I am so excited that the Holidays at the Park will be returning this Holiday season. Here is everything we can look forward to:
Disneyland Resort in California-
The screams will return to the Disneyland resort from September 3- October 31, 2021. Tickets for Oogie Boogie Bash will go on sale tomorrow. So make sure if you are planning to go that you are ready!
Haunted Mansion Holiday-
My all-time favorite Haunted Mansion Holiday will make its return this year for its 20th season! Jack Skellington will be taking over the mansion with the collision of Halloween and Christmas. Every year, the estate gets a new gingerbread house that spooks out the mansions Grand Hall.
In honor of the mansion’s 20 years of scream all-new merchandise will be themed around the Haunted Mansion Holiday coming September 27, 2021 and will only be found at the Disneyland Resort. Guest visiting Disneyland can now purchse a Jack Skellington sipper at French Market and Harbour Galley now through July 18, 2021.
Walt Disney World-
The merry season will make its return to the Walt Disney World Resort starting November 12, 2021. There will be festive entertainment, magical decor, seasonal food and drinks, and of course, everyone’s favorite holiday-themed merchandise will make its return to the parks, Resort hotels, and Disney Springs.
Magic Kingdom Park:
Decorations will return to Main Street, USA, to welcome guests to the park. When the sun goes down, Cinderella’s Castle will transform into a Beach of Magic, and on most nights, unique holiday projections will appear. A new special ticketed event, “Disney Very Merriest After Hours,” will debut November 8 through December 21, 2021, on a select night. “Minnie’s Wonderful Christmas Fireworks” will be part of the four-hour festivities along with characters, holiday music, decor, treats, and so much more. Tickets will be going on sale next month, with an early purchase window available to guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios:
The Hollywood Holiday Tower Hotel will shine once again with projection effects. It will magically transform into a snowy corner of Arandelle, a Toy Story toy hotel, and a Dickensian village, a Muppets gingerbread masterpiece, inspired by “mickey’s Christmas Carol.” Of course, Sant Clause will spread some North Pole magic to a motorcade down Hollywood Boulevard. Guests can also enjoy “For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration,” with a very huggable finale featuring Olaf. Minnie mouse will make her return to host her festive meal at Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park:
The seasonal decor and festive flotillas will sail down Discovering River to the joyful songs of the season. The Tree of Life will become another Beacon of Magic most nights during the 50th-anniversary celebration and even more holiday magic as the holiday edition of Tree of Life Awakening will also take place most nights.
Disney Springs will transform into a winter wonderland filled with sparkling lights, enchanting decor, and holiday surprises. The return of my favorite Springs Christmas Tree Stroll with Disney themed trees-some new and some which will be inspired by “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” In Town Center will be a magical snowfall. There will be holiday ornaments, matching family pajamas, festive Spirit Jerseys, and so much more. Specialty-themed food and beverages will also be available, and Jock Lindsey’s Holiday Bar will make its return with decor and a limited but deliciously themed menu with festive favorites.
Disney Resort Hotels:
The Disney Resorts will 100% be decked out for the holidays along with everyone’s favorite the gingerbread displays will make their return this season! At select resorts, you can find some holiday menus along with specialty food and drinks.
Starting November 26 – December 30, 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will return in all it’s amazing and magical glory. There will be Holiday Kitchens around the park, performances by Voice of Liberty, a fan favorite Cookie Stroll and so much more!
Beginning November 13, 2021, Disneyland Paris will celebrate Disney’s Enchanted Christmas at the Disneyland Paris Resort. It will feature the character’s in their holiday best, snowfall on Main Street USA, and much more festive fun!
Disney Cruise Line:
Starting early November through December, the Disney Cruise Line fleet will have holiday cheer and entertainment during Very Merrytime Cruises. As the Holiday magic is unwrapped, guests can enjoy the festive decor, characters in their most acceptable holiday attire. From garlands, poinsettias, shimmering lights, and a three-deck-tall Christmas tree that will surely catch your eye as you step onboard. A special visit from Santa Claus will appear, and Mrs. Clause will have her Disney Cruise line tradition Storytime with Mrs. Claus.
Of course, we can’t forget about Castaway Cay as they trade in some of their sand for a festive holiday tropical flair. They will have a giant Christmas tree, holiday island music, and even snow will be waiting to greet guests.