What to Expect for Disney's 50th Anniversary

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July 6, 2021

Fall 2021 will truly be a great time to visit the Most Magical Place on Earth - especially with Disney's 50th Anniversary Celebration right around the corner!

The world's most magical celebration begins October 1 in honor of Walt Disney World Resort's 50th anniversary! Can you believe it has (almost!) been 50 years since Walt Disney World opened up on October 1, 1971? Time sure flies when you're having fun ;) 

And we all know, when Disney does something, they do it BIG. So this year, there's plenty of fun in store. 

It’s an event five decades in the making! The celebratory event kicks off on October 1 and run through March 2023 - that's for 18 months! and will bring something new to all four resort theme parks and beyond. As part of the celebration...


Disney KiteTails / 50th Anniversary

Disney KiteTails / 50th Anniversary


Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Pluto, Chip & Dale will be rockin' new costumes and a new color called "EARidiscent" purple and teal. These 8 pals will be the star of the shows for the 50th anniversary celebration, but Disney may have some other surprises in store - we shall see!

Enjoy the magic and stay on-site at a Disney Resort Hotel during the 50th Anniversary!

On October 1, early theme park entry for Disney Resort hotel guests and guests of other select hotels is BACK! 

This gives you the first chance to enjoy select attractions at EVERY theme park, EVERY day. You will also be among the first each day to see the dazzling decorations and EARidescent excitement. Valid ticket or pass and theme park reservation for the same park on the same date for early theme park entry is necessary. 

BONUS: Guests staying at one Disney's Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Disney Resort hotels will also be able to enjoy extended evening hours on select nights in select theme parks. Extended evening hours will begin in early October with specific dates and parks to be shared at a later time. 

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Stay at a Disney Resort!

2022 Walt Disney World Vacations Are Now Available for Booking

I know how crazy it sounds to begin thinking about booking a trip to Walt Disney World in 2022, but for those looking to lock in a date for next year, your time is now - especially with the 50th anniversary hubbub!

Only $200 is needed to book your trip, and final payment is not due until 30 days before you arrive. Disney has been and continues to be flexible with changes and cancellations. And don't forget, (modified) park hopping is back! 

Why book early?
✨ Better chances of getting preferred rooms (aka the room of your dreams!)
✨ More time to pay for vacation without stressing about costs
✨ More time to plan ahead

Changes for 2022:
✨ Park Pass Reservations still required
✨ Disney's Magical Express to end January 1, 2022
✨ Early theme park entry for Disney World resort guests
✨ No news on FastPasses or the Dining Plan yet
- we will keep you posted as official announcements are shared 

Fireworks are B A C K!

I got to see the first ever shows back for Magic Kingdom's Happily Ever After nighttime show and EPCOT's EPCOT Forever! It was suchhhh a magical moment, and just another step back to normal-ness at the most magical place on Earth! Check out some of the videos I captured from both evenings below.


🌭 Casey’s Corner is back after a year and a half closure!⁣ 

🌺 New rooms at Disney’s Polynesian Resort reopen on July 19⁣ 

🎉 50th celebration festivities kick off in October⁣ 

🎃 Disney After Hours Boo Bash begins August 10 for select nights through October 31 ⁣

I'd love the opportunity to help you and your family plan the ultimate Disney family vacation to celebrate the 50th anniversary! $200 is all you need to get your vacation on the calendar, and my services to help you make a stress-free getaway happen is completely free. 

Lets make some magic happen!


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