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Meet Santa Claus at the Disneyland Resort


Disneyland Resort Area

Multiple Locations

Age Interest

All Ages

Accessibility and Other Information - Opens Dialog


  • May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV


Holiday Entertainment, Classic Characters

Watch children’s eyes light up and feel the magic of Christmas in the air when jolly St. Nick drops in for visits throughout the Resort.

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Bid a Jolly Ho-Ho-Hello to Santa!

Santa Claus is coming to… a new home 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 24 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.

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App-y Holidays

Let the official Disneyland Resort app be your go-to guide during the holiday season!

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—through January 8, 2017.

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