Christmas…Again?! Is a DCOM You’ll Never Want to Fir-Get

By Zach Johnson Christmas comes but once a year… most years, anyway. But in the Disney Channel Original Movie Christmas… Again?!, debuting tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 12-year-old Ro (Scarlett Estevez) unexpectedly finds herself reliving the holiday. How, exactly, does something like this happen? For starters, Ro isn’t handling her parents’ divorce well. After a …

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Disney Channel

Disney Channel Announces Holiday DCOM Christmas Again

By Beth Deitchman Ready for an early holiday gift of the DCOM variety? Our friends at Disney Channel have just announced that production has begun on the Disney Channel Original Movie Christmas Again, a heartwarming comedy that’s chock-full of Christmas magic. The movie comes from the successful team behind Disney Channel’s fan-favorite series Liv and …

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Mickey's Christmas Carol Pin

Ring in the Season with this D23-Exclusive Jumbo Pin!

By the D23 Team This item is SOLD OUT. Be sure to check out our limited-edition pin set for D23 Fantastic Worlds. D23 Gold Members, beat the holiday humbug with this very special opportunity! Now’s your chance to take home the spirit of the season with an exclusive jumbo pin, featuring a jolly design created by Disney …

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D23 Days of Christmas playlist

Our D23 Days of Christmas Playlist Is Lit

It’s the “Greatest Time of Year,” all right… and yes, that is a reference to Aly & AJ’s holiday hit! We’ve just shared our D23 Days of Christmas playlist, featuring everything from Ashley Tisdale’s cover of “Last Christmas” to Missy Piggy’s rendition of “Santa Baby.” Who needs a silent night when you can listen to …

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Nightmare before christmas, chronicles of narnia, and home alone

11 Movies to Stream to Have a Very Disney+ Christmas

By Savannah Salazar Evergreen trees, twinkling lights, a warm fireplace, and your family and friends by your side—the holidays are in full swing! And, there’s nothing like flipping on your favorite Christmas movies to get you in jolly spirits. While you deck the halls and trim your Christmas trees, we decided to whip up a …

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Take a Look at the Gingerbread Sweet Spots at Disney Parks and Resorts!

By Savannah Salazar Holiday spirit—and the smell of gingerbread—is in the air! From the Disney Cruise Lines to the Disney resorts in Florida, California and Hawai’i, there are plenty of sweet sights and treats to look out for. And, as it snow happens, we have a sweet peek at the merriest gingerbread displays around the …

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cookie showcase

Check Out the Delicious Dozen from D23’s Holiday Cookie Showcase

By Jocelyn Buhlman Christmas time is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with some delectably Disney cookies? We asked you to show off your best holiday creations sprinkled with extra pixie dust, and we picked our 12 favorites. Check out the gallery below to see which holiday cookies made us …

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christmas carols

Christmas Carols of Disney’s Past, Present, and Future (Kind Of)

By Karina Schink The star is placed perfectly atop the brightly lit tree, you’ve got a hot cup of hot cocoa and are curled up on the couch ready to partake in one of the most quintessential holiday traditions, a viewing of Mickey’s Christmas Carol. Thirty-five years ago, this classic Mickey Mouse cartoon featurette premiered, …

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shopDisney top toys

The Top 15 Most-Wished-For Toys This Holiday Season

By Beth Deitchman The holidays are upon us, and the upcoming season of gift giving means one thing for Disney fans everywhere: a trip to the Disney store. It’s our one stop shop for all things Disney merchandise perfect for friends and family of all ages. For the first time ever, Disney store and …

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Grand Floridian gingerbread house

The Sweetest Stats About the Grand Floridian Hotel & Spa Gingerbread House

By Karina Schink For 20 years, the magical pastry elves at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa have whisked, baked, and decorated to create the magical gingerbread house that warms guests’ hearts and tempts their taste buds. Sweet smells of ginger and sugar fill the lobby of the hotel every holiday season, as this larger-than-life …

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D23 Days 2018 e-cards

Send Some Holiday Cheer This Season with D23 E-Cards

By D23 Team With a little bit of pixie dust (and some cheerful elves), we’ve created some special cards just for you to send to someone especially wonderful in your life. Each e-card is themed to Mickey’s Christmas Carol in honor of its 35th anniversary this year. So, check your list (and do it again) …

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D23 Days crafts gift boxes

‘Tis the Season Mini Gift Box Craft

What You Will Need: Heavy printer paper Clear tape Curling ribbon Scissors Hole punch Kids, have an adult help you with the scissors. How to Make the Boxes: Download and print onto heavy paper. Trim along the solid lines. Fold along the dashed lines. Place a treat or surprise in the center, fold the shorter …

