Universal Wonder ChristmasUniversal Wonder Christmas

A beautifully illuminated tree and a spectacular show. This moving spectacle combines two of the world’s greatest attractions.A beautifully illuminated tree and a spectacular show. This moving spectacle combines two of the world’s greatest attractions.

Universal Wonder ChristmasUniversal Wonder Christmas

The internationally recognized (*1) Christmas show,
with a diverse array of lights and colors combined with angelic song,
and the “World's Most Illuminated Tree” (*2) come together for an overwhelmingly moving experience.

Event periodEvent period

November 9 (Fri), 2018January 6 (Sun), 2019

The Gift of Angels III The Voice of an Angel Grand FinaleThe Gift of Angels III The Voice of an Angel Grand Finale

The Gift of Angels III The Voice of an Angel Grand FinaleThe Gift of Angels III The Voice of an Angel Grand Finale

Sponsored by Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd.

Come experience the beauty of a masterpiece,
the world’s best (*1) Christmas show

The internationally recognized (*1) Christmas show and the world's most illuminated tree (*2) shine bright this season!
A diverse array of lights and colors combine with angelic song and dance in this heartwarming story of love that culminates in the lighting of the tree.
Don't miss the wonder that can only be experienced here now!

“The Gift of Angels” in previous years

※Videos of last year’s festivities

AwardsAwards

★Winner of the top awards for the “2017 IAAPA Brass Ring Awards: Excellence in Live Entertainment” and “Best Theatrical Production: Annual Attendance Over 3 Million,” the highest honors awarded to the world’s best live entertainment, organized by the industry group IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, headquartered in Virginia, USA).

★“The Gift of Angels II: The Song of an Angel” was the winner of the 20th THEA Award’s “Outstanding Achievement Award” in 2014 for the live show category organized by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA, headquartered in California, USA), whose membership includes globally active creators and producers

Ticket info

The Gift of Angels III Special Viewing Area Tickets

The Special Viewing Area Pass is recommended for those who wish to view one of the final performances of The Gift of Angels III, which ends this year.
You can enjoy the spectacular stage with its dazzling lighting and color up close.

Please arrive at the area entrance 30 minutes prior to show time.

Price (applies to children, adults,
and senior citizens)
  • ■Standard 1,204 yen (1,300 yen w/ tax)
  • ■Premier 3,056 yen (3,300 yen w/ tax)
  • ※Price will vary by day.
  • ※The Special Viewing Area (Premier Seats) is an area with a much better view of the show.

Ticket info is here
(Japanese)

  • * The amount of tickets in stock is always changing. Even when tickets run out, the number of tickets in stock may fluctuate at any time, such as several hours or several days later.

Event Calendar

  • LocationNew York Area / Gramercy Park
  • Event daysNovember 9 (Fri), 2018 – January 6 (Sun), 2019
  • Event TimesStart times will differ depending on the day.

If you have a Special Viewing Area Pass, please arrive at the area entrance 30 minutes prior to show time.

  • * Show times are subject to change. Please check the show schedule in advance. (The show schedule will be announced approximately a week to ten days prior to the event.)
  • * Shows may be canceled or altered without prior notice due to weather conditions.
  • * The number of guiding crew members will be different for December 30, due to Universal Countdown Party 2019.

Location

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Notes on parade viewing

  • ●Areas near the Special Viewing Area entrance will be very crowded just before the show starts.
  • ●Please present your ticket to a crew member at the entrance of the Special Viewing Area 30 minutes prior to show time.
  • ●Using a tripod-mounted camera is permitted, but only while sitting down. Please refrain from taking photos or videos from an area higher than eye level. Flash photography is prohibited.
  • ●Please refrain from keeping spaces with lounge chairs, bags, etc. inside or outside of the Special Viewing Area.
  • ●Guests using the Special Viewing Area (Standard) must sit on the ground (including grassy areas). Be sure to fold wheelchairs, strollers, etc. when viewing the show.
  • ●Due to safety reasons, use of strollers in the Special Viewing Area (Premier) is prohibited. Crew at the Special Viewing Area (Premier) entrance will guide guests with strollers to a stroller parking area.
  • ●There are wheelchair exclusive areas in the Special Viewing Area (Standard/Premier). Please ask the crew if you wish to sit in a wheelchair exclusive area. Guidance to seating will end once maximum capacity is reached. You may be seated separately from accompanying guests if you sit in a wheelchair exclusive area in the Special Viewing Area (Premier).

