- 18 Dec
HOLIDAY OFFERINGS AT MAGIC KINGDOM!
It’s no secret that the entertainment offered during November and December during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is offered daily during normal park hours between December 23 and December 31. This is all included with your regular park admission (don’t forget to make your park reservation, too!).
If you are visiting, you’ll want to know when everything is happening. Here is the 2022 schedule:
- Once Upon a Christmastime Parade: Dec 23 – Dec 31 at 12pm and 3pm daily
- Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration Stage Show: Dec 23 – Dec 29 at 6:15pm, 7:25pm, 8:45pm and 10:15pm
- Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks: Dec 23 – Dec 29 at 8:15pm
- Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks: Dec 30 and 31 at 6:30pm and 11:50pm
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! DESTINATION D23 DATES ANNOUNCED
Destination D23 returns to Walt Disney World September 8-10, 2023 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. D23 members will be the first to know when tickets go on sale. Updates will be shared once received. There is a slew of other D23 exclusive events happening starting next year to celebrate Disney’s 100! For a full list and more details, read more here.
SPLASH MOUNTAIN CLOSING DATE ANNOUNCED
For those that love the iconic and ever-popular Splash Mountain attraction, take note that it will be officially closing on January 23, 2023. Construction will begin as Disney re-theme’s the ride based on the characters from Princess and the Frog, fittingly called “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure”. The ride is slated to open in late 2024. More details will be shared as we receive them.
RESORT GINGERBREAD DISPLAYS
If you are visiting Walt Disney World during the holidays, you would be missing out if you didn’t stop by Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to see the grand Gingerbread House! It is a showstopper and deserves some time on your itinerary. But there are many other gingerbread displays and treats across the resorts. See the full list here. Be sure to take some time and visit some of these unique displays during the holidays. Only a couple of weeks left!
PIXAR AT SEA – DISNEY CRUISE LINE NEWS
Disney Cruise Line is adding new cruises and itineraries for 2023 called Pixar at Sea. Select cruises will have special Pixar entertainment like themed parties and nighttime shows, along with new character meet and greet including your favorite Pixar pals like the Incredibles and Monsters Inc. This looks like a ton of fun!! I love to see all these new characters at sea. For more information, see all the details here.
DUCKTALES VIRTUAL GAME AT EPCOT
If you are an old-school Disney lover, you inevitably love DuckTales! They are now being showcased at EPCOT with their very own virtual game, Disney’s DuckTales World Showcase Adventure. Using the Disney Parks Play app on your mobile device, there are several missions to complete each taking 30 minutes, and are located in China, Mexico, Norway, Germany, Japan, France, and United Kingdom Pavilions. The new game opens Friday, December 16th. For more details contact a Disney VIP Concierge.