Can you believe that at this time next week, all this hustling and bustling in preparation for Christmas will be over? We all have our own ways of preparing for the special holiday. For example, every year I spend about 3 hours, at least, perfecting my Christmas Village. And on Christmas Eve, we host our family with dinner. While my siblings and I are all in our 20’s now, we still spend Christmas Eve together, sleeping at our parents house.
There are also some special Christmas traditions at Walt Disney World. The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Hollywood Studios. Epcot’s Candlelight Procession. And of course, the building of the ginormous, 16-foot tall Gingerbread House located at the Grand Floridian.
But here are some astounding numbers that sum up part of what makes it a Winter Wonderland at Walt Disney World:
- It takes 150 semi-trailer truckloads full of decorations to decorate 24 resorts, 4 theme parks, Downtown Disney and other Disney ® locations.
- There are an astonishing 1,300 decorated trees throughout property.
- The 70-foot-tall tree in Disney’s Contemporary Resort entrance lobby features nearly 35,800 white LED lights
- 15 miles of garland strung and 1,314 wreaths hung throughout the World Disney World ®.
- There are 300,000 yards of ribbon and bows hung on Christmas trees throughout the property.
- 10 miles of twinkling rope lights go into the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios ®.
- A total of 8.5 million lights light up Walt Disney World Resort ®.
- Magic Kingdom ® proudly displays a Christmas tree with a base 26 feet wide.