Disney unwraps more details on Disney Jollywood Nights at Walt Disney World including stage shows and characters

Oct 23, 2023 in "Disney Jollywood Nights"

Disney Jollywood Nights overview
Posted: Monday October 23, 2023 10:09am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has shared new information for the upcoming Disney Jollywood Nights, debuting November 11, 2023, at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

"Disney Holidays in Hollywood," is a star-studded variety show in the grand tradition of Tinseltown holiday specials – all with a twist of today's Hollywood magic.

With special guest stars including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Tiana, Belle, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, there are plenty of surprises in store, including a brand-new original song by Tiana. Singers, dancers and live jazz musicians round out the talented cast of entertainers in this show at Theater of the Stars. 

"What's This? Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along" in The Hyperion Theater sees Jack Skellington take us on an ethereal exploration of "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas." Sing along to beloved songs from the iconic film and discover peculiar magic in unexpected places. Along the way, you'll conquer Oogie Boogie and be encouraged to follow your curiosity.

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends are wearing new outfits exclusively for this glitzy celebration – and they invite you to do the same. The new outfits are inspired by the party's vintage vibe, which celebrates the glitz and glam of Hollywood. At the Animation Courtyard, the gang has just wrapped on the set of their new holiday film, and you're invited to catch a glimpse of the magic with Mickey & Friends Holiday Greetings.

Elsewhere a DJ will play the merriest of mash-ups, featuring a mix of smooth classics layered with modern beats. While tunes at the entrance set the tone for the evening, stroll around Echo Lake for a trip down a more recent memory lane featuring holiday music and characters from classic Disney Channel favorites, including Powerline Max, Rescue Rangers Chip' n' Dale and Phineas and Ferb.

At Welcome to Disney Jollywood Nights, strike your best pose for "The Gram" in front of a stunning new neon sign before joining the dance party. Disney PhotoPass photographers will be there to capture the moment, and complimentary digital downloads of your Disney PhotoPass photos captured during the event are included with the price of your ticket.

A Robotic Arm Magic Shot will capture your red carpet moment with a glamorous, show-stopping video. There's also a Camera Array Magic shot – seven cameras that will shoot a boomerang-style photo of your group in front of a Disney Jollywood Nights backdrop.

Finally, Disney has shared details on the Virtual Queue for Star Wars Rise of the Resistance.

Guests attending the event can request to join the queue beginning at 6:00 p.m. Each guest can request to enter this virtual queue no more than once per event. This is only available for guests on the day of the event they are attending, and their specific event tickets must be linked to their My Disney Experience account in order to join the virtual queue. Guests attending this special ticketed event do not need to be in Disney's Hollywood Studios to request to join at the time the queue becomes available.

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drew81Dec 25, 2023

JohnDDec 18, 2023

I got a gift card. Either way, they still have our money.

JohnDDec 18, 2023

I helped out availability for tonight. I cancelled 12/18 for multiple reasons. I'm so much happier closing out the night at AK. In Nomad Lounge now if that gives you any indication.

DCBakerDec 18, 2023

Disney Jollywood Nights on December 20 (the final date) has sold out. Tickets are still available for the event tonight.

Danger MouseDec 17, 2023

I checked with Disney, and they ended up giving me a 2-Day Magic Your Way Park Hopper in exchange for each of the tickets.

CampbellzSoupDec 17, 2023

In a weird way I’m happy the event was canceled I knew it wasn’t going to be worth it but I purchased these tickets awhile ago hoping to make the most of it. I had a truly wonderful Christmas experience on the Disney fantasy

SoFloMagicDec 17, 2023

You'd likely have to seek a refund from that merchant. Or from that random dude on ebay.

jeanericuser001Dec 17, 2023

Well unlike runaway rail, it was the weather that stopped jollywood.

Danger MouseDec 16, 2023

Does anyone know what Disney will do for tickets bought from places outside of Disney?

JohnDDec 16, 2023

Will be under a Tornado watch for sure. Hopefully no warnings issued but will probably be the case.

bmr1591Dec 16, 2023

Tornado warnings expected tonight.

JohnDDec 16, 2023

Apparently Disney cancelled tonight's party outright. Probably too many cancellations already that no longer justified the cost of holding it. Someone else's screen capture shown. I already rescheduled to Monday.

SpectreJordanDec 16, 2023

They really should've had something for Home Alone & Die Hard during this event. Disney owns two of the most popular holiday movies, why wouldn't they use them? & yes, I know Die Hard's a R rated movie but this event is geared towards adults anyway. I think just a photo op &/or meet & greets with the Wet Bandits & John McClane would've been cool. I'd love for a Holiday Overlay of Tower with either movie. But that seems like a longshot, I imagine there might be backlash too like with Haunted over at DL.

JohnDDec 15, 2023

More so than washed out JN tomorrow night that's for sure.