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The World's Most Magical Celebration is here. The magic is calling everyone to our 18-month celebration—now through March 2023!

Get ready for a celebration 50 years in the making. It’s the Walt Disney World® Resort 50th Anniversary. Because when you celebrate here, nothing could be more magical.

Check out our new attraction! Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind opens May 27 at EPCOT®.

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  • Let the celebration begin.

    Fifty years ago, the Walt Disney World® Resort, born of impossible dreams, opened its gates. Now the magic is calling everyone to The World’s Most Magical Celebration–the 50th Anniversary at Walt Disney World® Resort. Throughout the shimmering EARidescent 18-month celebration, Cast Members will be sharing magic, ready to create unforgettable memories that last a lifetime. Get ready for a celebration 50 years in the making. It’s the Walt Disney World® Resort 50th Anniversary. And the only thing missing is you.

Celebrating 50 years of magic and memories together.

Southwest Airlines® joined Walt Disney World® Resort to celebrate the 50th Anniversary that each company marked this year by unveiling a special co-branded commemorative aircraft as a tribute to 50 years of connecting people with memories and magic. The Boeing 737-700 featured the 50th Anniversary logos of both Southwest Airlines and Walt Disney World® Resort and was emblazoned with the unique EARidescent treatment that Walt Disney World® Resort created especially for its momentous milestone.

Featured Walt Disney World® Resort hotels:

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    Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
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    Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort
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    Disney's Art of Animation Resort
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    Disney's All Star Movies Resort
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    Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
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    Disney's Beach Club Resort
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    Disney's All Star Sports Resort
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    Disney's Pop Century Resort
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    Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter
  • Characters dazzle in 50th fashion.

    Daisy, Donald, Goofy, Pluto, and Chip ‘n’ Dale are joining their pals Mickey and Minnie in styles fit for a grand 50th Anniversary Celebration! Each Character will dazzle in EARidescent fabrics, beautifully embroidered with impressions of fireworks and Cinderella Castle, perfectly punctuated with pops of gold.
  • Disney Enchantment

    Disney Enchantment will take Guests at Magic Kingdom® Park on an incredible journey filled with adventure, wonder and empowerment. With captivating Disney music, stunning fireworks and immersive projection effects that extend down Main Street, U.S.A. ®, Enchantment will inspire everyone to believe in magic again.
  • Harmonious at Epcot®

    Harmonious, is one of the largest nighttime spectaculars ever created for a Disney Park. With innovative floating set pieces, vibrant lasers and dancing fountains, Guests will discover the power of Disney music as it inspires and unites us all with the magic of possibility.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

    Strap in, get your game face on and crank up your mixtape as you twist, turn and blast through an awesome intergalactic chase. Welcome to Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind! A massive, first-of-its-kind family thrill-coaster only possible at EPCOT®, where the Guardians of the Galaxy need YOU to save humanity on an amazing journey across space and time. This cosmic trip will be one of the largest fully enclosed coasters in the world, featuring the first reverse launch on any Disney coaster!
  • Remy's Ratatouille Adventure

    Welcome to Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, an exhilarating ride experience with Chef Remy through Gusteau’s bustling Paris restaurant. Get ready to rendezvous with Remy on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in the France Pavilion at EPCOT®. Adventure is served.
  • Add tickets to your package.

    Customize your Disney vacation by selecting the ticket options that best match your budget, needs, and preferences. Pay for only what's important to you. Disney theme park tickets allow you to customize your theme park tickets to fit your needs. And choosing a ticket is as easy as 1-2-3!
  1. Select the number of days you would like to visit a Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® Theme Park.
    - Tickets include admission to one Theme Park per day unless the Park Hopper® Option or Park Hopper® Plus Option is purchased.
  2. Select the start date of your ticket.
    - 1-day base tickets are valid for admission on the specific date selected.
    - Multi-day tickets are valid for admission beginning on the selected start date and must be used within a limited time.
  3. Add Options to your Disney Theme Park Ticket for even more fun!
    - Add the Park Hopper® Option to visit more than one Theme Park on the same day.
    - Add the Park Hopper® Plus Option to include visits to the Disney Water Parks and other attractions—along with the ability to visit more than one Theme Park on the same day. This Option also extends the period of time within which you may use your ticket by one day.
  • Pick your theme parks.

