A Disney Christmas
A Disney Christmas is always magical! Whether you’re spending the holidays at Walt Disney World, taking a Disney Christmas Cruise, or making the merriest plans to have a Disney Christmas season at home! Be sure to check out our Disney Winter Guide if you’re traveling in the Winter for all the activities, events, recipes, and more to be had. Here is everything we’re doing to get a little more Disney into our Holidays!
Christmas at Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World at Christmastime is always magical. You get better weather in Florida, beautiful holiday decorations, new snacks, entertainment, and more festive fun throughout the season! Check out What’s New at Walt Disney World for Christmas for all the Disney Christmas Events.
Planning a Walt Disney World Christmas Vacation
And while you can count on everything you love during the holiday season at Walt Disney World if you’ve never been there during the busiest time of year, then read our Christmas at Walt Disney World Beginners Guide to get the best tips for the season! And help make the most of your vacation.
Visiting Walt Disney World for the Holidays
Walt Disney World during the holiday season offers a bunch of opportunities to help you get into the spirit of the season! If you’re visiting the parks, check out Walt Disney World for the Holidays for the latest Disney Christmas Events happening in each park.
- A Disney Christmas Vacation 5 Must Do’s!
- Christmas at Walt Disney World Checklist
- Festive Free Fun for the Holidays at Walt Disney World
- Disney Character Christmas Cavalcades at Disney World
Christmas at Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World Resort is all about festive everything through all four parks and Animal Kingdom is no exception! Animal Kingdom for the Holidays takes a more natural approach with animal marionettes, Christmas cavalcades, new holiday snacks, even decorations in Pandora!
Christmas at Magic Kingdom
Christmas at Magic Kingdom starts the earliest of all the parks! Wreaths, lights, holiday entertainment, snacks, and special events happen throughout the season. Magic Kingdom is home to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. And you can also see the Jungle Cruise turn into Jingle Cruise every year with holiday jokes and decorations. An absolute must-do for Christmas.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party happens only in Magic Kingdom and features the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade. This is an annual event. This party requires a special ticket and allows you access to the parks at 4 pm, ahead of the 7 pm party start time. A traditional event for families, this party features music, snacks, special entertainment, merchandise, and more.
- Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Treats
- Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: A Beginner’s Guide
- Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party: Pros & Cons
- Once Upon a Christmastime Parade Disney Christmas Photo Tour
Christmas at EPCOT
EPCOT Park at Walt Disney World is such fun! As home to the Festival of Holidays, this park also dresses up all 11 World Showcase countries with decorations specific to each culture!
EPCOT’s Festival of Holidays
The Festival of Holidays at EPCOT brings holiday cultures and foods to the forefront! With more than 20 booths featuring holiday treats, the Holiday Cookie Stroll, and Olaf’s Tradition Expedition scavenger hunt, there is plenty to do for adults and grown-ups alike!
- Epcot Festival of Holidays Menus
- Things to do at the Festival of Holidays at Disney World
- What’s New for the Festival of Holidays at Disney World?
Christmas at Hollywood Studios
Hollywood Studios brings the good old-fashioned Christmas into the park every year. With kitschy holiday decorations in soft colors, we love this park for holiday photos! But that’s not all! Hollywood Studios is home to a new Christmas Popcorn Bucket released every year, the Toy Story Land holiday overlay, and Olaf’s Holiday Finale at Frozen for the First Time in Forever Sing-a-Long. Check out all our reasons Why You Need to Visit Hollywood Studios for the Holidays.
If you’re ready to add something special to your Disney Christmas plans, check out the NEW Jollywood Nights Christmas Party at Hollywood Studios for the 2023 Holiday Season. Complete with new snacks, entertainment, and Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! This hard-ticketed event is a great alternative to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party if you’re looking for a limited-capacity event.
Christmas at Disney Springs
At Disney Springs, the holiday is all about shopping! But you don’t have to ruin your Disney Budget unless you want to, because The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll is FREE! And a great way to get some ideas for your own Christmas decorations at home! Jock Lindsay’s restaurant also usually turns into a mainstay this time of year, with Jock Lindsay’s Holiday Bar!
Disney Resorts for the Holidays
Whether you’re visiting the Disney Resorts throughout your Disney Vacation or choosing the Best Disney Resort to Stay for the Holidays know that all the Disney Resorts get dressed up for the holidays! With Christmas trees, decorations, special menus at resort restaurants, and more. And since they’re all free to visit be sure to add a few Resort stops to your Disney Vacation. If you’re heading to the Disney Boardwalk for Christmas, you can find some of the best Gingerbread and Tree displays on the property!
