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[23 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
Santa Claus Has Arrived at Disney Springs

Santa Claus has come to town.
Jolly Old St. Nick has arrived at Disney Springs and he’s meeting guests, figuring out who has made his nice list this year.
Disney Springs is decked out for the holidays with Christmas trees and festive music so what better time to visit and tell Santa what’s on your list this year.
Santa is located across from the Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop – so you can grab a sweet treat while waiting for your turn in the queue.
Guests should check in at the podium to …

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[10 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Holidays at Disney Springs Coming for the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World Resort

As Downtown Disney continues its transformation into Disney Springs, this holiday season brings the newly renamed Holidays at Disney Springs.
This event will include toy solider stilt walkers, snowflake performers, holiday entertainment, and more.
Guests will have a chance to enjoy a special Kwanza Celebration, Hanukkah medleys, and even visit Santa in his new spot across from the Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop.
This year guests will also be able to pick up a pager when they check in to see Santa that will secure their place in the virtual queue.
Holidays at …

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[25 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
Disney Asks Santa Look-Alike to Change Clothes

On a recent trip to Walt Disney World, a Santa Claus look alike apparently caused some “distraction” at the theme park. While he wasn’t wearing the Santa suit, Thomas Tolbert typically wears something Santa-related – and his white beard, facial features and general physique cause him to be the target of photo requests and smiles from children.
During his trip, all was well until the last day, when a Disney representative noticed Tolbert posing for photos with children. According to Tolbert, the representative said that “[he] can’t be portraying Santa,” and …

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[20 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Holiday Details Revealed for Walt Disney World Resort

At Walt Disney World Resort, the magical holiday season begins as early as November 9! From Magic Kingdom to the Animal Kingdom and everywhere in between, Walt Disney World Resort has plenty of seasonal activities for you to enjoy.
At the Magic Kingdom, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will run for 20 nights from November 9 to December 21. Guests who purchase a ticket to this special event will be able to enjoy fireworks, a holiday parade, live stage shows and snow flurries on Main Street. To learn more, visit DisneyWorld.com/Christmasparty.
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[7 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Holidays with the 28th Annual ‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’ TV Special

The 28th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade TV Special, which will air December 25 on ABC-TV, features a star-studded lineup this year. Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Cee Lo Green, OneRepublic, Scotty McCreery, and the McClain Sisters will all be performing, while Nick Cannon, Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos will host the telecast.
Other stars that will be performing at the annual parade at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort include Disney Pearl Series recording artists Nathan Pacheco and Katharine Jenkins, who will perform their rendition of “O …

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[28 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Santa and Mrs. Claus to Arrive at the Swan & Dolphin Hotel

Throughout the month of December, guests will be able to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus in their specially-made custom tiki hut, complete with tropical attire and photo opportunities, at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel at Walt Disney World Resort.
In addition to the dynamic duo, guests of the hotel will also be able to experience plenty of other holiday festivities. The special services include:

A life size chocolate Santa, created by the hotel’s executive pastry chef
Mrs. Claus’s Bakeshop Delivery, where guests can order cookies and milk sent to their room, as well …

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[24 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Santa Claus Arrives at Walt Disney World

Santa Claus has officially arrived at the Walt Disney World Resort, and you’ll be able to catch him at several locations throughout the area. Santa’s Chalet, which opened November 18 at Downtown Disney, will operate from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. through the Thanksgiving holiday. Starting November 25, his hours will be extended from noon to 10 p.m. all the way until Christmas. Santa Goofy will then take over from December 25 until January 1, greeting guests from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Beginning November 25, you’ll also be able to …