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Meet Santa Claus at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Area

Multiple Locations

Age Interest

All Ages

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  • May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV


Classic Characters, Holiday Entertainment

Feel the holiday magic in the air when jolly St. Nick drops in for visits throughout the Resort.

Santa Clause waves from a chair near a Christmas tree

Bid a Jolly Ho-Ho-Hello to Santa!

Santa Claus is coming back for the holidays at Disney California Adventure Park!

From November 10 through December 24, share merry moments, festive photos and bundles of fun with jolly St. Nick himself at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail. And, you’ll have chances to mingle with Kringle at Pooh’s thotful spot in Critter Country at Disneyland Park too! Theme park admission is required.

Or catch him when he pays a call at our Disneyland Resort hotels. From November 17 through December 24, you can meet, greet and take a seat with Santa at

  • Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel: Crystal Cove Foyer
  • Disney’s Grand California Hotel & Spa: Great Hall
  • Disneyland Hotel: near the Grand Ballroom

Schedule subject to change. To find appearance times on the day of your visit, check at the specific venue or download the Disneyland mobile app.

The it's a small world Holiday attraction adorned with festive lighting and seasonal images

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Celebrate the season with special entertainment, food and festivities all around the Resort—from November 10, 2017 through January 7, 2018.

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