Walt Disney World Issues Update for New Year’s Eve; Pre-Recorded Fireworks Will Be Available to Stream on In-Room Televisions

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Walt Disney World has issued a finalized update for New Year’s Eve activities, plus park hours as we ring in the New Year. As previously issued, all parks and Disney Springs will close prior to midnight to allow for proper adherence to new COVID-19 guidelines, with no announced countdowns or festivities as has traditionally taken … Read more

Walt Disney World Surveying Resort Guests on Modified New Year’s Eve Celebrations and Experiences


With New Year’s Eve just a hop, skip, and a turkey away, Walt Disney World has begun surveying guests who are staying on-site during the last week in December for their thoughts on New Year’s Eve celebrations and experiences across the parks, Disney Springs, and at the resorts. Do note that New Year’s Eve offerings … Read more

Walt Disney World Park Hours Not Extended for New Year’s Eve, No Special Events Announced

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Hours have finally been released for the Walt Disney World theme parks through the start of the New Year, and given the year we’ve had so far, there are many looking forward to ringing in 2021. However, we’re still not in the clear of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, meaning every upcoming holiday will have to … Read more

VIDEO: Fantasy in the Sky New Year’s Eve Fireworks 2019 at the Magic Kingdom

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Before “Happily Ever After,” there was “Wishes”… but before “Wishes”, there was “Fantasy in the Sky.” This fireworks spectacular, originally developed for Disneyland Park in 1958, was the first Disney castle fireworks show, and it started out as rudimentary as Cast Members manually firing hand flares, but over time, it developed into the amazing nighttime … Read more

Walt Disney World Park Hours, Fireworks, and Entertainment Schedules for New Year’s Eve 2020


If you’re looking to bear the crowds for the sake of spending New Year’s Eve in the most Magical Place on Earth, we salute you. Spending NYE at the parks can be a crowded and stressful time, but with a good plan and plenty of patience to wait out the day, you can count down … Read more