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WDW Radio Show #467 – History of Christmas at Walt Disney World


Christmas and the spirit of the season has always been celebrated in the Disney Parks, beginning in Disneyland in 1955, and continuing to Walt Disney World just two months after the park opened in 1971. Through the years, a variety of celebrations, shows, and spectacles have been featured in the parks, hotels, and throughout the resort. This week, we will look back at the History of Christmas in Walt Disney World, from the first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Candlelight Processionals, to bears, Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, Santa, the glory and pageantry, lights, celebrities, music, characters, and everything else that make up the Jolly Holidays at Walt Disney World. I’ll then ask you to share your memories with me for the show!

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Thanks to Jim Korkis for joining me again this week! You can purchase any (or all!) of his books from Amazon.com



QUESTION for YOU from this week’s show: What is YOUR favorite memory or way to celebrate the holidays in Walt Disney World? Share your thoughts in the comments below!


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