Don your red and green and head out to Walt Disney World parks, where the sights and sounds of the holidays are in full swing. Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios bring the Christmas cheer in the following events going on now.
Magic Kingdom® Park
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is bringing holiday cheer until December 22nd, with exclusive live entertainment, fireworks, and a holly, jolly holiday parade. Santa brings cheer to all, with characters greeting guests throughout the park – Meet Mickey and Tinker Bell, Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps from “Zootopia,” all seven dwarfs from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” Jack Skellington dressed as “Sandy Claws” from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” and even some of the Disney princesses along with their princes. In all, over 3 dozen characters and 17 different locations make an extra special holiday gift for those at the event. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party dates this week: December 11, 13, 15 and 16
Holidays Around the World surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season as celebrated by cultures near and far. Take a festive global tour as costumed performers bring time-honored traditions to life throughout World Showcase, available now-December 29.
Canada – The Canadian Holiday Voyagers: Explore holiday customs from various regions of
Canada on a musical tour of the Great White North.
United Kingdom – Father Christmas: Join Father Christmas as he rings in the season with
traditions of the United Kingdom and good cheer.
France – Père Noël: Discover the magic of Père Noël and the joy of the season through a
Christmas letter from a child.
Morocco – Moroccan Holiday Storyteller: Take a journey through seasons of holidays in
Morocco, where celebrations are “the spice of life!”
Japan – Daruma Vendor: Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the New Year!
Italy – La Befana: Meet the kind-hearted witch who arrives on the Eve of the Epiphany to grant gifts to good children.
Germany – Helga: Listen as Helga tells the story of the first Christmas tree and the tale of her first Nutcracker.
China – Chinese Lion Dancers: Colorful dance of the holidays
Norway – Sigrid and Julenissen: A Storyteller is surprised by a mischievous Christmas gnome.
Mexico – Mariachis and Dancers: Celebrate a Feliz Navidad.
American Adventure – Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus
Hanukkah: Discover the traditions of Hanukkah, the story of the Maccabees and the miracle of the burning oil lamp.
Kwanzaa: Experience the spirit of Kwanzaa, a celebration of unity, creativity and pride.
Voices of Liberty: Appearing as Dickens Carolers to sing a seasonal repertoire of holiday favorites.
*Park hours extended now-Dec. 24 to 9:30 p.m. and until 10:30 p.m. from Dec. 25-30.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Make the most of the holidays with magic from the North Pole—courtesy of a visit with Santa or Santa Goofy! Come face-to-face with Kris Kringle for photos and wishes now-Dec. 24. Santa Goofy takes over for Santa from Dec. 25-31.
Shop discount Disney tickets with a Park Hopper® option at Tickets2You.com so you can visit all 4 Walt Disney World theme parks this holiday season!