Festive Holidays & Christmas Celebration at Disneyland Resort

Festive Holidays & Christmas Celebration at Disneyland Resort

Hooray for the holidays! The enchanting holiday season is returning to the Disneyland Resort Nov. 11, 2022 through Jan. 8, 2023, and today we have even more exciting news to share for all things merry and bright, celebrating a variety of cultural festivities with music, food and fun for the whole family!

With sparkling twinkles, and a sprinkle of this and a pixie-dusted pinch of that, the Disneyland Resort will be the Merriest Place on Earth!

Disney Festival of Holidays

At Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park, take in the sights and sounds of cherished holidays including Christmas, Navidad, Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa and Three Kings Day, starting with a spirited lineup of world-class entertainment!

New this year, Tina and The Sounds of Celebration! will bring her powerhouse vocals and dynamic musicians to perform holiday tunes with an uplifting repertoire of salsa, merengue, cumbia and rock Latino! Other fantastic returning acts include the Mariachi Divas, Mostly Kosher, Blue13 Dance Company, Phat Cat Swinger and The Mistletoes, and the Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party returns!

Mickey's Happy Holidays

Be sure to catch the character celebration “Mickey’s Happy Holidays” and the magically merry rhythms of the Holiday Toy Drummers performing throughout the day in Disney California Adventure Park.

World of Color - Season of Light

Delight in the treasured traditions of “World of Color – Season of Light” at Disney California Adventure Park and “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade and “Believe…in Holiday Magic” fireworks on select evenings at Disneyland Park.

Disney Festival of Holiday Sip & Savor

And don't forget your Disney Festival of Holiday Sip and Savor Passes - a terrific way to sample tasty treats including food and alcoholic beverages at participating Festive Food Marketplace kiosks and dining locations.

Seasonal sweets and treats are always on the list throughout the Disneyland Resort, and here’s just a few to tempt your tastebuds! Keep a lookout for the complete holiday foodie guide coming next month!

Disney California Adventure Park:

  • Grizzly Peak Churro Peppermint Churro – Churro coated with crushed candy canes, drizzled with chocolate and vanilla sauce
  • Lamplight Lounge Peppermint Donuts – Hot cocoa-dusted donuts with toasted marshmallow crème and peppermint-chocolate dipping sauce
  • Festive Foods Marketplace Merry Mashups Esquites Carnitas Mac & Cheese – Esquites-style mac & cheese with carnitas, salsa macha, spiced puffed rice, freeze-dried corn and chopped cilantro
  • Smokejumpers Grill Loaded Latkes -Traditional Latkes loaded with smoked brisket, topped with dairy-free horseradish cream and scallions
  • Sonoma Terrace Mistletoe Mule – A holiday take on a classic mule cocktail with cranberry juice and agave, garnished with a sprig of rosemary and a Cape cranberry

Disneyland Park:

  • Red Rose Taverne Holiday Grey Stuff – Traditional Grey Stuff with a holiday twist

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa:

  • GCH Holiday Cart – Poinsettia Cookie at Disneyland Park

Don't forget to get a pic with Mickey & Minnie and their snazzy new Seasonal outfits. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their pals will don their holiday finest and newest fashions in Town Square at Disneyland park! These festive new looks reflect this year’s warm, vintage-inspired holiday celebration. In classic red and green, their holiday attire is being designed in wintry textures and patterns such as velvet, chenille, herringbone and plaid, and accented with gold for a touch of sparkle.

It's the Merriest place on Earth! The Holidays at Disneyland are a special time to visit the parks, and are one of the best times to visit Anaheim. If you haven't visited during Christmas and the surrounding holidays before, I highly recommend it. Don't get overwhelmed trying to plan it all yourself, reach out to one of our Magical Memory Makers today for your vacation assistance!

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