Walt Disney World Christmas 2022: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, EPCOT Festival of Holidays

The holiday season begins at Walt Disney World in November which allows for plenty of time for guests to plan a seasonal vacation to one of the Happiest Places on Earth! Typically you can expect the holiday décor to remain up until early January.

Read on to find out everything you need to know for enjoying the holiday season at Walt Disney World.

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2022 Holiday Season at Magic KingdomSpecial holiday projection effects on Cinderella Castle

The main focus of celebration in Magic Kingdom Park will be the Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party (returning for the first time since the parks reopened!) but the park will be fully decorated for all guests to enjoy along with plenty of holiday treats and merchandise to enjoy.

Collage of ‘Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks’

The special holiday projections from last year will return on most nights on Cinderella Castle, alternating periodically with the castle’s transformation into a Beacon of Magic for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.

Jingle CruiseJingle Cruise

This Magic Kingdom attraction gets the seasonal treatment and renaming from Jungle Cruise to Jingle Cruise during the holiday season. Disney describes this holiday overlay as:

Jingle Cruise is again themed as if the Skippers are once again homesick for the holidays and decorated the attraction queue and boathouse with homemade decorations, gifts and items from back home. (If you listen carefully, you may also hear a holiday-themed radio broadcast playing in the background in the queue). The boats have been renamed to receive holiday names and the skippers are getting guests laughing with additional holiday jokes. The jungle has also received new seasonal supplies. Unfortunately, some missed their final destination falling deeper into the jungle.

Make sure that you don't miss this holiday themed attraction on your visit which is open during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and regular park hours.

EPCOT International Festival of the HolidaysAmerican Holiday Table featuring Slow-roasted Turkey with Stuffing from the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays runs through late November until Christmas featuring the popular Holiday kitchens around the World Showcase promenade. This will include favorite treats such as the American Holiday Table featuring Slow-roasted Turkey with Stuffing and Bavaria Holiday Kitchen with dishes like Cheese Fondue in a Bread Bowl.

The Voices of Liberty will perform on the America Gardens Theatre stage again this year for a concert of carols and holiday songs. We will keep updating with menu, entertainment, and tips for visiting the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays. Guests can also view holiday character cavalcades at Epcot including Mickey, Anna & Elsa, Santa, and more!

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays take place through the end of November through December this holiday season. Keep checking back for specific dates as we get closer!

The festival is a celebration of international holiday traditions from around the world. This festival experience includes:

  • An International Yuletide Extravaganza: featuring 11 holiday traditions of the 11 World Showcase nations
  • Holiday Kitchens: featuring seasonal food from around the world at select kiosks around the park- nearly 25 in total!
  • The Holiday Cookie Stroll: sample cookies from around the world including:
    • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen: Linzer Cookie
    • American Holiday Table: Gingerbread Cookie
    • Yukon Holiday Kitchen: Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie
    • Feast of the Three Kings: Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
    • L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen: Black and White Cookie

Holiday Kitchens at EpcotKahlua pork with pineapple, garnished with herbs

Here is the full list of Holiday Kitchens at Epcot to select from last year's Festival of the Holidays:

