It’s officially Christmastime at Walt Disney World. With theme park decorations in place as of Nov. 1 and the start of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party on Nov. 8, you can’t help but start to get in the holiday spirit.
For the third year, Disney Springs is hosting its Christmas Tree Trai. This free, walk-through holiday display features more than a dozen themed Christmas trees for Disney-lovers of all ages to experience.
This year’s 27 extravagantly decorated Christmas trees are themed to the Disney Springs businesses, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and The Frog, The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Frozen, Mulan, Snow White, The Haunted Mansion, Pinocchio, 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, Disney Villains, Dumbo, Star Wars, Robin Hood, Tangles, Peter Pan, The Jungle Book, The Muppets, Mary Poppins, Alice in Wonderland, Fantasia, Toy Story and Walt Disney World Resort.
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Disney Springs guests are invited to walk through the attraction at their own pace, stopping for photos at each tree. Note: Disney Photo Pass is available throughout the trail.
Guests can indulge in the snack area, featuring the Pluto Popcorn Bucket ($15.50), Frozen Hot Chocolate and Frozen Eggnog served in a Mickey Mouse snowman mug ($14), Mickey Gingerbread Cookie ($5), Mickey Holiday Pretzel ($7), Holiday Sugar Cookies and Rice Crispy Treats ($4.50 to $6) and Holiday Brews ($9.50 to $10.50). Soft drinks, popcorn and popcorn refills are also available.
Disney merchandise is also available within the Christmas Tree Trail, including character Christmas tree ornaments, Christmas plush dolls and adult/youth apparel, plus limited-time only Minnie Mouse ears and Mickey Mouse Santa hats.
New this year, located near the merchandise booth, guests can try gourmet flavored cotton candy. Gingerbread Man, Candy Cane or Egg Nog — take your pick. This treat is available for $5.49 (plus tax).
At the end of the trail, guests are invited to stop and meet the man of the season himself. Santa Claus is available for meet-and-greets and photo opportunities during Christmas Tree Trail operating hours.
The Christmas Tree Trail is located in the Marketplace area of Disney Springs (near Earl of Sandwich). It is open daily through Jan. 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. No reservations are required and there is no entry fee. Parking at Disney Springs is also free. The Christmas Tree Trail is suitable for all ages and is handicap accessible.
For more information, visit https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/entertainment/disney-springs/christmas-tree-trail/.