Halloween & Christmas Festivities Return to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris has announced that Halloween Festival and Disney Enchanted Christmas will return to the parks this year.

From October 1st until November 6th, 2022 park goers can look forward Halloween decorations in Disneyland Park including: smiling pumpkins, garlands with lights, lanterns, friendly spooks, and skeletons that are up to 3 meters tall.

Halloween decorations on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris.
Halloween decorations on Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Besides the resorts daily Disney Stars on Parade, Disneyland Paris will also be hosting Mickey’s Halloween Celebration cavalcade.

Check out our full video of the Disney Stars on Parade with an amazing view of the castle.

The cavalcade will feature Disney Characters in their Halloween costumes, who will wave at park goers from their floats. The cavalcade will run several times a day in Disneyland Park

Disneyland Paris has also confirmed that the Gardens of Wonder installation on Central Plaza will remain in place for the season.

Mickey as part of the Halloween Cavalcade at Disneyland Paris.
Mickey as part of the Halloween Cavalcade at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

The parks will also be featuring seasonal merchandise and food stay tuned for more details.

Disney Halloween Parties will also return to Disneyland Park on October 29th and October 31st.

Attractions like Phantom Manor will reman open until 2 a.m. during the Halloween Party at Disneyland Paris.
Attractions like Phantom Manor will reman open until 2 a.m. during the Halloween Party at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Both parties will start after nightfall and a selection of attractions will be open until 2 a.m., including Phantom Manor, Big Thunder Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean.

An exclusive parade and entertainment featuring the Disney Villains is also in the works.

Then, on November 12th, 2022 until January 8th, 2023 park goers can look forward to Disney Enchanted Christmas.

The Christmas Tree on Town Square, Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris.
The Christmas Tree on Town Square, Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

As expected the impressive Christmas tree and decor will return to Town Square.

The 2021 version of Mickey’s Dazzling Christmas Parade will also be making a return.

Check out our full video of the 2021 Mickey’s Dazzling Christmas Parade.

It is comprised of five floats with lights that are synchronized to the music. Disney Friends, Disney Princesses, and Santa Claus accompanied by Tinker Bell will be featured in the parade.

Each of the floats depicts a Christmas scene and will be surrounded by dancers known as “Illuminears” who are dressed in luminous costumes specially designed.

The parade will continue to make a show stop to light up the Christmas tree on Town Square.

Let’s Sing Christmas! at Videopolis at Disneyland Paris.
Let’s Sing Christmas! at Videopolis at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

In Discoveryland, on the Videopolis stage the musical Let’s Sing Christmas! will return this year. In the show Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy sing Christmas carols. Let’s Sing Christmas! will be performed several times a day.

Finally, New Year’s Eve celebrations will also be taking place at Disneyland Paris this year.

The New Year’s Eve party program includes a massive fireworks display, a selection of attractions that will remain open for the event, as well as unique Disney Characters.

Mickey’s Dazzling Christmas Parade at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney
Mickey’s Dazzling Christmas Parade at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Disneyland Paris’ New Year’s Eve party will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. on December 31st, 2022.

Tickets and hotel packages for all seasonal events can now be booked over the official website.

2022 Christmas food offerings at Disneyland Paris.
2022 Christmas food offerings at Disneyland Paris. Source: Disney

Christmas decorations at Disneyland Paris in a nutshell

7 km (4.3 miles) of garlands installed in both Parks and on Christmas trees

11.604 Christmas ball ornaments

78 real Christmas trees

A 24-meter-high Christmas tree (weighing 24 tons), decorated with more than 1000 ornaments)

More than 37.000 flowers planted over 4 days by Horticulture teams

200 costumes designed for Mickey’s Dazzling Christmas Parade

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Published by Eric from AirMagique

Eric is the host and chief content editor of the AirMagique - Unofficial Disneyland Paris Podcast. He writes articles, takes photographs, produces videos and edits the podcast.

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