Starting the first week of November, “the happiest place on earth” turns into a winter wonderland bursting at the seams with Disney magic.
Employees, or “cast members,” at both Disneyland and Disney World work year-round on the decorations, lights, special stages and Christmas trees that are precisely placed around the various parks. The spectacle includes more than 1,000 trees, 300,000 yards of ribbons and bows, 8.5 million lights and more than 800 performers every night.
They also attract epic crowds of hundreds of thousands of Mouse House devotees from around the world. That’s why it’s important to arm you and your companions with a game plan before hitting Main Street USA. Doing research and making reservations ahead of time can save you from long waits, rumbling stomachs and frustration.
Read on to discover the can’t-miss holiday food and fun in Florida and California and well as ways to help you have a special rather than a stressful experience.