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
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.