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Check The Calendar! Special Events and Holidays Can Make Your Disney Stay Even More Fun!

Check out if any parties, festivals, openings, or holidays are taking place during your Walt Disney World stay. They can make your vacation even more magical. (Keep in mind that some of these listings require additional tickets, reservations, or registrations.)

2019 CALENDAR

Now until Nov. 23 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Now until Nov. 4 WonderFALL Flavors at Disney Springs (Click here to see the Foodie Guide)

Oct. 7-9 98° performs at Epcot

Oct. 8 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 10 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 10-11 Boyce Avenue performs at Epcot

Oct. 11 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 12-13 Southern Avenue performs at Epcot

Oct. 14 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 14-15 Kenny G performs at Epcot

Oct. 15 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 16-17 38 Special performs at Epcot

Oct. 17 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 18 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 18 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Open in Theaters

Oct. 18-20 Baha Men performs at Epcot

Oct. 20 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 21 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 21-22 Billy Ocean performs at Epcot

Oct. 23-25 Sheila E. performs at Epcot

Oct. 24 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 25 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 26-27 High Valley Performs at Epcot

Oct. 27 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 28-30 Hanson performs at Epcot

Oct. 29 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 31 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Sheena Easton performs at Epcot

Oct. 31-Nov. 3 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend (10th Anniversary)

Nov. 1 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Nov. 2-3 Kris Allen performs at Epcot

Nov. 4-6 Boyz II Men performs at Epcot

Nov. 7-8 The Hooters perform at Epcot

Nov. 8 & 9 10th Annual Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Nov. 9-10 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performs at Epcot

Nov. 8 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 8 The Animal Kingdom debuts its new holiday decorations

Nov. 11 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 12 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 13 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Nov. 14 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 15 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 15-16 BBMAK performs at Epcot

Nov. 16 Dapper Day

Nov. 17 Dapper Day

Nov. 17 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 17-18 Spanish Harlem Orchestra performs at Epcot

Nov. 19 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 19 DCapella performs at Epcot

Nov. 20 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Nov. 21 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 22 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 22 Frozen II (Disney Animation) opens in theaters

Nov. 23-Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Week

Nov. 24 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Nov. 28, 29 and Dec. 1 Orlando Invitational (a preseason college basketball tournament) at ESPN Wide World of Sports

Nov. 29-Dec. 30 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

Nov. 29-Dec. 1 Ming-Na Wen narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Winter Opening of City Works Eatery & Pour House at Disney Springs

Dec. 1 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 2-5 Neil Patrick Harris narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 3 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 3 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Dec. 5 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 5 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Dec. 5 Opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, a new attraction in Hollywood Studios’ newest land, Galaxy’s Edge.

Dec. 6 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 6-7 Whoopi Goldberg narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 8 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 8-10 Isabella Rossellini narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 9 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Dec. 10 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 11 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Dec. 12 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 13 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 13-15 Gary Sinise narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 15 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 16 Opening of the new Riveria Resort and the new Topolino Terrace Restaurant

Dec. 16-18 Pat Sajak narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 17 Early Morning Magic Party – Fantasyland

Dec. 17 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 19 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 20 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 20 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm) opens in theaters

Dec. 21-31 Major School Holiday Time

Dec. 22-24 Steven Curtis Chapman narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 22 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Dec. 25-26 Edward James Olmos narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 27-28 Marlee Matlin narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 29-30 Lisa Ling narrates the Candlelight Processional (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m.)

Dec. 31 The Animal Kingdom will be open until midnight for Disney Resort Guests. Count down to 2020 at the Tree of Life.

2020 CALENDAR

Jan. 1-5 Major School Holiday Time

Jan. 8-12 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Jan. 17-20 Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

Jan. 17-Feb. 24 Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts and Broadway Concert Series

Jan. 17 (maybe) Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along opens at the France Pavilion, Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 opens at the Canada Pavilion, and Awesome Planet opens at the Land Pavilion.

Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day (The holiday falls on a Friday this year, which could affect weekend attendance.)

Feb. 14-17 President’s Day Weekend (some special patriotic celebrations take place at the parks on the official holiday on Feb. 17)

Feb. 20-23 Disney Princess Half Marathon

Feb. 25 Mardi Gras

Spring Opening of the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railroad attraction at Hollywood Studios.

Spring A new barn for “the happiest horses on earth” will open at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.

Mar. 4-June 1 Epcot’s 27th International Flower & Garden Festival

Mar. 6-Apr. 25 (select weekends) Festival Disney – an annual middle and high school choir, band and orchestra competition at the Contemporary Resort

Mar. 6 Onward (Pixar) opens in theaters

Mar. 17 St. Patrick’s Day

Mar. 20 Previews for Cirque du Soleil’s new show begin

Mar. 27 Mulan opens in theaters

Mar. 27-Apr. 20 School Spring Breaks (staggered between the end of March and the week after Easter)

Apr. 12 Easter Sunday

Apr. 16-19 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend

Apr. 22 Earth Day (A fun day to visit the Animal Kingdom for the park’s 22nd birthday!)

May 1 Black Widow (Marvel) opens in theaters

May 5 Cinco de Mayo (A great day to visit Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion)

May 10 Mother’s Day

May 22-25 Memorial Day Weekend

June 19 Soul (Pixar) opens in theaters

June 21 Father’s Day

July 3 Independence Day Observed

July 4 Independence Day

July 24 Jungle Cruise (Walt Disney Studios) opens in theaters

Sept. 4-7 Labor Day Weekend

Oct. 12 Columbus Day

Oct. 31 Halloween

Nov. 6 The Eternals (Marvel) opens in theaters

Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day

Nov. 20-29 Thanksgiving Week (Thanksgiving Day is Nov. 26)

Nov. 25 Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney Animation) opens in theaters

Dec. 18-31 Major Holiday Break for schools

Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve

2021 CALENDAR

Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Year

January 1 New Year’s Day

January 1-4 Major Holiday Break for schools

May 28 Cruella opens in theaters

2021 Ratatouille attraction opens in Epcot

2021 Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (a new attraction/ride) opens in Epcot

2021 Tron attraction opens in the Magic Kingdom

Oct. 1 Walt Disney World’s Official 50th Birthday

2022 CALENDAR

June 5-11 Special Olympics USA Summer Games (ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex)

May 6 Black Panther 2 (Marvel) will be released

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