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    Dec 5, 2016

    13 Reasons You Abolutely Have To Visit Disneyland During The Holidays

    Make the holidays even more magical.

    Disneyland is magical year round, but from November 10th through January 8th, it is especially magical...

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    1. Sleeping Beauty Castle gets decked out with fancy lights and beautiful ornaments.

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    And it looks just as amazing at night as it does during the day.

    2. There are holiday-themed treats throughout the park.

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    3. The Candy Palace on Main Street, for example, dishes out Christmas tree cupcakes and Mickey krispy treats.

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    They also bring back their famous handmade candy canes.

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    These candy canes are so popular that guests are limited to buying two each. If you're at California Adventure, you can find the candy canes at Trolley Treats.

    4. It snows every night!

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    The snow is actually made from soap suds, and falls in areas near the castle and It's a Small World every night after the fireworks.

    5. There are several holiday edition toys to choose from.

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    Several shops feature decorate-your-own Christmas-themed toys too.

    And traditional souvenirs really give you all the holiday feels.

    6. The rides even feature holiday themes.

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    The Jungle Cruise becomes the Jingle Cruise and features hilarious holiday surprises.

    7. The Haunted Mansion Holiday brings Christmas and Halloween together.

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    The popular Haunted Mansion turns into an attraction inspired by Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

    8. The characters dress up to spread holiday cheer.

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    9. It's a Small World lights up with over a thousand lights.

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    Props inside the attraction and the title song are changed to fit a holiday theme, too.

    10. The special Christmas Fantasy parade features Santa Claus.

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    Several of your favorite Disney characters march down Main Street with prancing holiday reindeer, marching toy soldiers, dancing gingerbread cookies and more!

    11. The Believe… in Holiday Magic! Fireworks at Sleeping Beauty Castle light up the sky in unison with holiday music.

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    This happens every night at 9:00 pm.

    You can get a great view of the fireworks at It's a Small World as well.

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    12. You'll also want to check out the Disney Candlelight Processional.

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    A tradition since 1958, the candlelight processional features a celebrity-narrated Christmas story at the Main Street Train Station during the first weekend in December.

    13. And the Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Authentic Latino holiday fiesta features musicians, dancers, and storytellers.

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    This event takes place at Disney California Adventure Park.

    So, if you're thinking about taking a trip to the happiest place on earth, consider going during the holidays!

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