    Make all your dreams come true in four uniquely themed parks, each with its own special version of Disney magic! Fantasy becomes real and reality becomes fantastic as you relive childhood memories and create new ones. Walt Disney World® Resort also offers two water parks. Hit the beach, slides, and surf at these watery playgrounds. Splash into a world of fun and thrilling attractions for big kahunas and shore huggers of all ages.
  • Magic Kingdom® Park

    Welcome to Magic Kingdom® Park—six lands filled with enchantment, adventure, thrills, and unforgettable moments. This is the place for anyone who has ever dreamed of being a swashbuckling pirate or a royal princess, or longed to rocket through space and soar on a magic carpet. This is your Never Land, filled with parades, fireworks, live shows, and dozens of one-of-a-kind attractions.
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    EPCOT® has always been an amazing place to celebrate the world and immerse ourselves in the wonder of attractions and festivals that excite the sense. And over the next few years, during the park’s stunning transformation, it’s becoming so much more. Come experience an EPCOT® where Disney storytelling welcomes you into incredible worlds brimming with possibilities. This is your chance to float, fly, scurry, race, taste, sing, play, and grow–without growing up. Sail through Arendelle with Anna, Elsa, and friends. Soar over some of the world’s most unique landscapes and wonders. Join Remy as you zip through a French kitchen. And test your own virtual custom–concept vehicle on hairpin turns and super-fast straightaways.
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    Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

    At Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, we’re celebrating attractions and lands that make a day here even more extraordinary. Get set for an immersive experience where you’re not merely watching the story but actually living it. Here, favorite stories unfold all around you. Together, you and your family join the action in exhilarating new episodes that engage every one of your senses. At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you’ll experience the smells and tastes of a cantina set in a galaxy far, far away. Or feel the rush of taking over control of the Millennium Falcon. And in Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, burst into a colorful cartoon world and join Mickey and Minnie on a runaway adventure. And become the size of a toy with Buzz and Woody and take a ride on Slinky Dog as he careens through Andy’s backyard in Toy Story Land
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    Disney’s Animal Kingdom®

    Journey to a place where you can roar like the king of all beasts across the great plains of an African-style savanna. Travel to a Far Eastern kingdom filled with spectacular creatures, from prowling Bengal tigers to the ferocious Yeti. And dive into an underwater stage where your friends from the ocean sing and laugh right along with you. The magic of nature comes alive both day and night at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Discover safaris lit by sunset, nighttime dance parties, and awakenings at the Tree of Life®.
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    Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

    Discover frosty fun for the whole family at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, a one-time ski resort that has melted into a watery wonderland. Zip down the slushy slopes of Mount Gushmore on one of the world's tallest and fastest waterslides. Float down the tranquil river and sunbathe on the white-sand beach. Little ones can even splash around in their own water play area with a snow-castle fountain and kid-sized waterslides.
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    Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

    Escape to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park for a storm of fun in the sun! Snorkel with sharks, stingrays, and tropical fish in the coral reef. Plunge down rushing rapids, sunbathe on the sandy beach, and glide down the lazy river on a relaxing raft ride. After an epic typhoon hurled surfboards into palm trees and tossed boats like toys, the storm-soaked Mount Mayday became a topsy-turvy oasis of water-filled adventure! Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park is closed at this time.
  • Add Mears Connect airport transfers at checkout.

    Your best connection between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the Walt Disney World® Resort Area.

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Customized vacation packages include:

  • Round trip flight via Southwest Airlines® to Orlando (MCO).
  • Hotel accommodations (including taxes).
  • Bags fly free® with Southwest Vacations®. Even golf bags fly free®.

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