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! Here is everything we’re doing to get a little more Disney into our Holidays!

Santa Clause at Magic Kingdom

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 our What’s New at Walt Disney World for Christmas?

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. 

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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 in 2021 for the latest happenings in each park. 

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 Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours 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.

Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours Christmas Party

A brand new Disney After Hours Event has arrived in Magic Kingdom! Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours Christmas Party starts at the beginning of November and runs through December. Bringing after-hours access to the parks for the holiday! This event requires a special ticket and allows you to enter the parks as early as 7 pm on the day of your event ticket. With low wait times, complimentary snacks, and special entertainment read more about Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours Christmas Party for all the details. 

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, (Note: Cancelled for 2021). 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.

Epcot for the holidays 2020

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!

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.

Disney Springs Holidays at Jock Lindsays Bar

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!

Coronado Springs Gran Destino Tower

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 property! 

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    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 early November, we share all the New Christmas Snacks at Walt Disney World

    Walt Disney World Christmas Vacation Tips

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    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! 

     

    Christmas Decorations Mickey and Minnie Mouse

    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.

    Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallows

    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. 

    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 movies 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! 

    Disney Christmas Shirts for a Disney Vacation

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