September

DISNEY’S NIGHT OF JOY

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September 5 and 6, 2014

This year will mark the 32nd year for Disney’s Night of Joy, where the best in Contemporary Christian music meets the excitement of the Magic Kingdom. From contemporary hits to hard-hitting, high-energy rock, there’s something for every kind of music fan Sept. 5-6 at Walt Disney World Resort.

This year’s lineup showcases a stage-load of talent on each night.

  • Friday, Sept. 5:  Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin, Matthew West, for KING & COUNTRY, Mandisa, Building 429, Matt Maher, The Neverclaim
  • Saturday, Sept. 6: Skillet, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Israel Houghton & New Breed, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Rhett Walker, We As Human, 1 Girl Nation

Single-night tickets are $59 plus tax in advance and $69 plus tax on the days of the show. There is also a two-night ticket option, which is $108 for both nights and includes a 1-day admission to one of Disney’s two water parks or DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park if purchased no later than August 5.

Tickets are subject to availability and entertainment is subject to change without notice. Night of Joy admission is a special ticket event and is not included in any other form of ticket media. Tickets are valid during specific event hours only. To purchase tickets, or for more information about the event and the benefits of coming as a group, check out NightofJoy.com or call 407-W-DISNEY.

 

FAMILY-FRIENDLY MICKEY’S NOT-SO-SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY

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September 1, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28; October 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28, 30, 31

Advance Purchase Prices: September Dates Ages 10+ $62.00 + tax / Ages 3-9 $57.00 + tax; October Dates: Ages 10+ $67.00 + tax / Ages 3-9 $62.00 + tax. Some discounted prices available.

Not-so-spooky ghosts and goblins return this fall with three extra nights of fun during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, delighting fun-seekers of all ages in the Magic Kingdom. On select nights September 1 through October 31, the Magic Kingdom will host this special hard ticket event from 7 p.m. – midnight.  Highlights include Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade; Happy HalloWishes Fireworks Spectacular; Disney characters dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes; and candy galore with treat trails throughout the Magic Kingdom.  Plus partygoers can enjoy favorite attractions including the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Visit Disneyworld.com/Halloween for party dates and prices, or call 407-W-DISNEY.

 

19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Extended to Record 53 Days in 2014 — New Dates Run Sept. 19-Nov. 10

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September 19 to November 10, 2014

Disney’s fall culinary extravaganza will arrive a week early this year and debut new flavors from South America when the 19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival kicks off Sept. 19 at Walt Disney World Resort.  The 2014 festival runs a record 53 days – up seven days from the previous 46-day event — until Nov. 10 and introduces its first Patagonia Marketplace showcasing tastes of Argentina and Chile.

Celebrated for its creative tapas-sized dishes and inspired sips, high-energy entertainment and premium signature dinners and tastings, the festival will sizzle with a variety of ethnic and specialized marketplaces. Guests can pair wines and beers with their food as they stroll the World Showcase Promenade.

Celebrity and Disney chefs will present culinary demonstrations, and beverage experts will host daily wine tastings and mixology seminars for a nominal fee.  Eat to the Beat concerts starring pop bands such as Rick Springfield and The Pointer Sisters will rock the festival party each evening. Guests can call 407/WDW-FEST (939-3378) or visit epcotfoodfestival.com for information and updates about booking premium culinary programs, dinners and tasting events such as the popular Party for the Senses.

  • September 30-October 2 — Air Supply
  • October 3-5 — STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas
  • October 6-8 — Sugar Ray
  • October 9-10 — Fuel
  • October 11-12 — Sister Hazel
  • October 13-14 — TBD
  • October 15-16 — Billy Ocean
  • October 17-19 — Night Ranger
  • October 20-22 — Smash Mouth
  • October 23-24 — Jim Brickman
  • October 25-26 — Los Lonely Boys
  • October 27-28 — Wilson Phillips
  • October 29-31 — Dennis DeYoung, original member of STYX
  • November 1-2 — 38 Special
  • November 3-5 — Boyz II Men
  • November 6-7 — David Cook
  • November 8-10 — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

The concerts, which are included with Epcot admission, will be at the America Gardens Theatre nightly at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m.