Bring Dreams to Life at the Walt Disney World® Resort

Experience a truly magical vacation destination at Walt Disney World® Resort. The magic abounds at four incredible theme parks, two thrilling water parks, the Downtown Disney® Area shopping, dining, and entertainment District, a state-of-the-art sports complex, dozens of family-friendly recreation options, and over 20 Themed Resort Hotels.

Walt Disney World® Resort Tickets

 Save up to 25% on rooms

Save up to 25% on rooms at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays stays select nights October 4 – December 23, 2015 when you book by September 18.

Add your Disney Magic Your Way® Theme Park Tickets now and you can reserve your Disney FastPass+ experiences before you leave home!

With so many exciting experiences at all four Theme Parks, there is something for everyone at Walt Disney World® Resort. Ride the newest attraction at the Theme Parks aboard the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom® Park. Speed through the Himalayan mountains on Expedition Everest® at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Or, sing along to favorite Frozen songs—and see Characters from the movie make special appearances—during For the First Time In Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.

Plus, with so many great seasonal events, fall and winter are wonderful times to visit. Embark on a culinary adventure during the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015 or during the holiday season, enjoy favorite Disney traditions including the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.

Disney Resort Hotel Benefits

As a Guest staying in a Disney Resort hotel, you're entitled to remarkable benefits that help you save time and money and experience more magic all around!

  • Complimentary Disney's Magical Express® Service:  When you reserve Disney's Magical Express, you can begin your vacation the moment you step off the plane. Bypass baggage claim and avoid the inconvenience and cost of driving or finding ground transportation. With this special benefit of staying at select Disney Resort hotels, get from the airport to your accommodations in comfort and have your bags delivered directly to your room. You'll also enjoy a complimentary ride back to Orlando International Airport on the day you check out of your Disney Resort hotel. 

  • Complimentary MagicBands - Use your all-in-one MagicBand to access Disney theme parks, unlock your Disney Resort hotel room, check-in at the Disney FastPass+ entrance for attractions and entertainment you selected, make payments at shops and restaurants and link Disney PhotoPass photos to your Disney account. Plus, as a Disney Resort hotel Guest, you can personalize your MagicBand with your name and choice of 7 iconic colors.

  • Complimentary parking & Transportation – there is no charge to park your car at the Disney Resort Hotels (except valet), and you get complimentary transportation throughout Walt Disney World Resort—including transportation to and from Disney Theme Parks and Disney Water Park.

  • Extra Magic Hours - Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels enjoy extra time in the parks before they open and after they close! 

  • Unique Entertainment and incredible Disney service. From hotels where you can splash down a pool slide to hotels where you can watch a movie under the stars, you're sure to find something fun for everyone to enjoy!

  • Complimentary Wi Fi – Stay connected with convenient, wireless high-speed Internet access in Guest rooms, at select restaurants and around most public spaces.

Walt Disney World® Theme Parks

The four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks make the real world seem far away, and make-believe as real as the smile on your face. They are the places where innocence is reborn, memories are made, and fun, imagination and excitement surround the young, and young at heart.

Escape to Disney's Water Parks for fun in the sun! Snorkel with sharks, plunge down rushing rapids, glide down lazy rivers and more!

Walt Disney World® Theme Parks

The Walt Disney World® Resort celebrates many special events all year round that the entire family will enjoy. Embark on a tour around the world in Epcot’s World Showcase and enjoy the different cultures and delicious seasonal treats at the Flower and Garden festival and the Food and Wine Festival. Come see all of your favorite Disney Characters and beautiful decorations during the many holiday happenings in all Parks. Come back here for the latest updates at the Walt Disney World® Resort. More Details >>

What's Happening

 “Coolest Summer Ever”

  • Frozen Fun – “Frozen” Summer Fun LIVE will bring together Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf with the citizens of Arendelle, all appearing daily in shows and experiences at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, June 17-Sept. 7, 2015 – including a royal processional, a sing-along show, Frozen-themed treats and merchandise, plus a Frozen fireworks display above Hollywood Blvd.
  • Cool Thrill RidesSeven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom® Park; Test Track presented by Chevrolet and Soarin’ at Epcot®; Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park ; Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.
  • New Restaurants and Shopping – New waterfront dining and boutique shops flow into the Downtown Disney® shopping/dining/entertainment district as its transformation into Disney Springs continues.
  • Epcot Entertainment – New entertainment acts in World Showcase
  • Disney Water Parks are the coolest ever.