  • American Holiday Table (American Adventure)
    Enjoy a seasonal salute—dig into traditional dishes reminiscent of grandma’s cooking at the American Adventure Pavilion.
  • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)
    Willkommen—help yourself to heartwarming holiday dishes and refreshing beverages at the Germany Pavilion.
  • Citrus Blossom (Showcase Plaza)
    Toast the holidays with breathtaking beverages that include the Orange Cream Shake in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic).
  • Festival Favorites (World Showplace)
    From blackened bass to duck confit, from frozen s’mores to tropical eggnog—come and get your very own favorites!
  • Holiday Hearth (World Showplace)
    Discover the hearth you’ll call home, with special desserts, milkshakes, hot cocoa and so much more.
  • Holiday Sweets & Treats
    Rock around the Christmas tree with goodies sure to top the “nice” list—at Promenade Refreshments.
  • L'Chaim! Holiday Kitchen (Between Morocco and France)
    Propose a toast to life—sink your teeth into classic deli noshes with a side of New York flair.
  • Le Marché de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)
    Feast on très magnifique fare, wine and specialty cocktails from the France Pavilion.
  • Mele Kalikimaka (Showcase Plaza)
    Savor the flavor of fabulous, festive food and beverages from the islands of Hawa i‘i.
  • Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)
    Feliz Navidad—celebrate with mariachi dancing and south-of-the-border fare at the Mexican Pavilion!
  • Prost! (World Showplace)
    Spread some holiday cheer with a cool brew from some of the finest regional breweries.
  • Sapphire Holiday Kitchen (Morocco)
    Spice up your life with the exotic flavors of North Africa—visit the Morocco Pavilion for intriguing cuisine!
  • Shanghai Holiday Kitchen (China)
    Have yourself a merry little meal—tempt taste buds with popular plates and potables from the China Pavilion!
  • Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)
    Please your palate with an array of festive dishes and drinks served at the Japan Pavilion.
  • Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)
    Mangiare—savor a seasonal take on some of the world’s best-loved food and beverages at the Italy Pavilion!
  • Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)
    Jingle your bells with delightful dishes and libations from the Great White North—at the Canada Pavilion.
  • Funnel Cake
    Satisfy your sweet tooth with a new holiday classic: Sweet Potato Casserole Funnel Cake.
  • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company®
    Salute the season with the usual selection of coffees, plus the tasty Caramel Tinsel Latte and Donut for the holidays.
  • Refreshment Outpost
    Chow down on this year’s holiday surprise: Warm Brown Sugar Stuffed Pretzel with Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce. (Sorry, guess it’s not a surprise now.)
  • Refreshment Port (Showcase Plaza)
    Savor the flavor of holiday poutine and toast the season with specials like T.G. Lee Eggnog with Spiced Rum.

Cookie StrollA platter of festive Minnie Mouse sugar cookies, shaped with ears, its frosting in a swirl design, along with a polka dot Minnie bow tie

The popular Cookie Stroll will return to Epcot this year! Guests can grab their Festival Passport as they move through the World Showcase to find all the 5 official Holiday Cookie Stroll locations. Each location you can purchase the cookie and stamp your passport. Once you've collected all the stamps, bring your Passport to the Sweets & Treats Holiday Kitchen to receive a complimentary speciality cookie.

The official cookie stroll locations:

  • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen at the Germany Pavilion
    Linzer Cookie
  • American Holiday Table at the America Pavilion
    Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
  • Yukon Holiday Kitchen at the Canada Pavilion
    Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie
  • Festival Favorites at the World Showplace.
    Gingerbread Cookie
  • L'Chaim Holiday Kitchen between the Morocco and France Pavilions
    Black-and-White Cookie

You can also purchase a Holiday Cookie Stroll cookie jar for purchase at one of the marketplace booths.

Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt is another fun family activity for guests of all ages. Search for holiday traditions Olaf has gathered from around the world – and lost along the way! Purchase the map and stickers from select festival merchandise locations.

Epcot Festival of the Holidays Entertainment

You can find holiday entertainment around the World Showcase including:

  • Las Posadas at the Mexico pavilion
  • Canadian Holiday Voyageurs in the Canada pavilion
  • Chinese Lion Dance celebrating the new year in the China pavilion
  • A Hanukkah storyteller along the promenade and delightful holiday storytellers in France, Italy, Japan, Norway and the United Kingdom
  • Santa Claus outside the American Adventure

Epcot Candlelight ProcessionalEpcot Candlelight Processional

It is official! The Epcot Candlelight Processional will return to Walt Disney World for the 2022 Christmas season! The performances will begin on November 25th with more information coming soon.

In the Candlelight Processional you will hear the biblical story of Christmas typically told by a celebrity narrator and accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and massed choir. This is a beloved tradition at Walt Disney World so be sure you don't miss it!

Hollywood StudiosSunset Seasons Greetings

Sunset Seasons Greeting's projection show is definitely worth a look as the Hollywood Tower becomes full of light including laser projections and snow.

