Merry Menagerie, Frozen Holiday Surprise, and More Holiday Favorites Returning to Disney World in 2024


The Holidays Are Coming to Walt Disney World Resort: A Sneak Peek at What’s Returning!

Get ready to deck the halls and jingle all the way! The holiday season is just around the corner, and Walt Disney World Resort is gearing up to spread cheer throughout its parks and Disney Springs.

Here’s a glimpse of some returning favorites that will make your holiday visit extra magical:


Disney’s Animal Kingdom: The whimsical Merry Menagerie puppets will once again enchant guests, while Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Daisy don their festive finest for the season.

Related – Dates & Details Announced for 2024 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party


Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The breathtaking yuletide projection show on the Hollywood Tower Hotel is back to dazzle, and Toy Story Land is transforming into a holiday wonderland with Woody, Jessie, and Buzz Lightyear decked out for the occasion.


Magic Kingdom Park: “Frozen Holiday Surprise” returns to Cinderella Castle, where Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, and the Snowgies will spread icy cheer.

Related – Dates & Details Announced for Jollywood Nights Official Return to Hollywood Studios


Disney Springs: It’s a shopper’s paradise with twinkling decorations and the ever-popular Christmas Tree Stroll. Don’t miss the magical snowfall in Town Center, creating a winter wonderland in the heart of Florida.


Disney Resorts: Staying at a Disney Resort hotel during the holidays is an immersive experience like no other. Festive décor, gingerbread masterpieces crafted by culinary artists, and appearances by Santa Claus himself across all four parks (even in his beach attire at the water parks!) will transport you to a world of holiday wonder.

Related – EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth Returns in 2024


To make it all even sweeter, starting on June 27 you can save up to 30% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights from Nov. 24 to Dec. 25, plus other savings for stays most Sunday to Thursday nights between Oct. 6 to Nov. 21. You can also get a free Park Hopper option added to your tickets when you upgrade to a Walt Disney Travel Company package that includes a non-discounted 4-day or longer date-based ticket. 

No matter where your holiday adventure takes you at Walt Disney World Resort, you’re sure to find heartwarming moments and cherished memories

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