Holiday Celebrations

This is a repository of past holiday entertainment

January

Scottish Heritage Celebration

Join us in Showcase Plaza for a demonstration of Scottish music and dance Sunday, January 18 at 11:45AM, 1:00 & 2:35PM Also featured will be The Royal Stuart Highlanders Pipes & Drums at 3:40PM

February

Chinese New Year

Come celebrate the arrival of the "Year of the Snake" Tuesday and Wednesday with exciting live entertainment, including the "Lion Dance" and a special fireworks display. Stop by the Kidcot Funstop location for a special activity. Check out the special menu items at the Nine Dragons Restaurant for the New Year.

March

St. Patrick's Day

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, March 17, with special children's activities, themed decorations and green beer. Live entertainment will include storyteller Darby O'Gill and folk dancing by the Butler School of Irish Dance.

April

Easter Sunday

United Kingdom - Maze Garden Hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny, this Easter experience combines the fun of an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt (ages 3-9), with the fast-paced excitement of an Easter Egg Relay (ages 8-12). A smaller egg hunt area will be provided for children under 3 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be available for photo and autograph opportunities. Activities occur every ten minutes from 11:00am-3:40pm.
Future World East - Innoventions East Garden Children ages 3-9 are invited to experience an exciting Easter Egg Hunt while children of all ages are invited to participate in Easter activities such as bunny ring toss and Easter egg bean bag toss. Activities occur every fifteen minutes from 10:00am-4:00pm.
Please visit the locations to check in and for more details. Space is limited.

Celebrate Italy Liberation Day: April 25 (from 2012)
This celebration commemorates the liberation of Italy by Allied troops in the Second World War. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience where you will explore Italy and discover some interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

May

Celebrate Japan Children's Day

May 5 is Children's Day in Japan, when families celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience where you will explore Japan and discover some interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Celebrate Norway Constitution Day May 17
May 17 is Constitution Day in Norway, when schoolchildren and citizens throughout the country join in parades to celebrate Norway becoming an independent nation. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience where you will explore Norway and discover some interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

June

July

Celebrate Canada Day, July 1

On July 1, Canada celebrates the birth of a new nation. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore Canada and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Celebrate Independence Day, July 4

Participate in a Discovery Experience to explore The American Adventure and learn interesting facts. Receive an award certificate upon completing the activity. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Tanabata Star Festival

Join us July 7 in Japan for a celebration of the Tanabata Star Festival. Activities for children will be offered at our Celebration Station from 11:00am to 5:00pm

Celebrate Bastille Day July 14

On July 14, France commemorates the storming of the Bastille marking the beginning of the French Revolution. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore France and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

August

September

Mexico Independence Day September 16

On September 16, Mexico celebrates its independence. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore Mexico and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

October

China National Day October 1

On October 1, China celebrates this national holiday. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore China and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

German Reunification Day October 3

On October 3, Germany celebrates this national holiday. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore Germany and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Celebrate Eid al-Adha Day October 7

On October 7, participate in a Discovery Experience to explore Morocco and learn interesting facts. Receive an award certificate upon completing the activity. Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Halloween

Join us Tuesday (October 31) as we celebrate this spooky holiday with fun kid's activities at The Land, Mexico, The American Adventure and the United Kingdom Kidcot Fun Stop activity centers. In addition, storytellers will appear at the following locations:

At The American Adventure, Scarecrow will tell the story of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

At the United Kingdom, Durdles the Gravedigger will tell traditional English ghost stories.

At Mexico, El Muerte will tell the traditional story of the "Day of the Dead."

And while at The American Adventure, don't miss the Disney Characters dressed as ghosts.

November

Guy Fawkes Day, November 5

On November 5, the United Kingdom celebrates Guy Fawkes Day, also known as Bonfire Night and Fireworks Night. We invite you to participate in a Discovery Experience to explore the United Kingdom and discover interesting facts about the country. Receive an award certificate upon completing the experience. All ages welcome! The Discovery Experience will be offered from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Kidcot Fun Stop station.

Morocco Independence Day

November 18 from 11:00am to 5:30pm

Pilgrim Story Teller

Dr. Patricia Stanford will present shows complete with slides, fascinating stories, and surprises for the children, in the American Adventure Blue Room.
Thanksgiving Day

The Chickahominy Dancers

The Chickahominy Tribal Dancers will perform traditional Native American dances near the Rose Garden.
Thanksgiving Day

December

New Year's Eve Entertainment

Kwanzaa Storyteller

American Adventure Blue Room

Hanukah Storyteller

American Adventure Blue Room

Preview The Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights(Disney/MGM Studios)

Christmas Entertainment