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Not in shopping mode? Here are a few holidays-driven amusement park choices for your Black Friday needs:

At Universal Studios, Diagon Alley is dolled up for that holidays, plus Celestina Warbeck has new songs in her own repertoire (along with the Frog Choir go back over in IOA). The amusement park has additionally revamped its holiday parade, retaining balloons from Macy’s but reworking its floats to become themed to figures from “Despicable Me,” “Madagascar” and “Shrek.” Around the Music Plaza Stage, Mannheim Steamroller is within concert on Saturday or sunday.

Epcot – Same holidays, different name. Presenting the Epcot Worldwide Festival for that Holidays. A great deal falls under this umbrella heading, including Candlelight Processional which debuts with first-time narrator/Olympic gymnast/”Dancing Using the Stars” champion Laurie Hernandez (Showtimes: 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and eight:15 p.m.). The park’s holiday kitchen program has expanded to 12 spots, serving from poultry with stuffing to Mongolian beef bao bun with fortune cookie.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios – New in the park this season is Sunset Seasons Greetings, including holiday-themed projections upon the Hollywood Tower Hotel (also known as Tower of Terror). Coming back is “Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam,” that is presented around the Chinese Theater.

Other pursuits: Meet Father Christmas within the Not so long ago store and look for the brand new holiday décor around as well as in Echo Lake, completely as much as Gertie’s mind.

SeaWorld Orlando – The SeaWorld Christmas Celebration begins Friday and features a selection of shows for example “Shamu Christmas Miracles,” “O Wondrous Night,” “Clyde &amp Seamore’ Countdown to Christmas,” “Sesame Street’s Elmo’s Christmas Wish” and “Winter Wonderland on Ice.” The park again has installed greater than 100 shimmering trees on its central lagoon. Folks may also meet Santa, who’s browsing nature Arctic attraction.

Magic Kingdom – You may make a very lengthy day from it at MK, where operating hrs Friday are 8 a.m. to night time. (Translation: There isn’t any Mickey’s Very Merry Holiday Party again until Sunday.) Anyway, that’s a lengthy time to take the periodic Jingle Cruise. Disney World’s website touts a “holly jolly journey full of shenanigans.”

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