Holiday Celebrations at Disney World, November through New Years

Holiday Season November through New Years

Website: Holidays at Disney World

City: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Location: Walt Disney World, Florida

Region: Central Florida Region

Metro Area: Orlando – Kissimmee – Sanford, Florida Metro Area

Disney has so many different holiday celebrations all throughout the parks. One of the highlights is Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in the Magic Kingdom. Also make sure to check out Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays and Hollywood Studio’s Sunset Seasons Greetings.

Disney Springs celebrates the holidays with Santa, Holiday Carolers, Kwanzaa Musical Group performances, Hanukkah celebrations, unbelievable shopping, and live entertainment. You can also walk through the Christmas Tree trail which features 27 Disney decorated trees to keep you festive all holiday season.

Magic Kingdom Park

You’ll feel the holiday spirit as soon as you enter the park with the giant Christmas tree and decorated castle. Enjoy a full celebration with live entertainment, a Christmas parade, and a spectacular fireworks show by purchasing your tickets for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. The Magic Kingdom brings the holiday spirit and Disney style for children and adults alike.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Enjoy enchanting holiday decorations and Disney Character interactions as you stroll Sunset Boulevard in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. You’ll witness snow falling in Florida and a festive laser show on The Tower of Terror. Toy Story Land is also in the holiday spirit and the toys went all out with decorating this year. The Frozen Sing-a-long Celebration gets a surprise visit from our favorite snowman and you can enjoy the holiday fireworks at the end of the night.

Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays

Enjoy the Season at Epcot where the countries transform to an international celebration of Yuletide traditions with the Candlelight Processional topping off the experience. Help Chip and Dale on their ornament scavenger hunt and enjoy live holiday entertainment throughout the day.

Candlelight Processional, America Gardens Theatre at Epcot
This spectacular choir and orchestra show with a narrated story of Christmas told by a celebrity narrator fills the world showcase with holiday music and cheer. This enthralling show is a must see holiday tradition and this year there are plenty of new faces to see.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

UP! A Great Bird Adventure has a holiday twist this season by incorporating Diwali into the show. Diwali is India’s festival of the lights and it is sure to be a fun treat for the whole family.

Disney’s Resorts

While all of the resorts are decorated for the holiday season, some have extra presents for you to see. The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will have its annual gingerbread house open for business starting November 17th. You can walk through a holiday classic and purchase a few sweet treats along the way. Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground will have sleigh rides available during November and December. Santa will make a pit stop through Disney’s resorts on Christmas Eve to greet your family.