Two Iconic Birthdays
Disneyland Resort, California, is transforming over the Christmas period to welcome themed attractions, events and experiences. Firstly, on November 18 Mickey and Minnie celebrate their 90th birthday. For a milestone of this size, it seems only fitting that their birthday celebration reaches around the globe. Each of Disney’s magical theme parks will honour the anniversary of these iconic characters in a unique way. California’s Disneyland Resort will feature a cavalcade for Mickey and Minnie featuring their special friends and the Disneyland Band. Furthermore, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will be celebrating the Christmas spirit.
“Believe … in Holiday Magic” fireworks spectacular graces Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle. A snowfall finale follows the fireworks display. Additionally, There is a parade, featuring Mickey, Minnie, Disney Princesses and Santa in “A Christmas Fantasy”. The parade also includes floats, music, and marching tin soldiers.
At Town Square, Main Street, U.S.A, a giant Christmas tree stands at over 18 metres tall. The tree will be draped with all sorts of lighting and décor, with 3,500 multi-coloured lights, 1,500 Victorian-inspired ornaments and 100 faux candles.
“It’s a Small World” transforms to showcase the distinct holiday traditions of cultures around the world. Meanwhile, the Haunted Mansion collides with Jack Skellington and his friends from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” to create Haunted Mansion Holiday.
Disney California Adventure Park
Meanwhile, at Disney California Adventure Park the Festive Food Marketplace features a mix of holiday dishes and beverages to give you a taste of global holiday traditions. Cars Land will see each of its addresses get a holiday makeover the reflects their “Cars” resident character’s personality.
At Carthay Circle on Buena Vista Street is a 15-metre-tall Christmas tree. The tree and surrounding buildings echo Los Angeles in the 1920s and are decorated with vintage-style ornaments. Guests visiting the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail will be delighted to see Santa Claus and his mischievous elves. They’ll be at Santa’s Holiday Visit until December 24. After that, you can catch Santa Goofy until January 6.
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