• Amy Fandrei

What's Happening in December at Disney Parks

If you're visiting Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® in December, you'll want to make note of the information in this post. The information below includes a list of attractions temporarily closed for refurbishment, as well as dates and times for special events such as Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

(Photo Credit: MousePros Agent Jenna Augustine)

Please note that the dates listed below are subject to change at any time. It is always best to consult the My Disney Experience® or Disneyland® app or pick up a Times Guide when you enter any park to confirm an attraction's operational hours for that day and special event times.

Temporary Walt Disney World® Attraction and Entertainment Closures Magic Kingdom Park Hall of Presidents - 1/17/17 - TBD (RUMOR: Will re-open in December.) Stitch's Great Escape - Re-opens on 12/23/17 - 1/7/18

Blizzard Beach The entire park will close for refurbishment from 10/22/17 - 1/7/18.

No temporary attraction closures are listed for Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, Epcot, or Typhoon Lagoon for December at the time of this blog post.

Temporary Disneyland® Attraction Closures

Disney's California Adventure Goofy's Sky School - 8/21/17 - TBD It's Tough to Be a Bug! - 10/23/17 - TBD

Get your final rides in for California Screamin', Mickey's Fun Wheel, and Ariel's Grotto in December! These attractions will be undergoing a makeover in early 2018 in anticipation of the new Pixar Pier opening in 2018.

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No temporary attraction closures are listed for Disneyland® Park for December at the time of this blog post.

Several resort hotels are undergoing refurbishments of their own at both Walt Disney World® and Disneyland®. Your MousePros agent can confirm the status of any refurbishment at your resort hotel or a park attraction at any time.

Walt Disney World® Special Events

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is held on select nights. The dates for this month are December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 22.

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Disney's Hollywood Studios Sunset Seasons Greetings can be seen nightly.

Epcot's Candlelight Processional is held nightly.

Star Wars: Galactic Nights will be held on December 16th at 7 pm in Disney's Hollywood Studios. This event requires a special event ticket, which your MousePros agent can help you purchase.

Disneyland® Special Events

Celebrate the Festival of the Holidays every day in December at Disneyland's California Adventure®.

Catch the Christmas Fantasy Parade and the "Believe...In Holiday Magic" fireworks every day at Disneyland® Park.

​​Check back at the end of December for an updated list of the temporary closures and fun events happening in January. We love seeing what you're up to at the parks! Please post your pictures and stories to our Facebook page or leave us a comment below.

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