• On Jan 13, 2017
    Kimberly from WA 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 a trip to DisneyWorld for the first time in Dec and I have seen many things about all the christmas activities but was curious if we will still be able to see all the normal parades and events as well, or are they replaced by christmas ones

    Hello Kimberly,

    I am very pleased to welcome you to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. The first time I traveled to the Walt Disney World Resort was also in December, so the holidays are my favorite time to visit.

    While classic yuletide events, like Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and the Candlelight Processional, are offered throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, you will still be able to enjoy classics like the Festival of Fantasy Parade, and Wishes nighttime spectacular, both at the iconic Magic Kingdom Park.

    Please note that due to special events, scheduled attractions, times and dates may change. In 2016, on the nights that Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party took place, Wishes nighttime spectacular was not offered. Instead, guests who had purchased tickets to the party enjoyed Holiday Wishes, a special holiday fireworks spectacular.

    My suggestion is to visit the Walt Disney World calendar online to check park, attractions, shows, and entertainment schedules. In addition, you should always consult the times guide available at the entrance of each park.

    I hope you have a magical holiday celebration at the Walt Disney World Resort. Please come back with more questions, we are delighted to help.

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Meet the Panelist: Thiana, Brazil

My name is Thiana and I am a German-Brazilian sworn translator from beautiful Brazil. I am happily married to my prince charming and the proud mother of two lovely princesses. When I am not busy with work or family, you can catch me reading, running, listening to music, or planning our next Walt Disney World Resort visit. I hope to help you plan a magical Disney vacation that will be filled with wonderful memories.

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