Disney World December 2022 is here, and it is time to make merry! It’s the most beautiful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate the Christmas season than coming to Disney?
December is the busiest month of the year for Disney World. Though it’s the most dynamic, it is also the most expensive month of the year. However, if you are going to celebrate the festivities at Disney World December 2022, then you must know what it has in store for you.
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Disney World December 2022 events
Everything is special about December; it’s also known to be the happiest season for a reason. All sorts of special shows and events happen during December in Disney World. And this time, it’s even more significant. Let’s see what all is there this December to indulge yourself in the madness of Disney World.
You must already be aware of the EPCOT festivals. These EPCOT festivals during the holidays are something you must experience at least once.
They give a different vibe to the whole place. You get to experience various entertainment, food, and cookies that can last an entire life.
The EPCOT festival has already started and will be there until 22nd December! So, if you are already there or have planned to spend your holidays in Disney World, you cannot miss the EPCOT festivals.
Get yourself an EPCOT pass along with the park reservation. Also, keep your appetite prepared to experience the biggest and the most favorite festivals. The snacks at EPCOT Festivals are something you can’t miss. Cultural diversity is the essence of this festival.
So, hurry up! Book your tickets now if you want to participate in the EPCOT celebration this December.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
This event is the starter of all Disney World events during Christmas. The Magic Kingdom’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is everyone’s favorite which is why it is already sold out. I hope you already have your tickets with you, or else just be prepared the next time you travel to Disney World next year.
However, even if you don’t have the tickets but still want to visit the Magic Kingdom, make sure you check out the timings and dates of the event. Because of the Christmas Party that happens during the night, the park shuts early for the guests who are not part of the Christmas Party.
Hence, check on the event timings before making reservations for the park. So, you will not have to rush from the Magic Kingdom if you are not done.
However, if you still want to enjoy this Christmas Party make prior reservations next year. And if you already have the passes, have a fun time there with your family and create unforgettable memories.
Select Nights of December
The great thing about these festive seasons is the Select Nights. You can spend extra hours in the Disney Parks on these special nights. Get the benefits of the extra hours during the festive season and enjoy it to the fullest.
If you are a guest of Deluxe Resort, you can spend more time at the parks on select nights. This festive season, Magic Kingdom is extending its evening hours for the 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th of December.
EPCOT has announced to open late for the 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th of December. Hollywood Studios has also announced that it will open late on the 15th & 22nd of December.
Mark the above dates that will help you with the extra hours.
Changes post 8th December
Disney World has announced that there are going to be a lot of changes that will come into effect from 8th December.
Most changes will be on the Annual Passes, tickets, add-ons, and more. The prices change during the festive season because of the crowd and surge pricing.
Hence, if you can get your tickets in advance, get them now! Since the prices may increase and cost you a lot more than usual.
The updates will be out only by 8th December, so keep yourself prepared. However, if you want to save up on the tickets, check out for discounts and deals that can be used.
Dapper Day at Disney World
Dapper Day is one of December’s fanciest and most awaited holiday bling. This day is all about dressing up according to the park’s theme for that day. And this time, it’s the theme on holiday happening on 10th December at Hollywood Studios and on 11th December at the Animal Kingdom.
Don’t forget to hop on to the Pop-Up Shop of Dapper Day at Tren-D, situated in the Co-op Marketplace. Join the craziness by grabbing the fanciest vintage outfit and shining on. And don’t worry, you’ll not be alone. There will be several people dressed in the fanciest garment possible.
Christmas Parade Timings
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade happens exclusively during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. It has already started now and will continue until 22nd December.
However, from 23rd December and if you are at Magic Kingdom, you will have only a few chances to see the exclusive Christmas parade. From the 23rd to the 31st of December, you will witness the train every day at 12 PM and 3 PM.
If you don’t have a ticket, this is your chance to be a part of the Christmas Party during the Day!
Christmas Eve, along with Christmas Day, is the busiest of all. But do not miss the parade on Christmas Day and many other special events that happen exclusively during Christmas.
However, you only need to be prepared for the long waiting hours and packed areas. To ditch the peak hours at dining, you can use the benefits of Mobile Order.
New Year’s Eve
And it’s when you bid goodbye by celebrating the last day of the year with your friends and family.
Suppose you have already booked your New Year’s Eve tickets at Disney World, then there is nothing like it. It’s the most magical time of the year with unique festive décor that makes the evening much more beautiful.
The timings of Magic Kingdom for the 30th and 31st of December are from 9 AM to 1 AM. This is the most awaited show you will be witnessing—New Year’s Eve fireworks show.
And in EPCOT, the opening hours will be the same as Magic Kingdom’s 9 AM to 1 AM. But Hollywood Studios of Disney World will open at 8:30 AM until Midnight.
So, now you know what you can do at Disney World this December. Happy Holidays to you! I hope you have a great time at Disney World this festive season.