A flurry of seasonal fun once again at Walt Disney World Resort. There’s a special magic in the air this year with holiday parties, festive entertainment and more.
Here’s a full look at everything announced for Walt Disney World during the 2023 Disney holidays season.
Disney Jollywood Nights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
The brand-new separately ticketed event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios brings a whole new way to celebrate the spirit of the season.
What to expect:
- Merry mashups of classic Hollywood and Disney characters
- Delicious tastes and sips
- Iconic throwback characters
- Holiday vibe full of glitz and sparkle
- Return of the nighttime spectacular, “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!”
Ticket prices will range from $159-179 per person.
- Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin hotels, and Shades of Green can purchase tickets starting June 29.
- Tickets can be purchased by all guests starting July 6 on DisneyWorld.com.
The events take place 8:30pm-12:30am on the following dates:
- November: 11,18, 20, 27, 29
- December: 4, 6,16,18, 20
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
Holiday cheer will fill Magic Kingdom Park as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party returns on 24 select nights Nov. 8-Dec. 22, 2022. The separately ticketed event will invite guests to an evening of unforgettable merriment.
What to expect:
- Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show
- Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks
- Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
- TRON Lightcycle / Run presented by Enterprise (virtual queue)
- On sale July 6 for general public, June 29 for select Walt Disney World Resort guests
- Prices: $159-199 per adult, $149-189 per child
- November 9, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28, 30
- December: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22
More to Explore
- For the first time in forever, guests will be able to join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and the Snowgies in front of Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom for “Frozen Holiday Surprise.” This brand new “Frozen”–inspired entertainment experience will illuminate the castle in a whole new way. It can be seen during regular park hours and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
- Amidst glowing holiday decor, a Merry Menagerie of winter animals returns to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park in the form of artisan-sculpted puppets.
- EPCOT will celebrate with the return of Candlelight Processional as part of the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Nov. 24 through Dec. 30. Other guest-favorite traditions including storytellers from around the world, joyful musical acts, and Holiday Kitchens return to World Showcase for the festival.
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios will once again present Sunset Seasons Greetings as projection effects magically transform the park icon into an array of holiday scenes as snow falls along Sunset Boulevard. In Toy Story Land, guests can spot Woody, Jessie and Buzz sporting their holiday best.
- At Disney Springs, shoppers can find treasures for loved ones while enjoying dazzling decor and live entertainment. And the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll invites guests to discover 20 Christmas trees on display throughout the dining, entertainment and retail complex. Visitors can also be on the lookout for magical snowfall in Central Florida.
- Guests can say hello to Santa Claus as he makes special appearances in all four parks, Disney Springs and even at a Disney Water Park, where you’ll find him dressed in his tropical holiday beachwear.
- Holiday savings at Disney Resort hotels:
- Guests can save up to 25% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays this fall and winter season.
- Disney+ subscribers can save up to 35% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays this holiday season.
See it for Yourself
Disney Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resort kick off November 12, 2021.