The cabin sits on a raised pedestal covered in snow, showing Humphrey the Bear stringing Christmas lights across the front. We love that they’re showing some Humphrey love as he’s essentially the unofficial mascot of the resort, and is featured at the base of the totem pole outside of Wilderness Lodge Mercantile. The front of the cabin features a bold red split door.
To the sides, you can see a Mickey wreath made out of white and red poinsettias.
They’ve set out a small Christmas tree off to the back corner of the cabin, wrapped in this year’s flannel design tree skirt.
Our favorite detail has to be Chip and Dale out by the other back corner.
These two expertly crafted critters are warming up by the fire. You can even see other critter tracks in the snow. But that’s not even the best part…
If you’ve ever had one of the resort’s famous Campfire Cupcakes, you’ll notice that it’s the same edible design, featuring candy chocolate rocks and frosting. The only difference is the pinecones. (Can’t quite put those on a cupcake.)
The hot chocolate and treat station was still being readied when we passed by. Offerings will vary by day, based on availability.
Here’s a menu of the offerings, which features a variety of sweets, plus flavored hot chocolate, mulled wine, and the option to spike either with Peppermint Schnapps, Fireball, or Amaretto Liquor for just $3.00.
Nearby signage points out all the fun facts and backstory behind the cabin, which features five hidden Mickeys.
It all makes sense now. This year’s gingerbread displays are meant to go hand-in-hand with the pin series that is debuting at each resort. A matching Limited Edition pin featuring Humphrey is available for $17.99. Chef Keith will be available today for a special pin signing from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the resort lobby.
Don’t wander off into the woods just yet! We have a full tour of the 2019 Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Gingerbread Cabin in the video below: