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Holiday Celebrations at Disney World Orlando

It’s never too early to start planning your Holiday vacations. Christmas will be here before you know it and no place makes the holidays quite as magical as Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Heartwarming shows, enchanting parades, millions of sparkling lights and snow on Main Street USA make Disney World the place to be for holiday family fun.

Here is a look at the one-of-a-kind celebrations planned at Disney World:

Magic Kingdom
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – This special holiday event is held on 19 select evenings between November 8 and December 18, 2011. During the event, Cinderella’s Castle is transformed in the Castle of Dream Lights plus Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade and the Holiday Wishes – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season fireworks spectacular are featured. Live Disney character stage shows, character greetings, cookies and cocoa and even snow on Main Street USA are also included. This event does require a separate admission ticket.

Castle Dream Lights – Each evening of the holiday season, Cinderella’s Castle shimmers with lights during a ceremonial show performed at dusk.

Candlelight Processional – A rotating cast of celebrity narrators share the traditional Christmas story accompanied by a mass choir and a 50-piece live orchestra. This event takes place on select nights November 25-December 30, 2011.

Holidays around the World – International storytellers shared traditions and tales through the World Showcase at Epcot. Meet and greets with Santa and Mrs. Clause are available in the American Adventure area, while Kwanzaa and Hanukkah are celebrated as well.
The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights – Located in the Hollywood Studios back lot, this lights show features millions of dazzling lights and animated displays synchronized to holiday tunes.  The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights takes place November 10, 2011-January 3, 2012.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade – A safari-style holiday parade led by King Louis and Baloo takes place daily at 4pm.  Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade is scheduled for November 8, 2011-January 4, 2012.

Santa Goofy’s Holiday Village at Camp Minnie-Mickey – Guests can meet Santa Goofy and friends at the holiday village where they can get their photos with the characters and hear holiday carolers.

Purchase your Disney tickets today to make your holiday celebrations magical!

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