See the Disneyland Hours for December 2023 at Disneyland California. All through the month of December, Disneyland celebrates the holiday season with special decorations. The weeks with Christmas and New Years are popular vacation weeks, so Disneyland opens earlier and closes later to handle the holiday crowds.
Disneyland is open. Reservations are required and capacity is limited.
Mickey Mouse and friends are expected to host a new holiday after-hours event (called Disney Merriest Nites last year) at Disneyland Park on select nights in November and December 2023. Disney Merriest Nites is a separate ticketed event.
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Updated March 26, 2023 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures
This year Christmas day is Monday December 25 2023 and New Years Eve is Sunday December 31 2023.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Disneyland open on Christmas Eve?
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Is Disneyland open on New Years Eve?
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Is Disneyland open on rainy days?
Yes, although most days are sunny in Southern California. When it rains, the park stays open. You may want to bring a parka to wear if it is rainy, or you can buy one at the park.
All through December Disneyland celebrates the holiday season with special decorations. The weeks with Christmas and New Years are popular vacation weeks, so in most years, Disneyland opens earlier and closes later to handle the holiday crowds.
Disneyland Park is expected to close early some nights due to a separate ticket event at Disneyland Park on select nights in November and December 2023.
During the week between Christmas and New Years, both Disneyland California and Disney California Adventure parks will be open, but it is likely that tickets will sell out well in advance so make your plans early!
What are the Disneyland Hours of Operation for December? See the Disneyland opening and closing times during December in the following table. If it says "tent", that means the hours are tentative, based upon last years hours. These will be updated when Disney posts the hours 4-6 weeks in advance.
|Dec 2023||Day||Disneyland Hours of Operation||California Adventure Hours|
|1||Friday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|2||Saturday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|3||Sunday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|4||Monday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|5||Tuesday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|6||Wednesday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|7||Thursday||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|8||Fri||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|9||Sat||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|10||Sun||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|11||Mon||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|12||Tue||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|13||Wed||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|14||Thu||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|15||Fri||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|16||Sat||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|17||Sun||tent 8-12||tent 8-10|
|18||Mon>||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|19||Tue||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|20||Wed||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|21||Thu||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|22||Fri||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|23||Sat||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|24||Sun Christmas Eve||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|25||Mon Christmas Day||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|26||Tue||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|27||Wed||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|28||Thu||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|29||Fri||tent 8-12||tent 8-11|
|30||Sat||tent 8 AM-2 AM||tent 8 AM-1 AM|
|31||Sun New Years Eve||tent 8 AM-2 AM||tent 8 AM-1 AM|
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