Disney World Events

Christmas at Disney World Resorts

Disney World Resort Holiday Happenings

Meet Santa in the lobby of most resorts from 5-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
Offered nightly in December, sleigh rides are a special holiday treat through the secluded natural beauty surrounding Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.



At Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Santa will be on the porch of Crockett's Tavern from 5-9 p.m. on Christmas Eve.


Holiday Gingerbread Displays

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
This stunning life-size storybook gingerbread house with “cinnamon clouds” puffing from the chimney is beautifully decorated with white chocolate candy canes, edible snowflakes, sugar poinsettias, 10,000 pieces of gingerbread, 1,050 pounds of honey, 600 pounds of powered sugar, 800 pounds of flour, 140 pints of egg whites, and 180 pounds of apricot glaze.

2021 marks the 23rd anniversary of this Resort hotel’s gingerbread house. A classic recipe from Austria inspires the ornaments, cookies, and a house standing 14-feet tall in the lobby. Home to The Bake Shop, the gingerbread house is the perfect place to pick up holiday treats. Treats for sale include house-made Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread Ornaments. (Nov. 10-Jan. 1)

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

A life-size spinning carousel is a holiday tradition at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. The Little Mermaid is the theme with hand-painted holiday characters, handcrafted gingerbread shingles, and fondant snowflakes. And don’t forget to pop over to the Yacht Club lobby and see the adorable holiday village with a miniature train. (Nov.1-Jan. 2)

United States Capitol Building at The American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot

The American Adventure Gingerbread Display – The EPCOT pastry chefs have recreated the Lincoln Memorial and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in miniature edible versions along with The American Adventure building and an EPCOT Festival Holiday Kitchen. (Nov. 26-Dec. 30)



Gingerbread Disney Springs Icons at Amorette’s Patisserie at Disney Springs

This sophisticated pastry shop at Disney Springs dresses up its front window with a miniature gingerbread replica of itself – right down to the gingerbread trees.


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