Plan to make 2020 extra special by ringing in the New Year at Walt Disney World. With fun, entertainment and food at all four Disney Parks and the Resorts, there is something for everyone. Here is everything happening at Walt Disney World for New Year’s Eve.
New Years in the Disney Parks
Heading to Magic Kingdom for the New Year means family-friendly events to keep the party going late into the night! Check out special DJ dance parties in Frontierland and Tomorrowland on December 30th and 31st. Or plan to settle into watch the Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks display showing at 6:30pm and 11:50pm on December 30th and 31st.
Looking for a little Star Wars, Toy Story and Pixar fun? Head to Hollywood Studios for a midnight countdown and special Fireworks spectacular featuring your favorite characters and frenzy of lights and sound.
Celebrate the New Year until midnight at Animal Kingdom. With DJ’s to keep the night moving, you can find entertainment in Discovery Island, DinoLand U.S.A and Asia. Plus, specialty snacks and foods available for the festivities. And before the night ends be sure to head to the Tree of Life for the special countdown-to-midnight.
Celebrations Around the World Showcase features the clock striking midnight in each pavilion, marked by colorful fireworks as each country rings in the New Year. You can also enjoy Live Music at the America Gardens Theatre and Epcot Forever on the World Showcase Lagoon. And be sure to stick around as Epcot rings in 2020 with a countdown and a special New Year’s Eve display. You can catch the countdown right after Epcot Forever, beginning at 6:30 PM and 11:40 PM on December 31, 2019.
Planning to dine in the parks? You can reserve your spot for the New Year’s Eve Dinner at the World Showplace Pavilion. This family-friendly buffet dinner features foodie options of all kinds with amazing desserts and a kid’s menu. Advance reservations are required.
New Year’s Eve at the Disney Resorts
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney Countdown to Midnight: A New Year’s Eve Celebration
Hosted in the Fantasia Ballroom, this event runs 8pm- 12:15am on December 31, 2019. Dance the night away to music from the 60’s to today, while sipping an assortment of favorite beverages. You can also enjoy the “cheftainment” as Disney chefs create their best dishes and seasonal treats as part of the show.
Elegant Evening Under the Stars at California Grill
If you’re looking for something a little classier, head to California Grill. A special menu and entertainment await 8pm- 12:30am on December 31, 2019. With dancing, dining and drinking close to the magic, guests can enjoy New Year’s Eve Bash Band and head outside to the Porte-Cochére as just in time for the New Year’s Fireworks display at Magic Kingdom. Reservations required.
New Years on the Disney BoardWalk
Disney Boardwalk Countdown to 2020
In the mood to ring in the New Year dancing? Guests 21 and over can head to the Atlantic Dance Hall for fun from 9pm-1am. This special event is $99 a person and invites you to come out dressed to the nines. Reservations are highly recommended. This event fills up fast!
New Years at the Grand Floridian
Narcoossee’s New Year Dinner
Located at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Resort, you can ring in the New Year at this lagoon side restaurant. Complete with views of Magic Kingdom New Year’s Fireworks Show Narcoossee’s celebrates with a menu of local and global seafood selections. Several seating’s for this multi-course meal are available based on timeslots throughout the evening. Call to make reservations for December 30th or 31st.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Walt Disney World
Whether you choose to attend an event, enjoy dinner, stroll through a parks or finally treat yourself to a dessert party, we hope you enjoy ringing in the New Year at the Most Magical Place on Earth.