It’s a Jolly Holiday at Walt Disney World

Castle Dream Lights

It is the most WONDERFUL time of the year at the most MAGICAL place on earth. There is so much to see and do to enjoy the spirit of the season.  I hope you can use this as a comprehensive guide to whats available!


Each resort will deck their halls from top to bottom so you are sure to be hit with a hearty wave of holiday from the moment you check in. Make sure to check out some of our favorites resorts for holiday decor.

Beach Club- Has a massive chocolate carousel

Grand Floridian – Buy a gingerbread shingle from their life sized gingerbread house

Wilderness Lodge- Inhale the aroma of the season in all its pine scented glory.

Art of Animation- Color and whimsy are what it is all about here!

Disney Springs

  • Take a walk down the Christmas tree trail
  • Carolers
  • Dance Party with toys

Notes- Take advantage of the no ticket required decor and entertainment by visiting Disney Springs at least once during your stay.

Magic Kingdom

  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (Requires separate tickets)
  • A Frozen Holiday Wish and lighting of the Castle Dream Lights
  • Jingle Cruise (Jungle Cruise Holiday Overlay)
  • Once Upon A Christmas Time Parade (Shown for all Christmas Week only. Part of the Christmas party otherwise)


  • Epcot International Festival of the Holidays (previously Holidays around the World) Think food and wine with a seasonal twist!
  • Joyful! A Gospel Celebration with shows daily at the Fountain of Nations Stage
  • Holiday Storytellers- Learn the stories of different nations as told by their native narrators.
  • Candlelight Processional- A beautiful telling of the Christmas story narrated by a different celebrity each night. I suggest doing a dining package for guaranteed seating.
  • Illuminations with a holiday twist


Hollywood Studios

  • Jingle Bell Jingle BAM.
  • Sunset Seasons Greetings
  • Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollwood and Vine

Animal Kingdom

  • Minnie and Mickey Holiday Meet and Greet

I will be adding to this list as more is announced and revealed! Stay tuned for more detail! To plan your holiday trip, please email




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