When evening falls, the billboards transform into real life characters tell a tale of their love for the season. The holiday show this year will alternate with the 50th Walt Disney World anniversary transformation. 

These holiday scenes include:

  • Mickey and Minnie reminiscing about a hometown Christmas as the scene shifts into a romanticized, Norman Rockwell-inspired town—starting in black and white before slowly changing into color.
  • The Toy Story characters guessing which new toys are coming this Christmas as the scene becomes covered in holiday wrapping paper.
  • The Swedish Chef from The Muppets babbling as only he can while the scene turns into giant gingerbread houses.
  • And finally, Olaf pining over his holiday wish as iconic music plays and the scene freezes over into a Frozen winter wonderland—complete with dancing Aurora Borealis lights and projected falling snow.

Minnie's Seasonal Character Dining at Hollywood & VineMinnie Mouse hosting a yuletide gathering at Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Character dining will return to Hollywood & Vine at Hollywood Studios beginning Nov. 6th which will include Santa Goofy along with Minnie and other friends dressed in their holiday best. You can read our full review of this holiday experience to see why we loved this special event.

Echo Lake Holiday Decorations

Echo Lake gets a merry makeover with extra-large ornaments, colorful garlands and a giant Christmas tree centered on the water. Even Dinosaur Gertie will be festively dressed for the occasion!

Disney does not disappoint with their seasonal decorations so take the time to soak it in and enjoy!

Animal KingdomClose up of Christmas tree

At Animal Kingdom you can expect the park to be decked out in breathtaking holiday décor. This year Walt Disney World has made an effort to include a greater amount of things to do and see for the holiday season.

Tree of Life Awakenings

The Tree of Life will awaken during the holiday season with a new musical score and feature wintry tales as it alternates between the Beacon of Magic for the 50th Walt Disney World anniversary.

Discovery Island

This winter celebration at Discovery Island includes life-size, artisan-sculpted animal puppets that include reindeer, foxes, and polar bears. At night the rooftop will be filled with luminous lights and bird lanterns.

Asia and Africa Celebrations

In Asia guests can enjoy glowing flowers, lanterns, and more where residents of Anandapur have decorated the theater district in celebration of Diwali––the festival of lights in India. In Africa, guests can enjoy more decorations in the village of Harambe that blends the style of Western traditions with authentic African celebrations.

Pandora – The World of Avatar

Guests can enjoy seasonal decor and handcrafted materials indigenous to Pandora to celebrate Christmastime at Pongu Pongu.

You can also find characters such as Mickey and Minnie dressed in seasonal attire at the Adventurer's Outpost. Around the park you can also find characters such as Santa, Goofy, Baloo, King Louie, Donald, Chip and Dale dressed in seasonal clothes.

Disney SpringsMultiple families look at decorated Christmas trees that have signs on them that read Little Mermaid and Marry Poppins

Disney Springs is fully decked out in its holiday finest along with the theme parks in early November. You can find seasonal treats and shopping in this Disney district

Disney Springs also features a variety of entertainment for the holiday season such as:

  • Christmas Tree Trail: a walk through wonderland of Disney themed Christmas trees featuring falling snow and holiday music. This tour starts near the fountain outside Once Upon a Toy, once you find the pathway you can look forward to seeing these themed trees:
      1. Walt Disney World Theme Parks
      2. Mickey & Minnie Mouse
      3. Beauty & the Beast
      4. Sleeping Beauty
      5. Aladdin
      6. Frozen
      7. The Princess & The Frog
      8. The Little Mermaid
      9. Mulan
      10. Haunted Mansion
      11. Snow White
      12. Pinocchio
      13. Toy Story
      14. Disney Villains
      15. Dumbo
      16. Cinderella
      17. Robin Hood
      18. Star Wars
      19. Peter Pan
      20. Tangled
      21. The Lion King
      22. Mary Poppins
      23. Fantasia
  • Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt: a scavenger hunt to find all of Stitch's lost items, if you find them all you receive a prize!
  • Santa’s Chalet: Santa meet and greet options are available at select times.

