3 Great Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Disneyland® 2023
Nobody does the holidays quite like Mickey Mouse.Get excited for the season and create family memories that last a lifetime with Disneyland®’s exuberant annual celebration that features the timeless characters and traditions you love.
Take In the Christmas Fantasy Parade
It’s not the holidays without a classic Christmas parade and Disneyland® always delivers. This year, camp out at your favorite spot on Main Street U.S.A. between November 10th and January 7th to celebrate the season with your beloved Disney® and holiday characters, from Mickey and Minnie to Santa Claus and his helpful elves.
Enjoy the Vibrant Holiday Lighting
Disneyland® is one of the best places in the world for holiday lights. This year, you won’t want to miss these spectacular seasonal displays.
Every thirty minutes after dark, the facade of the It’s a Small World attraction lights up with brilliant lights and the cheerful music of “It’s a Small World.” This magical moment is perfect for family pictures, Christmas proposals, and more.
Don’t forget to visit the Haunted Mansion for a merry twist to this fan-favorite ride. See how Jack Skellington has decorated the estate and wind your way around the manor in a Doom Buggy to check out the festive frights and hopefully catch a glimpse of your favorite Halloween Town characters.
Sleeping Beauty’s Castle gets a makeover for the holidays at the Disneyland® resort with snow, icicles, and shimmering, icy-white lights that glow from afar as soon as the sun sets. Here, you can relive the most iconic scenes from the film inside the Bavarian-inspired castle, with 3D displays and breathtaking special effects.
Spot the Special Seasonal Entertainment
‘Tis the season for food and fun, and Christmas events at Disneyland® only come around once a year. Here are two must-do’s to add to your list:
California Adventure Park is a great place to watch your favorite Disney® and Pixar characters parade around in their holiday best. The ideal viewing spots for the cavalcade are at Carthay Circle and Paradise Gardens Park, where the cast stops to dance for around six minutes at each location. Here is where you’ll see the famous Holiday Toy Drummers in their vibrant red and white uniforms. Be sure to arrive early to get a good seat.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of holidays across the world like Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Navidad, and more at Disney®’s Festival of Holidays at California Adventure Park. Experience what it’s like to celebrate for people from every corner of the globe with unique styles of music and new food and drink options from different cultures.
Book Your Holiday Getaway at Camelot Inn & Suites Today
Get warm and cozy after having a big day at the park when you book at Camelot Inn & Suites. You’ll be just steps away from Disneyland®, so you can hop back into the action anytime! Call for your reservation now at (714) 635-7275 or book online here.