The only thing more magical than a Disney trip is celebrating the holidays at Disneyland. The parks are decked out in festive decorations, there are special shows and parades, and everyone is in a festive mood. If you’re looking for tips on planning on visiting Disneyland Resort during the Holidays, then look no further. We’ll tell you all about the events and attractions that are available to enjoy during this festive time of year. So put on your Mickey Mouse ears and get ready to celebrate at The Merriest Place on Earth!
The Merriest Place on Earth: A Guide to Holidays at Disneyland Resort
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One of the best things about Holidays at Disneyland Resort is all of the special events and attractions that are available. From special Christmas shows to festive holiday parades, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And of course, don’t forget about all of the delicious holiday treats that you’ll find throughout the parks! No matter what your age, celebrating the holidays at Disneyland Resort is sure to be a magical experience.
From November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023, both parks will be filled with events as you experience the most wonderful time of the year!
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Check out all the magic that is happening this 2022-2023 holiday season at the Disneyland Resort:
Holiday Decor – Returning November 11, 2022
The Disneyland Resort is immersed in holiday magnificence. At every step, discover winter wonders like the transformation of Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle with shimmering icicles and twinkling lights and of course the 60-foot-tall Christmas tree greeting you at the heart of Main Street. Disney’s California Adventure is pulling out all the stops as well, with a 50-foot-tall tree and a yuletide makeover in Cars Land.
A Christmas Fantasy Parade – Returning November 11, 2022
From November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023, Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Santa Claus and all your favorite Disney characters will perform a festive musical celebration down Main Street, USA.
“Believe… in Holiday Magic” Fireworks Spectacular – Returning November 11, 2022
Glittering fireworks will light up Santa’s way in the night sky while magical snow falls on Disneyland visitors and colorful projections adorn Main Street.
“it’s a small world” Holiday – Returning November 11, 2022
With a festive Yuletide twist on this timeless attraction, you can explore holiday traditions from around the globe. Additionally, each evening at this yearly holiday delight, the traditional façade of “it’s a small world” Holiday is transformed by an illuminated kaleidoscope of more than 50,000 lights and video projections.
Haunted Mansion Holiday – Returning September 2, 2022
Visit some true Christmas spirits while taking a tour of the spooky estate’s beloved Nightmare Before Christmas makeover.
Disney Festival of Holidays – Returning November 11, 2022
From November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023, join in a seasonal celebration of many cultural festivities with music, cuisine, and fun for everybody.
Meet Santa Claus at the Disneyland Resort – Returning November 11, 2022
Meet Santa Claus and say hello as you celebrate the holidays at the Disneyland Resort with a touch of Disney enchantment. He may be seen in California Adventure and Disneyland.
Wintertime Enchantment at Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle – Returning November 11, 2022
During the most wonderful time of the year at the Disneyland Resort, from November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023, see a magnificent seasonal makeover of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. Be amazed at how Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle has changed, with its opulent garlands shimmering. As dusk falls, see how ethereal illumination sculpts icicles and turrets with snow on top.
World of Color – Season of Light – Returning November 11, 2022
Share the amazement as narrative, song, light, and water are transformed into pure Christmas enchantment from November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023.
If you are heading to Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure with a baby &/or toddlers, be sure to read my post on Disneyland Resort & Disney’s California Adventure With Babies & Toddlers.
More info: Disneyland® – Holidays at Disneyland
Have a magical day!