There is no greater form of magic than Walt Disney World at Christmastime. It is a wondrous and exciting adventure into the world of fantasy and imagination. All of Disney World transforms into a Christmas Wonderland filled with dazzling Christmas decorations, Holiday stage shows, parades, and brilliant fireworks extravaganzas. Every theme park and Disney Springs have their own unique way of celebrating the Season, and you will be amazed at all the Christmas surprises. Here are some Christmas events and activities you don't want to miss.
1. Holiday Decorations and Special Holiday "Meet and Greets"
The Holidays arrive at Walt Disney World in so many special and festive ways. It seems Halloween decorations gradually turn into Thanksgiving decor, then gradually and magically all of Disney World is transformed into the most festive Holiday place on earth. Each park celebrates its own theme with a gigantic, beautifully decorated Christmas tree filled with lights, garland, and all sorts of ornaments highlighting what is special and unique to that park. All of the Disney "Meet and Greet" characters are dressed in their finest Holiday fashions and the Holiday backdrops are filled with "Season's Greetings"! What better way to celebrate the Season than with these extra special Holiday character photos.
2. Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail
The entrance to this whimsical tour of Disney-themed Christmas trees is located near the play fountain outside the "Once Upon a Toy" store in the Marketplace. Each tree has been magnificently decorated with all sorts of ribbons, lights, toys, and other distinctive articles highlighting Disney movies, Disney characters, or Disney attractions. This display is a must for anyone visiting Disney World during the Holidays. These Disney Christmas trees are the most
beautifully decorated trees I have ever seen, and the Christmas melodies playing in the background make your walk through even more magical.
3. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
World Showcase--This international Christmas display of Holiday celebrations of the eleven World Showcase nations is
truly breathtaking. Along the path circling the World Showcase Lagoon, the majesty of the Holidays comes to life highlighting the beautiful decorations, music, and food from different cultures near and far. Enjoy the live entertainment, sample the seasonal food and beverages of each nation, and learn about their Holiday cultural events. Where else can you travel the globe on foot, delighting in Christmas merrymaking and entertainment? The answer is Walt Disney World!