The two theme park titans discussed many rumored additions and changes to the resort, as well as giving reasons why they may — and may not — actually come to fruition.
Winter Holidays Coming Soon For this year's Walt Disney World Resort "Christmas in July Media Event," Disney provided updates about some of the holiday merchandise, entertainment, and food and beverage offerings coming this fall as the winter holidays approach, and showed off abbreviated versions of the two marquee seasonal tours offered at the Resort by Adventures by Disney: Since we covered some of the previously announced seasonal offerings in the Walt Disney World Resort Update for July, as mentioned in the Writer's Note above, we will largely provide just the latest information here.
We will sprinkle in some of the facts from the tours in this and future updates, but will leave the bulk of the details for folks to discover when they take the tours themselves. Epcot serves at the meeting point for the departure of both Adventures by Disney holiday Tours: Holiday D-Lights and Yuletide Fantasy.
It was also the starting point for the Media Event, but the discussion below starts with the offerings around the Resort and then turns to the tours themselves. Merchandise Nordic Winter will be a prominent theme in the holiday merchandise this year.
Mixed in, of course, are lots of Disney Parks touches, like the drummer from the Enchanted Tiki Room, the clock from "it's a small world," and more. It will be joined by more Victorian style merchandise as well.
You can expect to start seeing new holiday merchandise in October but no specific release date has been announced yetand, of course, Disney Days of Christmas at Disney Springs is the main place to look, but the collections will be in the parks as well.
This sample shows off the Nordic Winter theme. A new dinnerware collection in white will be available this holiday season to compliment whatever dinnerware guests may already have. Guests that have visited Disney's Contemporary Resort's merchandise locations may have noticed resort-themed ornaments in recent years.
This year, more resorts will offer themed ornaments as well. Not only will the Nordic Winter style carry over to apparel, Disney will offer a new collection of "ugly" sweaters inspired by Disney characters and the parks.
Similarly, "ugly" sweaters will be the theme of a new pin collection. Photo by Alan S Dalinka. A new "ugly" Christmas sweaters pin collection is coming soon too. Of course, the holiday season will also include new seasonal headbands, and even a baseball cap with light up ornaments.
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New holiday plush toys, including holiday "babies" will be available as well. Epcot As regular readers will recall, the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will return this year starting on November 18 with the three-times nightly Candlelight Processional retellings of the traditional story of Christmas starting on Thanksgiving Day, November Likewise, the holiday storytellers around World Showcase are returning to Epcot this year.
Epcot holiday entertainment from around the world returns this holiday season. Finally, the Holiday Kitchens food and beverage kiosks will return around World Showcase for the third year.
Some new holiday desserts are among the expected menu additions; more details about the menus likely will not be forthcoming for a couple of months. Maple Mousse rolled in Gingerbread Chiffon Cake is one of the desserts expected to be available at the Yukon Holiday Kitchen this year.
This year, in addition to the projections, video, lighting, and Disney "snow" effects along Sunset Boulevard, the show will introduce colorful lasers, including lasers interacting with the projections on the Hollywood Tower Hotel note, of course, that you probably will not see Disney use the "Tower of Terror" attraction name in connection with Seasons Greetings to keep the holidays light and bright instead of full of "terror".
Sunset Seasons Greetings will add lasers and more animation this holiday season.
Photo by Alan S. Over at Echo Lake near the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacularlast year's addition of holiday theming and the park's main Christmas tree will be repeated and enhanced with even more decor. At the nearby Hyperion Theatre, the Frozen sing-along will reprise last year's holidays version featuring Olaf and the new songs from Olaf's Frozen Adventure.
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