Santa Claus is Coming to Hollywood Studios; Star Wars to Ring in the New Year

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In addition to the all-new Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam! nighttime spectacular, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be revamping a bit of their holiday lineup in 2016 in the wake of the the removal of the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights.

Santa Claus will meet guests on Sunset Boulevard, PHOTOS.BURNSLAND.COM
Santa Claus will meet guests on Sunset Boulevard, PHOTOS.BURNSLAND.COM

A new Santa Claus meet and greet will be setting up shop in the Once Upon a time store, just underneath the famous Carthay Circle facade. Santa will greet guests 11/14 through 12/24. Santa Goofy will stand in for Santa December 25th through 31st, 2016.

While Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! will replace Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, even through the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the Star Wars show will return on December 31st to ring in the new year.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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