- Celebrating 20 years of Gingerbread at Beach Club
- Disney Resort Decorations Holiday Tour at Walt Disney World
- The 5 Best Disney World Resorts For Christmas
- Where to Find Gingerbread Displays at Walt Disney World
- Best Disney Resorts to Visit for Christmas
- Christmas at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort
Disney Snacks at Walt Disney World for the Holidays
If there is anything we love during the holidays at Walt Disney World, it’s snacks. These specialty treats change every year and give us a wonderful reason to try new flavors! Released in early November, we share all the New Christmas Snacks at Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World Christmas Vacation Tips
A Disney Christmas Cruise
Nothing rings in the holidays like a family vacation. We like a Disney Christmas Cruise a little earlier in the season, which brings lower costs and plenty of time for holiday fun at home when you return. Read our Very Merrytime Disney Christmas Cruise Guide for all the details of what to expect on this cruise. And if you’re just hoping to relax, checking out our 5 Must Do’s on a Disney Very Merrytime Cruise can help you narrow down the most important things!
A Disney Christmas at Home
Spending the holidays is always wonderful. With soft lights on the Christmas tree, gifts to wrap, and cookies to bake, there isn’t anywhere we’d rather be. Take a look at everything we do for the holidays to add a little more Disney to the season. From keeping Disney Christmas Books on hand to browse and cooking up recipes and planning movie nights below.
Disney Christmas Drink Recipes
If we’re not at Disney, we’re usually mixing up a new drink recipe. Whether it be coffee or cocktails or cocoa, the holiday season gives us plenty of reasons to make all our drinks a little happier! Try our Disney Cruise Christmas Cookie Cocktail if you’re looking for something to help get you through the crazy season. And be sure to get your Hot Cocoa Bar ready with our Disney-Inspired Hot Cocoa Bar Ideas.
Disney Christmas Recipes
While we love Disney Christmas Recipes from Disney Parks sometimes just whipping up something special to help make our season brighter is just as fun! If you’re up for flavored marshmallows, try out our Chocolate Peppermint Mickey Marshmallows or Gingerbread Mickey Marshmallows to help add a little Disney to your season.
Disney Christmas Movie Nights
Right after Halloween, you can usually find us watching through weeks of Christmas movies we just can’t get enough of! While we have the best lists of Disney Christmas Movies for families and are always adding to our favorite Disney Christmas Episodes nothing beats a Disney Movie Night complete with crafts, dinner, and treats to make things extra special.
- A Muppets Christmas Movies Marathon
- A Santa Clause Movie Night Marathon
- Nightmare Before Christmas Movie Night
- A Disney Christmas Movie Night
Grab our Christmas Movie Bingo Cards for a fun game to play while you watch through your favorites!
Disney Christmas Crafts and Decorations
You don’t need to go to a Disney park to add more magic to your holiday! We love having Holidays at Home with Disney with fun games, crafts, and movie nights. If you’re looking for a fun DIY take a stab at Mickey and Minnie’s Christmas Sweater, we share a template and instructions in the post to get you started.
Disney Christmas Shirts and shopDisney
As a small shop, we love sharing our favorite Disney Christmas designs on Polka Dot Pixie Shop. But you can grab extra holiday style anywhere! Be sure to check out Disney Christmas Pajamas for the whole family and all our Disney Gift Guides to help get you ready for the holiday season!
Christmas at home with Disney and Harry Potter. All the magical things we love to add to the season.
Christmas at Walt Disney World
Christmas at Walt Disney World. Christmas at Walt Disney World. From Holiday Crowds, to Resort Decorations to Holiday snacks, Parties and Events. Everything During the Holidays at Disney.
Festival of Holidays
International Festival of Holidays at Walt Disney World Epcot. Featuring the Candlelight Processional, Holiday Kitchens with treats and Holiday Storytellers
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom is all about snow on Main Street, holiday snacks, the Once upon a Christmas Time parade and Disney Christmas merchandise.
Disneyland Christmas Events, Parties and Shows. From Holiday Tea at the Disneyland Hotel to Disney Festival of Holidays. Disney Viva Navidad, Mater’s Jingle Jamboree, and World of Color Season of Light.
Disney Christmas Cruise
A Disney Christmas Cruise. A Very Merrytime Christmas Cruise.
Disney Holidays at Home
Disney Holidays at Home are all about Disney Holiday Recipes, Disney Gifts, Disney Holiday Parties, Disney Christmas Decorations and everything you need for a Holidays with Disney at Home.