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Five Reasons to Celebrate During New Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort are here, bringing the new Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure park! Here are your top five reasons to celebrate during this wonderful time of year.


  1. World of Color – Season of Light“- This all-new nighttime spectacular combines classic holiday tunes with favorite Disney moments, bringing to life the joy and warmth of the season.


  1. Princess Elena’s Musical Grand ArrivalElena of Avalor makes her Disneyland Resort debut during Festival of Holidays with an uplifting musical cavalcade and a special opportunity to meet with Disney California Adventure park guests.


  1. Fourteen Festive Foods Marketplace Kiosks – Filled with festive eats and treats inspired by holiday cultural comfort foods, these themed locations will give you a taste of the season. Check out Rachel’s complete guide to the treats you will find here.
  1. Diverse Entertainment Experiences – Entertainment throughout the park draw on the diverse celebrations that bring joy during this festive time of year, including Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas/Navidad and Three Kings Day. See Shawn’s post here for the list of performing groups.


  1. Santa’s Holiday Visit – Meet Santa at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail in Grizzly Peak, and see how his joyful elves have transformed the area into a jolly playground of holiday fun and games.

What is at the top of your list during Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure park? Let us know in the comments!


  • The best Christmas present I can give to my grandchildren. This time we will stay until the last light is off, yeah !!

  • World of color

  • I love the new location for visiting Santa!

  • The link to “see Shawn’s post here” is invalid

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  • Very fun events. It’s awesome that Elena is finally making appearances at the Disneyland Resort.

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