The Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure is BACK for the holiday season at Disneyland Resort! The 2022 Festival dates are November 11, 2022 through January 8, 2023.
The Festival of Holidays celebrates the season with special entertainment, music, and FOOD!
It’s a beautiful time of year to be in Disney California Adventure!
Don’t forget to grab a Tasting Passport to keep track of everything you eat during the Festival… and everything you still want to try!
You can find them at stands near the Festive Foods Marketplace.
Another option is our FREE printable of ALL the food and drinks at Disney Festival of Holidays which lists every single food and beverage offering for the festival in one convenient place so you can keep track of exactly what you want to try when you visit.
You can download the list to your phone to pull up whenever you need it or print it out and take it with you!
Just click on either image above to grab the list.
There are a variety of entertainment offerings at the Festival of Holidays celebrating Christmas, Navidad, Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa and Three Kings Day.
NEW in 2022 is Tina and The Sounds of Celebration! showcasing a repertoire of salsa, merengue, cumbia and rock Latino.
Mickey’s Happy Holidays, a high-energy character celebration, is back again in 2022! During the celebration, guests are invited to dance along to merry holiday music with Mickey Mouse and pals!
The Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party is also back for 2022!
The Holiday Toy Drummers are back for 2022, as well. Look for them to perform at Palisades Stage in Paradise Gardens Park.
Additional performing acts include the Mariachi Divas, Mostly Kosher, Blue13 Dance Company, Phat Singer Swinger, and The Mistletoes.
Don’t forget to grab a Festival Entertainment Guide and check the Disneyland App so you can be in the know with the lineup during your visit!
Meet Santa Claus
Meet the Big Guy himself — Santa Claus! — at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail — Santa’s Holiday Visit!
Santa’s elves turn Redwood Creek Challenge Trail into a festive playground full of games and outdoor activities.
Starting December 25th through the end of the Festival, Santa Goofy typically takes Santa’s place for photos.
Three Kings Day
During the final days of the Festival, Disneyland also celebrates Three Kings Day, El Día de los Reyes Magos.
Latin American traditions are honored in this three-day celebration which typically include Childrens’ Activities (including custom crown decorating) and beautiful displays.
World of Color — Season of Light
The Festival of Holidays also features a holiday version of the nighttime spectacular, World of Color — Season of Light in Paradise Bay.
The production is a blend of holiday tunes with classic moments from Disney and Pixar films, all highlighted by dancing fountains and lighting effects. And we are THRILLED that the holiday version of the show is BACK FOR 2022!
Sip and Savor Pass
The Sip and Savor Pass is available to Festival guests!
For $59.99 (including tax), the pass consists of a commemorative credential, lanyard, and 8 coupons which can be redeemed at the Festive Foods Marketplaces for one food item or non-alcoholic beverage each.
You can find eligible Marketplace items listed on the lanyard cards.
And you can easily access eligible Restaurant (or Additional Location) items as well.
Guests can typically find the Sip and Savor Pass at the following locations: Festival merchandise carts, Seaside Souvenirs, Kingswell Camera Shop, and Rushin’ River Outfitters. Magic Key Holders are typically eligible for a discount for the Sip and Savor Pass.
Festival of Holidays Merchandise
Keep your eyes peeled for Festival of Holidays merchandise — Click HERE to see of a few of the commemorative items you can pick up this year to remember your time at the Festival!
Looking for MORE Holiday Fun at Disneyland Resort? Click HERE!