More details(Japanese)

Universal Illusion TreeUniversal Illusion Tree

Universal Illusion TreeUniversal Illusion Tree

Sponsored by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

The world’s most illuminated tree (*2),
inspiring joy and wonder with its limitless luminous expressions.

Wonder and enchantment await you at the world’s most illuminated (*2) tree where each color change leaves behind a different tree even grander than the last.
With innumerable luminous expressions, the beauty and magic of this experience is sure to move guests countlessly.

AwardsAwards

RECORD HOLDERRECORD HOLDER

Recognized as a Guinness World Record™

★Universal Studios Japan's Christmas tree was awarded the Guinness World Record™ for “Most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.” The tree has been recognized consecutively from 2011 to 2018, with 580,806 lights as of October 23, 2018.

★Guinness World Records™ is a registered trademark of Guinness World Records, Ltd.

Location

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A Bello Yellow Christmas featuring the merry mischievous Minions!A Bello Yellow Christmas featuring the merry mischievous Minions!

A Bello Yellow Christmas featuring the merry mischievous Minions!

Celebrate a Bello Yellow Christmas at the Minions Hacha-Mecha Christmas Party, enjoy the festive Christmas decorations at Minion Park and more.

Minions HACHA-MECHA Christmas Party

Don't miss the enhanced Minions Hacha-Mecha Christmas Party.

Party Hacha-Mecha style with your favorite Minions. Enjoy dancing to festive classics and being surrounded by yellow balloons and confetti. Plus, enjoy a special appearance by Gru.

Notes on parade viewing

Event Schedule

Event Dates
November 9 (Fri), 2018 – January 6 (Sun), 2019
Event Times
Number of performances vary per day. Start times are subject to change. Please check the Show Schedule in advance. (Show Schedules are posted approximately one week to 10 days in advance of the first day.)

Show Schedule

  • * Shows may be canceled or altered without prior notice due to weather conditions.

Location

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  • * The route is subject to change.

Christmas at Minion Park

Christmas at Minion ParkChristmas at Minion Park

Enjoy Minion Park’s first Christmas! You've never experienced an unpredictable Christmas like this before.

Ring in the holiday season with Minion Park’s first Christmas. Witness all things yellow including yellow wreaths, banana ornaments and more.

See here for details about Minion Park!

Minions Christmas Greeting with Gru

Meet the Minions spreading Christmas cheer at Minion Park’s first Christmas.

Location:Minion Park
Event Times:Number of performances vary per day. Start times are subject to change. Please check the Show Schedule in advance. (Show Schedules are posted approximately one week to 10 days in advance of the first day.)

Show Schedule

  • * Shows may be canceled or altered without prior notice due to weather conditions.

See here for details about Minion Park!

More details(Japanese)

Exciting winter entertainment in addition to Universal Wonder Christmas

Winter in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™Winter in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Winter in the Wizarding World of
Harry Potter™

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November

  • 1st show starts at 5:35 p.m. / 2nd show starts at 7:25 p.m.
  • Show starts at 5:35 p.m.(On days with one show)

December

  • 1st show starts at 5:35 p.m. / 2nd show starts at 7:25 p.m.
  • Show starts at 5:35 p.m.(On days with one show)

January

  • 1st show starts at 5:35 p.m. / 2nd show starts at 7:25 p.m.
  • Show starts at 5:35 p.m.(On days with one show)

Minions HACHA-MECHA Christmas Party
Notes on parade viewing

  • ●Bubbles are used during the performance.
    • We are not responsible for any damage to clothing or shoes.
    • If you experience skin discomfort from contact with bubbles, wash with water immediately.
    • If bubbles make contact with eyes or mouth, rinse thoroughly with water.
    • Please note that large explosion sounds will occur during this event.
  • ●Please note that loud explosions will occur during this event.
  • ●Guests can dance together with entertainers on the street of the parade route when such sequences occur.
    • Guests with wheelchairs or strollers may not step into the street to participate in this event.
    • Please follow the guidance of our crew when moving into the street.
    • Please refrain from bringing large bags or other such belongings into the street.
    • Once dance sequences have completed, the floats will begin moving again. Please follow the guidance of our crew and quickly move back to the sidewalks.
    • USJ LLC. and its affiliates are not responsible for any accidents resulting from carelessness or intentional disobedience.
  • ●For your safety, please refrain from running alongside the parade. Additionally, please refrain from picking up confetti and other items thrown into the street.
  • ●It is prohibited to use belongings such as bags or picnic sheets to save a spot without people present.
  • ●Operation content and parade content may be changed without prior notice.