Christmas Decorations at Walt Disney World Hotels (2018)

If you want to see what Christmas looks like at the different Disney resorts, then this is the post for you! Join us for a photo tour of the Christmas highlights from the resorts of Disney World!

Christmas at the Disney Deluxe Resorts

We’ll start with the deluxe resorts, which feature some of the most impressive decorations (including a few magnificent trees)!

Christmas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Tree at Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House.

Other decorations at Jambo House.

Tree & Decorations at Animal Kingdom Lodge — Kidani Village

We’ve previously reviewed Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House and club level at Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Christmas at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Tree at Polynesian…

Decorations at Polynesian…

We previously reviewed Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort!

Christmas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Grand Floridian features the walk-in (for Cast) Gingerbread House, which sells a variety of holiday items.

Grand Floridian also has a grand Christmas tree…

And some holiday treats…

Christmas at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Beach Club features the Gingerbread Carousel, now in its 19th year!

The resort also has a variety of other decorations, including several small trees.

Christmas at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Yacht Club has a beautiful featured tree.

Other decorations at Yacht Club…

We recently reviewed Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and the Regatta Club (Club Level) at Yacht Club.

Christmas at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

BoardWalk Inn has an outdoor tree (on the lawn, Boardwalk side).

There is also the featured item, a gingerbread Boardwalk

And a few other holiday touches…

Read our review of BoardWalk Inn and it’s club level, the Innkeeper’s Club.

Christmas at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Contemporary has a variety of decorations.

The featured item at Contemporary is a gingerbread Cinderella Castle, which is placed alongside some Christmas merchandise.

Christmas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The Wilderness Lodge tree is one of most impressive—if not the most impressive—at Walt Disney World.

Wilderness Lodge is one of Walt Disney World’s most beautiful resorts—particularly at Christmas.

Christmas at Disney Moderate Resorts

The moderate resorts are no slouches!

Christmas at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Caribbean Beach has a pair of small trees in its lobby.

And other decorations…

We recently reviewed Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

Christmas at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort — French Quarter

French Quarter has some of our favorite decorations.

A pair of trees adorn the entry.

We recently reviewed Disney’s Port Orleans Resort — French Quarter.

Christmas at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort — Riverside

Riverside has a feature tree in its anteroom.

The resort is also beautifully decorated.

We recently reviewed Disney’s Port Orleans Resort — Riverside.

Christmas at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Coronado’s tree sits at the end of the lobby.

And some other touches are throughout the resort.

Christmas at Disney Value Resorts

Christmas at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort

The All-Star Resorts each have a feature tree in the lobby, a secondary tree in the food court, and various pieces of garland / wreaths throughout the main buildings.

Christmas at Disney’s All-Star Music Resort

You can read our review of All-Star Music here.

Christmas at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

Pop Century and Art of Animation coming soon!

Christmas at Fort Wilderness Resort

Fort Wilderness Resort has truly unique Christmas decorations, as it’s really guests who do most of the decorating here. But first, here’s some photos of what Disney puts up.

Those touches are delightful, but if you can make time, it’s worth exploring Fort Wilderness to see guests decorations, as they really go all out.

Learn More About The Holidays at Walt Disney World

Want to learn more about Christmastime at Walt Disney World? For starters, we've got a Guide to Christmas at Walt Disney World, which introduces you to everything you need to know.

Need more specifics? You'll want to read about the park that gets the most Magical decorations in our post on Christmas at Magic Kingdom. You'll also want to read about Flurry of Fun—the Christmas celebration at Hollywood Studios—and the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays.

But the flaghsip event of the season is Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party—and our guide has you covered with everything you need to know. Or check out the quick version in our 12 Tips for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

Last but not least, let's not forget that the celebrations don't stop at the parks! You can visit our post on Christmas decorations at the Disney World hotels to see how even the hotels get into the spirit!

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