Beginner’s Guide to Disney Jollywood Nights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Have you heard the news? A brand-new Walt Disney World nighttime party kicks off tomorrow at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Disney Jollywood Nights is a separately ticketed event on select nights from Nov. 11 to Dec. 20 where Hollywood glamour meets holiday cheer. The planDisney panelists can’t wait to dress to impress, walk the red carpet, and celebrate the season with these event-exclusive offerings:

Beats and Eats at Disney Jollywood Nights

As you enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you’ll find a DJ stationed at the corner of Sunset and Hollywood Boulevard welcoming you to this glamorous holiday party. Then, get ready to be immersed in the sights and sounds of the holidays as you dance the night away at themed experiences.

Grab a bite and head down Commissary Lane for a street fair filled with lively Latin music or drop by the courtyard of The Hollywood Tower Hotel for a swingin’ soiree complete with a live band and fancy cocktails. If you’re looking for something a little more sophisticated, join the mobile walk-up list for Jazzy Holidays at The Hollywood Brown Derby. This iconic eatery transforms into a smooth jazz joint where you can indulge in light bites and elegant sips. Check out the Disney Eats Foodie Guide to Disney Jollywood Nights for a full lineup of event-exclusive food and beverage offerings.

Artist rendering of a holiday show with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse during Disney Jollywood Night at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney Jollywood Nights Event-Exclusive Shows

You’re invited to the premier of two new holiday shows at Disney Jollywood Nights! The Theater of the Stars will host Disney Holidays in Hollywood, a festive stage show with a star-studded cast of some of your favorite characters. And what’s this? A brand-new sing-along show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Join Jack Skellington on a musical adventure inspired by “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

The party wraps up with the return of the merry and bright nighttime spectacular “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” Gather around the Chinese Theater for a dazzling display of fireworks, projections, snow, lasers, and lights. The festive music and moments from some of your favorite Disney films are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

Holiday Photo Ops at Disney Jollywood Nights

While you are all glammed up in your holiday best and comfy shoes, take advantage of all the holiday photo ops at Disney Jollywood Nights – from season’s greetings with your favorite characters to festive backdrops throughout the park, and even some all-new Disney PhotoPass offerings. Digital downloads of your photos and videos from the evening are included with the price of admission, so get ready to pose and enjoy the full red carpet experience!

After-Hours Access to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Attractions

Disney Jollywood Nights is a limited-capacity event, so it’s the perfect opportunity to experience classic attractions with lower wait times. You can’t help but feel joyful on Disney’s Hollywood Studios favorites like Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Slinky Dog Dash, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, and more! Plus, there will be an opportunity to request to join the virtual queue for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance available at 8:00 p.m. for party guests on the My Disney Experience app.

To learn more about Disney Jollywood Night, be sure to swipe through our planDisney Pocket Guide: 

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