• On Aug 4, 2018
    Christy from IN 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.

    When does WDW begin decorating for Christmas? We are coming November 13th and attending MVMCP. We are hoping to visit various resorts and parks to see all the Christmas decorations, will this be possible?

    Welcome BACK, Christy!

    Just like Olaf wanted so badly to experience summer, I think every Walt Disney World Resort fan should visit during the most wonderful time of the year. While November isn't typically cold, you'll be a very happy snow-mouse as you experience Disney World's holiday wonderland. During the time of your visit, Disney's Theme Parks, Resort Hotels and Disney Springs will be finishing up decking their halls, walls, and Epcot International Festival of the Holidays kitchen kiosk stalls. It's actually going to be kind of neat because your family will be able to notice the overnight changes made by Mickey's Elves that weren't there the day before! (Check out this awe-some timelapse video of the five signature trees going up.)

    Disney's Hollywood Studios is the first Disney theme park to have holiday decorations up. Elves actually start in the wee hours of November 1st, as soon as they get done trick-or-treating. The rest of the World (well, the Walt Disney World) traditionally starts decorating around November 8 and will continue around the clock. So your visit may not be 100 percent merry and bright, it will be like 64 percent there.

    Most Disney Resort Hotels will have started their Holiday Gingerbread Displays by your visit, but double check with Guest Services or your Disney Resort Hotel's Concierge which display is done before you head out.

    We'll See You Real Soon, Christy!
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Meet the Panelist: Kristen, Texas

Hi, I'm Kristen! I'm a mom to the best ride buddy and a military spouse who loves keeping up with the latest Disney Parks news. Trips to Disneyland and Walt Disney World have always been fun, but now that I'm the parent AND the planner every moment is that much more treasured.  I am so honored and excited to be able to share tips I've picked up, pass on fun factoids I've learned, and help create magical moments for your vacation of a lifetime!  Learn More About Kristen

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