Christmas Tree Cookie Stack at Disney Jollywood Nights
Christmas Tree Cookie Stack at Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World
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Move over, Santa Claus! The all-new Disney Jollywood Nights is coming to town. Making its red-carpet premiere at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2023, Disney Jollywood Nights puts a sophisticated twist on the classic Walt Disney World Christmas party. With themed holiday hot spots serving up yuletide tunes alongside a selection of seasonal snacks and sips, exclusive entertainment offerings, character encounters, and a healthy dose of Old Hollywood glamour, this spirited shindig puts the “tinsel” in Tinseltown.

Taking over Disney’s Hollywood Studios after regular park hours on ten select evenings between Saturday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 20, this separately ticketed special event has the makings of a holiday blockbuster. Of course, one of the highlights of any holiday party at Disney World is the array of delicious dishes and drinks on offer especially for the event, and Disney Jollywood Nights is no exception. Don your festive best and bring your appetite as we unwrap all of the yuletide treats on offer at the first-ever Disney Jollywood Nights.

Dockside Diner during Christmas at night

Enjoy Swanky Seasonal Bites and Beverages at Hollywood Studios’ Disney Jollywood Nights

Disney’s Hollywood Studios has long held a special place in our hearts during the holiday season. There’s just something undeniably charming about the flurry of retro-inspired Christmas decorations that take over the park each year. And what better way to put those holly-jolly vintage vibes to good use than with a swankified seasonal soiree inspired by the glitz and glamour of the Golden Age of Hollywood?

New for 2023, Jollywood Nights at Hollywood Studios is a Disney Christmas party with a slightly more grown-up edge, featuring everything from jazzy and Latin-inspired holiday music to a merry menu of elevated food and beverage offerings made with adult palates in mind. Partygoers are even encouraged to dress up in their finest festive attire. It’s like a classy Christmas dinner party on a truly massive scale. (Don’t worry—just like any other after-hours event at Disney World, there are still appearances by Disney characters, unique stage shows and access to popular attractions for guests to enjoy, too.)

When it comes to food, guests can expect a buffet of bites and beverages to match the event’s more upscale atmosphere. We’re talking more adventurous flavor combinations and a collection of Christmassy craft cocktails. Party-exclusive dining options are available at many Hollywood Studios restaurants, as well as a few special entertainment venues. Let’s dig in!

Holiday Fiesta en la Calle at ABC Commissary Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Themed Entertainment Areas

Along with new shows like “Disney Holidays in Hollywood” and “What’s This? Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along,” another feature of Disney Jollywood Nights is the event’s unique entertainment areas. From a lively Latin-inspired street fair to a swingin’ cocktail bar to a classy jazz joint, and all with festive flavors to match, these themed zones are the perfect places to get in the holiday spirit. Be aware that two of these are limited-capacity areas, so you may need to wait a little while for your turn to get in.

Holiday Fiesta en la Calle at ABC Commissary | Commissary Lane

  • Chicken Empanadas with Street Corn – Chicken empanadas served with a side of street corn salad topped with chili peppers, lime, and cotija cheese
  • Yuca con Chicharrón – Fried pork belly, yuca, red pickled onions, and chili pepper-lime seasoning with a yellow pepper aïoli
  • Mushroom Taco – Chili-roasted Mixed mushrooms, avocado crema, baby gem lettuce, and garnished with sliced radish (Plant-based Item)
  • Birria Taco – Shredded short rib and Monterey jack served with beef consommé for dipping
Holiday Fiesta en la Calle at ABC Commissary Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World
  • Tembleque – Coconut rice pudding with caramel rum sauce and cinnamon
  • Mexican Hot Cocoa Cheesecake – Spiced chocolate cheesecake on a chocolate cookie base topped with vanilla whipped cream and cocoa powder with a chocolate handle
  • Mangonada – Frozen mango beverage with mango-chili pepper-lime sauce and chili pepper-lime seasoning on top (Non-alcoholic)
  • Zero-Proof Piña Colada – Lyre’s Spiced Cane Spirit, coconut, pineapple, and lime
  • Oaxaca Old Fashioned – Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila, Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, agave nectar, Mexican chocolate, and orange bitters served over ice garnished with an orange
Twilight Soirée at The Tip-Top Club Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Twilight Soirée at The Tip-Top Club, in The Hollywood Tower Hotel Courtyard | Sunset Boulevard

