In this artist rendering, Cinderella Castle becomes a Beacon of Magic in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary beginning Oct. 1, 2021, the castle and other icons at each Walt Disney World theme park will come to life at night with their own EARidescent glow. (Disney)
BREAKING: “The World’s Most Magical Celebration”, Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Begins October 1st, 2021 and Will Last 18 Months
On Oct. 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream. In the five decades since, the vacation destination continued to expand with new stories and characters and adventures to cherish for a lifetime. And now with a major milestone approaching, guests can share in “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” beginning Oct. 1, 2021, in honor of the resort’s 50th anniversary.
Walt Disney World Resort will throw “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” in honor of their 50thanniversary, bringing new experiences to all four theme parks and beyond. This milestone is such a big deal, Disney even coined a new word – “EARidescence” – to describe what Guests will see when they visit. Disney teams are creating all sorts of new decorations that will shimmer and sparkle all day and into the night.
Guests will also want to keep an eye out for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, who will have sparkling new looks for the celebration. As hosts of the event, they’ll be dressed for the occasion in custom-made fashions of EARidescent fabric with gold highlights.
We’ll have more to share about the plans for this 18-month long “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” in the future as Disney ramps up to the big day on October 1st!