Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park

The Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure will return to Disneyland Resort from November 10, 2017 through January 2, 2018!

Disney Festival of Holidays

Disney Festival of Holidays

For the second year running, the Festival of Holidays will celebrate the season with special entertainment, music, and FOOD!

Festival of Holidays Banner

Festival of Holidays Banner

Festive Foods Marketplace

In 2016, Fourteen Festival Marketplace Booths debuted along with the Festival, featuring everything from global bites to comfort foods to traditional holiday goodies.

Nosh & Nibbles and Making Spirits Bright Booths

Nosh & Nibbles and Making Spirits Bright Booths

2016 Festival of Holidays Marketplace Map

2016 Festival of Holidays Marketplace Map (click to enlarge)

No specific booths have been announced for 2017 of yet, but 2016 highlights included Sweet Potato Pie at Southern Home Holidays , Praline and Bourbon Whoopie Pie at Winter Sliderland, and the Reuben Potato Smash at Nosh & Nibbles.

Sweet Potato Pie with candied pecans

Sweet Potato Pie with candied pecans at Southern Home Holidays

While we wait for information on the 2017 offerings, check out all of the food booths, menus, and photos from 2016 here

And be sure to read the DFB review of the first ever DCA Festival of Holidays here!

Special Entertainment

Additional entertainment abounds for the Festival of Holidays!

Meet the Big Guy himself — Santa Claus! — at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail. Holiday Toy Drummers and the Stilt Circus delivered festive flair to the area, too, in 2016.

Disney Viva Navidad will return to Paradise Garden in 2017. This is a street party hosted by The Three Caballeros featuring live music, samba dancers, and Disney character appearances! While you’re in the area for the party, stop by Paradise Garden Grill for a special holiday menu.

In 2016, performances featuring global holiday music and dance included the BLUE|3 Dance Company, Raise, the Mariachi Divas, and Mostly Kosher as part of the celebration. Just click the image below to view a larger image of the Festival Entertainment Guide from 2016.

Festival of Holidays Entertainment Guide -- click to enlarge

Festival of Holidays Entertainment Guide — click to enlarge

 

World of Color — Season of Light

The Festival of Holidays features a holiday version of the nighttime spectacular, World of Color — Season of Light.

World of Color

World of Color

Don’t miss capping off your visit to Festival of Holidays with this special version of the exceptionally popular show!

We’ll look forward to sharing more information about the 2017 Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure here as it becomes available!