The spirit of Christmas at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris has launched their Christmas website and here are the highlights of the Christmas season which runs from 7th November to 6th January 2011.
“The spirit of Christmas”

At Disneyland® Park

To make your Christmas unforgettable, the Park is getting all dressed up! Be swept away by the magical atmosphere: fabulous decorations, songs you’ll want to join in, a giant tree and spectacular night-time illuminations. And guess what? It snows every day on Main Street, USA! So join us!

“Christmas happenings”
At Disneyland® Park

Come and meet your favourite characters, who will be decked out in their festive best, shake their hands and enjoy a very merry break YULE never forget! Get tangled in a magical moment with Rapunzel, the latest heroine from Disney Studios, who appears every day on the Royal Castle Stage. And don’t miss out on the spectacular Mickey’s Winter Wonderland musical, featuring a host of Disney heroes that’s a Christmust-see!

“Santa Claus at Disneyland Paris”
At Disneyland® Park

Santa Claus is joining his friends at Disneyland Paris to celebrate the festive season with you! Visit him in his village, where you can tell him what you want for Christmas. Or drop off your wish list at Santa’s very own post office! * You will also find him starring in Disney’s Once Upon a Dream Parade followed by Dreams of Christmas. Elves and toys dance around the sleigh as it makes its way along the parade route, pulled by Santa’s reindeers. Then, before you leave the park, catch Santa one last time at the station on Main Street, U.S.A. He won’t want you to leave without saying goodbye!

“Christmas parades”
At Disneyland® Park

You can see all the Disney heroes every day along the parade route. – Disney’s Once Upon a Dream Parade followed by Dreams of Christmas: discover – or rediscover – Disney’s most beautiful stories, wave to the Disney princesses and give a special festive cheer to Santa Claus! He will be atop his sleigh with his friends the elves and all the toys, and will give you the most ho-ho-whole-hearted of greetings! – Disney’s Fantillusion festival of light parade: prolong the magic and be filled with wonder as you witness a musical fairytale in 3D. It’s not to be missed!

“Christmas lights”
At Disneyland® Park

Each evening, once the sun has gone down, join Mickey, Minnie and all your favourite characters at the foot of the giant tree for the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, when a child will be invited to open the magic Christmas book. The excitement continues with the Disney Showtime Spectacular Celebrates Christmas!, a show-stopping extravaganza of music and dancing led by maestro Mickey himself in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. And be sure not to miss Mickey’s incredible magic trick when he transforms the Castle into a glistening palace of a thousand lights, right before your eyes!

Parades and performances take place on specific dates and are subject to weather conditions.