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May 22 - 28, 2016


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Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
Become a sorcerer's apprentice! Merlin the Magician will teach you to cast magic spells. Then you'll be off to find Merlin's magic portals and defend the Magic Kingdom from an army of Disney Villians. Stop by the Firehouse near The Harmony Barber Shop or by Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe in Liberty Square to sign up. Daily park opening-9:00pm

A Pirate's Adventure ~ Treasures of the Seven Seas
Discover mystic treasure in this self-guided, interactive quest through Adventureland! Pick up a treasure map near the Golden Oak Outpost to begin your quest! (Each quest takes approximately 20 minutes to complete). Daily park opening-30 minutes prior to park closing.


Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky
A 14-minute fireworks spectacular rockets into the air above Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom both nights(July 3 & 4) at 9 p.m. with “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.”

Nights of Joy: September 9 & 10
Top contemporary Christian music performers headline this annual celebration. The long-running series has played to a combined audience in excess of a million. In 2016 the concerts will be hosted in great indoor and outdoor venues at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. We also have ticket options that allow you to maximize the park time doing rides and then maximize your concerts and fellowship time at night – plus you pick your park!

  • Friday, September 9 – MercyMe, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Battistelli, Crowder, Matthew West, Stars Go Dim, Zealand Worship
  • Saturday, September 10 – Newsboys, for King & Country, Young & Free, Switchfoot, Red, Thousand Foot Krutch, Timmons, Veridia

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30; October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31
A family-friendly fright-fest in Magic Kingdom featuring a children’s parade, trick-or-treating throughout the park, face painting, and more.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party: November 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27, 29; December 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 22
The event is filled with jolly holiday parades, fireworks and live entertainment.

A Frozen Holiday Wish: November 4 - January 2
Features Anna and Elsa in an all-new show on the Castle Forecourt Stage. With special appearances by rugged mountain man Kristoff and lovable snowman Olaf, the show culminates in Queen Elsa using her incredible powers to present a gift to everyone in the kingdom, transforming Cinderella Castle into a glimmering ice palace for the holidays.
6:15pm(6:00pm Dec. 30 & 31) each night(sign language Mon, Thu) and 7:30pm on non-Christmas party nights.

New Year's Eve (December 30 & 31)
Guests can get a head start on welcoming 2016 at Magic Kingdom as New Year’s Eve fireworks light up the sky on two nights instead of one. Magic Kingdom will present a jaw-dropping presentation of “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks on both Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31 at 11:50 p.m.

Dapper Dans
Barbershop Quartet on Main Street U.S.A.
Daily at 8:00(Tue), 9:00, 9:40, 11:05 & 11:45am, 1:05, 1:50 & 3:35pm
Length of show: 20 minutes
NP Casey's Corner Pianist
Tickles the ivories on the snow-white upright at this soda-and-hot-dog restaurant.
Daily at 12:10, 1:35, 2:35, 3:35, 4:55, 6:10 & 6:50pm
Length of show: 20 minutes
Flag Retreat
Join us as the Security Color Guard conducts our daily ceremony with the Main Street Philharmonic and Dapper Dans.
Daily at 5:00pm
Length of show: 15 minutes
Main Street Philharmonic
12-piece brass and percussion ensemble re-creating a turn-of-the-century ambience with tunes like "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," "76 Trombones" and "Alexander's Rag Time Band."
Storybook Circus:
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday at 12:30pm
Main Street, U.S.A.:
Sunday-Thursday at 10:40 & 11:40am, 1:20 & 2:05pm
Length of show: 20 minutes
NP Glass Blowing Demonstrations
Crystal Arts Shop (Daily)
See artisans form glass creations using furnace and torch techniques.

