People have until Spring 2023 to experience the World's Most Magical Celebration at the four Disney World theme parks for their 50th anniversary. From wonderful and new entertainment options, dust-covered pixie Beacons of Magic, and food worth celebrating to stunning merchandise and unique lodging options, people will have so much to do when hitting the Walt Disney World's 50th-anniversary celebrations. Experiencing all of the attractions and activities altogether will never be possible. However, visitors to the park can plan their trip in such a way to try the most exciting and iconic action going on. This is why they are recommended to spend at least four days to make the most out of the festivities. Here's a guide for visiting Disney during its 50th anniversary.
Here's What To Do During The First Day When Hitting Disney For The 50th Anniversary
When reaching Walt Disney World to experience the beautiful celebrations, the first thing to do is to attend the new nighttime spectacular at Magic Kingdom. This is where they will go through a journey filled with wonder, adventure, and empowerment when attending Disney Enchantment. People will have the chance to meet characters from Coco, Onward, Soul, Raya and the Last Dragon, and other newer films, in addition to favorites from classic stories. The Disney Enchantment also features a spectacular fireworks show along with the magical effects of Cinderella Castle that extend down to Main Street, USA, for the first time ever.
- Times: The Disney Enchantment show starts at 9:00 PM.
- Duration: 15 minutes.
Those who reached early during the day can attend the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, where they can celebrate the spirit of the park where Magic Kingdom comes alive with dance and music.
- Times: The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade runs between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
- Duration: 12 minutes.
Magic Kingdom is home to the most festivities at Disney. Thus, this theme park will remain crowded most of the times. People who don't believe the shows are a must for them to attend can instead benefit from these times by hopping on some iconic rides.
What To Do At EPCOT During The Second Day Spent At Disney
The largest Disney Park nighttime spectacular ever created is taking place at Disney's EPCOT for the park's 50th-anniversary celebrations. Harmonious features familiar Disney tunes that celebrate how the entertainment giant's music inspired people worldwide. A diverse group of artists reinterprets the tunes during this spectacular, where attendees can hear their favorites in the languages of the origins of the artists.
- Times: Harmonious takes place at 9:00 PM.
- Duration: 20 minutes.
EPCOT features several new attractions which people should try when spending the day at the stunning theme park. These include the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, which launches on May 27, 2022, and Play! Pavilion, where people can connect with their family, friends, and beloved Disney characters by joining an interactive city bursting with activities, games, and various experiences.
- Where to eat: People are recommended to dine at EPCOT's new Space 220 restaurant, which consists of a stellar space station offering a view into outer space. As for those who love crepes, they can try these at La Crêperie de Paris, located alongside Remy's Ratatouille Adventure.
Join The 50th Celebrations At Disney's Animal Kingdom On Day 3
When visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park, people must attend Disney KiteTails, a new daytime show that takes place at the Discovery River Amphitheater. It runs several times a day and features performers flying kites and windcatchers of all sizes and shapes. There are also larger three-dimensional kites showing Simba, Baloo, Zazu, King Louie, and other Disney animal friends. All of these take place along with magical Disney songs. People will also enjoy the all-new EARidescent flotilla. This is where they will have the chance to meet their favorite characters on Discovery River.
- What to eat: There are many new foods and drinks to try at Disney's Animal Kingdom, including the Ice Cream Sandwich and EARidescent firefly mocktail. People can check the full menu for the park's 50th anniversary on the My Disney Experience mobile app.
Let The Adventure Begin At Disney's Hollywood Studios On Day 4
People visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World will enjoy various attractions, including Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, Droid Depot, and more. Visitors must also not forget to attend the 2-night adventure, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.
During the World's Most Magical Celebration, it is a must to watch the stunning Beacons of Magic every night at Disney's four theme parks. This is not to forget about the Electrical Water Pageant 50th addition, a must-watch at the park.