thing you can always be sure of at Disneyland Paris is a
wonderful Christmas. They really do pull out all the stops for the
festive season, and this year is no exception.
Here is the full
schedule of events for Christmas 2002, accompanied by photos from
Mickey’s Winter Wonderland.
Christmas Season in
Paris starts on Saturday, November 9, 2002 and continues until Sunday,
January 5, 2003.
The Christmas Parade -
To the tune of the
famous "Nutcracker Suite" ballet, see Father Christmas and
Disney characters in this holiday favorite.
Tree Lighting Ceremony -
Daily at the Town Square, Main Street, U.S.A.
Father Christmas and the
prince-magician for the day perform the ceremony of lighting the giant
Disneyland Christmas tree.
Main Street Electrical
Parade - Nightly
Disney characters in
glimmering, shimmering lights.
Christmas Fireworks -
Explosive, festive fun
above Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Christmas Carolers -
Town Square, Main Street, U.S.A.
Right out of a Dickens
tale, Victorian Christmas carolers perform renditions of favorite
Meet and Greet with
Beauty and the Beast Characters
Join Belle and friends
for singing, dancing, and autograph sessions in Belle's Christmas
Meet and Greet with
"Santa" Goofy" - Castle Stage, Fantasyland
Goofy just being himself
and trying to make children's Christmas wishes come true.
Wonderland - Chaparral Theatre, Frontierland
Mickey, Minnie and their
friends have found the ideal place for happy winter holidays. There's
skating and lots of fun in the snow.
Le Noel de Mickey Show -
Fantasy Festival Stage, Fantasyland
Mickey and his friends
invite everyone, young and old, to a Christmas in his home full of
magic and surprises.
Look through the eyes of
a child, enjoy the magical scenes, and prepare yourself for a journey
into a wonderful world of light, spectacular decorations, and fabulous
The Magical World of
Tinker Bell - Disney’s Newport Bay Hotel
All aboard the luxury
cruise ship, the HMS Newport. You're invited to be a guest on a
magical tour around the world! Put on your cha cha heels and join
Tinker Bell, Mickey, Minnie, and your favorite Disney friends in an
all-singing, all-dancing tribute to African rhythms, Irish jigs, South
American samba, and Russian folk dancing.
Christmas – Disney’s Hotel New York
Both young and old will
enjoy an enchanting evening with the Disney characters.
Time Square Dinner Party
– Disney’s Hotel New York
The evening will be lead
by a disc jockey who will keep you dancing until the early hours of
the New Year. Disney characters will be there, too!
Dinner Dance at the
Pavilion - Discoveryland
Enjoy a buffet of
appetizers, main dishes, cheese, and desserts with wine included, then
dance in the New Year to the sound of an orchestra before enjoying the
fireworks in the park.
The Enchanted Christmas
Ball - Main Street, U.S.A., Discoveryland & Fantasyland
For one night only on
Monday, December 2, Disneyland becomes the home of a holiday party
that celebrates the joy of the Christmas. Join Beauty and the Beast
for an evening of special entertainment.
The night commences with
a procession, featuring Disney prince and princess couples in
horse-drawn carriages on Main Street. In Fantasyland, medieval jokers
bringing fun and laughter. A Christmas Ball takes place in Videopolis,
can see, it’s a busy time at Disneyland Paris over the
Christmas period. But don’t forget to wrap up warm because here in
Disneyland Paris, the snow on Main Street can be real.