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Sparkling Decorations and Seasonal
Festivities and fun fill the 2008
Holiday Season at the Walt Disney World® Resort. The spectacular celebrations
will unwrap with not-to-miss merriment, as the Walt
Disney World Resort is transformed into a winter wonderland.
This spirited season, you can experience time-honored favorites mixed
Beginning Nov. 10, 2008, the iconic
in Magic Kingdom®
Park will sparkle with 200,000 twinkling lights as part of the
return of our newest holiday tradition—Castle
Dreamlights! Donning their holiday finest, Cinderella and
friends take to
the Cinderella Castle
for a dream-come-true, light-the-night moment. This glistening
signal the start of Disney’s holiday season.
By late November, festivities will
cover the Walt Disney World Resort,
Studios™, Disney’s Animal Kingdom®
merry, magical moments for Guests.
There is sure to be a galore of
astounding spectacles in store for you! Here are the holiday highlights:
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
From 7 p.m. to midnight on select evenings during
November and December,
Guests can experience special holiday entertainment at a special
party inside the Magic Kingdom
The event features
“Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” Mickey's "Twas the Night
Before Christmas" Show, the festive fireworks spectacular of Holiday Wishes—Celebrate the Spirit of
the Season, Disney character greetings, and cookies, cocoa and “snow”
Street U.S.A.® Plus, you can use some of the most popular Magic Kingdom attractions! Admission
to this event requires
a separately priced ticket.
The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing
"snow" falls overhead, the Streets of America backlot cityscape at Disney's Hollywood Studios comes alive
Nov. 28, 2008-Jan. 4, 2009. With millions of holiday lights that
“dance” to a
high-energy holiday symphony, Guest will see animated sparkling
create twirling carousels, marching toy soldiers and even Santa and his
reindeer taking flight. The “dancing lights” musical moments
occur every 10 minutes and
are included with Disney's
Hollywood Studios admission.
Holidays Around the World and
continues Nov. 28-Dec.
30, 2008, with holiday customs from around the globe, international
storytellers, a nightly tree-lighting ceremony featuring Disney
stunning display of snow-white and colored lights, and Candlelight
Processional. One of the most beloved holiday
traditions at Epcot
the Candlelight Processional – a
joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator
a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir. It takes place nightly
Showcase, America Gardens Theatre at
5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.
Showcase Promenade comes alive nightly at 9:30 p.m. with the brilliance
splendor of music, lights, lasers, water fountains and custom
our signature nighttime spectacular: llumiNations:
Reflections of Earth. Every night presents a unique, holiday
the Epcot holiday fun is included
with regular theme park admission.
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade
Mickey’s Jingle Jungle
the spirit of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Park with the spirit of the season for a Holiday
offering full of jump, joy and jive!
has invited a special group of friends to join him on a Holiday
adventure! The parade is filled with the sights, sounds, smells, tastes
feelings of the Holiday Season. They’ve added Holiday
accessories to their safari costumes with seasonal music for a
celebrates the Holidays as only Disney’s
Animal Kingdom can.
of the Seasons at Downtown
Holiday shopping is easier than
ever at Downtown
Nov. 28-Dec. 24, 2008, it features shopping
adventures for every age, interest and budget, including Once Upon a Toy, filled with exclusive
playthings from Disney and
of Disney, the
largest character emporium, plus Virgin™
Megastore, LEGO Imagination Center
Days of Christmas
holiday shop. Holiday-themed décor, colorful light displays and photo
opportunities with old St. Nick himself offer yuletide cheer. Also,
princesses can get decked out for the holiday’s finest at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.
Think of all the
people who make you the happiest and imagine being with them right
now. What would it be like? In no time, you’ll be
telling old stories. Making up new ones. Laughing
until it hurts. And feeling like everything is right.
But in the real world,
how often can any of us make these moments actually come to life?
This year, the
Walt Disney World® Resort
is celebrating the special magic that happens when friends and family
gather together –
better place for everyone of every age to find something just for them.
Whether it’s blasting off into outer space, teeing off onto a
rolling fairway, dancing the night away or stepping into a fairy tale,
there’s special magic for everyone.
This is your chance to
make memories, rekindle relationships, and remind each other what being
a family is all about. When you gather in this magical place,
the real world is left behind. Here, busy schedules are banished. And
everything anyone could wish for is right at hand. So you have all the
time in the world to concentrate on the people who are here with you.
we’re making it easier than ever for you to plan a vacation
with the people closest to you here in the most magical place on
earth. When you want to make it all happen, we’re
with you every step of the way. Need help with pre-arrival
planning? Want to arrange dining and lodging for
larger parties? It’s done.
we’ve even arranged special magic just for parties of 8 or
more (ages 3 and up) staying at a selected Walt
Disney World® Resort hotel
– called Grand
Gatherings. Imagine a dinner at
storytelling for the kids and VIP viewing of IllumiNations: Reflections
of Earth. Or a rambling sunset safari on the African savanna
of Disney’s Animal
Park. Everything is dedicated to make the very most
of your time together.
Disney World magic.
Come enjoy it now, but don’t do it alone. Just
think of the people who make you happiest. And imagine the
intimate weddings to lavish ceremonies surrounded by family and
friends, the Walt Disney World®
Resort can bring your dream of the perfect wedding to life. Disney's
Intimate Weddings offer the perfect backdrop for any couple looking to
host a simple or spectacularly memorable affair at the Walt Disney World®
Resort. For couples looking to exchange vows in personalized, fairy
tale fashion, Disney's Custom Weddings offer brides-to-be the option to
reflect their individual style and wishes in their dream wedding.
Elegance... Fantasy... Disney's Fairy Tale
Weddings & Honeymoons create magical memories
for years to come at the Walt Disney World®
Intimate Weddings, for the
bride and groom and up to 8 guests, provide a magical selection of
wedding options. Brides and grooms can choose from deluxe or premium
intimate wedding packages, featuring various wedding locations
throughout the Walt Disney World®
couples wanting to share their wedding with an unlimited number of
family and friends, Disney
Custom Weddings are the
perfect option. Whether theming the wedding to a favorite Disney movie,
or creating the classic, elegant wedding the couple has always dreamed
of, Disney's Custom Weddings will turn dreams into reality.
looking to exchange vows in the ultimate fairy tale setting will find
just that at Disney's
Wedding Pavilion. Located
near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, the
non-denominational wedding pavilion offers a picturesque backdrop of
by wedding industry experts as the most popular honeymoon destination
in the United States, the Walt Disney World®
Resort offers an unlimited amount of fun in the sun and nighttime
retreats for couples. Whether it's exploring Disney's Animal Kingdom®
Theme Park by day or dancing at Downtown Disney®
Pleasure Island by night, newlyweds discover a world of enchantment and
for guests looking to celebrate lasting love, Vow
Renewals are a popular
tradition at the Walt Disney World®
Resort. A Disney vacation provides a perfect backdrop for couples to
renew their vows, whether celebrating a milestone anniversary or just
reliving your special day.