 Seven Dwarfs Mine Train - Opened May 2014

Grab your lantern and your map and get ready to hold on! It’s time to go deep and ride into the mine “where a million diamonds shine” on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train! It’s the rockingest, rollingest train ride ever and it’s now front and center at Magic Kingdom® Park!

In this first-of-its-kind ride system, your ride vehicle swings left and right as you go up and down and over…reacting to every hairpin twist and turn of the track.

 Fantasyland Expansion

Come experience the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom® history! Enjoy new attractions and interact with characters in ways you never thought possible. Journey to the Enchanted Forest, where you can become part of Ariel’s world, dine in Beast’s Castle, join Belle for a retelling of the “tale as old as time”, meet Cinderella, Rapunzel and other princess friends, take a rollicking, musical ride through a diamond mine, and explore two new royal castles. Or head to Storybook Circus, where you can soar on the Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction, cool off with Casey Jr. Splash and Soak Station and fly a stunt plane with the Great Goofini on the Barnstormer.

 Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival

Sample authentic cuisine from over 25 countries. Savor nightly Eat to the Beat concerts and discover the secrets of celebrity chefs at demos, Signature Dining events and more! Don’t miss the Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival September 25-November 16, 2015.

 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Dress up in your favorite costume and collect delicious candy throughout Magic Kingdom® park. You’ll soon discover all the boo-tiful ways that the spirits of the season have transformed the park into a happy haunted hallows! Many favorite Disney Characters are dressed in Halloween costumes, too. So come celebrate and scare up a good time! The event is held on select nights from September 15 - November 1, 2015. The tone of the event is "not-so-scary," which means children of all ages can enjoy this party

 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Enjoy live entertainment, spectacular fireworks and an oh-so-jolly holiday parade at this festive winter celebration. Held select nights November 8 - December 18, 2015, Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party offers cheer and enchantment for all ages and interests. Delight in the lights shimmering like ice on Cinderella Castle! And hum along with the holiday music that fills the air. It's a time for wishes to come true!

 Holidays around the World at Epcot®

Travel 'round the globe as World Showcase rings in the season and its colorful countries spring to life with a host of international traditions.

 The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

Marvel at millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music. Share in an awe-inspiring seasonal treat for the entire family. Brilliant multi-colored bulbs wrap the buildings, changing hues and brightness throughout the show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Park. As joyful music surrounds you, a sea of twinkling lights form twirling carousels of heavenly angels, toy soldiers, a spinning Earth, and even Santa and his trusty reindeer. It’s something you have to see to believe! Lights appear nightly mid-November through early January.

 Candlelight Processional at Epcot®

Hear the stirring story of Christmas as recounted by a celebrity narrator—set to the classical sounds of a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir. Shows take place nightly late-November through late December.

 Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival

Come see where Disney springs to life! With millions of blooming flowers, Disney-themed topiaries, and outdoor kitchens inspired by spring, the Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival is the place to let your imagination bloom. This spring tradition returns March 2 - May 15, 2016.

 Star Wars Weekend

Feel the power of the Force during Star Wars™ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. Celebrate this thrilling saga by joining Star Wars celebrities and Characters for autograph sessions from the beloved films, immerse yourself with themed merchandise and more! There’s enough fun for any Jedi (or Sith, of course)! Star Wars™ Weekends dates for 2016 have not yet been announced.

Little Ones at Walt Disney World® Theme Parks

  • Children under 3 years of age get free entry into Disney Theme Parks and Disney Water Parks.
  • Rider Swap option is available at select attractions. Rider Swap is when Guests take turns waiting with youngsters too small to ride a certain attraction, then "swap" with another adult Guest from their party to experience the ride without standing in line twice.
  • Single-day and multi-day stroller rentals are available at Disney Theme Parks.
  • Baby Care Centers, hosted by Nestle Good Start, where you can change and feed your baby can be found in Disney Theme Parks.
  • Disney FastPass+ service allows Guests to reserve access to select Disney Theme Park experiences before they even arrive so that they can spend less time in line. They can enjoy access to select shows, Character Greetings, and parade and fireworks viewing areas.
  • Many restaurants at Disney Resort hotels and Disney Theme Parks feature balanced, healthy and fun children's menus. Some restaurants host Character Dining experiences, which may require advance reservations.

