WDW New Year’s Eve Schedule

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Walt Disney World released their schedule of events and park hours for December 31st, 2007. Here is the press release:Walt Disney World guests can count down to 2008 with a dazzling display of entertainment, parades, fireworks and extended hours throughout the Disney theme parks on New Year’s Eve. Here’s what’s in store:

  • Disney-MGM Studios is aglow with the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights presented by Sylvania. Millions of sparkling lights adorn the Streets of America backlot through Jan. 6, 2008. Special New Year’s Eve park hours: 9 a.m.-1 a.m. Special entertainment includes a trio of “Fantasmic!” fireworks shows — at 6:30, 8:30 and 10 p.m. — plus a special showering of fireworks at midnight.
  • Donning hats and noisemakers, revelers can party on until 1 a.m. at Magic Kingdom with double the parades and fireworks. Guests can count down to the magical hour with the “SpectroMagic” parade at 7 and 10:30 p.m., plus “Holiday Wishes” fireworks at 8:30 p.m. and “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks at 11:50 p.m. The park is open from 8 a.m.-1 a.m.
  • A special version of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” laser-light spectacular will be presented at 7:30 and 11:40 p.m. at Epcot. Latin crossover band Papo’s Groove and the energetic DJ Indio Davila will entertain partiers at America Gardens Theatre, while the big band swing music of the Tom Butler Orchestra will fill World Showplace. Rockers can boogie down at Scooter’s dance party at the Fountain Stage, plus techno rock at the China pavilion and classic rock ‘n’ roll at the Italy pavilion in World Showcase. The park is open from 8 a.m.-1 a.m.
  • “Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade,” an outrageous street party starring favorite Disney friends, winds through Disney’s Animal Kingdom at 3:45 p.m. Theme park hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
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    Tom Corless

    Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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