A Look at the Holiday Entertainment Schedule at Disneyland Resort

Mickey's Happy Holidays

The Holidays officially kick off at the Disneyland Resort on November 11, 2022. When they do, there will be some very merry entertainment to be enjoyed throughout a day at the Happiest Place on Earth! This will include A Christmas Fantasy Parade, Believe… in Holiday Magic fireworks, World of Color – Season of Light and many more magical entertainment offerings.

Below is a look at what entertainment schedule looks like on November 11, 2022. This schedule will be fairly consistent throughout the holidays but will have some changes based on when different groups are performing. However, major shows like the nighttime spectaculars and parades will more or less remain the same. The bolded titles are the ones that are specific to the holidays at the Disneyland Resort.

Disneyland Entertainment Schedule – November 11, 2022

Parades

  • Mickey and Friends Cavalcade – 12:45 PM
  • A Christmas Fantasy Parade – 3:30 PM & 6:30 PM

Fireworks & Nighttime Entertainment

  • Believe… in Holiday Magic – 9:30 PM
  • Fantasmic! – 9:00 PM & 10:30 PM

Shows

  • “it’s a small world” Holiday Lighting – 5:00 PM
  • Main Street, USA Holiday Tree Lighting – 5:00 PM
  • Storytelling at Royal Theatre – 10:45 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:15 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:15 PM, 5:30 PM
  • Tale of the Lion King – 12:00 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM, 5:45 PM
  • Wintertime Enchantment at Sleeping Beauty Castle – 7:30 PM & 8:30 PM

Atmosphere Entertainment

  • Disney Holiday Dance Party – 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Disneyland Band at Castle Promenade – 10:00 AM & 2:45 PM
  • Disneyland Band at Frontierland – 10:50 AM
  • Disneyland Band at Main Street – 12:00 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:30 PM
  • Disneyland Band at Tomorrowland – 1:00 PM
  • Flag Retreat Ceremony – 4:30 PM
  • Golden Horseshoe Piano Player – 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM
  • Main Street Piano Player – 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM
  • Pearly Band at Castle Courtyard – 9:35 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:25 PM
  • Pearly Band Near “it’s a small world” – 1:45 PM, 2:45 PM, 3:40 PM
  • The Bootstrappers – 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:35 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM
  • The Dapper Dans – 11:15 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:55 PM, 1:55 PM, 3:05 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM

Disney California Adventure

Events

  • Disney Festival of Holidays – 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Disney ¡Viva Navidad! – 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Fireworks & Nighttime Entertainment

  • World of Color – Season of Light – 9:00 PM & 10:15 PM

Shows

  • Blue13 Dance Company – 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:15 PM
  • Disney Junior Dance Party!
  • Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party – 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:50 PM, 4:45 PM, 5:45 PM
  • Holiday Concert featuring Phat Cat Swinger – 6:00 PM & 7:15 PM
  • Mickey’s Happy Holidays – 12:20 PM, 1:45 PM, 3:45 PM, 5:15 PM
  • Mostly Kosher at Sonoma Terrace – 3:15 PM, 4:25 PM, 5:35 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:40 PM

Atmosphere Entertainment

  • Avengers Assemble! – 10:15 AM, 11:05 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:25 PM, 3:20 PM, 4:20 PM
  • Buena Vista Street Holiday Tree Lighting – 5:00 PM
  • Citizens of Buena Vista Street – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Dr. Strange: Mysteries of the Mystic Arts – 2:30 PM, 3:55 PM, 4:55 PM, 6:40 PM, 7:40 PM, 8:45 PM
  • Five & Dime – 11:10 AM, 12:10 PM, 1:10 PM, 2:35 PM, 3:35 PM, 4:35 PM
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off! – 1:10 PM, 2:25 PM, 3:55 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:05 PM, 7:25 PM
  • Holiday Toy Drummers – 9:45 AM, 10:45 AM, 11:40 AM, 12:40 PM, 2:45 PM
  • Mariachi Divas – 11:00 AM, 11:55 AM, 1:10 PM, 2:05 PM
  • Operation: Playtime! – featuring the Green Army Patrol – 11:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:45 PM, 3:45 PM, 4:30 PM
  • Paradise Garden Bandstand – 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:45 PM, 3:25 PM, 4:20 PM, 5:15 PM
  • Paradise Garden Bandstand Presents The Wayu Band – 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:45 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:20 PM, 5:15 PM
  • The Amazing Spider-Man! – 10:00 AM, 10:50 AM, 11:20 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:20 PM, 2:20 PM, 2:50 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:10 PM
  • The Mistletoes at Pacific Wharf Stage – 3:00 PM, 4:10 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:45 PM, 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM
  • Warriors of Wakanda: The Disciplines of the Dora Milaje – 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Downtown Disney District

Shows

  • Downtown Disney LIVE! Stage Entertainment – 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM, 9:40 PM
  • Downtown Disney Presents Julian Torres and his Cuarteto Cenzontle – 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM, 9:40 PM
  • Flambeaux’s Jazz Club at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen® – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Live Entertainment at Splitsville Kingpin Stage – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The above times are taken from Disneyland.com’s entertainment guide. Some of these offerings will change from day to day, particularly at the Paradise Garden Bandstand and the Holiday Concert at Paradise Gardens Park. Phat Cat Swinger will be performing nightly from Wednesdays through Saturdays during Disney Festival of Holidays. Tina and the Sounds of Celebration! will be performing at the location Sundays through Tuesdays. Check the Disneyland website or Disneyland App for the most updated entertainment schedule when visiting the Disneyland Resort during the holidays.

What entertainment offerings are you most looking forward to experience during the Holidays at Disneyland Resort this year? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below! If you are unable to visit the parks to experience the Holidays at the Disneyland Resort, the below playlist will be showing offerings from the parks and beyond during the Holidays.

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