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Christmas at Disney

Disney will be well into the Christmas spirit by the time you arrive. All the parks and hotels will be full of gorgeous holiday decorations. There are many special events that only happen during the Christmas season. We'll list a few of our favorites!


The Lights of Winter, a daily Tree Lighting ceremony at 6:00 p.m. at the World Showcase Plaza Tree Stage. Hear storytellers detail the adventures of Pre Nol in France, La Befana in Italy and other legends from around the world. The Candlelight Processional features a celebrity narrator accompanied by a huge live choir and a 50-piece orchestra.

Magic Kingdom

A daily tree lighting ceremony, check the times guide for the park to find out when.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party ~ Get into the Christmas spirit, with this special event. Holiday shows, a Christmas parade, cocoa and cookies and a little something special on mainstreet. The party is on select nights, between 7pm and midnight. Speacial admission required. There will be a party Friday, December 15th and Monday December 18th. Click here for more dates and ticket info.

MGM Studios

The Osbourne Family spectacle of lights are a sight to behold. The backlot of MGM is decked out in 5 million Christmas lights! (and 32 miles of extension cables!!)

Animal Kingdom

For the holidays at Animal Kingdom there's Mickey's Jingle Jungle Parade. You catch Disney characters dressed for the holidays and singing Christmas carols over at Santa Goofy's Holiday Village, near Camp Minnie Mickey.