There are also carolers wandering through Disney Springs along with other roaming varieties of seasonal entertainment.

Holiday Food at Walt Disney WorldPumpkin Cheesecake Mousse from Satu'li Canteen, Thanksgiving Plate and Roasted Squash Soup, and Apple Pie Cheesecake from Tiffins Restaurant

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Restaurantosaurus

  • Open-Faced Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich – Grilled multigrain bread with roasted garlic mayonnaise, cornbread stuffing waffle, sliced smoked turkey breast, herb gravy, cranberry sauce, and a fried sage leaf (available Nov. 25)

Satu’li Canteen

  • Thanksgiving Bowl – Cornbread stuffing, sliced roasted turkey, cranberry boba pearls, gravy, and slaw (available Nov. 25)
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse – Pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate “dirt,” and cranberry boba pearls (available Nov. 25-28)
  • Peppermint Cream Cheese Mousse – Peppermint cream cheese mousse, peppermint sauce, peppermint candy pieces, and chocolate “dirt” (available Dec. 1-30)

Tiffins Restaurant

  • Thanksgiving Plate – Turkey roulade, fine-herbs whipped potatoes, maple-glazed carrots, sweet potato pave, wild mushrooms, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing, cranberry gel, and turkey gravy (available Nov. 25)
  • Roasted Squash Soup – Ginger-pear chutney, pickled jalapeño, chai-spiced and candied pistachios (available Nov. 25)
  • Apple Pie Cheesecake – Whipped caramel cheesecake, apple pie compote, white chocolate streusel, and cranberry sauce (available Nov. 25)
  • Horchata Mousse Snow Globe – Golden coffee crémeux, gingerbread sable cookie, coriander chantilly, elderflower meringue, bourbon caramel, and candied pecans (available Dec. 25)
  • Pork T-Bone – Apple-brined pork, sweet potato variations, boniato mash, and ginger-pear butter (available Dec. 25)

Tusker House Restaurant

  • Thanksgiving Dinner – Spit-roasted turkey, turkey gravy, mashed red potatoes, and focaccia bread dressing along with seasonal vegetables, pork loin, flank steak, and an assortment of desserts (available Nov. 25)

Sugar Cookie Snowman, Santa’s Belt Cookie, Red Velvet Whoopie Pie and Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate from Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

ABC Commissary

  • Sugar Cookie Snowman – A tasty snowman made of white chocolate sugar cookie mousse, whipped lemon curd, and a holiday sugar cookie (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

ABC Commissary and Catalina Eddie’s

  • Santa’s Belt Cookie – White chocolate-covered chocolate shortbread cookie (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

Backlot Express and Trolley Car Café

  • Red Velvet Whoopie Pie – Moist red velvet cake filled with classic cream cheese filling and festive sprinkles (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge and Tune-In Lounge

  • Holiday Bliss – Vanilla vodka, sour apple liqueur, caramel beverage syrup, and vanilla ice-cream mix (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

ABC Commissary, Backlot Express, Rosie’s All-American Café, and PizzeRizzo

  • Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate – Salted caramel beverage syrup and frozen hot chocolate mix topped with marshmallows and chocolate syrup (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)
  • Frozen Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate with Black Cherry Bourbon – Salted caramel beverage syrup, frozen hot chocolate mix, marshmallows, chocolate syrup, and black cherry bourbon (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)
Christmas on the Beach drink, Holiday Brownie, Butterscotch Caramel Cannoli and Reindeer Mousse from Disney's Hollywood Studios

Oasis Canteen, Animation Arch Bar, and Sunshine Day Bar

  • Christmas on the Beach – Coconut rum, blue curaçao, cranberry juice, and pineapple juice served with a souvenir glow cube (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

Outdoor Carts

  • Holiday Brownie – Chocolate Mickey brownie with holiday sprinkles (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

PizzeRizzo

  • Butterscotch Caramel Cannoli – Holiday cannoli filled with caramel cheesecake, butterscotch chips, and chocolate flakes (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

