Walt Disney World® Orlando Special Events
Disney Wine & Dine Half MarathonSunday, November 5
How much fun can you pack into one day? Plenty when you set your course for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon. Your day begins with an early morning 13.1 mile run through the beautiful Walt Disney World® Resort. In the evening, come celebrate your great run with your family and friends at the Post-Race Party during the Epcot® Food & Wine Festival. There, you’ll enjoy entry to more than 30 Global Marketplaces at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, access to favorite Epcot attractions, Character Meet & Greets, musical performances, entertainment, and a live DJ!
Eat to the Beat Concert SeriesAugust 31 – November 13, 2017 The Eat to the Beat Concert Series is back and bigger than ever. Catch new acts like 10,000 Maniacs, Kenny G and Squeeze. And don’t miss returning favorites like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Taylor Dayne and Boyz II Men. Join us in this culinary wonderland brimming with fresh flavors and succulent sounds. It’s all here at the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival.
Entertainment and offerings subject to change without notice.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween PartyThere are even more nights to party this year at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, select nights August 25–November 1, 2017. Enjoy the magical mysteriousness of this year’s parade, the “spook and awe” of the fireworks display and a spellbinding stage show. Plus, trick-or-treating around the Park, even with allergy-friendly options—so everyone gets more treats than tricks!
Entertainment offerings subject to change without notice. Please choose costumes that are not obstructive or offensive. Admission to this event requires a separately priced ticket valid only during specific event dates and hours. Inclement weather conditions may also affect outdoor entertainment.
Star Tours – The Adventures ContinueMake the jump to hyperspace—and to a new destination from Star Wars: The Force Awakens—during a 3D, motion-simulated space flight. During your voyage, interact with many of the otherworldly characters and places made famous in the Star Wars saga. Hold on tight as you exit hyperspace to find yourself in the middle of a furious starship battle above Coruscant. Plunge into the oceans of Naboo and avoid the clutches of monstrous fish. Retreat inside the dreaded Death Star to escape Darth Vader before doing battle with Boba Fett. Plus, you’ll visit an all-new location from Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Location: Echo Lake – Disney’s Hollywood Studios® This attraction has FastPass+
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Season of the ForceA Galaxy Far, Far Away…Now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Discover new and updated Star Wars experiences that bring you closer to the epic saga than ever before. The blockbuster Star Wars movies transport viewers to a galaxy far, far away—and you can visit that galaxy at Walt Disney World® Resort! Embark on Star Wars adventures, visit Star Wars locations, meet Star Wars characters, view Star Wars movie props and shop for Star Wars merchandise. It’s all here for you to explore alongside your favorite Star Wars fans! Star Wars Launch Bay – Explore immersive special exhibits and get a peek of what’s to come in the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Discover sights, sounds and surprises that are sure to delight any Star Wars fan. Get an up-close look at replica props, models, costumes and artifacts from the Star Wars films and watch a behind-the-scenes video about how a new generation of filmmakers is crafting the future of the saga. Encounter Han Solo’s trusty sidekick, Chewbacca, for a furry photo and—if you’re brave enough—come face-to-face and encounter the dark warrior, Kylo Ren, on the bridge of his First Order Star Destroyer! Plus, join the Star Wars action when you play the latest version of the popular Disney Infinity video game—Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition—which features an exclusive Toy Box built just for Star Wars Launch Bay. Location: Animation Courtyard
Finding Nemo Musical at Animal Kingdom®The Big, Blue World on Stage
Dive right into the heart, humor and characters of Finding Nemo with this musical version of the award-winning Disney•Pixar film.
In this 40-minute show, original songs bring the big, blue world to life, along with extraordinary puppets and vibrant sets that plunge you right into the depths of Nemo’s fin-tastic terrain. Performed on a stage flanked by big bubbles, the musical numbers shimmer with wondrous underwater effects created with innovative lighting, dynamic props and animated projections.