Disneyland Resort is the place for holiday magic

Category: Travel

With holiday music and decorations in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, Disneyland Resort transforms from “The Happiest Place on Earth” to “The Merriest Place on Earth.” With holiday music, decorations, and food, the spirit of the season is alive and well in Anaheim, California.

There are beautiful Christmas trees in both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, special parades, and holiday-inspired night shows. “A Christmas Fantasy Parade” in Disneyland features favorite characters decked out for the season and spreading holiday cheer, and topped off with a visit from Santa himself. “World of Color Season of Light” is a spectacular extravaganza on Paradise Bay with plenty of music and visual effects. And of course, no one does fireworks like the folks at Disney, so make sure you stick around for the “Believe…in Holiday Magic” fireworks show. Seriously, once you experience Disneyland fireworks spectaculars, every other one is a disappointment! After watching this spectacular I doubt anyone won’t be feeling happy and excited, not to mention amazed.

The “It’s Tough to be a Bug” show in Bugs Land is on hiatus. In its place is a special preview of the new animated film “Coco.” Take a break and rest your feet while you sit down in the theater and watch as Miguel and the preview of the film in colorful 3D.

During this magical time of the year take advantage of the special holiday treats throughout both theme parks. With the “Festival of Holidays” there are special delicious delicacies for visitors to Disney California Adventure. I recommend the Macaroni & Cheese with Cornbread Crumbles and the Milk Chocolate-Candy Cane Pot de Crème. If you love peppermint mocha, you have to try this. And there are other great seasonal-inspired foods to taste and enjoy for Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Navidad. Vegetarian, gluten and kid friendly food are included so everyone can enjoy these tasty treats.

Just remember to bring plenty of patience. This is a busy time and with the new security measures, it might take a little longer in the lines to get to the parks. Just take a deep breath, relax, and put aside your frustration. You’ll soon be experiencing the “Merriest Place on Earth” with your family. The holidays are alive and ready to enjoy from now until January 7, 2018.

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Francine Brokaw has been covering all aspects of the entertainment industry for over 20 years. She also writes about products and travel. She has been published in national and international newspapers and magazines as well as Internet websites. She has written her own book, Beyond the Red Carpet The World of Entertainment Journalists, from Sourced Media Books.

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