Rosie’s All-American Café and Trolley Car Cafe

  • Reindeer Mousse – Spiced caramel cheesecake over peanut butter mousse atop a salty pretzel shortbread cookie (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)

Woody’s Lunch Box

  • Holiday Lunch Box Tart – Apple pie filled tart frosted with cinnamon icing, sugar snowflake, and holiday sprinkles (available Nov. 8-Jan. 3)
Christmas Cookie Sundae, Gingerbread Almond Cake Pop, Mickey Cinnamon Roll and Ginger Apple Funnel Cake from Magic Kingdom Park

Magic Kingdom Park

Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies

  • Christmas Cookie Sundae – Christmas Cookie soft-serve topped with whipped cream, hot fudge, and holiday sprinkles (available Nov. 8-Dec. 31)
  • Christmas Cookie Milkshake – Christmas cookie milkshake topped with whipped cream and holiday sprinkles (available Nov. 8-Dec. 31)

Golden Oak Outpost

  • Gingerbread Almond Cake Pop – Gingerbread almond cake pop dipped in white chocolate (available Nov. 8-Dec. 31)

Main Street Bakery

  • Mickey Cinnamon Roll – Mickey-shaped cinnamon roll drizzled with red and green icing (available Nov. 8-Dec. 31)

Sleepy Hollow

  • Ginger Apple Funnel Cake – Gingerbread funnel cake topped with apple pie filling, vanilla ice cream, and caramel sauce (available Nov. 8-Dec. 31)

Disney Springs

Amorette’s Patisserie

  • White Chocolate Peppermint Éclair with White Chocolate and Peppermint Mousse (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Santa Mickey Dome Cake (available Nov. 5-Dec. 30)
  • Holiday Mickey Mousse Mini Dome Cake (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Holiday Parfait – Bourbon white chocolate mousse, cranberry cherry panna cotta, maple chocolate ganache, and chocolate chiffon cake (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • NYE Petite Cake (available Dec. 31)

AristoCrêpes

  • Cherry Jubilee Bubble Waffle – Bubble waffle filled with scoops of vanilla ice cream, cherries jubilee fillings, and whipped cream (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Santa Hot Crêpe – Sweet crêpe filled with eggnog custard topped with chocolate sauce and whipped cream (available Nov. 26- Dec. 30)
“Oh Deer” Cookie Shake, Snowman on the Beach Margarita,Olaf Hot Cocoa Surprise and Santa Mickey Piñata from Disney Springs

D-Luxe Burger

  • Holiday Turkey Burger – Turkey patty, butternut squash risotto cake, bacon-cranberry jam, lettuce, and tomato (available Nov. 5-Dec. 1)
  • “Oh Deer” Cookie Shake – Hazelnut liqueur, vanilla gelato, cinnamon beverage syrup, whipped cream, cinnamon, and sugar dusting with ginger deer garnish (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)

Dockside Margaritas

  • Snowman on the Beach Margarita – Silver tequila, key lime juice, crème de coconut, sweet and sour, graham cracker rim, chocolate pearls, and carrot sugar piece (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)

The Daily Poutine

  • Gobbler Poutine – Turkey, brown gravy, cranberry chutney, and cheese curds (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)

The Ganachery

  • Olaf Hot Cocoa Surprise (available Nov.12- Dec. 30)
  • Santa Mickey Piñata (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Gingerbread Ganache Square (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Peppermint Bark (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Chocolate Christmas Cottage (available Dec. 22- Dec. 30)
Venison Slider, Holiday Lights Deviled Eggs, Ham and Brie Flatbread and Elf Elixir from Disney Springs

