The holidays have arrived at as the decorations quickly changed from fall to Christmas overnight. We have seen the Christmas trees go up and the gingerbread house start to be constructed at Disney’s & Spa.
The holidays are just a little extra magical at . If you have a vacation planned for this , we have a few tips you need to know so you can experience all the magic.
Use these tips and tricks to prepare you for a fantastic time at this .
First and most important, if you are traveling to during the , you will want to ensure that you have reservations made ahead of time.
First, to visit the parks, you need to make Park Reservations. After purchasing your Park tickets, you must head to the My website and choose your Park reservations. This is where you select one of the four Disney Parks.
These reservations do book up, so it is essential to get these made as soon as possible so you can visit the Park of your choice each day.
Another area you will want to make sure you have reservations for is dining. Guests can book dining 60 days before their check-in date. Making these reservations for the is critical for getting those top-rated dining locations.
Already popular dining locations such as Minnie’s Hollywood and Dine become even more popular as they take on the holiday spirit. If you want to enjoy those holiday meals, you must be ready to make reservations starting at your 60-day mark.
Finally, book those reservations as soon as possible if you want to experience special events during the . Tickets for the beloved Mickey’s Very are already on sale and selling out quickly.
For many, Mickey’s Very is the highlight of the at . It is a special ticketed event that allows Guests to attend a holiday party at the . A memorable holiday parade, castle show, and spectacular fireworks occur during the party.
Also, if you are interested in the fireworks dessert party or the at EPCOT, make sure you book those reservations soon, as these incredibly magical experiences book up quickly.
Experience the Extra Magic
When visiting during the , it is essential to slow down and enjoy the extra magic throughout the Parks.
In , Jungle Cruise is transformed into the during this time. It is fun to see the new holiday additions to the different scenes throughout the ride, and who doesn’t love some holiday dad jokes as well?
In all four Disney Parks, you will want to enjoy the holiday overlays that project onto the Park icons throughout the night. This is truly stunning to see these icons be transformed.
New this year will be the holiday overlay coming to Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. A new soundtrack will be coming to this trendy ride, and we can’t wait to hear what songs are included.
The beloved sing-along at Disney’s Hollywood Studios also receives a holiday overlay. Olaf joins the For the First Time In Forever-: A Frozen Sing-Along as he talks about all the different holiday traditions he found.
Over at Disney’s , you will want to make sure you stop by and see the adorable puppets that come to life during the .
These smaller experiences add a lot of extra magic during the . Take time to add them to your plans.
A significant tip that comes during the is to take time to visit EPCOT. The Festival of the Holidays is a magical festival that brings traditions, cuisine, and so much more from around the world to EPCOT.
Guests can experience great food and drinks at the holiday kitchens, learn from the storytellers around the , and enjoy various entertainment.
As mentioned before, is a breathtaking experience that movingly shares the Christmas story using a celebrity narrator and an orchestra and choir. Together they work to create a moving masterpiece.
Visit the Resorts
Although the Parks transform during the , so do the Resorts. Take time to during your holiday vacation to visit some fantastic displays throughout the Disney Resorts.
One of the most popular Resorts to visit during the is Disney’s & Spa. Here Guests can see the beautiful gingerbread house. This full-size house takes up most of the lobby and has a fantastic display that shouldn’t be missed.
Over at Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Guests can see a working gingerbread carousel. This year it has some of our favorite Disney princesses. It is incredible to see the details and works of art.
There are numerous trees throughout the Resorts that are stunning. We love the trees at Disney’s Lodge and Disney’s . These impressive lobbies, combined with a fantastic tree, are breathtaking.
Don’t skip out on when traveling during the . Here you can enjoy the fun Stroll. Find all the different themed Christmas trees throughout .
Also, don’t skip Jock Lindsey’s Holiday Bar at . Special holiday items join the menu, and the whole area decorates for the . It is a perfect place to grab a drink and enjoy the holiday spirit.
The is a fantastic time to head to . If you are blessed with a planned trip this , consider these tips as you prepare. Don’t miss out on any of the holiday magic while visiting.