Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

This event is included with regular theme park admission.

The Most Magical Time of the Year

The magic of the holiday season comes alive as Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure transform into a winter wonderland. Both parks are adorned with festive decorations and host special festive entertainment, making "the happiest place on Earth" even happier and more magical.

Our Overview

Disneyland Resort’s holiday festivities offer a truly magical experience. From the decked-out streets and attraction overlays to the outstanding Christmas parade and holiday shows, there’s so much for families to enjoy at the resort.

Sleeping Beauty Castle adorned in holiday décor
Sleeping Beauty Castle adorned in holiday décor
Soldiers march down the streets during the Christmas parade
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Soldiers march down the streets during the Christmas parade
Cars Land is transformed for the holidays with unique decorations
Cars Land is transformed for the holidays with unique decorations
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Experiences

Attraction Overlays

Enjoy a unique holiday twist on popular Disney attractions, including the popular Haunted Mansion Holiday.

Holiday Fireworks

Fireworks light up the night sky at Disneyland Park in an epic holiday nighttime show that brings the season to life.

Holiday Parade

Disney characters join Santa Claus for a merry musical celebration down the streets of Disneyland Park.

Holiday Fountain Show

World of Color at Disney California Adventure receives a festive twist that brings Disney stories and holiday magic to life.

Holiday Lightings

Watch the parks illuminate with vibrant, dazzling lights, including the grand lighting ceremonies for Sleeping Beauty Castle and "it's a small world."

Meet & Greets

Interact with Santa Claus and Disney characters dressed in their Christmas attire.

Festive Food & Drinks

Savor scrumptious holiday-inspired food and drink offerings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this event an extra charge?

No, Disneyland Resort's Holiday festivities are included with your regular theme park admission and a qualifying park reservation.

Where does the event take place?

Disneyland Resort's Holiday festivities take place at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure.

Do all of the areas in Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure have holiday offerings?

Not all areas of the parks necessarily feature holiday offerings.

Where should I watch the holiday parade?

All areas located along the parade route provide great views of the parade.

What are attraction overlays?

During Christmastime, Disney slightly alters select attractions with holiday theming for the season.

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