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

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, while it’s always a…

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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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Dreidel game

Dreidel Craft and Game

What You Will Need:

Heavy printer paper
Clear tape or glue
• Scissors
• Hole punch
Wooden dowel or pencil
Coins or candy

Kids, have an adult help you with the scissors.

How to Make the Dreidel:

Download and print onto heavy paper.
Trim along solid lines.
Fold along dashed lines.
Glue or tape where shown on flaps to assemble the…

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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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D23 Days 2018 holiday card

D23 Days of Christmas Printable Christmas Card 2018

By D23 Team

As we celebrate the holiday season and Mickey’s milestone 90th anniversary, D23 is pleased to share this festive depiction of a scene from Mickey’s Christmas Carol, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this yuletide.

Originally designed as the 1983 Christmas card from The Walt Disney Studios, the piece represents the Studios’ tradition of…

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potato latkes

Classic Potato Latkes

Ingredients:
1 ½ lbs. baking potatoes (3 to 4 potatoes)
½ medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered
1 large egg
2 tbsp. matzo meal or unseasoned dry breadcrumbs
1 tsp. kosher salt
¹/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 cup canola oil
Applesauce, crème fraîche, or sour cream for serving
Chopped chives for garnish

Instructions:

Set up a wire cooling…

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D23 Days of Christmas 2018 Sweepstakes Official Rules

D23 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS 2018 WEEK 3 SWEEPSTAKES 
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

SPONSOR: Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., dba D23 Worldwide, 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521-8440 (“Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: To be…

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