Holiday Activities

'Tis the season to plan your holiday travel! Local guests as well as guests from anywhere around the Walt Disney World Resort are invited to experience Disney magic with dazzling light displays, special Christmas theme park events, holiday parades and more! Plus, your family will get the chance to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus as they soak up some Florida sunshine before heading back to the North Pole. And don't miss our chocolate Santa display at the Swan made from over 1,286 pounds of chocolate!

Click here for the holiday caldendar of activities!


Christmas Tree Lighting
At 6:00 pm on select nights, Mrs Claus will choose one lucky family to help her light our beautiful poinsettia Christmas tree in the Dolphin Lobby. Mrs. Claus will then invite everyone out to the causeway to help her find Santa Claus!

Santa and Mrs. Claus
Santa and Mrs. Claus along with their special Elf, Kandy Kane, will entertain guests at their special Florida tiki hut on the causeway from 6:15pm - 8pm on select nights. Get ready for big laughs and photo opportunities you will not see anywhere else.

Classic Holiday Movies
We are pleased to offer 24-hours of continuous holiday favorites. Simply tune in to channel 46 on your in-room television and enjoy a collection of holiday classics.

Pastry Decorating
Children can create their own masterpiece as our cast members help them decorate and create festive holiday cookies. Located in the Swan lobby on select nights starting at 5pm.

Santa's Dancing Lights Spectacular
Join us on the causeway located between the hotels as dancing lighted palms come alive every 10 minutes in a musical & light display designed to delight!

Holiday Hideout
Children are invited to join us between 12:00pm and 4:00pm for fun arts and crafts, XBOX 360 with Kinect, Wii Sports, coloring pages, board games, and more! Stop by our activities room located on the first floor of the Dolphin near the central elevators. (Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times). * Activities may change on select days.

Santa's Magic Key
How is Santa going to be able to deliver presents for your children? Easy! Just stop by the Concierge desk on select days and pick up a copy of Santa’s magic key to hang on your hotel room door on Christmas Eve. (Don’t worry - it only works for Santa!)

Elf Tuck-In
Invite Santa’s Elves into your room on 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, or 12/23 to read you a story and tuck you in. They’ll even bring cookies and milk to help you drift off to sleep and await Santa's visit. Includes a holiday plush toy, a magic key for Santa and a story book. (charges apply and reservations are required.) Please call 407-934-4206 for more information and to make reservations.

Children's New Years Eve Party
Children ages 4 - 12 will have the opportunity to ring in the New Year from 6pm - 1am at Camp Dolphin. Includes party hats, noise-makers, balloon drop, dinner (Children must be dropped off before 7pm for dinner) and much more! (Charges apply and reservations are required). Please call 407-934-4241 for more details and to make reservations.

Mrs. Claus' Bake Shop
Order a cookies and milk amenity to be delivered during the Classic Christmas movie from 8:30pm - 10pm. The Mrs. Claus’ Cookies and Milk amenity also includes a story book about Santa’s Favorite Resort. Charges apply. Contact Room Service for details.

Mrs. Claus' Holiday Hotline
Call our Holiday Hotline at extension 1225 to hear a recorded message from Mrs. Claus further describing all of these fun holiday activities!

Chocolate Santa Display
Stop by the entrance to the Swan near Il Mulino New York Trattoria to marvel at a spectacular chocolate Santa sculpture hand-crafted by our two-time World Pastry Chef, Laurent Branlard. Everything you see is made from chocolate!
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