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Guide to Holidays at Disneyland® Resort

Are you ready for holidays at Disneyland® Resort? It’s time to get festive, merry, and celebrate everybody’s favorite time of the year — Disneyland® Resort has announced its dates for the festive season of 2019!

Disneyland® Resort will soon ready for the magical winter season. As we write, beloved characters are putting on their festive costumes and decking out the park with even more sparkle than usual. With so much seasonal fun in one place, Disneyland® Resort is the perfect place to spend an unforgettable holiday.

Months of spectacular Disney celebrations await your arrival, including festive foods, drinks, and treats, as well as fabulous decorations and plenty of surprises! You don’t want to miss the merriest time of the year at Disneyland® Resort.

The holidays begin in the fall and continue through the festive season. To find out about what it’s like to spend Christmas time at Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park, keep reading!

Festive Cheer

Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and all their friends are awaiting your arrival this holiday season, with festive decorations and music playing throughout the grounds!

Glittering lights will be sparkling away throughout both Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park. It’s the perfect place for you and your family to spend the holidays and get into the festive spirit with your special Disney friends.

Expect to see your favorite rides decked out in fun, festive trimmings. Minnie and Mickey will be there in their holiday best, ready to get you in the spirit of Christmas!

There are surprises to be found throughout the resort, whether it be bands playing carols and other Christmas songs or cherished characters dressed in seasonal attire to have your photograph taken with. There’s magic around every corner!

Buena Vista Street Christmas Tree

Make sure to check out Buena Vista Street, where you will find the incredible 50-foot Christmas tree lit up with thousands of dazzling illuminations. It’s truly a wonder to behold and never fails to warm visitors’ heart and spirits.

“it’s a small world” Holiday Lighting

If one of the world’s largest Christmas trees isn’t enough to get you in the festive mood, you can always head on over to the classic “it’s a small world” ride, where you will find the dreamboat adventure has been lit up for a warming winter season spectacular.

Listen out for those familiar bells and head inside for everything Christmas and celebration. Deck the halls, Jingle the Bells, and pour the eggnog as the festive edition of “it’s a small world” takes you on a seasonal journey across the United States.

Christmas celebration

The Disney Festival of Holidays

New additions to Disneyland® Resort’s repertoire of seasonal activities are returning in 2019! There are several different multicultural festive events spread across the calendar. Whether it’s food, music or dancing you’re looking for, Disneyland® Resort celebrates holiday traditions from all over the world.

Festive Food Marketplaces

Celebrate a global holiday at Disney California Adventure® Park, where you will be able to find holiday snacks from a diverse range of cultures! All kinds of delicious treats and sweets will be available to put you in the festive spirit.

With delicious surprises to be found all over Disney California Adventure® Park, your sweet tooth won’t know what’s hit it! These scrumptious treats are only available during the Disney Festival of Holidays.

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party

Bring your amigos to the family fiesta that is the Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party.

Panchito Pistoles will be sure to be there with his Caballeros, as well as Donald Duck’s feathered friends. Mariachi and samba musicians, dancers, and giant mojiganga puppets parade through the streets, celebrating traditions from across the Americas.

There may even be a surprise visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus! The Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party is high-flying, fast-moving, festive fun — bring your dancing shoes and prepare to party Latin-style!

Christmas Fantasy Parade

Get your gingerbread men and candy canes ready for the Christmas Fantasy Parade, with beloved Disney characters providing plenty of festive magic as they put on a seasonal spectacular on Main Street, USA.

Sing “Let It Go” with Olaf, Anna, and Elsa or help Mickey and Minnie sort letters to Santa as the procession marches past. All your favorite characters will be there to wish you happy holidays — you haven’t done Christmas at Disneyland® Resort until you’ve seen this!

Arrive early to get the best seats for the grand finale, where kids and parents alike will enjoy an evening of spectacular entertainment they’ll never forget.

“Believe… In Holiday Magic” Fireworks

The world-renowned Christmas fireworks at Disneyland® Resort are not to be missed! A spectacular display paired with your favorite holiday songs makes for a fantastical display which lights up Sleeping Beauty’s castle.

Stand with the crowd on Main Street, USA and look towards the iconic castle as it lights up in an explosion of color and sparkle that never fails to make the young and the young at heart believe in the magic of Christmas!

Haunted Mansion Holiday

The Haunted Mansion at New Orleans Square has also taken on a cheery turn. Jack Skellington and his friends have prepared some yuletide treats for you!

Find a different kind of holiday spirit as Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” comes to life in the spooky haunted mansion. The house is jam-packed with spooktacular surprises to add to the holiday fun.

Haunted Mansion Holiday

A Christmas Like No Other

There is simply nowhere better to celebrate Christmas than with all your favorite characters at Disneyland® Resort. A Disney Christmas is one kids and parents alike will remember for years to come.

Between the festive foods, seasonal costumes, and spectacular shows and parades featuring world-class dancing and entertainment, there is just so much on offer!

For exclusive deals on discounted Disneyland® Resort tickets, amazing savings on packages and hotels, and some of the lowest prices on travel, call 1 (800) 434-7894 (international callers use +1 (619) 546-5622) to speak with an aRes Travel planning expert seven days a week, or book online now.

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