The Best Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Disney Springs

The holidays are always a magical time at Walt Disney World! And this year  Disney Springs takes it up a notch, offering even more seasonal experiences, including specialty eats, entertainment, and shopping.

Star Wars Trees on the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Below, we’ve gathered a list of everything available during the Holidays at Disney Springs. The fun festivities are happening every day until January 6!

The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail is back! Experience snow, your favorite holiday music, and 27 fantastically decorated trees.

Peter Pan Tree

Need a holiday snack while strolling the trail? There’s a snack stand offering special items like this Holiday Mickey Pretzel and Frozen Hot Chocolate.

Holiday Mickey Pretzel

You’ll find several all-new trees on the trail this year, including this dramatically spooky Haunted Mansion tree!

Detail on Haunted Mansion Tree

Special Seasonal Offerings at Disney Springs Restaurants

Dozens of Disney Springs restaurants are offering special entrees, drinks, snacks, and desserts this holiday season. There’s literally something for everyone!

At Amorette’s Patisserie, find a new, seasonal wine slush: Cranberry Chardonnay!

Cranberry Chardonnay Slush

D-Luxe Burger is offering exclusive seasonal menu items, too, including the Holiday Turkey Burger and a Peppermint Cookies ‘n Cream Gelato Shake.

Holiday Turkey Burger

Starting December 1 at Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’, wear your ugly holiday sweater and get a slice of Holiday Hummingbird Cake free with the purchase of an entree or appetizer.

Have your family wear your favorite matching holiday pajamas to Sunday Brunch at Maria and Enzo’s Ristorante and get a free family photo!

Craving a sweet treat? Check out The Ganachery for three seasonal ganache flavors: Candy Cane, Dark Chocolate Snowflake, and Eggnog.

Holiday Ganache from the Ganachery

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is offering a variety of seasonal libations, including a tropical drink called the Jock Frost.

Throughout the season, more specialty items will be popping up at AristoCrepes, BB Wolf’s Sausage Company, Dockside Margaritas, The Daily Poutine, and The Polite Pig.

Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt

Ready for some family fun? People of all ages will enjoy participating in Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt.

Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt

This fun scavenger hunt will take you throughout Disney Springs in search of hidden Stitch! Completing Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt earns you a prize, too.

To get started, pick up a booklet at Amorette’s Patisserie, Basin, the Christmas Tree Trail, The Ganachery, MAC Cosmetics, Marketplace Co-Op, Once Upon a Toy, Rainforest Cafe, Sperry, Star Wars Galactic Outpost, UNIQLO, or Wolfgang Puck Express.

Festive Holiday Merchandise

Marketplace Co-Op – Cherry Tree Lane is here to help you sparkle this season! Find this curated shop in the Marketplace district of Disney Springs.

Christmas Ornament Handbag

Their sparkly Mickey ornament purse goes perfectly with the new limited-edition winter dress! Only 1,000 of these specialty dresses were created.

Holiday Ornament Dress

Just in time for Mickey’s 90th Birthday and the holiday season, vegan shoe company Melissa has released three special Mickey and Minnie shoe designs.

Minnie and Mickey Shoes by Melissa

Find this adorable Pandora Minnie and Mickey Sleigh charm at Ever After Jewelry Company.

Minnie and Mickey Pandora Charm

As always, you can find plenty of holiday accessories and apparel at Tren-D and World of Disney.

Holiday Merchandise at Tren-D

Holiday Decor Throughout Disney Springs

Have your photo taken in front of the giant Disney Springs Christmas Tree! Find it in the Town Center, near Anthropologie and Zara. PhotoPass Photographers are usually present throughout the day.

Christmas Tree at Disney Springs

You’ll find holiday touches throughout the rest of Disney Springs, too.

Holiday Decor at Disney Springs

Live Entertainment

Each evening, just outside of the entrance to Christmas Tree Trail, a DJ dance party starts at 7:00 PM. You’ll also find wandering Toy Soldiers and live musicians throughout Disney Springs each evening.

To celebrate Hanukkah, Disney Springs will welcome the band Kalinka from December 2 – 9.

In honor of Kwanzaa, the musical group UHURU will perform on December 26 and 27.

 

Will you be celebrating the Holidays at Disney Springs this year? Let us know in the comments!

For more fun ideas on celebrating the season, don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Having a Happy Holiday at Walt Disney World!

The Best Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Disney Springs

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AllEars.Net was an invited media guest of Walt Disney World at this preview of the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail and holiday events.. This did not influence our report; our opinions are our own.

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