Disney artists holiday artwork

Download These Special Holiday Wallpapers Designed by Disney Artists Now

By Karina Schink

We’re on the cusp of Christmas and already deep into all the magic it brings. And, the season just keeps getting merrier! Two artists from The Walt Disney Company got to work to make your days festive and bright and save all of your devices from being just alright. Download your favorite and deck your devices with these enchanting…

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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 feel merry and bright

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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, and what a merry occasion it…

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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 shopDisney.com have created a Holiday Toy Book that establishes…

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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 house is constructed. But,…

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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) and make sure everyone on it gets a little something…

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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 flaps in, and secure…

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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 30 minutes….

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The Great Christmas Light Fight

There’s So Much Disney Magic on The Great Christmas Light Fight on December 3

By Beth Deitchman

It’s time to deck the halls—which, for Disney fans, means the time has come to put away the Disney décor… and bring out the Disney holiday décor! Mickey and Minnie Baus—which does, indeed, rhyme with M-O-U-S-E—know a thing or two about Disney holiday magic. The couple’s home, located just a skip and a hop from Walt Disney World, is a…

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