Santa Claus meet and greet coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios for the holidays

Oct 14, 2016 in "Holidays at Disney's Hollywood Studios"

Posted: Friday October 14, 2016 9:41am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

This year guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios will be able to meet Santa Claus for the first time.

He'll be located in the Once Upon A Time shop on Sunset Blvd from November 14 through to December 24. From December 25 to December 31 Santa Goofy will be taking over meet and greet duties for Santa.

The new meet and greet joins the new “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” projection show for the first year following the departure of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

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MagicHappens1971Nov 12, 2016

Also wanted to note that I was in HS today and I love the new garland, and that in the pictures posted by @wdwmagic you were still able to see the rope that holds them up, they put a string of garland across to cover that up. I meant to take a picture, and I forgot. I personally prefered it without the garland across the top rope

JustInTimeNov 11, 2016

I really like them.

OliveMcFlyNov 10, 2016

As far as I know nothing similar is coming to replace it.

EvilChameleonNov 10, 2016

Speaking of, anything replacing that? I loved the idea of an entire "street" covered, absolutely covered, in lights.

peter11435Nov 10, 2016

Yes. Although it is something they used to do years ago but was stopped when they started block party bash.

JustInTimeNov 10, 2016

Are the garlands that drape across the street new?

OliveMcFlyNov 10, 2016

Looks great. It'll still be an odd feeling not to see the Osborne Lights but good things are to come.

HiYa PalNov 10, 2016

I'm surprised they took Muppets Courtyard so much more "traditional" I loved the crazy rope lights of years past....

MagicHappens1971Nov 09, 2016

I know, I just miss it :(

JohnDNov 09, 2016

Because of the tall floats of FOF, they can't do that.

MagicHappens1971Nov 09, 2016

Thank you. I thought so. I love the garland across Hollywood Blvd, I wish it could still be like that at MK.

MagicHappens1971Nov 09, 2016

Unless I'm remembering wrong, a lot of these decorations are new.

wdwmagicNov 09, 2016

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