From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Disney Parks Blog
It’s the most magical time of the year! I am absolutely the kind of person who wakes up on November 1, immediately dons my favorite Christmas sweater (regardless of the weather) and cranks up the Christmas tunes. So, you can only imagine my excitement to be able to share all the amazing holiday happenings at Disney Springs this year, available now through December 30. The holidays are in full swing around here, and you’ll find returning favorites and some new seasonal surprises. Keep reading for details on all the magical merriment.
Visit with the big man himself at Once Upon a Toy! Santa Claus is currently greeting guests through December 24. A virtual queue is in place for this experience (subject to availability).
Town Center in Disney Springs is transformed into a winter wonderland with nightly snowfall. As a former northerner-turned-Floridian, this is one of my favorite holiday touches! Snow in 75-degree weather? That’s my kind of winter. Be sure to also keep an eye out for jolly live entertainment across Disney Springs – including merry musical acts, toy soldier stilt walkers and more.
Holiday Gift Guide
‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! Looking to check off your list while at Disney Springs? We’ve got you covered. Head to @DisneySprings on Instagram for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide. You can browse through the categories saved in the highlights on our page or stay tuned to our Instagram stories throughout the season. You’ll also find plenty of merry merchandise across Disney Springs, including some of my favorite new holiday lines like the Mickey Mouse Vintage Christmas Collection and the Disney Homestead Winter Collection – available at World of Disney.
Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll presented by AdventHealth
The fan-favorite Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll is back again this year with 20 themed Christmas trees! Pick up a map from one of the distribution locations: City Works Eatery & Pour House, Crystal Arts by Arribas Brothers, Planet Hollywood, The BOATHOUSE or UNIQLO and stroll around Disney Springs to discover all the beautifully trimmed trees. When you’re done, bring your completed map back to one of the distribution locations for a special surprise. And new this year – you can experience some extra holiday fun on the Play Disney Parks app with Disney Springs Christmas Tree Stroll and holiday trivia. Download the app and play along! Message, data and roaming rates may apply.
Last, but certainly not least, the teams at Disney Springs have been as busy as elves at the North Pole, cooking up some seasonal delights. You can start making your list and checking it twice with the Holiday Delights Foodie Guide. And don’t worry, I’ll throw all you “it’s not the holidays until after Thanksgiving” crew a wishbone with the Thanksgiving Foodie Guide. There are plenty of goodies to enjoy all season long at Disney Springs and beyond!
Be sure to use #DisneySprings when you share your holiday posts, I can’t wait to see all your favorite festive finds this year.
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