Why Christmas Time Is Our Favorite Time At Disney World!

Christmas Time
Christmas Time

Why Christmas Time Is Our Favorite Time At Disney World!

Christmas Time is the most magical time of the year to visit Walt Disney World! The atmosphere is like no other in the world, filled with magic and holiday cheer like only Disney can do. When you visit the resort during the holidays, you will be delighted with wonderful parties, parades, shows, decor, treats and much more around the parks, specially at Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, take a look at everything you can enjoy during your visit:

Related – 5 Reasons You Should Attend Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party


Let’s start with the parties, you can attend Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom from November 9 through December 22 or head over to Hollywood Studios for Disney’s Jollywood Nights from November 11 through December 20.

Both amazing parties to add to your itinerary when you visit Walt Disney World Resort this year!


The holidays offer amazing entertainment during the parties at each park:

  • Mickey’s Once Upon A Time Christmastime Parade (Magic Kingdom): Be on the lookout for Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Santa Claus and other familiar faces in this spirited processional, which winds through Frontierland, Liberty Square and Main Street, U.S.A.!
  • Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration (Magic Kingdom): Feel the magic of the holidays come to life as music, laughter and shimmering snowflakes fill the air. Watch as performers dance and sing a medley of delightful holiday songs while beloved Disney Characters spread joy and cheer.
  • Frozen Holiday Surprise (Magic Kingdom): For the first time in forever, guests will be able to join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, and the Snowgies in front of Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom for “Frozen Holiday Surprise,” a brand new “Frozen”-inspired entertainment experience that will illuminate the castle in a whole new way. This delightful new offering can be seen during regular park hours and during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
  • Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show (Magic Kingdom): Get in the Christmas spirit as your host Minnie Mouse takes you through a sparkling fireworks extravaganza. Watch in awe as the sky becomes alight with festive colors to the tune of some favorite holiday carols.
  • Hollywood Tower Hotel Yuletide Projection Show (Hollywood Studios): Enjoy holiday projections on the iconic Tower of Terror, is super fun!
  • Candlelight Processional (Epcot): From November 24-December 30, a celebrity narrator tells the story of Christmas, recounting the biblical tale of a savior born in Bethlehem. Woven into the production are stirring songs of hope and joy performed by the orchestra and massed choir.
  • Merry Menagerie (Animal Kingdom): Winter animals in the form of artisan-sculpted puppets take over Animal Kingdom during the holiday season.
  • Christmas Tree Stroll (Disney Springs): Enjoy a magical stroll as you get delight with the different Christmas trees decorated in a variety of Disney themes, is so fun!


The parks will transform into a Christmas paradise with giant Christmas trees and holiday decor and lights all around, is truly magical! But it doesn’t stop there, the resorts are also transformed with holiday cheer, making this time a great opportunity to tour all the resorts and see the different decor they have, is definitely worth it.

A must do during your visit is definitely stoping by the Grand Floridian Resort and check out the iconic and classic Gingerbread House! You can’t miss it.


The holidays wouldn’t be complete without delicious treats! At Hollywood Studios during the Jollywood Nights, guests can buy specialty offerings throughout the party like Spicy Korean Chicken on a Mini Funnel Cake, sweet delights including a colorful Christmas Tree Cookie Stack inspired by the iconic Echo Lake Christmas Tree and classic cocktails and holiday beverages that can be enjoyed during the party.

And this is just a little bit of all the amazing eats and drinks you will find around the resort.


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Snap a pic with some Disney pals who are out celebrating the season, as you explore Magic Kingdom park, be on the lookout for Disney Characters dressed in their holiday best.


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Bring the magic of your Walt Disney World visit home with Memory Maker. By purchasing Memory Maker, you get access to digital downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass photos and videos, including:

  • Photos in iconic locations
  • Select attraction photos and videos
  • Video memories comprised of your photos which you can create, download and share.

Sounds great right? We can’t wait to celebrate the holidays at Disney World!

Credit: Disney World

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