Your Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World

Do you have a Walt Disney World trip planned in November or December? If so, you’ll be visiting the most magical place on earth during the most wonderful time of the year! There are a ton of festive happenings throughout the parks this year! Here are just a few of our favorite!

MAGIC KINGDOM (Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World)

Your Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World

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Is there anything more magical than taking a stroll down Main Street, U.S.A.? How about, taking a stroll down Main Street, U.S.A. when it is all decked out for Christmas?!?

Disney Very Merriest After Hours

Don’t miss this brand-new hard ticket holiday event, guaranteed to offer those in attendance lower crowds, wait times, and 4 jam-packed hours of holiday festivities, including character greetings, Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks Show, holiday attraction overlays, and more.

Be sure to talk to your Traveling Mouse Travel Agent today to find out how you can get tickets to this once in the lifetime event!

Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks

If you like Disney fireworks, you’re going to love this show! Celebrate the magic of Christmas with medleys of beloved holiday classics, hosted by the one and only… Minnie Mouse!

Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade

Who doesn’t love a parade down the center on Mainstreet, U.S.A.? Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade is a part of Very Merriest After Hours. This nighttime features several beloved Disney characters, floats, and songs! Oh… and did we mention…  there will be SNOW?!?

Jingle Cruise

There is just something extra punny about the holiday season, don’t you agree? The Jingle Cruise overlay contains decorations in the show scenes and a limited-time holiday-centric script performed by the skippers!

Totally Tinsel Tomorrowland Trio

Tomorrowland has never looked so good, as the Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, Space Mountain, and Tomorrowland Speedway receive a fun holiday overlay!

Cinderella Castle Holiday Projections

The castle gets a vibrant, regal, and oh-so-colorful makeover, showcasing festive stripes, whimsical Christmas attire, and red, green, & gold ornamentation.

EPCOT (Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World)

Your Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World

Epcot International Festival of the Holiday returns as Holidays Around the World! Here, you will find marketplace booths around World Showcase, each offering a variety of seasonal snacks from around the world. This multi-cultural celebration runs from November 26th – December 30, 2021.

In addition, there is a bevy of entertainment, decorations, and more around both World Showcase and Future World.

Candlelight Processional

Candlelight Processional is a retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, along with a mass choir performing seasonal melodies, and a 50-piece live orchestra.

Holiday Storytellers

Waltz through World Showcase and listen to international storytellers as they share their traditions from their native country. In addition to the Santas, representatives at the American Adventure describe the celebrations of Kwanzaa and Hanukkah.

Living with the Land Merry & Bright Nights

Living with the Land just got even better! Now, you can take a boat ride through the greenhouses with an extra bonus of holiday cheer, featuring a twinkling holiday light display!

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS (Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World )

Your Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World

Sunset Season’s Greetings

The beloved projection show is back with a host of loveable vignettes from Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, the Muppets, and Toy Story, and more!

Echo Lake “Flurry of Fun”

This consists of decorations throughout the area, including oversized Christmas ornaments in Echo Lake, a giant Christmas tree, and more!

Minnie’s Holiday Dine

Christmas-themed character meal at Hollywood & Vine is a ton of fun.

ANIMAL KINGDOM (Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World)

Your Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World

Tree of Life Holiday Awakenings

Get WILD, as these projection-mapping vignettes tell a series of winter tales, complete with a familiar and heartwarming holiday-inspired musical score.

Discovery Island Luminaries

Holiday decorations abound, hand-crafted by the eclectic community of artists who make Discovery Island their home, including colorful, animal-inspired luminaries on the rooftops, wireframe bird-shaped lanterns, and themed garland adorning the buildings throughout the land.

Merry Menagerie

During the day, Discovery Island is alive with a life-size “Merry Menagerie” of artisan-sculpted puppets that include reindeer, foxes, polar bears, penguins, and more – each accompanied by live musicians who mingle amongst guests!

And there you have it, You Guide to Christmastime at Walt Disney World! What are you most excited about?! Let us know in the comments!