Events at Walt Disney World for the Week of November 21st to 28th
November 27th to 30th
ESPN Wide World of Sports: Eight of the top men’s college basketball teams in the country will compete in the Orlando Classic over Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 27, 28 & 30, at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The 2014 Orlando Classic features 12 games over the three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracket-tournament format. The two teams that remain undefeated throughout will face off in the championship game Sunday, Nov. 30. For more information, visit www.espnevents.com/orlando-classic
New for 2014!
Magic Kingdom: New this year, Queen Elsa from “Frozen” will use her incredible powers to transform Cinderella Castle nightly beginning Nov. 5 into a glistening ice palace for the holidays — thanks to a special effects spectacle bathing the castle in 200,000 shimmering white lights. Magic Kingdom guests are treated nightly to the dramatic “Castle Dream Lights” and “A Frozen Holiday Wish” stage show.
November 7th to December 19th
Magic Kingdom: On select nights from Nov. 7 – Dec. 19, 2014, guests with tickets to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, a special, after park hours event, can enjoy for the first time Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf from “Frozen” joining the festive procession, “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” along with a flurry of skaters, skiers and ice cutters from the Kingdom of Arendelle. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party also presents a night of holiday splendor with lively stage shows featuring Disney characters in their holiday best, Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season nighttime fireworks spectacular, a unique holiday parade and favorite holiday traditions including complimentary cookies and hot cocoa, and snow flurries on Main Street, U.S.A.. Tickets for this event may be purchased online at WaltDisneyWorld.com or by calling 407/WDW- 7679.
November 7th to January 4th
Disney’s Hollywood Studios: The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights features millions of dancing lights, plus animated displays and 3-D effects perfectly synchronized to electrifying holiday tunes amidst snowfall. The rich tradition takes place on the Streets of America, dazzling guests from November 7, 2014 – January 4, 2015.
Epcot: Candlelight Processional is one of the most beloved holiday traditions Walt Disney World Resort, with the joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator,
accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and glorious mass choir. Among new celebrity narrators this year is Jonathan Groff, who voiced the rugged mountain man Kristoff in
“Frozen.” Candlelight performances are at 5, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. at America Gardens Theatre. (Show times on December 7 are 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. only) Processional is included
with Epcot admission. Guests also can purchase a Candlelight Dining Package for select nights, which includes a delicious meal, guaranteed seating for Candlelight Processional
and a pre-arranged location for IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth viewing.
This week’s narrator:
11/28 – 11/29: Jodi Benson
Park Events and Times
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade (Daily): 3 p.m.
Main Street Electrical Parade: Nov. 22-28: 9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
“Wishes” Fireworks: Nov. 22-28: 10 p.m.
Park Hours: Nov. 21: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Nov. 22, 23, 25-28: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Nov. 24: 9 a.m. – 1 a.m.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fantasmic!: Nov. 22-28: 6:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Park Hours: Nov. 21-23: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Nov. 24-28: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth: Nov. 21-27: 9 p.m.; Nov. 28: 9:30 p.m.
Park Hours – Future World: Nov. 21-27: 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Nov. 28: 9 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.
World Showcase: Nov. 21-27: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Nov. 28: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Park Hours – Nov. 21: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Nov. 22: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Nov. 23-28: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.;
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Park Hours (Daily): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Disney’s Boardwalk-Atlantic Dance
Nov. 21-22, 25-28 DJs playing hits from the 70s through today. 9 p.m.-1:45 a.m. 21 & over. No Cover.