The holidays at Walt Disney World are celebrated BIG at the parks with returns of favorite holiday traditions and new offerings that the resort has to offer this year. Starting this November 8, the resort will be displaying holiday decorations, festive food, entertainment, and much more for guests visiting the resort!
Starting off at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be the return of “Sunset Season Greetings” that is a holiday map projection overlay with laser effects, “snow”, and showcasing beloved Disney characters; Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Olaf and much more by the Hollywood Tower of Terror.
The return of the fan favorite of “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” is back as well and also brand new for this year, will be the first holiday overlay for the most recent addition of the park for “Toy Story Land” for seasonal holiday fun and songs on “Alien Swirling Saucers” and much more.
Artist Concept Only for “Sunset Season Greetings” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with the inclusion of “Toy Story Land”. Source: (©Disney/Pixar)
Magic Kingdom’s traditional holiday event for “Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” returns and it’s a ticketed event that will be running on selective nights in November and December.
“Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party” returns a holiday tradition at Walt Disney World. Source: (©Disney)
“International Festival of the Holidays” at Epcot will be celebrating World Showcase’s 11 countries starting on November 18. This also includes the traditional and favorite holiday performances with celebrity narrators of the “Candlelight Processional” that begins on November 22.
Brand new this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate the holiday fun and with the touch of nature and will include the Hindu traditional holiday that is celebrated in India called “Diwali” festival of lights. This will be part of the brand new “UP!: A Great Bird Adventure” show in the park.
“Diwali”, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of lighted lamps,” is a Hindu-originated festival celebrated in India and by the Indian diaspora. During the five-day celebration — also known as the “festival of lights” — clay lamps known as diyas are lit to signify the victory of good over evil.
‘Diwali” festival of lights as one of India’s traditional holidays will be coming towards Disney’s Animal Kingdom this season.
Lastly for Disney Springs, and guests can find holiday shopping, dining and entertainment offerings, and holiday magic all over the area of the entertainment complex of the resort.
To find out more for the holidays at Walt Disney World this year and by visiting, disneyworld.com/holidays for more information.
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