Disneyland Resort's holiday season will return Nov. 11, 2022, and run through Jan. 8, 2023! You can't miss the holiday decor, “it’s a small world” Holiday, the “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” street party and the seasonal food and beverage offerings.
Disney California Adventure Park
In Disney California Adventure park, a 50-foot-tall Christmas tree will welcome you on Buena Vista Street and holiday embellishments will be located in Cars Land.
The nighttime spectacular “World of Color – Season of Light” will include holiday music and moments from Disney animated films.
Disney Festival of Holidays will highlight a diverse season of celebrations through food and drinks, including Christmas/Navidad, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Three Kings Day. Festival marketplaces across the park will serve a delectable foods and beverages. The fan-favorite Sip and Savor Pass* will return, to taste your way through eight food or non-alcoholic beverage selections from participating marketplaces and dining locations. Don't miss the nightly holiday concerts at the Palisades Stage in Paradise Gardens Park.
Holiday entertainment continues with “Mickey’s Happy Holidays,” a procession of Disney and Pixar characters dancing and marching along to the upbeat rhythms of the Holiday Toy Drummers. The “Disney ¡Viva Navidad!” street party also returns, featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse with festive fiesta attire and accompanied by Mexican folklórico dancers and Mariachis, Brazilian samba dancers and percussionists and giant mojiganga puppets.
Returning this year to you may choose to visit with Mirabel from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto.” And Santa Claus will once again take residence at his rustic home in the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.
Disneyland park will also be decorated with festive holiday cheer, including the iconic 60-foot-tall Christmas tree on Main Street, U.S.A. Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle will enchant from day to night with icicles and twinkling lights.
Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen,” along with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Santa and many other friends will celebrate the season in “A Christmas Fantasy” Parade, a daily musical procession of floats, marching toy soldiers, dancing gingerbread cookies and more.
The “Believe… in Holiday Magic” fireworks spectacular, which features magical “snowfall” and colorful projections on Main Street, U.S.A., and the façade of “it’s a small world.”
Two Disneyland attractions will return with seasonal transformations. “it’s a small world” Holiday takes guests around the world as dolls and toys representing children enjoying the holiday traditions of their respective countries. In New Orleans Square, Jack Skellington and his friends cause a collision between Christmas and Halloween to transform the Haunted Mansion into Haunted Mansion Holiday.**
*A Disney Festival of Holidays Sip and Savor Pass will expire on Jan. 8, 2023, and will not be valid at any other event or at any other time. Passes are nonrefundable, subject to restrictions, and not valid for Theme Park admission. Both valid theme park admission and park reservation required for park entry.
**Haunted Mansion Holiday is inspired by “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
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