Limited capacity

  • The 5th Dimension Royale – Teremana Blanco Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, desert pear, agave nectar, and lime juice topped with Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut and garnished with a dehydrated blood orange wheel
  • Twilight Daiquiri – Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, ube, lime juice, and a splash of shimmer
  • Sparkling Pomegranate-Apple Cider – Pomegranate-green tea topped with sparkling apple cider and pomegranate seeds
  • Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut
Jazzy Holidays at The Hollywood Brown Derby Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Jazzy Holidays at The Hollywood Brown Derby | Hollywood Boulevard

Limited capacity; a walk-up list is available through the My Disney Experience app

  • Oyster Rockefeller – Spinach foam, shaved parmesan, rocoto pepper relish, and salmon caviar
  • Crispy Duck Drumettes Spicy orange glaze, carrots, and kumquats
  • Charcuterie – House-made cured meats and accompaniments, blue cheese mousse, and toasted sourdough
  • Shrimp Cocktail With classic cocktail sauce, citrus pearls, and avocado mousse
Jazzy Holidays at The Hollywood Brown Derby Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World
  • Derby Slider – Bison and pork belly blend, taleggio cheese sauce, and fig stout jam
  • Tuna Carpaccio Mezcal pickled vegetables, salsa macha, and avocado crema
  • Pork Belly Bao – Korean BBQ, cucumber slaw, and soy vinaigrette
  • Tofu Bao Seared tofu, cucumber slaw, and soy vinaigrette
  • Drink Selection An assortment of classic cocktails, zero-proof and non-alcoholic beverages, wine, and beer
BaseLine Tap House Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Other Dining Locations

Along with Disney Jollywood Nights’ three themed entertainment areas, partygoers can also find festive food and drink offerings at many Hollywood Studios quick-service restaurants. They include:

BaseLine Tap House | Grand Avenue

  • Tuna Ceviche – Marinated ahi tuna, pico de gallo, and avocado cream topped with cilantro
  • Charcuterie Cup – Manchego, chorizo, serrano ham, pickled vegetables, olives, and toasted focaccia bread
  • Beer Margarita – Blend of Patrón Silver Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, and lime juice topped with Scrimshaw Pilsner over Ice
Dockside Diner Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Dockside Diner | Echo Lake

  • Spicy Pimento-Kimchi Dip – Topped with chives and served with fresh house-made wonton chips
  • Roasted Eggplant Dip – Topped with chives and served with warm pita bread (Plant-based Item)
  • Poutine Tots – Potato barrels topped with gravy, brisket, mozzarella curds, and chive
  • Christmas Tree Cookie Stack – Vanilla cookie stack filled with pistachio buttercream, cranberry, and raspberry jam topped with sprinkles and a yellow candy star
Dockside Diner Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World
  • Sandy Claws Hot Cocoa – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”-inspired dark chocolate hot cocoa topped with cherry whipped cream (Non-alcoholic)
  • Naughty or Nice – Crown Royal Whisky and ginger mixed with orange, cranberry, and grapefruit juices topped with fresh cranberries
Epic Eats Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Epic Eats | Echo Lake

  • Spicy Korean Chicken Funnel Cake – Spicy fried Korean chicken with pickled vegetables served on a mini funnel cake
  • Brisket Reuben Funnel Cake – Beef brisket and sauerkraut slaw topped with thousand island dressing served on a mini funnel cake
  • S’mores Funnel Cake – Giant roasted marshmallow with chocolate and marshmallow sauce, topped with chocolate curls and cinnamon cereal served on a mini funnel cake
  • Samuel Adams Winter Lager – Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and orange peel for a deep flavor and malty finish
Fairfax Fare Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Fairfax Fare | Sunset Boulevard

