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Disney World Gingerbread Displays

Disney Adult Date Idea: Drinks and Gingerbread Houses

Christmastime at Walt Disney World Resort means that it is time for the return of the famous Gingerbread displays. Located at several different Resort hotels around the property, the jaw-dropping sculptures are actually made of gingerbread, icing, chocolate, and marzipan and offer Disney Adults the chance to have a grow-up Disney date without even going inside a Theme Park.

Disney World Gingerbread Display, Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

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Championed by the life-sized gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, a different gingerbread display also takes over parts of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and Disney’s BoardWalk Inn. Each display is created by the resident chefs, and they have reportedly turned the seasonal tradition into a bit of a competition. The Grand Floridian Gingerbread House has been a holiday staple for over 20 years.

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Each gingerbread display is paired with its own delicious cookie stand made from the same gingerbread recipe used to make them. Due to the fact that each display is made by a different team, each gingerbread tastes different. There are also exclusive additional treats for sale, including the opportunity to get a Gingerbread Mickey and eat an actual gingerbread shingle from the house, as well as a drink stand with boozy concoctions available. There will also be exclusive trading pins available at each location as well.

This can become an all-day activity that includes visits to other parts of the Walt Disney World Resort that one would not normally see on a Disney Park-focus day, as well as take in some of the other bars and restaurants that each Resort has to offer.

Disney World Gingerbread Displays

Credit: ITM (left, right)

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It should be noted that it is completely free to visit the Magic Kingdom Resort Area Hotels and the rest of the Walt Disney World Resort hotels and to take advantage of the Walt Disney World transportation systems like the monorail, buses, and watercraft.

So if you have a free day at the Most Magical Place On Earth and are feeling like going beyond the Parks, try getting into the holiday spirit and humoring your sweet tooth in this spectacular way.

The Disney World Gingerbread displays are just one of a plethora of Holiday Season Traditions found across all four Disney World Theme Parks and Disney Springs as well as the Disneyland Resort in California.

We at Disney Fanatic will continue to update our readers on Disney Parks news and stories as more developments come to light.

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About T.K. Bosacki

TK is a writer and editor based in Tampa, FL with a passion for all things Disney, and adventure.