Assembling the Gingerbread Carousel at Disney's Beach Club Resort

Nov 01, 2021 in "Disney's Beach Club Resort"

Assembling the Beach Club Resort Gingerbread Carousel - November 1 2021
Posted: Monday November 1, 2021 10:37am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The Gingerbread Carousel is back at Disney's Beach Club this year after missing last year due to the pandemic.

This life-size spinning carousel is a holiday tradition at Disney's Beach Club Resort, and this year has The Little Mermaid theme with hand-painted holiday characters, handcrafted gingerbread shingles, and fondant snowflakes. The carousel is also adorned with the Walt Disney World 50th celebration logo.

The team has been busy backstage preparing the pieces, and this morning is in the lobby of the Beach Club to assemble the carousel.

Each of the horses are hand decorated and lifted into place as guests watch on.

All of the gingerbread shingles are placed by hand and glued in position with icing.

The carousel will be complete later today for its official November 1 opening, and will be in display through January 2 2022.

You can buy a selection of gingerbread products in the lobby, including Mickey shaped gingerbread and peppermint bark.

We'll be back for a look at the finished carousel and all of the resort' holiday decor later in the month.

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Disney AnalystJan 13, 2022

Actually super cool! Never knew.

gerararJan 13, 2022

Disney Parks posted some BTS on what happens with the Grand Floridian gingerbread house after the holidays... The bees eat it!! Already trending with 2.5m views^

YodaManJan 08, 2022

Sunset Season Greetings? That ended on Monday the 3rd with the rest of the holiday offerings.

disneygeek90Jan 07, 2022

Oh yikes I guess I meant the Holiday projection on ToT and how long into January that runs. I am blanking on the name 😅

wdwmagicJan 07, 2022

18 months from Oct 1, unless it gets extended.

YodaManJan 07, 2022

Do you mean what time at night? Or what date it ends? I assume it runs all the way through the rest of the 50th Celebration.

disneygeek90Jan 07, 2022

Does anyone know when Beacon of Magic stops at HS? I tried to google but I couldn’t find any confirmed dates.

mm52200Dec 29, 2021

They were recently allowed to start wearing them. Omnicron is ripping through cast members.

TikibirdLandDec 28, 2021

My DS plays French Horn. They had a mask with a velcro opening for the mouthpiece. So, it's possible to do that. But, he was very happy to have that requirement stopped at that beginning of this month.

MisterPenguinDec 28, 2021

I don't recall anyone masked for Candlelight the first week of December except for a few instrumentalists... obviously not the wind instruments, tho.

PuertoRekinSamDec 28, 2021

We went to Epcot yesterday and saw the early candlelight show and my wife noticed that some of the performers were wearing mask while singing. Not just the golden choir but some voices as well. They looked like a solid color and not the blue pixie ones the average Cast wear. Has this been happening all season? Or was this new? I watched a you tube video of it earlier this year and don’t remember them being there.

mf1972Dec 25, 2021

myself remembering i have to work today….

TraumaDec 25, 2021

Merry Christmas everyone !!

CrazydisneyfanlukeDec 25, 2021

I believe they recorded it 2-3 weeks ago at DL.