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PHOTO REPORT: Universal Orlando Resort 12/25/20 (Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Closed, Holiday Crowds, Cold Weather, and More)

Merry Christmas from the Universal Orlando Resort! It’s a cold day in the parks, but we’re ready to warm up with a hot chocolate bomb. Let’s get going!

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We were bundled up and ready to take on the crowds this morning, but things weren’t nearly as bad as we expected.

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Universal’s Holiday Experience featuring Macy’s merchandise is now 50% off.

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Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit was closed for the day. We heard they were having some difficulties due to the weather and we even spotted a vehicle on the track covered up with a tarp.

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Despite the cold weather, the crowds picked up steadily throughout the day. The parks did not hit capacity though.

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Queue ropes have been set up in Diagon Alley in anticipation of crowds.

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We always visit Seuss Landing for Christmas.

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Many of the attractions had high wait times. The line for Pteranodon Flyers was all the way to the entrance of Camp Jurassic.

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Crowds continued picked up as the day went by. People began to arrive late in the afternoon and wait times around the park began to rise. That’s our sign to get out of here.

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That’s all for this trip to the Universal Orlando Resort. We’ll be back again soon, so be sure to stay tuned to Universal Parks News Today for more updates!