Are you are ringing in the New Year at the Walt Disney World Resort? Here’s a reminder of some of the magical ways you can welcome in 2015!
Countdown at Magic Kingdom Park
The new year kicks off with fireworks galore at Magic Kingdom Park. Along with “Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season,” you can enjoy “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks, capped off with a breathtaking musical show. This special fireworks display will be presented on Dec. 30 and Dec. 31, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.
New Year’s Around the Globe at Epcot
All across World Showcase at Epcot, guests can explore each countries’ traditions at participating pavilions – including Morocco, Italy, China, France, the United Kingdom and the USA – as they soak up the sounds of favorite bands and DJs.
Plus, World Showcase promenade is the place to be as IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth lights up the sky with a message of peace and goodwill. Two showings of this nighttime spectacular will take place on New Year’s Eve, at 6 p.m. and 11:40 p.m.
Celebrate at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Guests of all ages will enjoy the fabulous family-style fun and entertainment that New Year’s Eve unreels at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Come nightfall on Dec. 31, 2014, the “rake and roll” cover band Mulch, Sweat and Shears takes the stage for a set of iconic songs.
And, as midnight approaches, the evening ignites into an amazing shower of shimmering light. Guests can watch in wonder as majestic fireworks glitter, glisten and inspire awe in one and all.
Dining and Entertainment at Downtown Disney
If you wish to enjoy New Year’s Eve at Downtown Disney, please remember, as in previous years, there are no fireworks displays.
However, there are a variety of exciting offerings to enjoy this year at Downtown Disney, including special New Year’s Eve food and beverage tents, merchandise stands and entertainment. Guests can also enjoy dining experiences, movies, bowling, Cirque du Soleil, shopping and more. Or, they can explore some of the newest offerings including the Food Trucks at Exposition Park and the flagship Starbucks location at Downtown Disney West Side, as well as the Marketplace Co-Op at the Downtown Disney Marketplace.
If you are arriving in your own vehicles, please follow signs to available parking, which may be located adjacent to the Downtown Disney area. It is recommended that guests arrive at least 60 minutes in advance of all reservations and planned activities. If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, it is recommended that you use complimentary transportation, as parking may be limited.