Disneyland Resort in California is expected to be quite busy the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. Give yourself extra time if you plan to go, especially if you want to visit one or both of the parks on Christmas Day.
On Wednesday, December 25, Disneyland Park will be open 8:00am until midnight. A Christmas Fantasy Parade will run at 2:00pm and again at 5:30pm. There will also be two showings of Fantasmic!. It will take place at 9:00pm and again at 10:30pm. “Believe... In Holiday Magic” Fireworks Spectacular will amaze guests in the skies overhead at 9:30pm.
On Christmas Day there will be an Extra Magic Hour from 7:00am-8:00am at Disney California Adventure Park. The park will then open at 8:00am to the general public, and it will remain open until 11:00pm. Pixar Play Parade will take place at 4:30pm. At 9:00pm and again at 10:15pm World of Color will take place in Paradise Bay.