Universal Studios Florida’s Holiday Parade – Starring You!

This holiday season, you can be a part of Universal Studios Florida’s holiday magic! Get closer than ever to larger-than-life Macy’s balloons and colorful Christmas floats featuring the animated stars of DreamWorks Animation’s most beloved franchises. The Holiday Parade at Universal Studios Florida showcases characters from films such as Shrek, Madagascar, and those mischievous Minions from Illumination’s Despicable Me. As a Balloon Handler, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to join in on the fun!

Interested candidates are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Weigh a minimum of 125lbs
  • Be able to lift up to 100lbs
  • Be able to walk the entire parade route (approximately 2 miles)
  • Be able to work outdoors
  • Be willing to work 3 of the 4 holidays including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Be available a minimum of 3 days a week including one weekend day from mid-November to early January between 3:00pm-11:00pm

Join us this Holiday Season and get ready to HOLD ON TIGHT!

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Balloon Handlers at the Holiday Parade