  • Holiday Turkey Popover – Roasted turkey and creamy mashed potatoes topped with gravy, cranberry chutney, and chives in a house-made popover
  • ‘Just the Sides’ Popover – Macaroni & cheese and savory collard greens with ham topped with cornbread crumbs in a house-made popover
  • PB&J Doughnut – Glazed doughnut with creamy peanut butter and grape jelly dipped in dark chocolate topped with crushed house-made salt and vinegar chips
  • Kermit’s Frozen Banana Bliss – Frozen banana and white chocolate with caramel swirls topped with matcha whipped cream and sprinkle (Non-alcoholic)
  • Mistletoe Martini – Tito’s Handmade Vodka and St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur mixed with cranberry juice and topped with fresh cranberries and mint leaves
Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction | Echo Lake

  • Christmas Gertie Cookie – Sugar cookie with mint icing (Also available with mint soft-serve)
Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company | Parkwide

  • Tinseltown Tini – Toast to holiday cheer with this cold brew coffee topped with Kahlúa, Grey Goose Vodka, a hint of light cream, and a dash of whipped cream with cocoa (Available at the location near The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror)
  • Round ‘Em Up Latte A merry blend of espresso, cookie butter syrup, dulce de leche sauce, and milk topped with fluffy whipped cream, playful animal crackers, and festive sprinkles; available hot or iced (Non-alcoholic; available at the location in Toy Story Land)
Market Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

Market | Pixar Plaza

  • Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls – Fried spring rolls served with a jalapeño-ranch dipping sauce and fried rice noodles
  • Frozone’s Snowball Macaroons – Coconut macaroons drizzled with blue vanilla frosting and topped with white snowflake sprinkles
  • Spiced Apple Cider – Apple cider and cinnamon with an apple chip garnish (Non-alcoholic)
  • Zero-Proof Apple Cider – Lyre’s Spiced Cane Spirit, apple cider, Angostura Bitters, and cinnamon topped with an apple chip and cinnamon rim
  • In Holiday Fashion – Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon, rosemary syrup, cranberry and lime juices, and cinnamon
PizzeRizzo Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

PizzeRizzo | Grand Avenue

  • Meatball and Polenta – Giant meatball with marinara and creamy cheese polenta
  • Olive and Goat Cheese Flatbread – Olive oil-toasted flatbread, creamy goat cheese, rustic olive and tomato spread, balsamic glaze, and lemon watercress
  • Antipasto Flatbread – Fresh mozzarella, salami, peperoni, country ham, olives, peppers, onions, pepperoncini, and marinara
  • Tiramisù Puff – Sweet-and-savory with flavors of espresso, chocolate, and a coffee-infused custard and mascarpone cream
  • Benvolio Pinot Grigio
  • Banfi Chianti Superiore
  • Peroni Nastro Azzuro Lager Draft
  • Heineken 0.0 Non-Alcoholic Lager
The Trolley Car Café Menu Options for Disney Jollywood Nights © Walt Disney World

The Trolley Car Café | Hollywood Boulevard

  • Ornament Mousse – Dark chocolate-cherry mousse

Bar Locations | Parkwide

  • Zero-Proof Gingerbread Spritzer – Lyre’s Spiced Cane Spirit, gingerbread syrup, and club soda garnished with a gingerbread bite
  • Sugar Cookie Martini – Stoli Vanil Vodka, Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur, and DISARONNO Originale Liqueur mixed with milk and sugar in a sprinkle-rimmed glass with a sugar cookie garnish

Outdoor Vending Locations | Parkwide

  • Gingerbread Bites – Gingerbread cubes cloaked with sugar (Plant-based)

Well, that’s a wrap on our Disney Jollywood Nights foodie guide. Are you planning to party it up at the first-ever Disney Jollywood Nights at Hollywood Studios? What are you most looking forward to experiencing? Let us know in the comments! Then, learn how you can stretch your holiday budget further with our discount Disney World tickets.