Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Interesting disney christmas facts...

You think decorating your house for the holidays is a lot of work? Well, the next time you’re quashing that Christmas spirit with your complaints, picture what Walt Disney World creates for the season:

* 737 decorated trees throughout property

* A wreath 25 feet in diameter adorning the Cirque du Soleil building at Downtown Disney West Side

* 10 miles of twinkling rope lights in the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (98 percent of the lighting used for holiday décor is LED)

* 150 tractor-trailer truckloads of decorations for 24 resorts, four theme parks, Downtown Disney and other locations

* 15 miles of garland strung and 1,314 wreaths hung throughout the resort

* 300,000 yards of ribbon and bows draping over Christmas trees across property

* 8.5 million lights strung throughout Walt Disney World Resort

* 11 countries dressed for Holidays Around the World at Epcot World Showcase

* A Christmas tree in Magic Kingdom with a base 26 feet wide

* One 70-foot-tall tree in Disney’s Contemporary Resort entrance lobby featuring nearly 35,800 white LED lights

* Six life-sized creations cooked up by Walt Disney World pastry chefs, including a 16-foot-tall gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa baked with 1,050 pounds of honey and a gingerbread carousel at Disney’s Beach Club Resort featuring ponies made of chocolate and fondant with giant candy cane poles

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