Get ready for the Holidays at the Disneyland Resort! From Nov. 10, 2023, through Jan. 7, 2024, you and your loved ones can create amazing memories and experience a range of special holiday offerings. This season, immerse yourself in the magic of Disney with traditions and celebrations inspired by Christmas, Navidad, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day. Indulge in delicious food at the Disney Festival of Holidays marketplaces, witness stunning projections and fireworks at Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle, and capture a photo with Mickey Mouse in his brand-new holiday outfit!
Here’s everything you need to know about the festivities, decorations, entertainment, and more that await you this holiday season. Discover the Disney Festival of Holidays, featuring diverse cuisine, live performances, and an incredible atmosphere inspired by multicultural celebrations. Enjoy both new and returning food and beverage options at the marketplaces, groove to music and dance performances across the resort, and catch the Holiday Toy Drummers in action at “Mickey’s Happy Holidays.”
For those who want to savor the culinary delights, consider purchasing the Sip and Savor Pass. With eight tabs redeemable for food and nonalcoholic drinks, you can sample the best dishes from various marketplaces and dining locations in Disney California Adventure. Share the Pass with your friends and family to enjoy this season of flavors together.
Don’t miss the return of Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Paradise Gardens Park, featuring an all-new menu at Paradise Garden Grill. Join the Three Caballeros as they host a festive street party, accompanied by vibrant dances, lively music, giant puppets, and appearances by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. There will also be live music, dancing, character meet-and-greets, and special appearances by Mirabel from “Encanto.”
Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with dazzling decorations throughout the Disneyland Resort. Marvel at Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle, adorned with icicles and snow-capped turrets. Visit the gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, inspired by delicious treats. Explore uniquely themed Christmas trees across the theme parks, Downtown Disney District, and the hotels. And be prepared for a touch of Disney magic as “snow” falls in select areas of Disneyland Park every night.
Favorite attractions are getting a festive makeover too! Experience the joyous tunes of “it’s a small world” Holiday or venture into the Haunted Mansion Holiday, transformed by Jack Skellington. In Disney California Adventure, Luigi’s Joy to the Whirl and Mater’s Jingle Jamboree will offer seasonal spins for the “haul-idays.”
Capture unforgettable moments with Disney characters dressed in all-new outfits, adding a modern twist to the classic red and green. Keep an eye out for Santa Claus, who will be available for jolly photos until Dec. 24.
Enjoy merry entertainment that will make your holiday season even more magical. Watch “A Christmas Fantasy Parade,” featuring characters from “Frozen,” “Toy Story,” and more. When night falls, be amazed by the “Believe…In Holiday Magic” nighttime spectacular, complete with breathtaking fireworks and snow. For an extra dose of holiday enchantment, consider the Holiday Time at the Disneyland Resort Guided Tour, offering a hosted experience and reserved viewing for “A Christmas Fantasy Parade.”
At Disney California Adventure, be enchanted by “World of Color – Season of Light” as hundreds of fountains bring heartwarming moments from Disney animated films to life.