Disneyland Christmas: Best Holiday Rides, Parades, and Activities

When does Disneyland Christmas begin in 2021?

Disneyland Christmas runs November 12, 2021 through January 9, 2022. Expect special holiday options at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.

Jack Skellington and friends from The Nightmare Before Christmas take over Disneyland's Haunted Mansion during the Disneyland Christmas season.

Haunted Mansion Holiday

 "it's a small world" Holiday

"it's a small world" also gets a complete makeover for Disneyland Christmas. Thousands of colorful lights twinkling on the facade are beautiful and worth a stop at night.

Cars Land Christmas 

Cute holiday versions of rides, Mater's Jingle Jamboree and Luigi's Joy To The Whirl, plus specially themed decor make Cars Land a treat during the Disneyland Christmas season.

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party

This joyful and exciting Christmas street party celebrates the holidays with Latin flair and Disney characters at Disney California Adventure.

A Christmas Fantasy Parade

This gorgeous Disneyland Christmas parade incorporates princesses, traditional Disney characters, and Santa for an incredible holiday experience. 

Believe In Holiday Magic Fireworks

"Believe...In Holiday Magic" Fireworks Spectacular has a seasonal soundtrack and fun holiday projections on Sleeping Beauty Castle plus all down Main Street. 

These are just a few highlights of Disneyland Christmas activities. Swipe up for our full Disneyland Christmas guide!