The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here! Friday, October 1st is the big kick-off of Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th-anniversary celebrations! We Disney addicts have been waiting for what feels like forever to get this party started and now that it’s just 2 days away the excitement is only growing. If you aren’t planning on visiting Disney World during the celebrations, you should really reconsider! There are just so many amazing and unique things Disney has planned. Here are a few of the top reasons every Disney fanatic should visit during the 50th-anniversary celebrations.
New Night Shows and Entertainment
Disney will be debuting so many new nighttime shows! Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park will be debuting Disney Enchantment, Harmonious will begin at EPCOT, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park will be introducing Disney’s KiteTails. New character cavalcades will also be added throughout the parks with our favorite characters sporting new anniversary outfits!
The Limited Edition Merchandise
If you are a collector or love Disney merchandise, there will certainly be no shortage during the celebrations! Many of us have already seen the beautiful new anniversary tumbler and Minnie ears! So many new collections are being launched, including The Celebration Collection, The Disney Castle Collection, The Vault Collection, The EARidescent Collection, and the Luxe Logo Collection! Hopefully, Disney stays on top of restocking these items because they are sure to go fast!
The Amazing Food
One of the most exciting things about the 50th-anniversary celebration is all the new and delicious food items! It’s no secret that Disney is known for having some of the best meals and snacks around, and when Disney celebrates, they go all out! Speaking of food, Space 220 has just opened at EPCOT and guests are raving about the experience! Space 220 isn’t the only new dining experience at EPCOT, La Creperie de Paris also just opened in the France pavilion! There are also special menu options at select dining locations added for the 50th-anniversary celebrations.
Not even mentioned is the fact that Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure officially opens on October 1st! It is always so exciting to try a brand new attraction for the first time! There are also likely to be plenty of special surprises throughout the celebrations. The good news is that the 50th-anniversary celebrations are going to last 18 months, so go ahead and plan that trip and be part of a huge moment in Disney history!
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