PHOTOS, VIDEO: “it’s a small world” Holiday Overlay Returns for 2023 Season at Disneyland Resort

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS, VIDEO: “it’s a small world” Holiday Overlay Returns for 2023 Season at Disneyland Resort

Shannen Ace

PHOTOS, VIDEO: “it’s a small world” Holiday Overlay Returns for 2023 Season at Disneyland Resort

It’s Christmastime once more, which means “it’s a small world” has reopened as “it’s a small world” Holiday in Disneyland Park. The attraction closed to receive its holiday overlay on October 23.

“it’s a small world” Holiday

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A “Happy holidays!” sign has been added above the standard “it’s a small world” sign.

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The clock face has its Santa hat.

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There are white garlands with ornaments on the queue lampposts.

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Though not turned on during the day, the topiary animals outside have Christmas lights on them.

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More garlands are on the Cast Member operations stands.

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A wreath with a gold boy welcomes guests into the attraction after they board.

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Inside, there are decorations for various holidays, not just Christmas.

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Standees in the first room depict Santa’s sleigh, presents, and toys.

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Doll standees hold sparkling balloons featuring angels, holly, bells, and stars. More bells are on the white archway.

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There are large snowflake flats and light-up decorations.

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Santa’s house with a mailbox is in this snowy landscape.

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A moose wears a Santa hat above a light-up wreath and garland in the Canada scene.

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There are giant sprigs of holly, golden garland, and paper garland in the U.K. scene.

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A “Season’s Greetings” banner hangs over the waterway.

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The bridge is decorated with more garlands and wreaths.

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Giant candles and gifts are on the ground around Alice and the White Rabbit.

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There’s also a Christmas tree covered in candles.

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A light-up sign on a crescent moon celebrates the incoming new year, 2024.

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Baby new year is dangling from the moon.

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Candy canes and lollipops adorn a gingerbread archway.

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Holiday greetings are in different languages, like “Vrolijk Kerstfeest,” which means “Happy Christmas” in Dutch.

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More candy flats hang from the ceiling.

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There is a pair of gingerbread men above the mountains.

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Giant fireworks appear to be going off in the Asia room.

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There are rockets with lights streaming out of them and fireworks in the sky above the scenery.

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“Afi shia pa” means “Happy new year.”

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Light-up garland is across the waterway in this area.

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There are also balls of light on the ground next to the dolls and animals.

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A glowing red archway with three bells welcomes guests into the Mexico section with “¬°Feliz Navidad!”

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A postcard reading “Mele Kalikimaka” welcomes guests into the Hawai’i section.

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Garlands made of bubbles are wrapped around the coral framing the Ariel doll.

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Lights are wrapped around the palm trees.

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Another archway once again proclaims “Mele Kalikimaka.”

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“Ho ho holidays!” Santa’s silhouette, in his sleigh with his reindeer, is above the archway leading into the final room.

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Woody has decorated a cactus like a Christmas tree with string lights.

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In the final room, a giant light-up snowman holds up a “Happy holidays” sign beneath a sprinkling of snowflakes.

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There are more garlands, and circular light-up decorations featuring elements from the previous rooms.

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Icicle-like lights dangle from sprigs of holly throughout the room.

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There are white snowflakes and golden bows on garlands.

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A globe has a group of diverse people holding hands on top of it, with doves to the sides and “Peace on Earth” on a banner.

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The final tunnel features giant holiday postcards from around the world.

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Watch our video of “it’s a small world” Holiday 2023 below.

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