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar

  • Venison Slider – Sliders with venison sausage patties, arugula, tomato, and cranberry aïoli on house made buns (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Fried Brussel Sprouts – Fried Brussel sprouts with bacon vinaigrette (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Holiday Lights Deviled Eggs – Colored deviled eggs with tobiko, and shrimp (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Ham and Brie Flatbread – Shaved ham and brie cheese, pomegranate seeds, granny smith apples, apple vinaigrette, and watercress (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Cookies and Milk – Assorted Christmas cookies and coquito (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Lump of Coal Dessert – Cookies and cream ganache “coal” (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Elf Elixir –Tequila, crème de menthe, and half & half with cookie crumb and holly leaf sugar garnishes (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Claus Mo – Traditional cosmopolitan with a shimmery twist garnished with red and white sugar and a candy cane (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Yule Mule – Gin, ginger beer, cranberry juice, and rosemary simple syrup with a holly leaf sugar garnish (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)

Outdoor Carts and Kiosks

  • Mistletoe – Coconut rum, melon liqueur, blue curaçao, orange juice, pineapple juice, and Sprite (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Fireside Cider – Cinnamon whiskey, vanilla vodka, white cranberry juice, grenadine, and Ginger Ale (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)
  • Merry Margarita – Tequila, ginger liqueur, cinnamon beverage syrup, white cranberry juice, sweet and sour, and grenadine (available Nov. 5- Dec. 30)

Photo Tour of Disney World during the Holidays

We recently returned from a trip to Disney World to experience the holiday season in full swing and we have plenty of magical pictures to share with you to get you in the holiday spirt!

Holiday themed cavalcades

Magic Kingdom- near Cinderella Castle

Magic Kingdom- Main Street USA

Magic Kingdom- Main Street

Animal Kingdom-Discovery River

Hollywood Studios- Echo Lake

Santa Goofy!

Echo Lake in Hollywood Studios

Hollywood Studios- each park has its own decor theme

Echo Lake in Hollywood Studios

Animal Kingdom- the main Christmas tree by the entrance

On certain nights the Tree of Life will do holiday projections

So beautiful!

You'll even see holiday décor in Pandora

Epcot- United Kingdom

Epcot will have a few gorgeous trees on display

Find this one in the America pavilion

The Paris pavilion was beautifully decorated

I love the Disney nutcrackers

So many great places to take pictures

Beautiful wreaths and lights

Christmas Tree on Main Street

Main Street is decked out

Castle Projections on Cinderella's Castle

Castle Projections on Cinderella's Castle

Castle Projections on Cinderella's Castle

The projections look amazing!

The fountains will change color too.

Don't forget to stop by the Jingle Cruise!

Lots of holiday touches

Your skipper will have holiday jokes on hand

My personal favorite on the Jingle Cruise

Disney Resort HotelsHoliday decorations at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Guests can find Disney Christmas trees all throughout the retail, dining and entertainment locations in Disney Springs. In addition to standard holiday décor, guests can also experience snowfall in the Town Center, West Side and The Landing. Plus guests can enjoy the Jock Lindsey's Holiday bar with festive décor and a holiday menu.

Each resort will have its own themed décor

The Caribbean Beach Resort Hotel décor matches the theme of the resort

The Disney Resort hotels will also have plenty of holiday decorations in their lobbies including fabulous Christmas Trees.

Seasonal Treats and Shopping

Half of the fun of enjoying a Walt Disney World Christmas is enjoying the delicious food and great seasonal shopping options! Walt Disney World will offer many seasonal themed treats and dishes in all of their theme parks that are worth trying.

Disney Springs has great shopping and snow fall!

Try the Salted Hot Coco Frozen drink in Hollywood Studios!

Belle's seasonal cake at Gaston's Tavern is amazing!

In addition to treats, the shopping at Walt Disney world offers many Christmas and seasonal themed items sure to make someone on your Christmas list very happy.

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3 comments add your comment

  1. Good Morning!
    DW Christmas holiday schedule for 2021?
    Are there military & law enforcement discounts available?
    Thank you!
    Susie
    YCP Instructor

  2. Hello!
    DW Christmas holiday schedule for 2021!
    Do you offer any medical/nurse, first responder discounts?

    Melinda

    • Disney offers military discounts, you can read more about their discounts on our Disney World Discount Tickets page. The schedule should be anounced this summer for the hoilday season but it usually kicks off the first week of November and runs until the first week of January.

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