Events at WDW for the Week of October 18th to October 25th






Sept. 10- Nov. 1

Magic Kingdom

Halloween’s happiest haunts will reappear for 23 “spook-tacular” nights of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. The after-hours special ticket event features the bewitching “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks spectacular, “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade” and trick-or-treating around the theme park. New features this year include the debut of Jack Skellington and Sally (from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas”), along with “Monsters, Inc.” scarers Mike and Sulley hosting their own Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball. Hours: 7 p.m. to midnight. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 407-W-DISNEY.

Party dates in 2013 are: Sept. 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, and 29; Oct. 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, and 31; Nov. 1


Sept. 27- Nov. 11

Epcot: Disney chefs and beverage experts will dish up 220 different festival foods and beverages at the 18th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase, which takes place from Sept. 27-Nov. 11, 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort. With more than 25 international and specialty marketplaces, guests can indulge in a variety of authentic tastes at familiar favorites such as Brazil, Australia, and Africa, vegan options at Terra, or debut dishes from Scotland. Additional festival highlights include culinary demonstrations, daily wine tastings and mixology seminars, signature events and more. For more information, visit or call 407-WDW-FEST.


Sept. 18


Top musical acts will rock audiences with their greatest hits during the Eat to the Beat! concert series at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase Sept. 27-Nov. 11 at Walt Disney World Resort. Six new Eat to the Beat acts – The Go-Go’s, Edwin McCain, The Manhattan Transfer, Wilson Phillips, Spin Doctors and Christopher Cross — and 13 returning bands take their turn on the America Gardens Theatre stage during concerts at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. daily (subject to change and included in Epcot admission).

This week’s lineup:

Oct. 18-20: Night Ranger “Sister Christian”
Oct. 21-23: Boyz II Men “End of the Road”
Oct. 24-25: Survivor “Eye of the Tiger”


Oct. 19

Magic Kingdom: New Glow with the Show Ear hats will debut at Magic Kingdom Oct. 19 during the nighttime Wishes fireworks extravaganza. The ear hats make their Walt Disney World Resort debut Oct. 15 during the 15th anniversary of Fantasmic!, the nighttime spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Guests can wear these fun, interactive versions of the famous Mickey Ear hats to light the night in a myriad of colors in sync with fireworks, shows and each other. Each set of Glow with the Show Ear hats is available for $25 at select locations throughout the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.



Park Times and Attractions

Magic Kingdom

Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party: Oct. 18-22, 24-25: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 5:40 p.m.; Oct. 23: 5:40 p.m.
Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade (Daily): 3 p.m.
Main Street Electrical Parade: Oct. 19, 21, 23: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Wishes Fireworks: Oct. 19, 21, 23: 9 p.m.
Park Hours: Oct.18, 20, 22, 24-25: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Oct. 19: 9 a.m. – 1 a.m.; Oct. 21: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Oct. 23: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.


Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fantasmic!: Oct. 18-19, 21-24: 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 25: 7:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.
Park Hours: Oct. 18-19, 21-24: 9 a.m. –7:30 p.m.; Oct. 20: 9 a.m. –8:30 p.m.; Oct. 25: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.


IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth: Oct. 18-19, 25: 10 p.m.; Oct. 20-24: 9 p.m.
Park Hours – Future World: Oct. 18-19, 25: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Oct. 20-24: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
World Showcase: Oct. 18-19, 25: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Oct. 20-24: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.


Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade (Daily): 3:45 p.m.
Park Hours – Oct. 18, 20-24: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oct. 19, 25: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.


Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach
Park Hours (Daily): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Disney’s Boardwalk-Atlantic Dance
(NO COVER CHARGE); call 407/939-2444 for times
Oct. 18-19, 22-25 DJs playing hits from the 70s through today. 9 p.m.-1:45 a.m. 21 & over. No Cover.


*All times and dates are subject to change.