments, caramel apples, hot chocolate, roasted chestnuts and a cupcake decorating location.

For more information on Universal Orlando’s holiday celebration and offers, guests can visit www.UniversalOrlando.com/Holidays.