Gingerbread Around Walt Disney World

The winter holidays are a wonderful time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. On of the reasons we love this season so much is all the gingerbread! Once again Disney chefs have decked the halls (roofs, doorways and windows, too) while creating life-sized, gingerbread houses and displays that are so deliciously beautiful you're sure to want to eat them!

Wondering where you can find the very best gingerbread displays while on your December Disney trip? Be sure to save a day for viewing storybook houses, carousels and other confections baked with love by Disney chefs. Don't forget your spending money, because at each of these locations the pastry makers have sumptuous sweets for sale in most locations:


2018 Grand Floridian Gingerbread House2018 Grand Floridian Gingerbread House


Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

This year marks the 20th anniversary of this resort hotel's gingerbread house. A classic recipe from Austria inspires the ornaments, cookies and a house standing 14 feet tall in the lobby. Home to The Bake Shop, the gingerbread house is the perfect place to pick up holiday treats. Gingerbread house decorating demonstrations occur daily Dec. 1-25.

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Cinderella Castle is re-created with an "it's a small world" backdrop depicting Cinderella and Prince Charming greeting guests in the castle forecourt. The 18-foot display is crafted from thousands of gingerbread blocks.


2018 Contemporary Resort Gingerbread Castle2018 Contemporary Resort Gingerbread Castle


Disney's Beach Club Resort

Donald Duck and Daisy Duck themed horses are decorated with chocolate, sugar and fondant in this scrumptious classic carousel.

Disney's BoardWalk Resort

A delightful gingerbread version of the resort's BoardWalk features iconic locales such as BoardWalk Bakery, Flying Fish, Trattoria al Forno and more. The Gingerbread Academy, led by the Pastry Chef Team is back again this year so you can try your hand building a Gingerbread House of your very own.


2018 Boardwalk Gingerbread Display2018 Boardwalk Gingerbread Display


The American Adventure

Patriotic flair meets pastry magic at Epcot, where gingerbread renditions of the U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument (topped with golden Mickey ears!) are on display

Amorette's Patisserie

This sophisticated pastry shop at Disney Springs dresses up its front window with a miniature gingerbread replica of itself - right down to the gingerbread trees!

Have you visited any of the Gingerbread Displays this year? Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.

JeffC wrote on Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:14:

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We've taken in the Grand Floridian and the Contemporary displays and our favorite by far was the GF! So impressive!

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