A cherished tradition in its own rite, Disney’s Festival of Holidays has come once again to Disney California Adventure bringing new and familiar sights, sounds, smells, and flavors to celebrate the holidays. From Christmas to Hanukkah and beyond the festival celebrates the season’s bounties. Here’s a full look at what you can expect if you visit Disney California Adventure during the 2019 Disney Holidays season.

Spirit of the Season

Signage near the arts and crafts area breaks down the various holidays that Disney is celebrating during the festival.

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NEW: Mickey’s Happy Holidays

Disney California Adventure is rocking to a whole new beat for the 2019 Disney Holiday season with the brand new Mickey’s Happy Holidays character celebration. Mickey and Minnie are joined by several of their friends including Pluto, Chip n’ Dale, Clarabelle Cow and Goofy plus Pixar friends including characters from THE INCREDIBLES, INSIDE OUT, and TOY STORY. They dance to new theme song that’s accompanied by the musical stylings of the Holiday Toy Drummers.

MORE INFO: WATCH: Brand-new MICKEY’S HAPPY HOLIDAYS brings peppy musical offering to 2019 #DisneyHolidays

World of Color — Season of Light

The world is a carousel of color and for the Disney Holidays, the celebration glows brighter at Disney California Adventure thanks to the return of the fan-favorite World of Color – Season of Light.

MORE INFO: WATCH: Charming ‘World of Color – Season of Light’ makes splashy return for 2019 #DisneyHolidays

¡Viva Navidad! Street Party

The magical musical ¡Viva Navidad! returned once again as a crown jewel of the Festival of Holidays entertainment offerings at Disney California Adventure for the 2019 Disney Holidays.

MORE INFO: WATCH: ¡Viva Navidad! is still a must-see celebration for the 2019 #DisneyHolidays

Holiday Toy Drummers

Live Entertainment

You can find live musical and cultural performances throughout the day.

  • Mostly Kosher at Sonoma Terrace
  • Mariachi Divas at Pacific Wharf
  • Blue13 Dance Company at Pallisades Stage
  • The Sound at Pacific Wharf and Pallisades Stage
  • Phat Cat Swinger at Pallisades Stage
  • The Suffragettes at Pallisades Stage


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Character Greetings

From Mickey and Minnie to Goofy and Clarabelle Cow and even the Three Caballeros, it’s a good time with these classic characters! Plus, you can also seek audience with Princess Elena of Avalor.


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Festival Marketplaces


The Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure have returned once again bringing a reliable lineup of goodies to enjoy. Perhaps the most high-profile part of the celebration each year are the Festival Marketplace kiosks with noshable nibbles, sips, and tastes from around the world.

MORE INFO: FIRST TASTE: 2019 Disney Festival of Holidays debut with new and returning favorites


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More to Explore

Find shopping kiosks, face painting and takehome crafts, as well.


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Decor and More


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See it for Yourself

Festival of Holidays is part of the Disney Holidays at the Disneyland Resort taking place now through January 6, 2020.