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apple cider

Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Ingredients: 16 oz. quality apple cider ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. whole allspice ¹/8 tsp. whole cloves ¹/8 tsp. nutmeg ½ orange, cut into small pieces 2 tbsp. packed brown sugar Sliced apple and orange, for garnish Whole cinnamon stick, for garnish Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, and simmer over low heat for about …

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Disney holiday shows

D23’s Ultimate Guide to Your Holiday Viewing—2018 Edition

By Karina Schink We’ve decked our halls with boughs of holly, and laid out all the necessary provisions for the big man in red and his merry steeds. Now, it’s finally time to relax and enjoy the holiday spirit that’s all around. Luckily Freeform, ABC, and Disney Channel have got all of us covered in …

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Mickey and Minnie cookies

Enter D23’s Holiday Cookie Showcase

By Jocelyn Buhlman Every family has their own special holiday tradition, but there’s one thing that we all have in common: Making delicious food! It’s the time of year for eating tasty treats: gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies, candy cane cookies, shortbread cookies… Here at D23, we can’t get holiday cookies off our minds, and so we …

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Cranberry Christmas scones

Fezziwig’s Cranberry Christmas Scones

Ingredients: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. of salt 1 tbsp. grated orange zest, packed 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed in small pieces 1 large egg 1/2 cup of cold heavy cream 1- 1/4 cup fresh cranberries 2 tbsp. of cold heavy cream to brush the tops …

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pull-apart Christmas tree recipe

Bob Cratchit’s Cheesy Pull-Apart Christmas Tree

Ingredients: 14 oz. of premade pizza dough Mozzarella cheese cut into 3/4” chunks 1/4 cup olive oil Two cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped 2 tbsp. of finely chopped basil leaves 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese Handful of small basil leaves for garnish Sweety Drop Miniature Peppers for garnish Rosemary for garnish Marinara for dipping …

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Holiday matching game

Mickey’s Christmas Matching Game

What you will need: Regular printer paper Four (4) 8.5” x 11” foam craft board Glue stick Straight edge for cutting Cutting surface Craft knife 1 minute timer Kids, have a grown-up help you with scissors and glue. How To Make The Cards Download and print onto regular paper and apply glue to the backs …

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christmas wreath

Mickey’s Holiday Wreath Craft

What you will need: Regular printer paper Seven (7) 9” x 12” sheets of bright green felt Two (2) 9” x 12” sheets of dark green felt 10“ embroidery hoop Red ribbon Small red craft pom poms Sharp scissors Hot glue gun with glue Kids, have a grown-up help you with the scissors and glue. …

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mickey and minnie

Re-Live These Ho-Ho-Home Video Classics from Disney Christmases Past

By Beth Deitchman Many Christmases ago—before the days of DisneyNOW… before the days of Movies Anywhere… even before the days of D23—Disney fans had a very different way of experiencing holiday specials on the small screen. Sure, we could watch them any time—after we sat through the rewinding process, if we were watching on VHS—but …

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D23 Build a Sweater

Build Your Own Disney Holiday Sweater

Is there anything better than putting on a cozy, quirky sweater during the holiday season? Upload one of your favorite photos below (this will work best with photos where you’re facing the camera straight-on) and create your own Disney holiday sweater using the stickers below! This campaign has ended. Check out for more Disney fun!

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Most Impressive Star Wars Holiday Cards

A 40-year-old tradition, the first Lucasfilm holiday card was sent the same year the world first met Luke, Leia, and Han. Over time, the cards have featured fan favorites from throughout the saga, including R2-D2, C-3PO, and even Jabba the Hutt! In the spirit of the season, our friends from a galaxy not so far, …

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Disney Holidays around the World

There’s Disney Holiday Magic All Around the Globe

By D23 Team It’s truly the most wonderful time of the year, as Disney fans experience that special blend of pixie dust that can be found only during the holiday season. There’s added magic on all of our favorite series and holiday specials, in Disney parks and resorts, and all around the world. Here are …

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Pork Medallions with Cranberries and Beurre Rouge from The Chew

Try this delicious holiday recipe from Chef Michael Symon. Servings: 4–6 15 to 30 min Ingredients Pork Medallions: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds pork tenderloin (trimmed of excess fat, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick medallions) 1 large sweet potato (cut into 1/4-inch-thick half moons) 4 sprigs thyme 2 sprigs sage leaves 1 clove garlic (peeled, smashed) …

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