Anticipation is building as we bring you the exclusive dates and exciting details for the enchanting 2023 Disneyland Resort Holiday Season. As early as November, the most magical time of the year will descend upon the resort, filling the air with joy, wonder, and cherished traditions. From delightful cultural celebrations at Disney Festival of Holidays to spectacular nighttime shows and dazzling decorations, there's something to captivate every heart. Get ready to embark on a magical journey, as we unwrap the delights that await you at the Merriest Place on Earth!
Experience Cultural Celebrations in Disney California Adventure Park with Disney Festival of Holidays
Disney Festival of Holidays will be back on November 10, 2023, and will continue till January 7, 2024, and it's bringing a distinctly Disney holiday celebration that draws inspiration from multicultural seasonal festivities like Christmas, Navidad, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day.
Immerse yourself in diverse food, live entertainment, and more as you taste your way through the delightful marketplaces. Be prepared to groove to music and dance performances at various stages, including the Palisades Stage, Sonoma Terrace, and the Hollywood Backlot, where Disney Festival of Holidays will also be celebrated.
Don't miss the chance to dance along with Disney and Pixar characters as they march to the beat of the Holiday Toy Drummers in "Mickey's Happy Holidays." And for those who love to savor the flavors, the Sip and Savor Pass offers a perfect opportunity to enjoy a variety of delicious dishes with family and friends throughout the festival.
Disney ¡Viva Navidad! - A Fiesta of Flavors and Fun
Returning to Paradise Gardens Park for its tenth season, Disney ¡Viva Navidad! offers an all-new menu at Paradise Garden Grill. Join the Three Caballeros as they host a joyous street party with Mexican folklórico dancers, mariachis, Brazilian samba dancers, percussionists, giant mojiganga puppets, and the ever-charming Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in their holiday best. The festivities continue with live music, dancing, visits from beloved Disney characters, and special appearances by Mirabel from Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Encanto." It's a celebration you won't want to miss!
Delight in Seasonal Spectaculars and Holiday Entertainment
Meet Mickey Mouse and his friends dressed in their all-new midcentury modern-inspired outfits, putting a unique twist on the classic red and green. Don't forget to capture those jolly moments with Santa Claus, who will be available for photos around Disneyland Resort until December 24.
The holiday season wouldn't be complete without some merry entertainment. "A Christmas Fantasy Parade" at Disneyland park will feature characters from Disney Animation's "Frozen," Disney and Pixar's "Toy Story," and many other beloved favorites.
As the evening sets in, be mesmerized by the "Believe…In Holiday Magic" nighttime spectacular, illuminating the sky with breathtaking fireworks and snow sprinklings. For an even more magical experience, consider taking the Holiday Time at the Disneyland Resort Guided Tour, offering select seasonal offerings and reserved viewing for "A Christmas Fantasy Parade."
"World of Color – Season of Light" - A Captivating Water Spectacle
At Disney California Adventure park, "World of Color – Season of Light" will take you on a journey of togetherness and love as hundreds of fountains illustrate warm moments from Disney animated films. It's a mesmerizing water spectacle that's perfect for the holiday season.
Celebrate and Groove in the Downtown Disney District
The festivities continue in the Downtown Disney District, where you can indulge in holiday shopping and dining. On select evenings, enjoy "mistle-toe-tapping" live musical performances at Downtown Disney LIVE! stage. For those staying at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Disneyland Hotel, the atmosphere will be wonderfully cozy, complemented by live entertainment on some nights.
The countdown has begun, and the magic is just around the corner! Don't miss your chance to experience the wonder and joy of the Holidays at Disneyland Resort this holiday season. From cultural celebrations to festive decorations, seasonal spectaculars, and heartwarming entertainment, there's something for everyone to enjoy during this enchanting time of year. Start planning your visit now, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime!
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