The Muppet Christmas Carol

9 Reasons We Love The Muppet Christmas Carol

By Courtney Potter

Now that it’s only a handful of sleeps ‘til Christmas, we decided to take a look at one of our yuletide favorites! Charles Dickens published his now-legendary novella, A Christmas Carol, on December 19, 1843. And on December 11, 1992—Disney released the fourth Muppets movie, The Muppet Christmas Carol. The first feature produced after the…

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Disney book list

23 Books Every Disney Fan Needs to Read

By D23 Team

Chilly weather makes for the perfect excuse for cozying up by the fireplace with a book, or two—or in this case…23! We’ve rounded up 23 recent releases that are perfect for any Disney fan––you could even start your own Disney book club! Can we come?

Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia
Disney Legend Dave Smith is back with a newly…

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Disney merchandise

Holiday Gifts for the Disney Fans in Your Life

By Nicole Nalty

The holidays are filled with festive cheer, but figuring out what to get everyone on your gift list can be overwhelming. We’ve searched to find something for everyone on your list––and for gifts found at Disney Store, D23 Gold Members get a sweet discount!

For the Star Wars Fan
It’s an exciting time to be a Star Wars fan… The debut…

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Phineas and Ferb

Unique Holiday Hijinks from Some of our Favorite Disney TV Shows

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or even Winter Solstice, there are a lot of reasons to make merry this time of year. To help celebrate the season, we’ve taken a fond look back at how some of our favorite Disney TV shows make the holidays merry and bright.

Phineas and Ferb – “Phineas and Ferb Christmas…

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa gingerbread house

Home Sweet Home: 5 Can’t-Miss Gingerbread Houses at Disney Parks and Resorts

By Nicole Nalty

There’s no place like home for the holidays…but a visit to the Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resorts is a close second! If you’re heading on a Disney vacation this holiday season, it will be hard to miss all of the delightful décor––but make sure you keep an eye out for these sweet houses.  Here are a few of our…

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The Great Christmas Light Fight

Make Your House a Holiday Winner with Help from The Great Christmas Light Fight Judges

By Beth Deitchman

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go!

From store windows and Disney theme parks to homes in your very own neighborhood, December brings shorter days that give way to festive light displays that, quite literally, make the season merry and bright. But if you haven’t started decorating your house—or if you simply…

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Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

The Magic Behind Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

By Jeffrey Epstein

Tom Vazzana wanted to create a new Disney holiday tradition—something that was, in his words “pop and fun and heartwarming and funny.” And with that, Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios came to be. The new nighttime spectacular, which runs through December 31, brings to life the classic and contemporary characters Disney…

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Holiday TV Roundup

D23’s Ultimate Guide to Your Holiday Viewing—2016 Edition

By Beth Deitchman

Are your halls decked? Is your tree trimmed? Forget about stringing the popcorn, and start making plans to curl up on your sofa with a big bowl for snacking while you watch the sometimes heartwarming, sometimes hilarious holiday programming airing on ABC, Disney Channel, and Freeform this month.

From cable’s biggest programming event of the…

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Disney Details: Perfect Holiday Surprise

Discover a suitable-for-holiday-card scene of a gorgeous Christmas tree embroidered with ornaments and powdered with snow. Passersby seem genuinely amused by the appearance of all this white stuff—which is only natural. After all, it’s rare that a snowfall of this magnitude occurs at Disneyland Paris, where the picture was taken in December 2010. More than four…

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Mickey's Christmas Carol through Windows of Main Street

Mickey’s Christmas Carol, as told on Main Street, U.S.A.

For decades, families have enjoyed the Emporium’s whimsical window displays on Main Street, U.S.A., both at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. One of the most memorable of these is a series of vignettes telling the story of Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983), the Academy Award®-nominated featurette based on the classic tale by Charles Dickens.

Here, we present a…

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