Fall Events and News at Walt Disney World

Mickey-O-Lanterns Light the Night

Autumn is a spectacular (and innocently spooky) time at Walt Disney World Resort, marked by festivals, special events and nonstop excitement leading up to the holidays. On land and sea, Disney guests will find unrivaled excitement for festive family fun! Here’s a look at the exciting autumnal happenings at Walt Disney World Resort and beyond: A Spooktacular Celebration at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party This fall, the Magic Kingdom will be transformed into a home for happy haunts at {Read More}

Fourth of July Celebrations in Disney World!

Magic Kingdom Celebrates a Star-Spangled July Fourth

Guests can rock their patriotic Disney Side at Walt Disney World Resort on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day. With themed souvenirs, characters adorned in festive attire and breathtaking fireworks bursting in air, it is a magical two-day celebration to honor America’s birthday. Patriotic firework displays light up the sky the evenings of July 3 and 4: A 14-minute fireworks spectacular rockets into the air above Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom both nights at 9 p.m. with “Disney’s {Read More}

What to do in Disney World for Father’s Day 2015

Want to treat give that special man in your life an extraordinary Father’s Day gift? Well, Disney World is definitely the place to do that! Take a look at all the cool things you can line up for the special day. Wild Africa Trek This African expedition experience is just right for the dad with an adventurous spirit, and there’s no passport required. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, dad can explore exotic African wildlife in their natural habitat on a privately guided, {Read More}

New Harambe Market Brings Authentic Flavors of Africa

Harambe Market, a bustling marketplace alive with the aromas and flavors of African street foods, adds an exciting new dimension to the expanded Harambe Village experience at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World Resort. Built around a Colonial-era train depot design complete with a 1960s water tower, Harambe Market invites Disney guests to sample true flavors of Africa before or after they embark on the Kilimanjaro Safaris wild animal adventure. Four themed shops offer fresh meals, snacks {Read More}

Dont Miss the Last Star Wars Weekend of 2015!

This weekend, June 12th to the 14th is your last chance to get in on all the intergalactic fun that Star Wars Weekends bring to Hollywood Studios! Here’s what you will miss if you can’t make it: This year’s event welcomes a new show, “Star Wars: Rebels,” new locations for autograph sessions and merchandise and several Star Wars luminaries making their first hyperspace jump to Star Wars Weekends. Bringing Walt Disney World Resort guests as close to the Force as {Read More}

First Glimpse at the New “Frozen Ever After” Ride in Epcot


“Frozen Ever After,” is an adventure fit for the entire family that will take guests through the kingdom of Arendelle. The fantastic Disney storytelling combined with new technology and favorite moments and music from the film will make guests feel like they stepped into the magical world of “Frozen.” Guests will be transported to the Winter in Summer Celebration where Queen Elsa embraces her magical powers and creates a winter-in-summer day for the entire kingdom. They will also visit Elsa’s {Read More}

Welcome to Summer! 24 Hours of Magic Kicked Off this Morning!

Disney Parks "Coolest Summer Ever" kicks off with 24-hour event

Just before sunrise today at Walt Disney World Resort, Frozen faves Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and the lovable Olaf joined Magic Kingdom guests and beloved Disney Characters from Main Street, U.S.A. to kick off the “Coolest Summer Ever” 24-hour event. The around-the-clock party at Magic Kingdom, which goes from 6 a.m., May 22 to 6 a.m., May 23, 2015 marks the official start of summer. The party gets even cooler with Disney Character encounters, dance parties, special entertainment, event merchandise, cool {Read More}