Are fireworks a must-see for you on New Year’s Eve? Here at Walt Disney World Resort, our holiday spectaculars have been lighting up the night for weeks in anticipation of Christmas. Check out the gallery of images below for a look at the latest fireworks at Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot.
For details on what our parks have planned for New Year’s Eve, click here.
Tonight’s Disney Parks After Dark image was shot from the top of Disney’s Contemporary Resort of “Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season” during a recent Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
We hope you have a very, merry holiday week!
Thanks to Mark Willard for the great shot.
We thought Christmas Day would be the perfect day to continue our ongoing series featuring beautifully decorated trees from around Disney Parks.
This year, we’re focusing on the trees specifically found at the resorts during a visit to Walt Disney World. Each year, my family visits as many of our resorts as we can to see these trees and the amazing holiday decorations.
Do you have a favorite resort to visit during the holidays? Let’s us know in the comments.
Festive fashions are as much a part of the Disney Parks Christmas special as the performances and parade floats. Some stars sported designer duds selected by personal stylists, while others chose items from their own closet. Our style squad was on hand at rehearsals for a sneak peek.
The “Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration” airs December 25, 2014 on ABC-TV at 10 a.m. EST and 9 a.m. In most other time zones. Be sure to check your local listings and join the conversation online using the hashtag #DisneyParade.
By far one of the happiest holiday sights I enjoy here at Walt Disney World Resort each year is “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade,” which steps off during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
This year, Disney photographer Charlie Champagne went out and captured dozens of new photos of the parade that you just can’t miss. Be sure to check out the gallery above for dancing gingerbread men, marching toy soldiers, our friends from “Frozen,” Santa Claus and much more.
This week, we’re wrapping up our look at how Disney Parks around the world are celebrating this holiday season with a look inside the fun at Tokyo Disney Resort.
Tokyo Disneyland is hosting its “Christmas Fantasy” celebration through December 25. During this time, guests can visit Disney’s Santa Village, watch the seasonal “Disney’s Santa Village Parade” that features Disney characters and Santa’s elves getting ready for the holiday. After the sun goes down, guests can enjoy “Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights,” a sparkling nighttime parade that features Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and many more Disney characters dressed up for the holidays, and end the night with “Starbright Christmas” fireworks.
Over at Tokyo DisneySea, guests can enjoy the “Christmas Wishes” celebration, which features lush holiday decor and Christmas trees that light up Mediterranean Harbor. The harbor also sets the scene for “Colors of Christmas,” a show in which Mickey Mouse asks everyone to send their holiday wishes out to the Christmas tree floating on the water. Minnie Mouse and friends also star in the “Holiday Greeting from Seven Ports” stage show.
For more about the holiday Celebration at Disney Parks, visit the posts below:
It doesn’t snow here in Anaheim, Calif., but we do get the occasional rain storm during the holidays. I wanted to share some colorful reflection photos taken in Cars Land during a recent downpour at Disney California Adventure park. As you can see below, Cars Land in the rain provides abundant photo opportunities.
It’s opening day for the newest Walt Disney World Resort restaurant, and we’ve got Vinnie Tai, area manager, to walk us through Trattoria al Forno on Disney’s BoardWalk.
With four distinct dining areas, authentic Italian cuisine and top-notch Italian wines, the Trattoria al Forno story was inspired by the authentic Italian menu and the rich storytelling of the turn-of-the-century boardwalk setting.
Trattoria al Forno will be open 7:30 – 11 a.m. for breakfast, 5 – 10 p.m. for dinner, and accepts the Disney Dining Plan. For reservations, visit www.disneyworld.com/dine or call 407-WDW-DINE.
For more on Trattoria al Forno at Walt Disney World Resort, visit the posts below:
The “Disney Sparkling Christmas” celebration is now underway at Hong Kong Disneyland – with special entertainment, decor, Disney characters dressed in holiday finery and much more taking place.
This year, guests at the park will be able to enjoy the “Disney Paint The Night” nighttime spectacular, watch special puppet shows starring Olaf and Sven from “Frozen” and even meet the royal sisters from the same film. Duffy and his friend, ShellieMay are also meeting guests at the park and special seasonal merchandise is ready and waiting for holiday shoppers.
The park is also celebrating by offering unique menu items inspired by the holiday season.
Hong Kong Disneyland will host their holiday fun through January 4, 2015.
Last month, Thomas Smith kicked off a new series on the Disney Parks Blog we’re calling “Room with A View.” It’s a fun way to take a peek inside some Disney resorts that offer amazing views of Walt Disney World Resort.
Today, I want to take you into another favorite view – the savannah room on the second floor of the Jambo House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
From the savannah room, you can see African animals and tropical birds on the nearby savannah. There’s actually 30 species of African wildlife including giraffe, zebra and greater kudu that roam right before your eyes.
It’s so serene and exotic – unlike any other resort in Orlando. And the view inside this room is pretty amazing too. It feels authentic and captures the artistry of African craftsmanship with hand-carved woodwork and rich colors woven in textured fabrics.
You can book this room now at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. To find prices and availability, visit our Disneyworld.com page.
There are so many views to share with you so stay tuned to the next resort we showcase in our Disney Parks Blog Room with a View series.