Walt Disney World World Announces Returning Holiday Favorites for 2024

June 24, 2024 by Laura Pitcher

To quote Buddy the Elf - ‘STAY CALM. IT’S HAPPENING’. I can't be the only one already getting excited for the holiday season in July. As the heat rises, I dream about cooling down, looking at Christmas lights, and the magic that comes with the holidays. It seems that Walt Disney World is on the same page, as they announced today five things that are returning this year for the Christmas season, as they celebrate being halfway to the holidays. Here's a sneak peek of what you can look forward to at the most magical place on earth, during the most magical time of year. Be Our Guest Vacations can help plan your best Disney trip, and they have experts about the holiday season, that will help you make the most of the Christmas season. 

New Holiday 2024 Walt Disney World Resort Promotions

At Be Our Guest Vacations, we understand that staying at a Disney Resort hotel offers an unparalleled experience, immersing you in the legendary detail, service, and storytelling that Disney is known for. Imagine this magic amplified with festive Christmas trees, joyful decorations, and the delightful aroma of gingerbread displays crafted by Disney's world-class culinary teams!

We are excited to help you make this enchanting experience even more magical. Starting on June 27, Be Our Guest Vacations can help you save up to 30% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights from Nov. 24 to Dec. 25, plus other savings for stays most Sunday to Thursday nights between Oct. 6 to Nov. 21! You can also get a free Park Hopper option added to your tickets when you upgrade to a Walt Disney Travel Company package that includes a non-discounted 4-day or longer date-based ticket. 

And the best part? Our services at Be Our Guest Vacations are completely free. Let us handle the details and ensure you get the best discounts for your Disney vacation. Contact us today to start planning your magical holiday getaway!

Disney Jollywood Nights

Last year, Disney Jollywood Nights premiered at Disney Hollywood Studios. This hard ticketed party combines the glitz and glamor of old Hollywood, with the magic of Christmas. This year’s party will feature enhanced entertainment, including a new skating show on Hollywood Boulevard. You’ll also get to see incredible rare characters, like Phineas and Ferb, Santa Duffy, Santa Stitch, Bo Peep, Lotso,  Baloo, and King Louie from TaleSpin.

Be Our Guest Vacations can assist with your Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Disney Jollywood Nights tickets as early as July 2nd! To purchase tickets, connect with your Be Our Guest Vacations travel professional or complete a quote form today!

2024 Disney Jollywood Nights Party Dates

Nov. 9, 13, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 
Dec. 2, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

To me, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is the creme de la creme of Disney holiday entertainment. This hard-ticketed event is a must for any Walt Disney World fan who also loves Christmas. This year will have returning favorites for parades, fireworks, shows, and character meet and greets. They will also have a special merchandise collection that will only be available for party guests. 

Be Our Guest Vacations can assist with your Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Disney Jollywood Nights tickets as early as July 2nd! To purchase tickets, connect with your Be Our Guest Vacations travel professional via email or complete a quote form today!

2024 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party dates: 

Nov. 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29 
Dec. 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth

My personal favorite festival of the Epcot International Festival of The Holidays. I love how it combines the great food and beverage that you expect from a festival at EPCOT with holiday storytellers around the World Showcase Countries, festive decor, and the EPCOT Candlelight Processional, where a celebratory narrator and full orchestra and choir tell a moving rendition of The Christmas Story. Disney has announced that this year’s festival will take place from Nov. 29 through Dec. 30. 

Gingerbread Houses Return

If you’ve never visited the iconic Walt Disney World gingerbread houses that are on display at certain Walt Disney World Deluxe Resorts, you’re missing out on one of the most magical things the resort offers. Disney has announced that they will return this year. While they haven’t shared the exact resorts and houses that will be offered, it’s a safe bet that you will find displays at The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, The Contemporary Resort, and The Boardwalk Inn. 

Other favorites at Disney Parks 

Disney announced that other parks will have a return of favorite holiday entertainment. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, ‘the enchanting Merry Menagerie’ returns, which features enchanting winter animal puppets. At Disney Springs, you can enjoy the Christmas Tree Stroll, where you can find Christmas trees themed to your favorite Disney attractions and movies. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you can enjoy a nightly yuletide projection show at The Hollywood Tower Hotel. Santa Claus will also be doing meet and greets at all four parks, Disney Springs, and even Disney Water Parks this year - complete with beach wear! 

Be Our Guest Vacations are Disney holiday experts - which means we can help you plan a holiday trip that will become a favorite memory. Reach out today for help booking your holiday vacation at the best possible price - and add a little magic to your season!