Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap – New Holiday 360 Series Launches, #DisneyParksLIVE Stream of “Candlelight Processional’ at Epcot and More…

This week, we hosted a first-ever #DisneyParksLIVE stream of “Candlelight Processional” at Epcot with host Neil Patrick Harris. Disney Parks Blog readers from all over the world joined us for the special live stream - but if you missed it, you can still watch the replay this weekend.

Disney Doodle: ‘Mickey’s A Christmas Carol’ Friends Visit Magic Kingdom Park

In today’s Weekend Edition of Disney Doodles, artist Ashley Taylor imagines what Scrooge and the other characters from the 1983 film, “Mickey’s A Christmas Carol,” would do if they could visit Magic Kingdom Park.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Our Latest Disney Parks Wallpaper

There is something so beautiful and pure about lighting candles in commemoration. We join you in celebrating the joyous “Festival of Lights.” Wishing you “Hanukkah Sameach!” with this special wallpaper designed by Brittany Ungvarsky.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic Returns Saturday, December 8

Save the date! Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings is returning to TV as part of Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas special. The new holiday special, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic, airs on Saturday, December 8 at 8pm/7c on Freeform.

Inspirational Purdue University Super Fan Tyler Trent Accepts 2018 Disney Spirit Award

Tyler Trent, the Purdue University student who inspired many this football season, took home the 2018 Disney Spirit Award on Thursday night during the College Football Awards on ESPN, a tribute to his courageous battle with bone cancer.

Guests Can Soon Preview KINGDOM HEARTS III at Disney Springs

Just this week, the Kingdom Hearts team announced a first-of-its-kind pop-up experience that will feature a playable demo of the upcoming release (KINGDOM HEARTS III), a special Keyblade exhibit, and artwork from the game. The best part? It will all be located at Disney Springs, in the heart of Town Center, available to guests from December 14, 2018 through January 31, 2019.

Introducing Amira, the Newest Giraffe Calf at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Recently, we asked for your help in naming our newest Masai giraffe calf at Disney’s Animal Kingdom… and today, I’m thrilled to share she now has a name and just officially joined the herd.

Holiday 360: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World Resort

Today we’re happy to unwrap a brand-new series for the Disney Parks Blog, Holiday 360. Each Friday, you can visit the blog - or the Disney Parks Blog Facebook page - to take in the view of a different holiday offering at theme parks at Walt Disney World or the Disneyland Resort.

#DisneyKids: ‘Flurry of Fun’ Is Glorious for Little Ones

A flurry of merry awaits preschoolers during Flurry of Fun, the festive celebration that returns to Disney's Hollywood Studios this holiday season.

30,000 Gifts Brighten the Holiday Season for Central Florida Children

This holiday season will shine a little brighter for children in Central Florida, thanks to the efforts of Walt Disney World cast members, who collected nearly 30,000 toys for this year’s U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive.