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Tokyo Disney Resort Christmas Festivities 2023 (Nov 8 – Dec 25)

Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort

URAYASU, CHIBA—As the “Tokyo Disney Resort 40th ‘Dream-Go-Round’” anniversary festivities continue at Tokyo Disneyland® Park and Tokyo DisneySea® Park, guests will be able to enjoy a special “Disney Christmas” event at Tokyo Disney Resort® from November 8 through December 25.

Concept image of “Disney Christmas”
Concept image of “Disney Christmas”


Along the parade route at Tokyo Disneyland, guests can enjoy “Disney Christmas Stories,” a parade that features scenes of Disney friends enjoying a merry Christmas. World Bazaar, currently decorated with colorful Dream Garlands, will feature a Christmas tree with the 40th anniversary logo. Additionally, various locations at the Park will be decorated for Christmas, presenting a fantastic holiday season perfect for guests of all ages.

Over at Tokyo DisneySea, guests can enjoy “Disney Christmas Greeting,” a harbor greeting on the waters of Mediterranean Harbor where Mickey Mouse and his friends greet guests with Christmas-themed music and outfits. Additionally, for the first time in four years at American Concept image of “Disney Christmas” Waterfront, a Christmas tree that lights up after dark and decorated with the 40th anniversary logo will be set up to celebrate this special holiday season during the anniversary year. Decorations in the New York area will feature snow motifs, creating a joyful and heartwarming ambience at the Park.

Special menus along with decorations will await guests at the Disney hotels, including the Disney Ambassador® Hotel and the Tokyo Disneyland® Hotel. Additionally, the Disney Resort Line will offer day passes and souvenir medallions with designs themed to the special event, while Ikspiari will also be transformed with a Christmas tree and other decorations.

Guests can look forward to a wonderful holiday season here at Tokyo Disney Resort as it approaches its 40th Christmas celebration.

Entertainment Program at Tokyo Disneyland

“Disney Christmas Stories”
“Disney Christmas Stories”

Disney Christmas Stories
Location: Parade Route
Duration: About 45 minutes
Performances: 1 daily
Number of floats: 7

“Disney Christmas Stories” is a parade full of fantasy that portrays Christmas stories of Disney friends spending precious time with their loved ones. This year, the parade will feature dancers, and the floats will make stops along the Parade Route.

Upon opening the Christmas storybook, heartwarming stories unfold where Disney friends, dressed in Christmas-themed outfits, spend time with their dear ones. The parade comprises seven different stories, including a story of Donald Duck dressed as Santa Claus spending a fun Christmas with his nephews and Daisy Duck, a story of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse celebrating a special Christmas together with their friends, and more.

When the floats make stops along the Parade Route, bells will ring to signify the start of a Christmas party. Guests can join the party by clapping along with the Disney friends to the sound of the bells. In the finale, guests and the Disney friends will celebrate a heartwarming Christmas together as snow falls on the Parade Route.

Note: The parade stops at the following three locations: (1) between Westernland and Fantasyland; (2) the Plaza; (3) between Tomorrowland and Toontown.

Parade Components

Parade Unit Theme Major Disney Characters Appearing in Unit
Story 1 Donald Duck and his family enjoying Christmas at home Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie
Story 2 A lively Christmas in the world of toys Woody, Jessie, Buzz Lightyear, Bullseye,Green Army Patrol(The Green Army Patrol will walk in the parade.)
Story 3 A heartwarming Christmas with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Snow White, the Seven Dwarfs
Story 4 Mickey enjoying Christmas with his friends Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy,Max, Pluto, Chip, Dale(Pluto will walk in the parade.)
Story 5 Stitch and his friends spending a tropical Christmas in Hawaii Lilo, Stitch, Angel
Story 6 A romantic Christmas with Belle and Beast Belle, Beast
Story 7 Anna and Elsa’s world of snow and ice Anna, Elsa, Olaf

Entertainment Program at Tokyo DisneySea

“Disney Christmas Greeting” Tokyo Disneyland Tokyo
“Disney Christmas Greeting” Tokyo Disneyland Tokyo

Disney Christmas Greeting
Location: Mediterranean Harbor
Duration: About 15 minutes
Performances: 1 – 2 daily
Number of barges: 1
Participating Disney Characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and more.

At Tokyo DisneySea, Mickey Mouse and his friends appear in Christmas-themed outfits and greet guests with Christmas music in “Disney Christmas Greeting.” Santa Claus will also join the greeting, bringing more excitement to the holidays.

Other Programs at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea

A special Christmas version of “Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights” and some atmosphere entertainment will be presented for a limited time.

Note: Entertainment programs are subject to change or cancellation due to weather and other conditions. The number of performances each day is also subject to change.


At Tokyo Disneyland, Christmas-themed garlands will adorn World Bazaar, adding to the colorful 40th anniversary decorations that are currently on display. Moreover, a 15-meter- tall Christmas tree will be set up this year with the 40th anniversary logo, bringing a special celebratory mood to Christmas at the Park. Additionally, ornaments of Li’l RingRing, a Christmas elf, will decorate the tree and create a fantastic atmosphere.

Over at Tokyo DisneySea, a 15-meter-tall Christmas tree will return to American Waterfront for the first time in four years. In addition to the 40th anniversary logo decorating it, the tree will light up after dark, bringing a festive ambience to the Park. Other locations at the Park such as Waterfront Park and Mediterranean Harbor will feature beautiful lights and decorations, and Cape Cod will feature its own Christmas tree including ornaments with Duffy and Friends designs.

Special Merchandise

Special merchandise for “Disney Christmas” will be available from November 7. Items featuring designs of Mickey Mouse and his friends wearing Christmas-themed outfits in red and white will be offered, along with items featuring Li’l RingRing, and more. There will also be keychain sets that will be available in pairs, and fun hats with a design inspired by a Santa hat.

Additionally, sets of nine mini cakes inspired by “Disney Christmas” will be available as part of the Tokyo Disney Resort Frozen Selection. With Christmas tree-themed cakes, Li’l RingRing and more, guests can enjoy the excitement of the Parks at home.

– The Tokyo Disney Resort Frozen Selection Assorted Mini Cakes are available for purchase through the Tokyo Disney Resort App, only on the day of Park visit.

  • Available only in limited quantities per day. Item may sell out.
  • Items will be delivered via refrigerated shipping.


– Contents of the special merchandise may change without notice.

Additionally, depending on the circumstances, special merchandise may sell out or be discontinued during the event, or continue to be available after the event period ends.

Special Menus

From November 1 through December 25, special menu items with Christmas motifs will be available. At Tokyo Disneyland, holiday-themed colorful menu items that are perfect for families will be offered. Tokyo DisneySea will provide snowy Christmas-themed course meals, and more, that will be a great option for guests dining with their loved ones. Additionally, both Parks will be offering hot apple ginger drinks for the first time, strawberry milk flavored tapioca drinks, and dishes with Christmas design souvenir items.

Note: Special menu items are subject to change without notice and are only available while stocks last.


Duffy and Friends’ White Wintertime Wonders

Concept image of Duffy and Friends’ White Wintertime Wonders
Concept image of Duffy and Friends’ White Wintertime Wonders

From November 1 at Tokyo DisneySea, designs of Duffy and Friends having fun in a snowy forest will be featured on special merchandise and food items with a souvenir item.



From September 14, 2023 through January 8, 2024, the Fantasyland attraction Haunted Mansion at Tokyo Disneyland will be transformed into the special Haunted Mansion “Holiday Nightmare” program to reflect the film Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Tokyo Disney Resort Vacation Packages

Tokyo Disney Resort Vacation Packages, the official accommodations plan, will be offered so that guests can enjoy “Disney Christmas” to the fullest.

Guests can choose from several plans, including one that allows them to experience “Disney Christmas Stories” at Tokyo Disneyland from a special viewing area, and another that features photo opportunities with Disney characters in special Christmas outfits.



Disney Hotels

Christmas-themed menu items will also be available at Disney hotels during “Disney Christmas.” At Empire Grill in Disney Ambassador Hotel, elegant dishes perfect for the holiday season will be served. Furthermore, these menu items and select dishes at other restaurants will come with an original charm that is designed with motifs of Mickey Mouse and his friends. Takeout menu items that can be enjoyed in the guest rooms will also feature dishes exclusive to the event period.

At Silk Road Garden in Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta®, colorful dishes inspired by Christmas will be available, and at Sherwood Garden Restaurant in Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, guests can enjoy a variety of “Disney Christmas” inspired menu items in buffet-style dining.

*The price listed for the buffet at Sherwood Garden Restaurant is for dinner on weekdays (for guests ages 13 and over).


Special menus will be served from November 1.
Some menu items will have different periods of availability.

In addition, the five Disney hotels will be adorned in colorful holiday decorations. Guests can enjoy Christmas decorations uniquely designed to match each of the hotels.

Decorations at Disney Ambassador Hotel
Decorations at Disney Ambassador Hotel

Note: Entry to Tokyo Disney Resort Toy Story Hotel is limited only for guests staying at the hotel

Disney Resort Line

Day passes for the Disney Resort Line with “Disney Christmas” themed designs will be available at Disney Resort Line ticket machines. Guests can also collect souvenir medallions that will be available in an exclusive design themed to the event.



This shopping, dining and entertainment complex located near Maihama station will have a seven-meter-tall fir Christmas tree at Celebration Plaza.

Christmas songs will be played and the entire town of Ikspiari will be decorated with trees, wreaths, illuminations and more. The shops will also have items that will make for perfect Christmas gifts, and restaurants will offer menu items only available during this event period.

Additionally, at the Tokyo Disney Resort Encore! The Moments exhibit, the costumes from the revue that was performed during the special event “Christmas Wishes” from 2010 to 2011 at Tokyo DisneySea will be on display. Celebrate the joys of Christmas with your loved ones and relive the exciting moments of the revue again this holiday season.

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