It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Watch Disneyland® and Disney® California Adventure Park transform between November 10th and January 7th with thousands of holiday lights, twinkling ornaments, and an extra special dose of magic for an experience to remember. Here’s your can’t miss list of things to do at Disneyland® during the holidays.

“Believe…In Holiday Magic” Fireworks Spectacular

Disneyland®’s fireworks shows are nothing short of spectacular, so you won’t want to miss the park’s holiday-themed extravaganza. The show begins with a musical score as fireworks begin to burst over Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. A sprinkling of snow completes the 15-minute holiday show, leaving guests feeling the excitement of the season. 

The “Believe…In Holiday Magic” show takes place on select nights between 9:00 and 9:30 p.m and is subject to change due to inclement weather. 

Haunted Mansion Holiday

As one of the most cherished seasonal staples, Haunted Mansion Holiday is one ride that is definitely worth the wait. Jack Skellington and your favorite Halloween Town characters have added festive touches throughout the estate to brighten your Doom Buggy experience. This transition occurs on a seasonal basis and is sure to make your holiday vacation all the more merry. 

Dine at the Festive Food Marketplace

The holidays would not be complete without the special seasonal treats you’ve come to know and love. At the Festive Food Marketplace, you can sample dishes from different cultures and learn how other parts of the world celebrate this time of the year through delectable dining and drink options. These tasty tidings are available throughout Disney® California Adventure Park and we recommend trying the Sip & Savor Pass so you can easily indulge in all of the cultural cuisine! 

Celebrate ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party

This year marks Viva Navidad’s 10th season at Paradise Gardens Park and it’s going to be one celebration you won’t want to pass up. Enjoy an all-new, redesigned menu at Paradise Garden Grill before heading out to take in all the festivities at the spellbinding street party hosted by The Three Caballeros.

You’ll hear traditional mariachi bands, Mexican folklórico dancers, mojiganga puppets, and of course, appearances by your favorite Disney® characters dressed in their holiday attire. See Minnie, Mickie, Mirabel, and more at this thrilling Hispanic heritage event.

World of Color – Season of Light Show

Watch your favorite Disney® and Pixar films come to life with music, light, sound, and water for a show-stopping event you’ll never forget in Disney® California Adventure Park. During this fun, family-friendly event, seasonal songs are joyfully blended with Disney® favorites, so you can sing along as the colors dance over Pixar Pier against the night sky. 

The World of Color – Season of Light holiday experience draws in quite the crowd, so be sure to plan ahead to find the best viewing spot. 

Mater’s Jingle Jamboree

Cars Land has been decorated for the holidays and kids of all ages are sure to enjoy the transformation. In Mater’s Jingle Jamboree, you can ride around the junkyard in a decked-out tractor as you listen to the Cars cast sing the season’s most beloved tunes, revamped with their own original lyrics.

Book Your Holiday Hotel Room at the Tropicana Inn & Suites Today

Now is the time to book ahead for your stay in Anaheim while rooms are still available. Tropicana Inn & Suites is conveniently located within 5-minute walking distance to Disneyland®, so you can go back and forth to the park with ease. Book online or call today to make your reservation at (714) 635-4082.