The Magic of the Season
Share the joy of new magic and cherished traditions in Orlando.
At Walt Disney World®
It’s time for cookies, cocoa and cheer! The Walt Disney World® Resort is your destination for holiday celebration. From parties and festivals to wondrous culinary creations, you’ll have a very merry season in the parks and across the resort.
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Watch Magic Kingdom park® light up with excitement at Mickey’s festive winter celebration!
Join Mickey and the gang as they host the happiest holiday party of the season Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!
Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration – Enjoy Christmas Carols with Mickey & Friends at Cinderella’s Castle Forecourt Stage! A festive stage show that fills the air with music, laughter and shimmering snowflakes. Plus, enjoy Character Greeting Experiences, an enchanting “snowfall” on Main Street, U.S.A.® and complimentary treats like hot cocoa and cookies.
A Frozen Holiday Wish – An enchanting performance starring sisters Anna & Elsa at Cinderella’s Castle Forecourt Stage
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade – See Santa and real toy soldiers make their way through the Main Street U.S.A.®
A Totally Tomorrowland® Christmas – Dance along with some Disney pals in Tomorrowland®
Holiday Wishes fireworks
Held on select evenings, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is currently scheduled to take place on the following dates in 2018:
November 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 25, 27, 29, 30.
December 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21.
Entertainment offerings subject to change without notice. Admission to this event requires a separately priced ticket. Ticket valid only during specific event hours and subject to availability.
EPCOT® International Festival of the Holidays
A festival like no other featuring the holiday traditions of the World Showcase!
Surround yourself in the sights, flavors and smells of the season as celebrated by cultures near and far!
Candlelight Processional – Hear the story of Christmas told by a celebrity narrator and accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and choir. 2018 narrators include Alfonso Ribeiro, John Stamos, Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, Pat Sajak, Auli’i Cravalho, and more!
An International Yuletide Extravaganza – Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of the 11 World Showcase nations. Take a global tour as costumed performers bring time-honored traditions to life.
Holiday Kitchens – Indulge in the flavors of the season with scrumptious bites, decadent desserts and merry libations at this year’s festive winter celebration.
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is currently scheduled to take place between November 18, 2018 and December 30, 2018.
The Candlelight Processional is currently scheduled to take place between November 22, 2018 and December 30, 2018.
Entertainment offerings subject to change without notice. Admission to this event is included with valid EPCOT® admission. Limited seating available for Candlelight Processional.
Flurry of Fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios®
A holly, jolly celebration brimming with magical merriment at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®!
Delight in festive shows, “snows” and holiday decor. Check out the most recent addition to the park, Toy Story Land, for added holiday cheer!
Sunset Seasons Greetings – This projection show will captivate audiences this holiday season. Stand outside the Hollywood Tower Hotel and experience the magic of lights and “snow”! Micky, Minnie and Olaf will join you as they tell stories, sing songs, and more. Dazzling projections bring the season’s stories to life!
Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! – This Santa-sized spectacular is packed with holiday music, fireworks, special effects and dazzling state-of-the-art projections. Santa goes missing in the nightly show featuring the star’s from ABC’s Prep & Landing. Come along for holiday hijinks with an epic showdown!
Santa Greetings – Visit with Santa Claus or Santa Goofy!
Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is currently scheduled to take place between November 8, 2018 and January 6, 2019.
Santa Greetings is currently scheduled to take place between November 9, 2018 and December 31, 2018.
Entertainment offerings subject to change without notice. Admission to this event is included with valid admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.
Shop and Celebrate at Disney Springs®
Discover a sleigh full of festive experiences this season at Disney Springs®!
An assortment of joyful entertainment, seasonal treats, dazzling decor, and more awaits you as you walk the promenade.
Christmas Tree Trail – Capture one-of-a-kind photo ops during a walk-through experience featuring music, falling snow, festive trees and more. An alluring pathway is your invitation to explore trees decked out in Disney themes including Disney Princesses, Toy Story, The Haunted Mansion, Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and more!
Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt! – Solve clever clues to help everyone’s favorite galactic rascal track down gifts for his ‘ohana. Once you’ve successfully filled out your booklet, head to a redemption center to collect your festive surprise. Learn more.
Santa’s Chalet – Experience the ultimate ho-ho-holiday encounter when you meet and take pictures with the jolly old elf himself. Santa and his helpers will be mixing, mingling, jangling and jingling with guests of all ages! Just head over to the Christmas Tree Trail cottage at the Disney Springs® Marketplace.
Christmas Tree Trail and Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt at Disney Springs® are currently scheduled to take place between November 8, 2018 and January 6, 2019.
Santa’s Chalet is currently scheduled to take place between November 8, 2018 and December 24, 2018.
Entertainment offerings subject to change without notice.
Florida Residents save up to 12%. Be sure to book early to take full advantage of our newest guest benefit, Disney’s FASTPASS+. Select FASTPASS+ attractions up to 60 days before you arrive!
Great Rates to Experience Holidays in Orlando
Get ready to experience the magic of the season with great rates when you book direct!
Rates based on Best Available Rates. Rates subject to availability and fluctuate depending on availability and demand. Resort charge and taxes not included.
Enjoy breakfast for two at LetterPress, then hop on our free shuttle to Disney Theme Parks.
Be sure to book early to take full advantage of our newest guest benefits: Disney’s Extra Magic Hours and Disney’s FASTPASS+. The FASTPASS+ service allows you to book select attractions up to 60 days before you arrive!