The day is finally here! Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary!
Can you believe it has been 50 years since Magic Kingdom and Epcot first open back in 1971? So many milestones have been accomplished since then, creating magic and memories for guests from all around the world.
Today, in honor of this big celebration, we want to take a look at the new details revealed about what’s in store for the next 18 months of the most magical celebration on earth!
Let’s start with new 50th anniversary merchandise, food and drinks! Starting now, you will be able to look your best while enjoying the different treats available to celebrate this special occasion.
These treats will be available at all four theme parks, Disney Resorts and Disney Springs. They look delicious!
New entertainment is also coming at the four theme parks! Starting with Harmonious and Disney Enchantment that already debuted at Epcot and Magic Kingdom Park.
You will also be able to enjoy Disney KiteTails over at Animal Kingdom, as well as, beacons of magic at four theme parks that will illuminate at night and unite with a song that will be able to be heard at four parks at the same time and celebrate Disney World 50th anniversary! You can’t miss them!
On March 1st, 2022 guests will be able to live in a galaxy far far away with Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser!
This hotel is a first of its kind vacation experience that goes beyond anything Disney has created before. Here you will become the hero of your own story during a two-night adventure traveling the galaxy in style aboard the Halcyon starcruiser and eventually making your way to the Outer rim for a planet side excursion of Batuu.
Get ready to enjoy one of Epcot’s newest attraction in 2022!
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is a family friendly adventure featuring a new type of roller coaster experience developed just for this attraction. This story coaster rotates 360 degrees as you’re always focus on the action and help the guardians to save the galaxy!
New technology is also coming next year including MagicBand+ and Hey Disney!
With MagicBand+ guests will be able to have an even more magical experience at the theme parks with color-changing lights, haptic vibrations and gesture recognition allowing you to engage with favorite Disney moments in new ways.
Hey Disney will be available at Disney Resorts making you vacation easier and better! Any question you have can be answered in this device you will find at your room on your next stay.
Take a closer look at all the new things coming to Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary directly from the experts:
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