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Late Christmas fun in Orlando, part 4: Grinchmas and Macy's Parade at Universal

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The Macy's Parade was on TV for Thanksgiving, but it's been running (albeit in a much more abbreviated form) at Universal Studios Florida throughout the holiday season. Meanwhile, the Grinch has been running rampant next door at Islands of Adventure.

Even though the holiday is over, you can still see the Grinch in his famous show and meet him in person, as well as enjoy the Macy's parade, as long as you get to the parks by January 4. The festivities run through that date before they make way for the New Year and the Mardi Gras celebration, which kicks off on February 8.

Click the video accompanying this article to see the musical, magical Grinch show. The show and character greetings, along with the parade, are all included with your regular admission ticket. Of course, you have to have a two-park ticket if you want to do the activities at both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.

Even though the holiday is officially over, there's still plenty to do before it completely blows out of town. Check out this list of options:

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