Holiday Celebrations at Disney World 2022

by Shannon

UPDATED NOVEMBER 2022

The Holiday fun officially returns to all 4 parks at Walt Disney World on November 11!

And personally, I am SO excited for the return of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party this year!

Let’s take a look at some of the offerings you can expect at Walt Disney World this holiday season.

Holiday Celebrations at Magic Kingdom 2022

  • Cinderella Castle Projections
  • Holiday Decor
  • Santa Meet and Greet

And the star of the show at Magic Kingdom is… Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party! Back for the first time since 2019. πŸ™‚

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Event Dates:

  • November: 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 27, 29
  • December: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22

Party hours are 7pm – midnight but party guests can enter the Magic Kingdom as early as 4pm with their party ticket.

Party Offerings Include:

  • Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
  • Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration
    • Castle Stage Show
  • Club Tinsel Dance Party
    • Dance Party in Cosmic Rays
  • A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas
    • Dance Party in Tomorrowland
  • Disney Junior Jingle Jam
    • Dance Party in Storybook Circus
  • Character Greetings throughout the park
  • Holiday music and decor
  • “Snoap” on Main Street
  • Cookies & Cocoa

Pricing varies each night and ranges from $149 – $199 per person.

Many dates are already sold out, so book asap if you’d like to experience this super fun party!

Tickets can be purchased online, here.

Holiday Celebrations at EPCOT 2022

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will be returning to EPCOT this year!

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will run Nov 25 – Dec 30 this year.

Offerings will include:

  • Holiday Kitchens
  • Cookie Stroll
  • Voices of Liberty
  • Storytellers throughout the World Showcase
  • Santa Meet and Greet
  • Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt
    • Read more about EPCOT Scavenger Hunts here.
  • Candlelight Processional

The Candlelight Processional is once again returning this year on select nights & dining packages with reserved seats will be available as well!

Celebrity Narrators:

  • 11/25 – 11/26: Simu Liu
  • 11/27 – 11/29: Edward James Olmos
  • 11/30 – 12/1: Raul Esparza
  • 12/2 – 12/3: Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/4 – 12/6: Isabella Rossellini
  • 12/7 – 12/9: Daymond John
  • 12/10 – 12/12: Josh Gad
  • 12/13 – 12/14: Gloria Estefan
  • 12/15 – 12/18: Neil Patrick Harris
  • 12/19 – 12/20: Mariska Hargitay
  • 12/21 – 12/23: Cal Ripken Jr.
  • 12/24 – 12/26: Marie Osmond
  • 12/27 – 12/28: Courtney Vance
  • 12/29 – 12/30: Angela Bassett

Celebrity narrators, dates and other entertainment are subject to change or cancellation without notice. 

You can read about the Candlelight Processional Dining Package (which guarantees your seat to the show) right here.

A new EPCOT addition for this year will be holiday music on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind!

Holiday Celebrations at Hollywood Studios 2022

  • Sunset Seasons Greetings (projections on Tower of Terror)
  • Santa Claus Merry Motorcade
  • Olaf’s appearance in For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
  • Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollywood & Vine
  • Vintage Themed Holiday Decor

Holiday Celebrations at Animal Kingdom 2022

  • Character flotillas return
  • Holiday edition of Tree of Life Awakenings (projections on the Tree of Life)
  • Festive Decor

So much to look forward to this season at Walt Disney World! I can’t wait to get to the parks to share it all with you!

Follow along on all of our Walt Disney World fun on Instagram @brbgoingtodisney! I share tips and tricks LIVE from the parks each week on Stories! See you there!

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