REVIEW: 2 Sizes Too Small Cupcake Brings Sweetness to Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood

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Dr. Seuss said that the reason the Grinch hated Christmas was that “his heart was two sizes too small…” but we wonder if he really just needed a cupcake to sweeten his surly disposition. The 2 Sizes Too Small Cupcake can be found at Jurassic Cafe, located in the Lower Lot of Universal Studios Hollywood. … Read more

REVIEW: Universal Holiday Tour Returns for 2023 with Grinch and Max Meet and Greet, After-Hours Showing of “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” and More

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The Universal Holiday Tour is back for the 2023 season at Universal Orlando Resort. The tour has been offered over the last few years, so we were excited to see it returning again for 2023. Our experiences have varied over the years, so let’s get started and see what’s offered on this year’s Holiday Tour. … Read more

REVIEW: The Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast Returns for the Holidays at Universal Orlando with Big Changes – Is It Worth It?

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Happy Who-lidays from the Universal Orlando Resort. The holiday festivities have officially started at Universal Orlando, bringing back many of our favorite traditions, including the Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast. This year, the event has a lot of major changes, including a price increase from last year. Tickets were $41.99 each last year and have … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Watch the Story of ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ During ‘Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular’ at Universal Islands of Adventure

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Holiday festivities have begun at Universal Orlando Resort, which means the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” has returned to Seuss Landing at Universal Islands of Adventure. This show tells the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” live on stage. Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular The show is performed at the former Blue Man Group theater, which guests are … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: The Grinch Meet and Greet Returns to Seuss Landing for the Holiday Season at Universal Orlando

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Ho ho no! The Grinch has arrived in Seuss Landing! The mean one is back for another Who-liday season here at the Universal Orlando Resort. Now through December 31, 2023, guests can enjoy all the holidays have to offer, including getting up close and personal with the Grinch. Let’s stop by the Grinch’s lair and … Read more

2023 Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast Released for Universal Orlando Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort has released the 2023 menu for the Grinch and Friends Character Breakfast at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, which will be held at Confisco Grille this year. Bookings for the character breakfast opened a month ago. It is available on most days from November 17 through December 29. Bookings are available for times … Read more

RUMOR: Grinch Meet and Greet at Universal’s Islands of Adventure Will Use Standby Line Instead of Virtual Queue

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During a Monday visit to Seuss Landing in Universal’s Islands of Adventure, we saw Grinch-related decorations up outside Honk Honkers, confirming the Grinch meet and greet will return to this location from last year. We also heard that the Grinch meet and greet will not use a virtual queue this year, only a standby line. … Read more

New Earl the Squirrel Pillow, Grinch Flannel, and Grinch Ornaments From Universal Orlando Resort

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Celebrate Christmas with new merchandise from a cart in Universal CityWalk Orlando. We found a new Earl the Squirrel throw pillow, plush a Grinch flannel and four new Grinch ornaments designed by Jim Shore. Earl the Squirrel Pillow – $45 Earl the Squirrel is pictured in a wreath with “Universal Studios” below him. Earl’s wearing … Read more

A Complete Guide to the 2022 Holiday Season at the Universal Orlando Resort with Tips, Reviews, and More

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It’s the most awesomest celebration of the season! The holidays have kicked off here at the Universal Orlando Resort, and to make sure you don’t miss out on anything, we’ve put together a full guide to help you make the most of your visit. You can find seasonal activities all around the resort, and we’re … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: ‘Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular’ 2022 at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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Celebrate “Grinchmas” at Universal’s Islands of Adventure with the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” in Seuss Landing. Guests can enter the theater for “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” from Seuss Landing. It’s performed at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 3:45, 4:45, and 5:45 daily. Guests can meet the Grinch nearby at Honk Honkers during the day. The theater itself is not … Read more

New Lump of Coal Christmas Tree and Grinch Mold-A-Rama Machines at Universal Orlando Resort

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Two new Christmas Mold-A-Rama machines are now available at Universal Orlando Resort. With these machines, guests can watch as their figure is rapidly made using a wax mold. In the All Hallows Eve Krampus Boutique at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, guests can create a lump of coal Christmas tree. As is standard for Mold-A-Rama machines, … Read more

New Grinch Head Popcorn Bucket Available at Universal Orlando Resort

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Our hearts grew three sizes when we saw the new popcorn bucket available at Universal Orlando Resort for the holidays. We found this Grinch head popcorn bucket in the Universal Studios Store at CityWalk. Grinch Head Popcorn Bucket – $28 The plastic bucket is sculpted to look like the Grinch’s head wearing a Santa hat … Read more

Grinch Meet and Greet Moving to New Location at Universal’s Islands of Adventure for Christmas 2022


The Grinch meet and greet will be in a different location on Seuss Landing at Universal’s Islands of Adventure this year. He previously met guests at All The Books You Can Read. During a recent trip, we noticed the windows of Honk Honkers were covered from the inside. We asked a Team Member about it … Read more

New ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ Loungefly Backpack Now Available at Universal Orlando Resort

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Christmas may be over, but “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” merchandise is still arriving at Universal Orlando Resort. Today we found a new Grinch Loungefly mini backpack in Island Trading Co. at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Grinch Loungefly Mini Backpack – $82 The front of the backpack features the Whos singing in a circle around their … Read more

PHOTOS: New Grinch-Themed Candles Arrive at Universal Orlando Resort

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The holiday season may be over, but we’ll be staying in the Christmas spirit with these two new Grinch-themed candles, now available at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Who-ville Scented Candle – $20 It smelled like coconut and peppermint to us. Mt. Crumpit Scented Candle – $20 This one smelled of artificial cinnamon, like Hot Tamales candies. We … Read more

PHOTOS: New Grinch Slippers Arrive at Universal’s Islands of Adventure


Christmas may have passed, but you can still celebrate the season and keep warm with these new Grinch slippers now available at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. We found them in Seuss Landing at Gertrude McFuzz Fine Feathered Finery. Grinch Slippers – $25 The slippers are red with the Grinch’s smiling face at the front. He’s even … Read more