September 14, 2020

✨ The Holiday Magic Looks A Little Different This Year...

... but trust me when I say, it is still going to be an amazing experience!

Disney sure is rolling out these announcements quickly, probably because the Holidays will be here before we know it! It's like we blinked and BAM! 2020 is quickly coming to an end. If the stress of COVID took up the majority of your year, think about treating yourself with a vacation to the most magical place on Earth.

There's so many pros right now to visiting, including limited park capacity and unique character experiences. Ever wanted to know what it's like to hop on a ride without waiting? That dream is not so far from reality when visiting the parks today.

And to make things even better, Disney just released some AMAZINGLY magical deals for you to take advantage of this Fall & Winter!

The Holiday Season begins November 6 and runs through December 30.


  • Magic Kingdom character cavalcade

    1. Gingerbread men, elves and reindeer

    2. Toy Soldiers will join the Main Street Philharmonic

  • Santa Claus will make appearances in all four theme parks, plus at Disney Springs. Character processions will happen in all four parks, in lieu of parades or holiday shows.

  • Festive flotillas at Disney's Animal Kingdom

  • Holiday promenades at EPCOT

  • Merry Motorcades at Hollywood Studios


  • Castle projections will replace Dream Lights after dark each night

  • Check out the video preview from Mickey & Minnie below:

What's New for 2020?


  • Minnie & friends will host a festive gathering at Hollywood & Vine, including Santa Goofy!


  • Disney Resort hotels will be decked out for the holidays!

  • Lobbies will feature iconic trees and other festive decor

  • Themed Merch

  • Seasonal food & beverage offerings

What's not happening this year?

  • Gingerbread house displays at Walt Disney World Resorts

  • Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom

  • Candlelight Processional at Epcot

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Walt Disney World Resorts is excited to share two offers for you to get the most out of your family vacation. If you are hesitant about pulling the trigger, find extra peace of mind in Disney's Flexible Cancellation Policy, which has been extended through the end of December 31, 2020. More details on that below.

  • "Magic Is Here" Package Offer - Play, Stay & Save

      • Save up to $500 on a 4-night, 4-day room-and-ticket package at select Disney Resort hotels

      • Valid for stays most nights now through December 25, 2020

  • "Magic Is Here" Room Offer

    • Residents of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia: save 30% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels

    • Valid for stays most nights now through December 25, 2020

What Resorts Are Open at Walt Disney World?

    • Bay Lake Lower at the Contemporary Resort

    • Boulder Ridge

    • Copper Creek

    • Kidani Village at the Animal Kingdom Lodge

    • Beach Club Villas

    • Boardwalk Villas

    • Caribbean Beach

    • Contemporary Resort

    • Ft. Wilderness Campgrounds and Cabins

    • Old Key West

    • Polynesian Villas and Bungalows

    • Pop Century Resort

    • Riviera Resort

    • Saratoga Springs Resort

    • Villas at Grand Floridian

    • Yacht Club Resort

  • Opening later this year (dates subject to change):

    • Grand Floridian Resort - September 21, just a few days now!

    • Coronado Springs Resort - October 14

    • Art of Animation Resort - November 1

  • Reopening Summer 2021

    • Polynesian Resort - undergoing EXCITING renovations

Not quite ready to travel yet? That's okay! 2021 is on the horizon, and we are already actively booking vacations for families during that time. Whenever you are ready, we are here to help at no additional cost to you.

Have any specific questions? My Inbox and Phone are ALWAYS available for you to contact me! Contact info below if you'd like to chat.

Get ready to celebrate the most magical time of year! Until then, stay safe.




Only a $200 deposit is needed to secure your trip to Walt Disney World! Even better, you can now have added peace of mind because Disney has extended their Flexible Cancellation Policy through the end of 2020.

What does the Flexible Cancellation Policy mean?

This means that if your plans change from booking until your trip, all cancellation fees will be waived up to the date of check-in. This is especially comforting with the ever-changing days we are experiencing!

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