The most magical time of year at the most magical place on earth.

By Perri Ormont Blumberg

Planning a trip to Orlando or simply daydreaming about Disney World during the holiday season? The Disney theme parks in Orlando, Florida have no shortage of incredible yuletide happenings. Here are five of our favorites:

1. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Running on select nights from November through December, this Magic Kingdom mainstay is brimming with Disney characters (and Santa, fret not), music, special holiday treats, and more.

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2. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

Billed as "An International Yuletide Extravaganza," this holiday celebration opens you up to traditions from 11 World Showcase nations from November 18th, 2018 to December 30th, 2018. Nosh on delightful fare from around the world, check out a special candlelight processional, enjoy a festive global tour, and more.

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3. UP! A Great Bird Adventure

Planning a visit to Disney's Animal Kingdom Park? Be sure to check out this exotic bird show starring characters from Disney Pixar's Up. From November 8th, 2018 through January 1st, 2019, the special-edition show will tell the story of Diwali, India's holiday festival of lights.

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4. Flurry of Fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Lights, cameras, incredible holiday action. Merriment abounds at this entertainment fiesta featuring holiday decor, a "Sunset Season Greetings" laser effects and projections show, seasonal bites, and more. The holiday offerings run from November 8th, 2018 through January 6th, 2019. And yes, there will be snow!

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5. Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

A catchy name for an evening of fun you won't soon forget, taking place nightly from November 6th, 2018 through January 6th, 2019. Part of the Flurry of Fun offferings, expect fireworks, crazy light projections, sweet treats, and of course plenty of holiday music at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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May your season be jolly, bright, and brimming with Minnies and Mickeys!