Character Greetings
NP Magic Kingdom Welcome
In front of the Mickey Floral at the Train Station
Daily at 8:40am(7:40am Fri)
Length of show: 10 minutes

Main Street Trolley Show
Watch these citizens pour out of the trolley to dance and sing as they welcome you to the most magical place on earth! Various stops along Main Street, U.S.A.
Daily at 8:20(Fri), 9:15 & 10:10am, 12:00pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Disney Friends visit Town Square
Daily from park opening to 2:10pm

Mickey Mouse
Town Square Theater(Fastpass)
Daily from park opening to 30 minutes prior to park closing

Tinker Bell
Town Square Theater(Fastpass)
Daily from park opening to 30 minutes prior to park closing

NP Citizens of Main Street
Meet this troupe dressed in 19th-century costumes as they interact with Guests and sometimes even sing!
Daily at 9:45, 10:45 & 11:45am, 12:45 & 1:45pm

Captain Jack Sparrow’s Pirate Tutorial
There are pirates among us! And they're looking to recruit. None other than Captain Jack Sparrow's first mate, Mack, is searching out brave souls who dream of a pirate's life. Can you swing a sword, sail the seas, and spot a cursed treasure before you plunder it? Maybe Captain Sparrow will even let you take the Pirate Oath and join his crew.
Daily at 10:15 & 11:20am, 12:25, 2:15, 3:20 & 4:25pm
Length of sets: 25 minutes
Character Greetings
Characters from Aladdin
Agrabah Bazaar
Daily intermittently 9:30am-6:10pm

NP The Notorious Banjo Brothers And Bob
Comical traveling trio includes two banjo players and a tuba player, offering everything from cowboy melodies like "Back in the Saddle Again" to bluegrass, with Disney tunes mixed in.
Tuesday-Saturday at 11:00am*, 12:20*, 1:20, 2:05, 3:30, 4:20 & 5:20pm
Length of sets: 20 minutes
*Not Wednesday
NP Hoedown Happening
Interactive parade featuring dancers and the Country Bears. Guests are invited to participate in a square dance and a line dance. Takes place outside the Country Bear Jamboree, Prairie Outpost & Supply and Pecos Bill's Tall Tale Inn & Cafe.
Daily at 4:55 & 5:40pm
Friday also 6:40pm
Length of sets: ?? minutes
Characters from The Princess and the Frog
Liberty Square Bridge.
Daily intermittently 9:30am-8:45pm
Characters from Disney•Pixar's Toy Story*
*Woody and Jessie
Exit of Splash Mountain.
Daily intermittently 10:00am-2:20pm & 3:30pm-5:10pm


Royal Majesty Makers
Led by retired knight Sir Sterling and royal etiquette expert Lady Llewellyn, the Royal Majesty Makers also include squire extraordinaire Tobias and flirtatious lady-in-waiting Bridget. They may be found in the Castle Courtyard, conducting Knight School, delivering invitations to a royal ball, leading royal dances or even playing a game of “Sir Sterling Says.”
Daily at 9:30, 9:45, 10:35, 11:25 & 11:50am, 12:45, 1:15, 2:05, 2:35, 3:05 & 3:30pm

Character Greetings
Disney Princesses Princess Fairytale Hall(Fastpass)
Anna and Elsa daily from park opening to 30 minutes prior to park closing
Cinderella and Rapunzel daily from park opening to 30 minutes prior to park closing

Merida from Disney•Pixar's Brave Fairy Tale Garden
Daily intermittently 9:15am-6:45pm

NP Characters from Alice in Wonderland Near Mad Tea Party
Daily from 9:35am(8:35am Fri) to 11:55am

NP Anastasia and Drizella
Daily from 9:35am(8:35am Fri) to 11:10am near Cinderella Fountain
Daily from 1:30pm to 3:00pm near Sir Mickey's

NP Meet Tigger and Friends near the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Daily from 10:45am to 7:35pm

Classic Disney Characters in Pete's Silly Sideshow
In Storybook Circus, meet some of the Big Top's biggest stars including Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Donald Duck and Goofy.
Daily from 10:00am(9:00am Fri) to 9:00pm

Meet Ariel in Ariel's Grotto
Daily from park opening to 30 minutes before park closing

NP Meet Gaston in Gaston's Tavern Courtyard
Daily from 10:00am to 4:45pm

NP Characters from the Disney Classic Peter Pan
Outside Peter Pan's Flight
Daily from 12:15pm to 2:40pm & 3:50pm to 5:30pm

Get down at the most heroic dance party around with a few “Super” Characters from Disney•Pixar’s The Incredibles.
Daily from 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Character Greetings - "Out of This World Friends"
Buzz Lightyear at the Carousel of Progress
Daily intermittently 10:15am-1:35pm & 2:45pm-7:05pm

NP Meet Chip 'n' Dale
Daily intermittently 9:00am-1:20pm

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Parades & Nighttime Spectaculars

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade
Begins in Frontierland
Daily at 3:00pm
Length of show: 15 minutes
A tribute to New Fantasyland, featuring nearly 100 performers telling the stories of “Frozen”, “Brave”, “Peter Pan,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and other Disney and Pixar films. Classic Disney characters like Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse highlight parade floats, some of which measure up to 26 feet tall and 90 feet long.
Sign language interpreted performances Monday & Thursday.
Arrive at least 20 minutes in advance. Stand in the area in front of the Liberty Bell replica near The Hall of Presidents. See a host or hostess. NO SEATING.

Celebrate The Magic!
Sunday-Thursday & Saturday at 9:45 & 10:35pm
Friday at 8:45 & 9:35pm
Length of show: 10 minutes
Journey to the heart of the most beloved Disney stories and characters. This amazing show magically transforms Cinderella Castle with spectacular projection effects, choreographed to a new music soundtrack. The show is full of emotion and storytelling, proving that, with imagination and magic in our hearts, anything is possible.

Main Street Electrical Parade
Begins on Main Street, U.S.A.
Sunday & Tuesday-Thursday at 9:00 & 11:00pm
Monday & Saturday at 9:00pm
Friday at 10:00pm
Length of show: 20 minutes
Brighten your night with the return of a Guest favorite, the more-dazzling-than-ever Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade in Magic Kingdom Park. You'll see plenty that's new: fun-loving Tinker Bell leads the parade, which includes festive new floats inspired by Pinocchio and Snow White.

Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! Street Party
Daily at 11:00am(not Mon, Thu), 12:30 & 5:40pm
Length of show: 35 minutes
The fun starts as a parade of giant gift boxes make their way down Main Street, U.S.A. toward the Central Plaza in front of Cinderella Castle. Everyone’s invited to follow the procession and dance along to the original song, “Party Up!” Once party hosts Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy pop up, it’s time to join in and dance with our party peeps and favorite Disney pals like Judy Hopps & Nick Wilde from Zootopia.
Sign language interpreted performances Monday & Thursday at 5:40pm.
Processional down Main St., USA with stop in Castle hub area. Arrive at least 15 minutes in advance and meet interpreter wearing a blue shirt at the Partners statue (Walt Disney & Mickey Mouse). Interpreters located to the right of the Minnie Mouse float. NO SEATING.

Wishes nighttime spectacular
Sunday-Thursday & Saturday at 10:00pm
Friday at 9:00pm
Length of show: 12 minutes
The power of a wish combines with magical moments from cherished Disney films and dazzling pyrotechnic effects to create a thrilling new story-in-the-sky fireworks spectacular. Audio CD

NP Electrical Water Pageant
Nightly at 10:35pm
Length of show: 15 minutes
Amaze your eyes during this aquatic parade of multicolored fish, turtles, whales, stars and flags. Watch as it floats by the WDW Resort hotels nestled around the Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake. Just head down to the Resort's beach area for a great view. Passing by the Polynesian at 9:00pm, Grand Floridian at 9:15pm, Wilderness Lodge at 9:30pm, Fort Wilderness at 9:45, the Contemporary at 10:15pm and the Magic Kingdom at 10:35pm.

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