The holidays have landed at Walt Disney World and this week we’ll be looking at Magic Kingdom’s offerings. Shake those jingle bells and lets go!

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Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!!
The holidays are here, so here are lots of Main Street USA Holiday shots!

 

Merchandise and windows are mostly done as well.

They look great, and the holidays are my favorite time of year at WDW, so it’s nice to see for sure.

Liberty Square has boughs of holly lining the area.

In Adventureland, the Jingle Cruise holiday overlay starts this weekend, only a few props were up when I visited.

After last week’s excellent Limited Time Magic, the Diamond Horseshoe is all closed up again. Quite the shame.

More holiday stuff in Frontierland.

Peter Pan FP area is currently being used for the Princess Hug Zone.

Village Haus still under refurb.

Mine Train time!

Taking a break from that, New Fantasyland has some holiday decorations up this year, which I think is great.

The decor is very Gaston.

Road work near Mermaid.

Time for the other side of the Mine Train.

The Tomorrowland DJ stage is dressed up for the season.

And of course, at dusk, the Castle Dream Lights get switched on. A thing of beauty to be sure, but they don’t wrap all the way around the castle, resulting in a slightly odd look from the side views.

A parting shot of the Toy Soldiers at night.

That wraps it up for this week’s column. Will you be around to soak in the holidays this year? Willing to brave big crowds closer to Christmas and New Years? Let us know in the comments!!

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  • If I had a chance to do Christmas at Disneyworld I will one of these years, looks fun!

  • Big D

    I was trying to get there for the 1st week of December but it’s not going to work out. Thanks for the great pictures though!

  • Malin

    Sadly not this year but will be next year instead. Can’t wait to check out the Mine Train. And Christmas is always done beautifully at Walt Disney World. I just wish Disney had given us a new Holiday projection show like DCA and DLP are doing this year with scenes from Frozen and the Toy Story Nutcracker. It would look great on the Castle.

  • Disneymike

    Is that dead grass next to the Christmas tree in the Mickey floral area?

  • kymfilms

    Will be the Nov 30 for 11 days! 22 to go and counting! I love your pics and look forward to your blog every week!

  • Aotphks

    Nice report and photos but there seems to be little that is new or interesting from previous years. They don’t seem to try too hard at Disney World when it comes to exceeding our expectations. Disneyland CA and Tokyo Disneyland holidays seem more magical in comparison.

  • danyoung

    Sadly I had to dump my December WDW trip this year, so all I’ll get is photos like those here – keep ’em coming!