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Walt Disney World's Gingerbread Displays Celebrates the 50th Anniversary


Walt Disney World's Gingerbread Displays Celebrates the 50th Anniversary

The most wonderful time of the year at Disney World wouldn’t be complete without the incredible gingerbread displays!


Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Gingerbread House (open now – Jan. 1)

The pastry team at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa added EARidescent landscapes and handcrafted sugar flowers to celebrate the 50th anniversary and the man-made house even includes gingerbread shingles and custom hand-painted character windows!


“We know the gingerbread displays mean so much to our guests,” Pastry Chef Assistant John Dettman said. “This year, our team wanted our guests to be immersed in the 50th Anniversary celebration. We incorporated EARidescent hues into our hand painted character windows and Pastry Chef Assistant Fabiola Vidal Vazquez even applied cocoa butter EARidescent airbrush to our landscape plants and flowers.”


Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gingerbread Carousel (open now – Jan. 2)

Walt Disney World's Gingerbread Displays Celebrates the 50th Anniversary

The gingerbread carousel’s theme changes each year and this year, the inspiration came from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” and cast members created five detailed horses depicting some of their favorite animated characters.

Walt Disney World's Gingerbread Displays Celebrates the 50th Anniversary

“The gingerbread display is a team effort,” Jesse Rodriguez, a Pastry Chef Assistant, said. “We all pitch ideas and add our own elements and talents to create something special for our guests. We have so much fun and see first-hand how much the guests enjoy what we we’ve created.”


The American Adventure Gingerbread Display at EPCOT (open now – Dec. 30)


The American Adventure at EPCOT features three gingerbread constructions: the Lincoln Memorial, The American Adventure, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial! Look for a Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary celebration plaque.

Walt Disney World's Gingerbread Displays Celebrates the 50th Anniversary

The Disney World culinary teams are amazing and we are always in awe of their mastery with gingerbread!


 

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