Walt Disney World Is Turning 50! Here’s What’s in Store for the Big Celebration

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Walt Disney World Resort is turning the big 5-0—and there’s plenty of bday magic for the whole fam to enjoy!

Get ready for “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” at the Florida resort. Starting Oct. 1, 2021 guests can enjoy new experiences in the resort’s four theme parks. Along with the all-new experience awesomeness, the Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park will get a royal makeover. Look for new gold bunting, gold embellishments and more.

photo: Courtesy of Disney/Matt Stroshane

At night the Cinderella Castle will transform into one of the resort’s new Beacons of Magic, glowing with a radiant light display. Other resort landmarks, such as Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park’s Tree of Life, EPCOT’s Spaceship Earth and Disney’s Hollywood Studios’s Hollywood Tower Hotel will also glow as Beacons of Magic during the 50th anniversary celebration.

The Cinderella Castle isn’t the only fave park fixture to get an anniversary upgrade. Mickey and Minnie are also getting a sparkling makeover. The iconic pair will sport custom-made looks in EARidescent fabric with shining gold highlights.

“The World’s Most Magical Celebration” kicks off Oct. 1 and will last for the following 18 months. Stay tuned for more details about the resort’s plans or visit DisneyWorld.com/50 for future information.

—Erica Loop



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