Celebrate National Gingerbread Day With Disney Parks and Resorts Across the Country

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Today, November 21st,  is National Gingerbread Day and there are so many opportunities to celebrate with Disney all around the world!

Walt Disney World 

  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – This year marks the 20th anniversary of this resort hotel’s gingerbread house. A classic recipe from Austria inspires the ornaments, cookies and the house which stands 14 feet tall in the lobby. Home to The Bake Shop, the gingerbread house is the perfect place to pick up holiday treats. Gingerbread house decorating demonstrations occur daily from Dec. 1 to Dec. 25.
Grand Floridian Gingerbread House
Grand Floridian Gingerbread House

 

  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Cinderella Castle is re-created with an “it’s a small world” backdrop depicting Cinderella and Prince Charming greeting guests in the castle forecourt. The 18-foot display is crafted from thousands of gingerbread blocks.
Cinderella Gingerbread Castle at Contemporary Resort
Cinderella Gingerbread Castle at Contemporary Resort

 

  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Donald and Daisy Duck-themed horses are decorated with chocolate, sugar and fondant in this scrumptious classic carousel.
Beach Club Carousel Gingerbread
Beach Club Carousel Gingerbread

 

  • Disney’s BoardWalk Resort – A delightful gingerbread version of the resort’s BoardWalk features iconic locales such as BoardWalk Bakery, Flying Fish, Trattoria al Forno and more.
Flying Fish Boardwalk Gingerbread
Flying Fish Boardwalk Gingerbread

 

Trattoria Al Forno Boardwalk Gingerbread
Trattoria Al Forno Boardwalk Gingerbread

 

Boadwalk Bakery Gingerbread
Boadwalk Bakery Gingerbread

 

ESPN Club Gingerbread
ESPN Club Gingerbread

EPCOT

  • The American Adventure – Patriotic flair meets pastry magic at Epcot, where gingerbread renditions of the U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument (topped with golden Mickey ears!) are on display.
American Adventure Gingerbread
American Adventure Gingerbread

Hollywood Studios 

Prep and Landing Gingerbread Cupcake at Hollywood Studios
Prep and Landing Gingerbread Cupcake at Hollywood Studios

 

Prep and Landing Gingerbread Cupcake at Hollywood Studios
Prep and Landing Gingerbread Cupcake at Hollywood Studios

 

Disney Springs

  • Amorette’s Patisserie – This sophisticated pastry shop at Disney Springs dresses up its front window with a miniature gingerbread replica of itself – right down to the gingerbread trees!
  • 4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck is offering new Gingerbread Churro Balls next to World of Disney.
Gingerbread Churro Balls at Disney Springs
Gingerbread Churro Balls at Disney Springs

 

Disneyland 

  • The Haunted Mansion – Disneyland Resort turns to Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” to create a wonderfully spooky gingerbread display inside this classic attraction. A giant spider with glowing eyes hangs over the Grand Hall Table, attempting to pry the edible gingerbread mansion from its foundation as gingerbread zombies watch in amazement.
Haunted Mansion Gingerbread
Haunted Mansion Gingerbread

 

  • Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa – Disney artists, engineers and bakers teamed up on a gingerbread house that adds to the resort hotel’s festive lobby. With over 600 pounds of gingerbread and adorned with Hidden Mickeys, this grand Californian gingerbread house is on display all season long.
Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel and Spa Gingerbread House Christmas
Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel and Spa Gingerbread House Christmas

You can also try out the new Gingerbread Churro with Marshmallow Fluff in Disneyland as well.

Gingerbread Churro at Disneyland
Gingerbread Churro at Disneyland

 

Disney Cruise Line

  • Aboard the four Disney Cruise Line ships, the chef competition is on! Bakery teams are challenged to create their own individual gingerbread houses for display throughout the holiday season in the atrium lobby of each ship. Taking weeks to conceptualize and construct, each features more than 600 pounds of gingerbread dough, 200-plus pounds of sugar and 5,000 gingerbread bricks.
Disney Cruise Line Gingerbread
Disney Cruise Line Gingerbread

Aulani – A Disney Resort & Spa

  • Located in Hawaii, this resort gets its gingerbread on with “A Kakamora Holiday.” This festive display includes a chocolate tree, a Moana-inspired gingerbread hut, chocolate sleigh and merrymaking Kakamoras celebrating with a tropical twist.

Aulani at christmas

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Megan Bresnan

Megan has fallen in love with the magic since the age of four and has been unable to leave the most magical place on earth! Having completed three college programs and visiting the parks many times growing up, she's proud to call Walt Disney World her second home.

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