Family Events at WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort
No matter what time of year you plan your WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort family getaway, there are live events that you won't want to miss. Perhaps you've been training for months and you're here to set a new personal best in the Disney Marathon, or you're bringing the entire extended family for an unforgettable 4th of July—you're sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
August 25 - November 01, 2017 - Where: Magic Kingdom® Park
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Put on your favorite costume to trick-or-treat at this Halloween-themed event at Magic Kingdom park held on select nights in August, September, October and November from 7:00 PM to midnight!
This “Not-So-Scary” party is appropriate for children of all ages.
August 31 - November 13, 2017 - Where: Epcot®
Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival
The festival features more than 25 international marketplace kiosks, which offer tapas-sized portions of regional specialties as well as recommended wine and beer pairings.
Guests can also spend time sharpening their culinary and beverage skills in seminars and partake in special dining experiences with celebrity chefs for an additional charge.
November 02 - November 05, 2017 - Where: Epcot®
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend
Join the celebration and prepare to feast on an exciting menu of races during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT™.
This year, they are serving up a new 5K recipe, the Disney Fall Feast 5K, in addition to the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon, Disney Wine & Dine 10K, Disney Two Course Challenge and runDisney Kids Races. The half marathon takes place at nighttime!
November 09 - December 22, 2017 - Where: Magic Kingdom® Park
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Take in the spirit of the holidays at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, a special event hosted at the Magic Kingdom on select nights throughout November and December.
The event runs from 7pm to midnight and requires a separate ticket from regular general admission.
January 03 - January 07, 2018 - Where: Walt Disney World® Resort
Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend
It's our biggest weekend celebration ever with amazing sights, spectacular surprises and fantastic runs for the whole family including the 25th Anniversary Walt Disney World® Marathon, Half Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, 5K, 5th Anniversary Dopey Challenge, 10K, runDisney Kids Races and Disney Castaway Cay Challenge.
Plus, there'll be plenty of Disney entertainment, favorite Disney characters, all-new anniversary commemorative medals and T-shirts, and much more! Share the magic and the memories during the 25th Anniversary Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend.
January 12 - February 19, 2018 - Where: Epcot®
Epcot® International Festival of the Arts
Introduce your inner aficionado to the annual Festival of the Arts, an exciting extravaganza replete with phenomenal artists, gourmet fare, musical performances, stage productions and other amazing acts. We’ve rolled everything you love about the arts into one spectacular salute!
February 22 - Febraury 25, 2018 - Where: Walt Disney World® Resort
Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend
It's a royal celebration and you're invited to join the Disney Princesses for all the fun during the 10th Anniversary of the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the 5th Anniversary of the Disney Fairy Tale Challenge. It's a storybook weekend chock full of magical runs, spectacular surprises, amazing sights, plenty of Disney entertainment, exclusive 10th Anniversary Finisher medals and much, much more! Princesses of every age are invited to join the festivities. Best of all, your favorite Disney Princesses will be cheering you on along the way!
March - May, 2018 - Where: Epcot®
Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival