Fun Facts About Christmastime At Walt Disney World

Christmastime at Walt Disney World is full of over the top experiences. The Parks are adorned from every angle, the winter sweets and treats overflow the plates of guests, and the sounds of the season fill the air with a holiday glee. You can't help but feel the joyous tidings of winter delights. Have you ever wondered what it takes to pull off a Disney Christmas? Here are a few fun facts just to get you started!


Fun Facts About Christmastime At Walt Disney WorldFun Facts About Christmastime At Walt Disney World
Thousands Of Christmas Tree LightsThousands Of Christmas Tree Lights


It takes a team of 10 cast members all year long to create the annual holiday decor.

The Christmas Tree on Main Street USA holds more than 2,365 ornaments and 6,000 LED holiday lights.

1,300 Christmas Wreaths on display throughout Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail has 25 different Disney themed trees in it's display.

There is a 100 percent chance of snow flurries during Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, taking place on select holiday evenings in Magic Kingdom, and on the Sunset Boulevard during Sunset Season's Greetings at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The Gingerbread House at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort is 16-feet tall and that takes over 160 hours to decorate.

365 days of the year that guests can shop for holiday merchandise at the Disney's Days of Christmas shop in Downtown Disney Marketplace, Liberty Square's Ye Old Christmas Shoppe, and Die Weihnachts Ecke in Epcot's Germany.


Mickey's Very Merry Christmas ParadeMickey's Very Merry Christmas Parade


7,410 total feet of ribbon is used to make 812 bows. That's 1.4 miles of ribbon!

15 miles of festive garlands help to set the holiday tone.

The residents of Disney's Animal Kingdom get special holiday themed enrichment "gifts" to feast on and play with.

It takes a celebrity narrator, 50-piece orchestra and mass choir to tell the Christmas story at Epcot's Candlelight Processional.

170 Costumed Performers and 15 floats create the high energy holiday experience at Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas Parade.

Christmas Day is one of the few days a year that you can be fairly sure the Magic Kingdom will reach capacity so plan accordingly!

When all is said and done, the holiday decorations of Walt Disney World Resort are all packed up into 150 semi-truck trailers to wait until it is all done again next year.


A Yummy Meerkat Enrichment GiftA Yummy Meerkat Enrichment Gift


Do Disney holidays inspire your decorating at home? Leave a comment below and share how you add a little Disney magic to your holiday home.

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