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  • On Dec 12, 2011
    Jenna 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.

    We are planning our second trip to Disney for November 2012, coinciding with NJEA week but can be flexible with the exact dates. We really would like to see the castle lit up in its beautiful holiday lights. When does the castle change to holiday lights?

    Hi Jenna:

    Although subject to change every year, Disney typically starts putting up Christmas decorations around the first or second week of November. By Thanksgiving, expect to see the parks fully decorated for the Holidays. In true Disney fashion, the decorations are set up at night, as if by magic. Starting in November, you may start to notice more and more Christmas and Holiday decorations where you did not see them the day before.

    Although not necessarily when the castle lights will return next year, this past year, the Cinderella Castle Holiday Wish Dream Lights were on display starting on December 4th, transforming Cinderella's Castle into a nighttime Holiday ice palace.

    Enjoy your vacation.
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Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

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