Christmas Archive

Merry Country Bear Christmas!

The Country Bear Christmas Special was an annual holiday overlay to Country Bear Jamboree in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World and Disneyland that has been retired. It currently runs as Jingle Bell Jamboree at Tokyo Disneyland. This tribute features photos from the Japan version. (Updated December 24, 2019.) I’ve long been a fan of

Tips for Celebrating Festivus at Disney

Irritated by the commercialism of Christmas at Walt Disney World? Distracted by all that tinsel? Realized there has to be another way while raining blows upon another guest fighting over the last pair of Baby Yoda socks? Does celebrating a new holiday scratch you right where you itch? If you answered “yes” or “what?” to

A Cape Cod Christmas

Cape Cod is one of my favorite places in Tokyo DisneySea, my favorite Disney park in the world. Technically part of American Waterfront and popularized as the home to Duffy, I love this area not because of any attractions or substantive offerings, but because of its pitch perfect atmosphere. On our recent Christmas visits to

2019 Cyber Week Deals for Disney & Travel

Cyber Monday is over, but the deals aren’t coming to an end! Retailers have extended, with Cyber Week discounts continuing. Amazon is doing a “12 Days of Deals,” and there are great Disney and travel options for everyone on your Christmas list! We round up the best discounts on toys, books, and travel gadgets that’ll

Christmas Gingerbread House at Wilderness Lodge

It was long ago established that Walt Disney World’s holiday headquarters and core of Christmas cheer is Wilderness Lodge. Even though we love Main Street in Magic Kingdom (especially during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party), Echo Lake, and now Living with the Land, nothing can top the transportive tranquility of Wilderness Lodge. I could sit

Christmas at Gran Destino Tower

Looking to experience a chic and classy Christmas at Walt Disney World’s newest hotel? We head over to Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to share a look at the decorations that say Feliz Navidad! In this post, we’ll share photos and offer thoughts about the holiday decor here. In case you’re unfamiliar

2019 Epcot Festival of Holidays Review

This post offers a review and some photos of the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays from our visits Thanksgiving weekend. With this event now underway, it’s now officially Christmas-time at every Walt Disney World theme park! Picking up where the Food & Wine Festival left off only one week after that ended, Epcot’s