Walt Disney World Theme Parks in Orlando are welcoming 2010 with celebrations throughout their famous theme parks.
Epcot will celebrate with dance parties in various locations throughout the park, as well as an encore presentation of the “Illuminations” fireworks & laser show at midnight. Epcot celebrates New Year’s Eve with an “Around the World” theme that is located throughout the World Showcase area once the sun goes down. Epcot will be open until 1:00am.
The Magic Kingdom rings in the New Year with a special presentation of “Spectromagic,” an electric parade filled with lights and multiple firework displays. Its regularly scheduled parades, including “”Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade,” and shows like “Holiday Wishes,” will also be performed. The grand finale of the night is “Fantasy in the Sky,” a 360-degree countdown in the sky that begins around 11:50pm. The Magic Kingdom will be open until 1:00am.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests can enjoy multiple presentations of “Fantastmic,” as well as enjoy the DJ Dance Party located at the Sorcerer Hat Stage. The fireworks spectacular – “Lights! Camera! Happy New Year!” – will close the night. Disney’s Hollywood Studios will remain open until 12:00am.
All events at the Disney Theme Parks are included with regular Disney admission.
Visitors might also want to go to Disney’s Boardwalk, where bars and dance clubs will be open late for New Year’s Eve festivities. Epcot’s fireworks display will be able to be seen near Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club. Live entertainment and music will be available throughout the night. Disney’s Boardwalk will be open until 2:00am. New Years Eve Festivities will also be available at Downtown Disney. It will host live entertainment and street dancers and have party favors for all attendees. A fireworks display at midnight is planned.