Disney Studio Christmas card

A Tradition of Disney Studio Christmas Cards

By Steven Vagnini

As part of a holiday tradition that began in the early 1930s, Disney studio employees, business partners, and friends could look forward to the yuletide charm of the annual Disney company Christmas card. Originally simple, yet elegant, the holiday cards grew more elaborate over time, thanks to the artistry of such staff illustrators as Bob Moore…

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Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

Parading Through the Holidays at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

The holiday season is in full, festive swing at Disney Parks and Resorts around the world… Mickey and Minnie appearing in their yuletide best; all manner of holiday-related treats tickling the taste buds of young and young-at-heart; and merrily memorable entertainment you can find only at this special time of year. Case in point? Holiday-themed…

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peek-a-boo candle craft

Peek-a-Boo Candle

Add a little holiday cheer to your candles.


D23 bell template
Glue stick
Large glass mason jar
Spray paint (you choose the color)
Votive candle
Glass beads or uncooked beans

1. Download and print our bell stencil template and cut out the bell.
2. Apply glue to the back of the bell and affix to the mason jar….

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Alex Maher Disney holiday art

Celebrate the Holidays with Original Disney Artwork

By D23 Team

To celebrate D23 Days of Christmas, four different artists from throughout The Walt Disney Company have created original artwork, just for D23 Members! Click the links below to download this exclusive art for a little merry magic on your device.

Happy Holidays!

How To Install Wallpapers
On a PC: Click on a link above. Then right-click on the…

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Walt Disney Studio lot Christmas

Christmas on the Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Courtney Potter

Walt Disney had a knack for celebrating the holidays… surprising the Inking and Painting Department in December 1939 (during the making of Pinocchio) with a pushcart of festively wrapped presents and lots of Christmas cheer, helping create all manner of holiday tunes through Walt Disney Records, and even premiering the very first Disney…

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Southern Spice Cake

Southern Spice Layer Cake

This southern staple from our friends at The Chew is sure to make your mouth water! For more recipes, visit TheChew.com.

Servings 8-10


Southern Spice Layer Cake

1 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 stick unsalted butter (softened)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

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Mashed potato casserole

Mashed Potato Casserole

From our friends at The Chew, enjoy this mashed potato casserole that’s to die for!

6–8 Servings


Mashed Potato Casserole

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 pounds potatoes (peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces)
8 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened)
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese (shredded)

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holiday wreath craft

Winter Wonderland Wreath

Deck your halls with this wonderful wreath!


Foam floral wreath (available online or at craft supply stores)
Hot glue gun
Ornaments in various sizes, caps removed

1. Use a hot glue gun to attach ornaments to the foam wreath, applying first to the inside circumference of the wreath. Apply hot glue between the ornaments as necessary…

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Viva Navidad with Panchito, Donald, and Jose

So Much to Celebrate at Disney California Adventure this Holiday Season!

By Beth Deitchman

Disney parks are always a special place to spend the holidays, to be sure, and this year Disney California Adventure park has looked to cultures all around the world to inspire a celebration that fills the park with more holiday magic than ever before. Festival of Holidays is a feast for all of the senses, with Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas/Navidad,…

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