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WDW Christmas at MGM Studios
Walt Disney World® - Christmas at Disney-MGM Studios®
Start Date: November 13, 2006
End Date: January 07, 2007
Location: Disney-MGM Studios
Description: The Streets of America backlot area sparkles with millions of twinkling lights during the Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights.
The Disney holiday tradition brightens the park, illuminating everything from trees to porches with millions of sparkling bulbs. The spectacle was originally the creation of Arkansas businessman and philanthropist Jennings Osborne. It began 19 years ago when Jennings strung 1,000 red lights as a Christmas gift to his daughter Breezy. Soon, their 22,000-square-foot home was covered in millions of lights ... and the display continued to grow and glow.
After the home exhibit grew larger over several years, the Arkansas Supreme Court ordered the display to be turned off. The million-light display was transported to Disney-MGM Studios in 1995, where the spectacle continues to grow larger and brighter each year. Some of Osborne's original creations still sparkling brightly at the park today are a giant Mickey Mouse light, dozens of flying angels and Santa Claus light designs.
This year, the spectacle has been enhanced to include choreographed “dancing” lights that swirl and soar to an exhilarating medley of holiday music every 15 minutes. Bringing the Disney-MGM Studios backlot to life are three-dimensional and motion-based displays.
The "Hollywood Holly-Day Parade," a festival of favorite Disney characters dressed in their dazzling holiday best, jingles down Hollywood Boulevard this holiday season as well.
Disney-MGM Studios Operating Hours & Show Schedule
Nov. 13-18: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Nov. 19-22: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Nov. 23-26: 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 27-30: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Dec. 1-23: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Dec. 24-30: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Dec. 31: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Nov. 13-22, 27-30: 7 p.m.
Nov. 23-26: 7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 1-23: 7 p.m.
Dec. 24-31: 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10 p.m.
"Stars and Motor Cars" Parade
Nov. 13-30: 3:30 p.m.
Dec. 1-23: 3:30 p.m.
Dec. 24-31: 3 p.m.
New Year's Eve Fireworks
Dec. 31: 12 a.m.
Note: times subject to change without notice. Please check with park on day of visit.