• On Sep 12, 2018
    Kristine from MA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi do we have any idea about NYE fireworks yet?

    Welcome to the Moms Panel, Kristine! Ringing in a New Year at Walt Disney World Resort is an experience like no other! The fireworks and nighttime spectaculars are AMAZING!

    We don't currently have information about all the programming for New Year's Eve. That said, we expect to see many celebratory activities, parades and New Year's Eve fireworks at the Disney Parks. For example, Magic Kingdom Park usually delivers the 360 degrees fireworks extravaganza Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks Spectacular. Epcot generally shows an extended version of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth with countdown and special pyrotechnics. Disney's Hollywood Studios typically presents Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! and then Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular just after midnight.

    If you are looking for unique experiences outside of the theme parks, look no further than the New Year's Eve Celebrations at Disney's Contemporary Resort! You may choose from family-friendly offerings such as, the Pixar Party: A New Year's Eve Celebration and Disney Countdown to Midnight. Both include the option to purchase VIP access to the Ink & Paint Club (suggested for adults without kids). Either way you might find yourself singing a few lines of "Auld Lang Syne" at some point during the evening.

    If you plan to visit one of the Disney Parks on New Year's Eve, I strongly recommend arriving early and staying until closing time. Parks tend to fill-up very quickly on New Year's Eve, and once they reach capacity no further admittance is allowed. I also suggest visiting Epcot on December 31, 2018. This theme park rarely closes due to capacity, as it easily absorbs greater numbers of Guests.

    Ritzy ºOº
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People describe my love for Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line as intoxicating and contagious! My family fell in love with the Disney Magic aboard our first Disney cruise with Captain Mickey in 2006. I personally love to spread pixie dust, as I truly enjoy sharing my Disney experience with everyone! Learn More About Ritzy

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