Disney Springs Adds Holiday Magic with Seasonal Entertainment, Enchanting Decor, Delightful Treats

    Newly reimagined World of Disney store is the perfect place to find just the right gift for family and friends


    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.– The newly reimagined World of Disney store is like a giant present just waiting to be unwrapped by Disney Springs guests in search of the perfect gift for family and friends this holiday season. World of Disney is an anchor location for the dining, retail and entertainment district at Walt Disney World Resort, which will transform with holiday spirit beginning Nov. 8.

    Guests at Disney Springs can expect dazzling decor, delightful holiday treats and specialty entertainment that will immerse them in the magic of the season. Plus, an unparalleled collection of Disney-inspired and name-brand products will make Disney Springs the destination for holiday shopping.

    Here’s a sampling of what awaits guests at Disney Springs this holiday season:

    • Christmas Tree Trail – Guests will enjoy a walk-through wonderland filled with Christmas trees decorated with Disney imagery and characters. This year’s trail features 27 unique holiday trees with new additions inspired by Toy Story, The Haunted Mansion, vintage Mickey and Minnie Mouse, and Star Wars.
    • Santa’s Chalet – Guests can meet Santa Claus and take photos with him at this location inside the Christmas Tree Trail. Santa will welcome guests each day from Nov. 8 through Dec. 24.
    • Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt – Stitch, from the hit Disney film “Lilo and Stitch,” has lost items around Disney Springs and will need guests’ help finding them. Those who complete this festive seasonal scavenger hunt will earn a fun surprise!

    Holiday Shopping for the Whole Family

    There’s something for everyone at Disney Springs, with gift ideas from top-name brands to trendy and exclusive Disney-themed items and more.

    Disney fans will find a treasure trove of gift ideas at the newly reimagined World of Disney, which features an entire section dedicated to holiday merchandise, as well as the largest collection of Disney Parks merchandise in the world. Trendsetters will love the apparel and accessories at shops such as DisneyStyle, Ever After Jewelry, Marketplace Co-Op, Coach, Tumi, Pandora, Alex& Ani and UNIQLO. And kids will especially love gifts from shops like The LEGO Store and Once Upon a Toy.

    Black Friday at Disney Springs

    Disney Springs puts a different spin on the traditional holiday shopping spree with special experiences and plenty of holiday savings. For up-to-date information on Black Friday specials and other offers throughout the holiday season, visit disneysprings.com/holidays.

    Delicious Meals and Festive Treats

    At Disney Springs, options for sharing a meal with family and friends range from on-the-go quick bites to a sophisticated lunch or dinner at a renowned restaurant created by a famous chef.

    Options range from steak and seafood to international cuisine; Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’, Morimoto Asia, Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill (opening late fall 2018) and Jaleo by Jose Andres (opening late fall 2018) are just some of the exciting restaurants by celebrity chefs. Call (407) WDW-DINE for dining information and reservations. Shoppers on the go will find plenty of quick and delicious options including Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy!, Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, D-Luxe Burger and more.

    Sweet tooths will be satisfied with indulgent treats from Amorette’s Patisserie, Ghirardelli Ice Cream& Chocolate Shop, Goofy’s Candy Company and more.

    Complimentary self-parking is available at all Disney Springs garages and surface lots. Walt Disney World Resort guests enjoy complimentary transportation between their Disney resort hotels and Disney Springs.

    About Disney Springs
    Disney Springs is a one-of-a-kind retail, dining and entertainment district located in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. With its namesake springs, beautiful open-air promenades and lakefront setting, Disney Springs evokes the charm of Florida waterfront towns at the turn of the 20th century. It’s also home to a collection of more than 150 shops and restaurants, including top-name retail brands, specialty boutiques and dining experiences created by celebrity and award-winning chefs. Located in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Disney Springs is open daily.