Disney’s Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park has started! Are you ready to experience the most magical time of the year at the Disneyland Resort? We brought you a taste of the holiday additions to Disneyland yesterday and today its Disney’s California Adventures turn. The Festival of Holidays is a unique celebrations from around the world. Explore the sights, sounds and flavors of a holiday celebration inspired by diverse cultural festivities and traditions.
Take a look at some of the holiday flare brought to Cars Land!
Photos above Courtesy of our writer Mindy Davis
During Princess Elena’s Musical Grand Arrival, witness the pomp and pageantry as Her Highness is officially welcomed to Disney California Adventure Park. Then get ready to Meet Elena of Avalor in person for pictures, autographs, and royal fun! From November 9 through December 24, look who’s coming to town! Don’t miss the fun of Santa’s Holiday Visit at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail. Santa Claus and his elves will be on hand for yuletide activities and special surprises. Then, after St. Nick returns to the North Pole, enjoy a fun, festive meet-up in this same location with Santa Goofy from December 25 through January 8.
In addition to special seasonal parties, culinary offerings and Character Greetings, musical magic will fill the air throughout the event:
Let your holiday spirits soar to the sounds of Mariachi Divas.
Blue 13 Dance Company salutes Diwali with a Bollywood blast of traditional dances.
Mostly Kosher lights up a joyful Hanukkah happening with their eclectic klezmer style.
The Sound celebrates Christmas and Kwanzaa with soulful a cappella favorites.
Phat Cat Swinger puts a sassy, brassy twist on holiday classics.
The Holiday Toy Drummers bring their one-of-a-kind beat to the street!
The Buena Vista Street Holiday Tree Lighting pf the magnificent 50-foot tree brings to life in dazzling splendor—daily from November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019. The community of Buena Vista Street welcomes you and your family to their joyous tree-lighting ceremony. In the plaza outside Elias & Co.—where holiday cheer and festive decorations fill the air. Then, watch in wonder as this towering tree twinkles to life with a kaleidoscope of colored lights, hundreds of whimsical ornaments and swags of gleaming garland.
The holidays bring out the wonder in aw in all who come through the Disneyland Resorts. The attention to detail and the beautiful displays are something you don’t want to miss.
Photos above courtesy of Robbie Bulus.
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