Where to Enjoy Festive Fun at Downtown Disney

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Are you heading to the Walt Disney World Resort over the next few weeks? If so, chances are you will be making a stop at Downtown Disney where you can enjoy The Festival of the Seasons and new holiday décor throughout the Marketplace.

If you’re wondering where you can enjoy some festive fun at Downtown Disney, check out this list:

  • Meet Santa: You can share your wish list with Santa Claus through Christmas Eve or visit Santa Goofy from December 25th – 29th! New this year, you can check in at the Santa Chalet podium to receive a pager that buzzes when your turn to meet Santa is near. It’s a great opportunity to take a family picture, too, with Disney’s PhotoPass photographers available 12pm – 9:30pm daily.
  • Enjoy Holiday Entertainment: Check a times guide to discover the sounds of the season. From carolers to stilt walkers, live musicians to DJ dance parties, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. A great new spot to catch a performance is Exposition Park on the West Side. Don’t miss the Disney Food Trucks, either, where you can indulge in fresh fare!
  • Shop the new Marketplace Co-Op: World of Disney is a one stop shop for holiday shopping, but this new venue features six distinct boutiques with some unique items that can’t be found anywhere else at Walt Disney World.
  • Indulge in Holiday Treats: Whether you’re craving a Peppermint Mocha from STARBUCKS, a decadent hot chocolate from Ghirardelli, or a homemade treat from Goofy’s Candy Company or Candy Cauldron, you’ll find something sweet to tempt your taste buds!

With a portion of the West Garage now open to guests and boat transportation available for travel between the West Side, Pleasure Island and Marketplace, it’s easy to explore all of Downtown Disney.

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