Christmas and Holiday Events at Walt Disney World 2014

An at-a-glance look at Christmas and holiday events for 2014 at Walt Disney World.

This page will be updated through the season.  Click any of the links for more information, photos and video.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

  • DinoLand Dance-A-Palooza holiday edition
    From November 19 2014.

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Detailed overview of Holiday's at Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights
    Nightly at dusk to park closing from November 7 2014 to January 4 2015.

  • Comedy Warehouse
    In the Superstar Television Theater from December 20 2014 to January 4 2015 - 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm.

New Years Eve

  • Fantasmic! 6:30pm, 8pm.
  • Lights! Camera! Happy New Year! Fireworks at midnight.


Detailed overview of Holidays Around the World at Epcot

New Years Eve


Park hours: Future World 8am to 1am, World Showcase 9am to 1am.
Special hours - Universe of Energy 8am to 11pm, Innoventions 8am to 7pm, Agent P's World Showcase Adventure 9am to 3pm.
Hat and Horn distribution is from 6pm to 9:15pm in Future World West at the Performing Arts Stage, Future World East along the Wonders Walkway, The American Adventure Pavilion, Germany Pavilion and Morocco Pavilion.


Friendship Boats will operate from 7am to 2pm at the International Gateway, with World Showcase Lagoon boats stopping at 4pm.

Live DJs

Future World Fountain Stage - DJ Scooter 7pm to 11:35pm, 12:10am to 1am.
Japan - Silent Groove 7pm to 1am.
American Gardens Theatre - DJ Steve Dunlap 2pm to 6pm
American Gardens Theatre - DJ Carlos Carrion 7pm to 7:20pm, 8pm to 8:50pm, 9:30pm to 10:05pm, 10:45pm to 11:35pm, 12:40am to 1am.
American Gardens Theatre - Orquestra Punto y Coma 7:20pm to 8pm, 8:50pm to 9:30pm, 10:05pm to 10:45pm, 12:05am to 12:40am.
China - DJ Dominic Morrison 7pm to 11:35pm, 12:05am to 1am
Italy - DJ Mark Sanchez 7pm to 1am
UK - DJ Dave Griffiths 7:30pm to 8pm, 8:30pm to 9:30pm, 10pm to 10:30pm, 11pm to 11:35pm, 12:05am to 12:15am


IllumiNations with holiday finale at 6pm
IllumiNations with New Year's Countdown at 11:40pm

8 temporary bars will be in place around World Showcase, and 1 in future world, operating from 3pm.

Magic Kingdom

Detailed overview of Holidays at the Magic Kingdom

  • Celebrate the Season
    Part of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on event nights from November 7 to December 19 2014.
    Available to park day guests from December 20 2014 to December 31 2014.
  • A Frozen Holiday Wish
    November 5, and runs through to December 31 2014. Show times are 6:15pm and 7:30pm on regular park days, and 6:15pm and 8pm on Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party nights.
  • Holiday Wishes
    Part of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party from November 7 to December 19 2014.
    Available to park day guests from December 20 2014 to December 30 2014 (without perimeter fireworks).
  • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
    Part of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on event nights from November 7 to December 19 2014.
    Available to park day guests from December 20 2014 to December 31 2014, at 12:30pm and 3:30pm.

New Years Eve

Dec 30, 8am to 1am with EMH 7am to 8am and 1am to 3am.
Dec 31, 8am to 2am with EMH 7am to 8am.


Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade - 12pm and 3:30pm
Frozen Holiday Wish - 6pm and 8:30pm
Celebrate the Magic - 8pm and 11:25pm
Main Street Electrical Parade - 6:30pm
Holiday Wishes Fireworks - 7:30pm
Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks - 11:50pm

Scenes from the new live-action movie Cinderella will be show on screens around the Castle Stage through the night, and photo opportunities with the Cinderella coach will be available in the Castle Courtyard.

Dance Parties

Near Country Bear Jamboree, Dec 30 - 8pm to 1am, Dec 31 - 8pm to 2am.
Castle Stage, Dec 30 - 9:30pm to 1am, Dec 31 - 9:30pm to 2am.

Complimentary Treats

Cosmic Rays, Columbia Harbour House and Tomorrowland terrace will be handing out complimentary cookies and hot chocolate from midnight to 1:30am.

Hats and Horns

On Dec 31, hats and horns will be distributed from 4pm at Tomorrowland Speedway, Splash Mountain, Adventureland Veranda, and near Little Mermaid meet and greet.

Downtown Disney

Festival of the Seasons

Located in the Santa Chalet between World of Disney and Basin, guests can meet Santa 5pm - 9:30pm, from November 14 - 20, and 12pm - 9:30pm, from November 21 to December 24. From December 25 - 29, guests can meet Santa Goofy from 3pm to 9:30pm.

West Side
Daily musical groups.

Walt Disney World Resorts

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

New Year's Eve Dining

At Epcot World Showcase:

Magic Kingdom: