Events at WDW for the Week of May 10 through the 17th




Only May 11th! 

On May 11, 2013, Magic Kingdom will play host to a joyous, regal celebration to officially welcome Merida into the Disney Princess Royal Court. As a part of the ‘Limited Time Magic,’ all 10 Disney Princesses will come together at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Cinderella Castle in honor of their newest member, the brave and independent Merida from Disney•Pixar’s film “Brave.”

Through May 19

20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival: New food-and-beverage Garden Marketplaces, a circus-like “Land of Oz” play area and nighttime illuminated gardens boost the flower power at the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival presented by HGTV March 6-May 19 at Walt Disney World Resort. Along with the brilliant horticulture displays, the 75-day festival includes HGTV celebrity designers, gardening demonstrations, hands-on workshops and the Flower Power concert series. The festival is included in regular Epcot admission. More info: 407/W-DISNEY (934-7639)


Through May 19

Flower Power Concert Series: During the 20th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests can enjoy the sounds of some of the greatest pop, rock and R&B hits from the grooviest decades during the Flower Power concert series. Performances are at the America Gardens Theatre on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. The concert series is included in regular Epcot admission. More info: 407/W-DISNEY (934-7639)


This week’s acts:
May 10-12: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
May 17-19: Starship starring Mickey Thomas


Starting May 17
Star Wars Weekends: A celebration of all-things-Star Wars, Star Wars Weekends returns to the Walt Disney World Resort galaxy every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17-June 9, 2013. Among the features at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: special Star Wars-themed parades, appearances by Star Wars celebrities, special additions to Jedi Training Academy, Star Wars-themed talk shows, behind-the scenes presentations, limited-edition merchandise, a nightly dance celebration and more. This special event is included in regular park admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Park Times and Attractions

Magic Kingdom
Move it, Shake it, Celebrate it! Street Party: May 10-12, 16-17: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:40 p.m.;
May 13-15: 5:40 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade (Daily): 3 p.m.
Main Street Electrical Parade: May 10-13, 16-17: 9 & 11 p.m.
Wishes Fireworks: May 10-13, 16-17: 10 p.m.; May 14-15: 9 p.m.
Park Hours – May 10-13, 16-17: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.; May 14-15: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fantasmic!: May 10, 12, 14-16: 9 p.m.; May 11, 13, 17: 9 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
Park Hours – May 10, 12, 14-16: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; May 11, 13: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; May 17: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.


IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth (Daily): 9 p.m.
Park Hours – Future World (Daily): 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
World Showcase (Daily): 11 a.m.-9 p.m.


Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade (Daily): 3:45 p.m.
Park Hours – May 10, 12, 16-17: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; May 11: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; May 13-15: 9 a.m.-6 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
May 10-11, 14-17 DJs playing hits from the 70s through today. 9 p.m.-1:45 a.m. 21 & over. No Cover.

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