Little Ones at Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels

Disney Resort hotels, designed with little ones in mind, offer:

  • Pack 'n Play Playard or crib in each room or available upon request.
  • In-room child care for ages 6 months to 12 years—in partnership with independent childcare provider Kids Nite Out. Some locations have fun-filled Child Activity Centers for ages 3 to 12.
  • Kid-friendly recreation. All Disney Resort hotels feature kiddie pools (in addition to full-size pools) and many have playgrounds. Some even feature kids-only activities.
  • Disney's Magical Express offers complimentary shuttle and luggage service from the Orlando airport to their Disney Resort - so you can concentrate on simply being with your kids.
  • Disney Resort Guests enjoy extended Disney park hours, known as Extra Magic Hours, which offer a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy additional time in Walt Disney World® Theme Parks—above and beyond the standard operating schedule—at no extra charge. And with the Extra Magic Hours Benefit, you and your preschooler can enjoy special time to enjoy select attractions when the Park is less full. Each day, a Theme Park opens early or stays open later just for Disney Resort Guests (valid Theme Park admission and Resort ID required)
  • Guests staying at a Walt Disney World® Resort enjoy free transportation and free parking at the Theme Parks.
  • When staying at a Disney Resort, it's a short trip back to the room for a nap before returning to the Park to watch fireworks at night!

Unlock a New Dimension of Disney Magic

Take your Walt Disney World® vacation to an all-new level to make it yours like never before. For the first time ever, you can reserve access to some of your must-do experiences before you even leave home with Disney FastPass+.

Once you’ve booked your trip, you can use an incredible family of online tools providing recommendations to help you personalize your experience both at home and on the go. And then while you’re at Walt Disney World® Resort, you can use the amazing new MagicBand or card to connect to the choices you’ve made online.

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FastPass+ Takes FASTPASS to an All-New Level

Disney FastPass+ service makes your vacation better than ever by allowing you to reserve access to some of your favorite Walt Disney World experiences before you even leave home.

Choose from more than double the previous number of experiences and skip the standby queue at the attractions that you selected in advance, and—for the first time ever—FastPass+ service includes select Character Greetings, shows, parades and fireworks. You can lock in some of your must-do attractions and entertainment experiences—so you can relax and enjoy the moment with your family. If your plans change, you can update your FastPass+ selections on the go with the mobile app, at your Disney Resort hotel Lobby Concierge or at the FastPass+ kiosks conveniently located throughout all 4 Disney theme parks.

How much does FastPass+ cost? It's included with your ticket at no extra charge.

Buy your tickets before you arrive and you can choose your FastPass+ experiences up to 30 days in advance of each day of your theme park visit. When you buy tickets in advance and book a stay at a Disney Resort hotel, you can make your FastPass+ selections up to 60 days prior to check-in for the entire length of your stay.

In advance, you can reserve up to 3 FastPass+ experiences per day at one theme park. After you use all of the initial FastPass+ experiences on the day of your visit (or your arrival windows have passed), you can select one additional FastPass+ experience to use that same day (based on availability). The additional FastPass+ experience is a rolling FastPass+ experience—each time you use an additional FastPass+ experience, you can select a new one. Additional FastPass+ selections must be made at a FastPass+ kiosk within the same park as the FastPass+ experience.

MagicBands and cards are secure all-in-one devices that allow you to effortlessly access the plans and vacation choices that you've made prior to leaving home.

MagicBands are colorful, waterproof wristbands—resembling a watch or bracelet—that you can quickly and easily touch to a sensor called a touch point. Cards work in a similar fashion, but physically resemble a plastic credit card or driver’s license. Both MagicBands and cards allow you to travel lighter throughout your vacation.

You can use your card or MagicBand to:

  • Unlock the door of your Disney Resort hotel room.
  • Enter theme and water parks (with valid admission).
  • Check in at FastPass+ entrances.
  • Connect Disney PhotoPass images to your account.
  • Charge food and merchandise purchases to your Disney Resort hotel room (only available during your hotel stay)
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You will receive a MagicBand if you stay at a Disney Resort hotel. If you are not staying at a Disney Resort hotel, you will receive a card when you purchase park admission—and you have the option to purchase a MagicBand at Disney theme parks and Downtown Disney® area.

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