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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.


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August - November Events

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.

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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.

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September Events

September 08 - September 09, 2017 - Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Disney Night of Joy

This contemporary Christian music festival takes place each September. Concerts are held at indoor and outdoor venues at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

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November - December Events

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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

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event hosted at the Magic Kingdom on select nights throughout November and December in the lead-up to Christmas.

The event runs from 7pm till midnight and requires a separate ticket from regular general admission.

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