Disney’s 50th Anniversary

Feb 20, 2021

Walt Disney World in Florida turns 50 in October. To help celebrate, Mickey and Minnie will be wearing iconic threads and structures such as Cinderella’s Castle and Spaceship Earth are getting new lighting for Disney’s 50th Anniversary.

Beginning Oct. 1, Walt Disney World Resort will host “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” in honor of Disney’s 50th anniversary.  Which means new experiences at the four theme parks and beyond.

Magic Kingdom Celebration

As part of the celebration, Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom will feature golden bunting and a 50th anniversary crest as part of its festive new look.

Magic Kingdom 50th Anniversary

Animal Kingdom

Magical fireflies will also inhabit the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. As a result, special new touches are coming to life on the Hollywood Tower Hotel at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Animal Kingdom 50th Anniversary

Disney’s 50th Anniversary at EPCOT

EPCOT, new lights will shine across the reflective panels of Spaceship Earth. Which will be connecting to one another and resembling stars in a nighttime sky. This permanent new lighting will continue beyond “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” as a defining feature of the park.

Epcots 50th Anniversary


Mickey and Minnie’s New Outfits

Guests will also want to keep an eye on Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Who will have sparkling new looks for the celebration. As hosts of the event, they’ll be dressed for the occasion in custom-made fashions of EARidescent fabric with gold highlights.



Disney Worlds 50th Anniversary is something you don’t want to miss. Fairytale Journeys Travel is a Platinum Authorized Disney Vacation Planner. Each of our Advisors travel to Disney several times a year and go through extensive training to help each family with their magical vacation.

When is Disney’s 50th Anniversary? It will begin Oct. 1st and continue for 18 months.

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