Disneyland celebrates the Holidays

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by Erin Kennedy

azfamily.com

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 2:17 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 15 at 2:20 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It may only be mid-November, but at Disneyland it's already time for the holidays. Disneyland and California Adventure have officially kicked off the holiday season and transformed into winter wonderlands.

The theme parks are offering several new shows and celebrations this year.

California Adventure's World of Color, a nighttime water and light show, will be featuring Winter Dreams. The show is hosted by Olaf, the newest Disney character from the movie "Frozen."

Guests at California Adventure will also get to see how different Hispanic cultures celebrate the holiday season through Viva Navidad. Viva Navidad will feature Hispanic food, music, dancers and a parade.

During the weekend of Jan. 4, Three Kings' Day celebration will be returning to Disneyland. Three Kings' Day is a big part of Hispanic culture. The holiday will be celebrated with folklorico dancing, Mariachi music and characters in festive costumes.

Disneyland will also have many holiday classics returning this year.

The ride It's a Small World will let riders see how kids around the world celebrate the holidays and Haunted Mansion will show how Halloween and Christmas collide with Jack Skeleton from "Nightmare Before Christmas."

After the fireworks show "Believe in Holiday Magic," it will snow in Disneyland.

Disneyland will be celebrating the holidays through Jan. 6.

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