From a Disney web site, some cool Disney Christmas Facts:
Holiday Fun Facts from Around Our World
How tall is the holiday tree at DisneyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa? How many yards of ribbon does it take to decorate a cruise ship? WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve asked the experts for answers to both of these questions and a whole lot more!
HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a look at some holiday fun facts from around our world:
- Artificial "Icon" trees can be found at the Magic KingdomÃ‚Â® Park, EpcotÃ‚Â®, the Disney-MGM Studios, DisneyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Animal KingdomÃ‚Â® Theme Park, Downtown DisneyÃ‚Â® Marketplace and Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
- The "Icon" trees range in height from 45 feet to 70 feet.
- The "Icon" trees range in weight from 28,000 pounds to 32,000 pounds.
- Each tree has more than 5,500 lights twinkling from the branches.
- The holiday trees located at the Magic KingdomÃ‚Â® Park, EpcotÃ‚Â®, the Disney-MGM Studios, DisneyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Animal KingdomÃ‚Â® Theme Park are all 65 feet tall.
- The largest base section weighs 18,000 pounds and is 26 feet wide.
- The "Icon" trees are transported to their locations by flatbed trucks and lifted into place with a 70-ton crane.
- There are more than 1,500 decorated trees located throughout the Walt Disney WorldÃ‚Â® Resort.
- Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa features a 40-foot holiday tree in the lobby. The tree glows with 45,000 LED lights.
- Disney’s Pop Century Resort features a 20-foot lobby tree that is decorated with nostalgic ornamentation.
- The holiday tree located in front of Disney’s Contemporary Resort is 70 feet tall and is decorated with approximately 77,000 clear mini-lights.
- The holiday tree located in the lobby of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is 50 feet tall with a five-foot base.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is decorated with a lobby tree, a 50-foot traditional style Christmas tree, which has an authentic African dÃƒÂ©cor. The tree is decorated with handmade African baskets, reproductions of traditional African masks and authentic African fabrics.
- The holiday tree located near the entrance to Once Upon A Toy at the Downtown DisneyÃ‚Â® Marketplace is decorated with a toy theme featuring toys from the shop.
- Overall, the Walt Disney WorldÃ‚Â® Resort is decorated with approximately 8.5 million lights, approximately 15 miles of garland and more than 300,000 yards of ribbon.
- The largest wreath at the Walt Disney WorldÃ‚Â® Resort is 25 feet in diameter. This wreath is located on the Cirque du Soleil building at Downtown DisneyÃ‚Â® West Side.
- Both the Disney MagicÃ‚Â® and Disney WonderÃ‚Â® feature a 20-foot tree and themed decorations in each of the shipÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s restaurants.
- Between the two ships there are 25 trees. Along with the terminal, this means Disney Cruise LineÃ‚Â® uses approximately 25,950 holiday lights.
- The ships are decked with 1,260 feet of garland, which sparkles with 14,700 lights.
- Each ship features 40 custom-decorated wreaths lit with approximately 6,000 lights.
- More than 3,600 yards of ribbon are used to decorate the wreaths, garland and trees at Disney Cruise LineÃ‚Â®.
- The Disney MagicÃ‚Â® is the only ship that has a holiday tree on its mast. There are more than 1,000 ornaments on this lobby tree alone.
- The holiday tree at DisneylandÃ‚Â® Park is a live white Fir, hand-picked from Mt. Shasta, California, and decorated with more than 1,200 ornaments and more than 5,000 lights.
- Overall, the DisneylandÃ‚Â® Resort is decorated with more than 380,000 holiday lights.
- The DisneylandÃ‚Â® Resort decorations include more than 4,300 feet of garland and approximately 30,000 poinsettias.
- The DisneylandÃ‚Â® Resort horticulture team uses more than 400 live holiday trees each year. These trees are later re-planted throughout the resort or donated to local organizations.
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