The holiday cheer doesn’t stop once you leave the parks at Walt Disney World! The Most Magical Place on Earth has special festive trees, decor and displays all across property. One sweet holiday tradition you won’t want to skip is visiting all of the gingerbread displays around the resort! To make sure you see them all, here’s a list of every gingerbread display around Walt Disney World this holiday season.
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Gingerbread House
This year the iconic Grand Floridian Gingerbread House is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! This 14-foot life-size gingerbread house features over 5,000 gingerbread shingles, 20 different Hidden Mickeys and plenty of other special festive touches to keep an eye out for. Inside the Grand Floridian Gingerbread House, sweets can be purchased at the Bake Shop, which is stocked with plenty of holiday treats!
Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gingerbread Carousel
Resort hop over to Disney’s Beach Club Resort to find a life-sized spinning carousel right in the resort lobby.This carousel features themed horses decorated with chocolate, sugar and fondant. There are also 19 different Hidden Mickeys to represent the 19th anniversary this year.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort Gingerbread Castle
Have you ever wanted to see Cinderella Castle in gingerbread form? Look no further! This year at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, a gingerbread Prince Charming and Cinderella greet resort guests in front to this magical castle and a whimsical “it’s a small world” backdrop. This 18-foot tall display is located on the 4th floor concourse of the resort, and is created from thousands of gingerbread blocks, modeling chocolate and rolled fondant!
Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Gingerbread Display
In the lobby of Disney’s BoardWalk Resort, you’ll find a gingerbread display inspired by the restaurants and shops along Disney’s very own Boardwalk. The BoardWalk Bakery is the display’s centerpiece, and even has its own gingerbread Chef Mickey, along with Minnie, Goofy Donald and Pluto creating some sweet treats inside.
Disney Springs Gingerbread Display
This year, Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs is home to the shopping and dining district’s gingerbread display. Here you’ll find a miniature gingerbread version of the pastry shop, surrounded by tiny gingerbread trees. While you visit, be sure to indulge in some of the sweet festive treats found here.
The American Adventure Gingerbread Display at Epcot
In the middle of World Showcase at The American Adventure pavilion is the most patriotic gingerbread display of them all. This gingerbread creation features the Lincoln Memorial, the United States Capitol Building and a seven-foot tall gingerbread Washington Monument topped with golden Mickey ears. The patriotic display features six different Hidden Mickeys, and was created using 20 pounds of icing and 50 pounds of gingerbread.
From the World Showcase to the Disney Resorts and beyond, Disney’s various gingerbread displays are a holiday sight to see this season. So if you’re visiting Walt Disney World this holiday season, be sure to take a trip around the resort to see all of these festive displays for yourself.