PHOTOS: Christmas Arrives at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort With Tropical Garlands, Trees, and More Decorations

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS: Christmas Arrives at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort With Tropical Garlands, Trees, and More Decorations

The holidays have arrived at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort in the form of garlands, wreaths, and Christmas trees throughout Old Port Royale.

Caribbean Beach Resort Christmas Decorations

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Outside the lobby building, garlands are wrapped around lampposts.

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These traditional green garlands are decorated with colorful baubles and tropical decorations like flowers and fish.

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Similar garland hangs from the porte-cochere ceiling and is wrapped around the large lantern.

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There are decorations framing the Old Port Royale sign ahead of the building entrance.

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These garlands leading to the entrance are adorned with colorful ribbons at their ends and groups of tropical ornaments in the centers.

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The design themes continue with decorations beneath lanterns inside.

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Two small Christmas trees frame the screens that display event information. The trees are topped with parrot-like bird figures and big yellow bows.

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There are pineapple-inspired decorations in the trees.

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The wall decorations have different types of brightly colored flowers.

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There are two taller trees in the bay windows of Old Port Royale.

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These are illuminated by simple string lights.

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There are large wreaths in the windows above them.

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There are big shiny baubles, wooden pineapples, faux flowers, and more birds.

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Another wreath hangs in a standard window.

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And garland hangs over the doorways.

Check out the Christmas decorations at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, too.

Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party parade float

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is on select nights through December 22. Tickets are only available for three remaining nights. During the after-hours party, guests can enjoy Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime FireworksMickey’s Most Merriest CelebrationMickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Paradecharacter meet and greets, and holiday attraction overlays. There are also complimentary treats, special menu items, and exclusive merchandise.

Olaf, Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff in Frozen Holiday Surprise

The new “Frozen Holiday Surprise” Cinderella Castle show is performed at Magic Kingdom once during regular park hours and once during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

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Disney Jollywood Nights is a new separately ticketed, adults-centric party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It takes place on select nights through December 20. Entertainment includes the variety show “Disney Holidays in Hollywood,” “What’s This? Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along,” and the “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” nighttime spectacularCharacter meet and greets include Mickey & Friends in new outfits. A Tip-Top Club-inspired soiree is held in the courtyard of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction. Check out Tom’s honest review of the event.

The roaming Merry Menagerie puppets have returned to Discovery Island at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays featuring holiday kitchens, storytellers, and the Candlelight Processional will run from November 24 to December 30, 2023.

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At Disney Springs, guests can enjoy a Christmas Tree Stroll featuring new trees inspired by “Wish” and Disney Vacation Club. A new roaming character named Douglas Fir is a walking, moving tree.

Check out the full lineup of 2023 gingerbread displays at Walt Disney World Resort.

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  • Shannen Ace

    Shannen has been a Disney Parks fan and lover of dogs since childhood, despite Pluto's attempt to eat Shannen's Minnie Mouse doll the first time they met. They've made up now. You can email Shannen at shannen@wdwnt.com.