The Simple Guide to Disney Planning

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Some of these experiences are included with resort stays and park admission. Many must be purchased additionally. We’re still developing this section so check back later for more information related to these experiences.

Parades, Fireworks & Evening Shows

Included in park admission

Magic Kingdom

  • Happy Ever After fireworks
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Move it Shake it Dance it Play It parade
  • Festival of Fantasy parade

Epcot

  • Illuminations fireworks — see it while it’s still there. New evening show planned for 2019!

Hollywood Studios

  • Star Wars Galactic Spectacular
  • Disney Movie Magic
  • Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away
  • March of the First Order
  • Fantasmic

Animal Kingdom

  • Rivers of Light
  • Tree of Life Awakenings

Dinner Shows

2 credits on the dining plan

  • Hoop Dee Doo Revue
  • Spirit of Aloha
  • Mickey’s Backyard BBQ

Special Ticketed Events

Additional cost

  • Disney After Hours
  • Disney Early Morning Magic
  • Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

VIP Tours

Additional cost

  • Private VIP Tour
  • The Ultimate Day of Thrills VIP Tour
  • The Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour
  • The Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour

Seasonal Events

Included in park admission

  • Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
  • Epcot International Festival of the Arts
  • Epcot Candlelight Processional

Interactive Play in the Parks

Included in park admission

  • Disney Play App (New!)
  • Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
  • Wilderness Explorers Club
  • A Pirate’s Adventure ~ Treasures of the Seven Seas
  • Disney’s Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure
  • Hunt for hidden mickeys

Backstage Tours

Additional cost

  • Behind the Seeds
  • Caring for Giants
  • Disney’s Keys to the Kingdom Tour
  • Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
  • Savoring the Savanna: Evening Safari Experience
  • Starlight Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour
  • Wild Africa Trek

 Dress Up

Additional cost

  • Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
  • Pirates League

Recreation

  • Golf
  • Spas
  • Water craft rentals
  • Resort Activities (included)
  • Disney Springs (free admission)
  • Miniature Golf (free with resort stay)
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