• On Dec 29, 2017
    Stacey from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am interested in taking my grandson who will be 2 1/2 in December of 2018 -- when does the park start it's Christmas activities?

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Stacey! Sounds like you and your grandson are ready for some extra Christmas cheer! You’ll shake like a bowl full of jelly when you hear my good news!

    Typically, the day after Halloween, November 1st, you can expect a beautiful, complete turnover of Halloween decor to Christmas decor, just like in this Disney Parks Blog video. As for Christmas activities, you’ll need to wait a few more days for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party to begin, and even closer to Thanksgiving for Santa to make his way down to Walt Disney World Resort to begin taking photos with and meeting guests. If you just love decor, be sure to check out the Gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa and my favorite, the Gingerbread Carousel at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. You can read more about various Christmas snacks, foods and more on the Disney Parks Blog, who will also be the first to announce the return of attractions like Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays or new activities we have yet to experience.

    If I can assist you further with planning your seasonal getaway of magic, please let me know. I’m be quicker than 8 tiny reindeer! ~ Lindsey P.
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Meet the Panelist: Lindsey, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm Lindsey, a social media-savvy gal that wears her #Disneyside on her sleeve (along with her trading pin collection!). I'm proud to say that my husband and our two Mouseketeers share my love for the Walt Disney World Resort and all it's magic, so get ready to ask me about new things to see and do on your vacation. I particularly love sharing off-the-beaten-path activities and always encourage visitors to try something new on each trip. Adventure is out there! Learn More About Lindsey

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