Disney’s Halfway to Holidays Announcement is Here and It’s BIG! ALL the Holidays are Coming SOON!
Nobody, and I mean NOBODY, does holidays like Disney. And today, we got a HUGE amount of Christmas/Holiday news from Disney! Their Halfway to Holidays week culminated in some huge announcements and it’s the most wonderful time of the year!!
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party RETURNS to Magic Kingdom!!
On 24 select nights, Nov. 8 – Dec. 22, 2022, this separately ticketed event will invite guests to Magic Kingdom for an evening of merriment. Tickets will go on sale on July 7, 2022, ranging from $149-$199 depending on the night. Select Walt Disney World Resort guests will be able to purchase tickets beginning June 30, 2022.
- November 8, 10, 11
- November 14, 15, 17, 18
- November 20, 22
- November 27, 29
- December 1, 2
- December 4, 6, 8, 9
- December 11, 13, 15, 16
- December 18, 20, 22
What Happens At The Party?
Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration
Join Mickey and his friends at Cinderella Castle and feel the magic of the holidays come to life! This stage show will fill the air with music, snow, and a whole lot of Disney Characters, too!
See fireworks, projections, and sing seasonal songs at Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks. And then, it’s BACK! Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade once again winds it’s way through the park to Main St. USA. And what’s a Christmas Parade without SANTA?!?!? Santa will join the parade, pulled by his World-Famous Reindeer! And, of course, you can’t do Christmas without cookies and milk, which will be available throughout the Magic Kingdom for all party goers!
Citizens of the North Pole will host a dance party at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe. Dance the night away with Polar Bears, Reindeer, Elves, and more!
A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas
Buzz Lightyear, Mike Wazowski and Stitch join host Haley Comet for an intergalactic musical revue on the Rockettower Plaza Stage. The show is full of modern twists on classic holiday songs and the coolest dance numbers in town!
Disney Junior Jingle Jam
Head to Storybook Circus in Fantasyland, where favorite characters from popular Disney Junior shows Fancy Nancy, Vampirina, Doc McStuffins and The Lion Guard will dance the night away with the youngest partiers.
Holiday-themed Attraction Overlays
- In Tomorrowland, you can cruise a festive freeway filled with thousands of lights, stylized décor and a fun, futuristic holiday soundtrack as you get behind the wheel on the “Tomorrowland Speedway Race Through the Holidays.”
- The crew at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor is filling their laugh canisters with some holiday cheer at their “Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Holiday Show” for everyone visiting the Monster World during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
- Space Mountain – Holiday Run!! launches you on an adventure through the cosmos, filled with interstellar lighting and high-energy holiday tunes.
- Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland becomes a wild and wacky Christmas party––where you can spin your teacup to one of 4 holiday combos of lights and music.
- Get ready to laugh on a Jingle Cruise packed with holiday-themed puns
50th Anniversary Celebration
In honor of Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary, Party Goers will have 3 special photo opportunities. All Partiers will also receive a special 50th Anniversary commemorative keepsake, themed for the holidays.
Holiday Celebrations Continue All Over Walt Disney World
Santa Claus is comin’ to town! And he’s going to be BUSY at Walt Disney World Resort! Catch him in the Santa Claus Merry Motorcade at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Or see him in the Festive Flotilla down the Discovery River at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
You will be able to visit Santa and talk with him and get pictures at Magic Kingdom and Disney Springs. And, finally, Santa will be around during the Epcot Festival of the Holidays (more to come on that in a bit).
Halfway to Holidays Announcements – Animal Kingdom
Enjoy the return of Merry Menagerie! This beautiful holiday event features winter animals realized in the form of life-size, artisan-sculpted puppets.
Halfway to Holidays Announcements – Hollywood Studios
“For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” will add a festive finale, featuring everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf, and celebratory songs of the season!
Halfway to Holidays Announcements – Epcot
Since Epcot is once again becoming THE greatest park at Walt Disney World, it’s no surprise that there is a lot coming to the park in celebration of the holidays. First of all, the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays returns on November 25, 2022. This Festival includes Holiday celebration at each of the World Showcase Pavilions. And, of course, FOOD! The Holiday Kitchens will be back in full force! There will also be the Cookie Stroll!
But wait, there’s more! The Candlelight Processional will ALSO return on November 25! Check back for dates and narrators and Disney gives us more information!
And over at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, the Guardians will bring joy to Terra and Xandar, as they rotate their normal jams for epic holiday mash-ups!
Halfway to Holidays Announcements – Disney Springs
Guests will be treated to a magical snowfall, as the North Pole visits Central Florida! Take part in the Christmas Tree Stroll, where elaborately themed Christmas trees will draw inspiration from beloved characters! And Jock Lindsay’s Hanger Bar transforms into Jock Lindsay’s Holiday Bar!
Halfway to Holidays Announcements – Disney Resorts
Don’t miss amazing decorations, including artisan gingerbread creations, at several Walt Disney World Resorts!
This is just the beginning! Stay tuned for more merchandise, food, and more information in the days, weeks, and months to come! Are you interested in taking a trip during the holiday season? Contact me today for your free quote!!