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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World This Year

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The Walt Disney World Resort is a magical vacation year-round, but there are a number of exciting opportunities that make this fall an even better time to visit! October through December is an especially great time of year at Disney World due to the special events held this time of year. In addition to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Disney has made several new additions and experiences available this fall and winter.

  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties – This annual Halloween event is held through November 1. You can enjoy Happy HalloWishes fireworks, the Boo-to-You parade, trick-or-treating, and much more!
  • 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – There’s a lot to see and taste at this year’s festival, which offers more than 25 international marketplaces, including the new Scotland marketplace.
  • Eat to the Beat Concerts Take The Stage – Part of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is the Eat to the Beat concerts, which are included in regular park admission. This year’s performances include Go-Go’s, Edwin McCain, Wilson Phillips, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Boyz II Men, and more.
  • Festival of the Masters – Downtown Disney will host the 38th Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels November 8-10. This fine arts festival hosts more than 150 artists featuring their unique art works.
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party – Celebrate the holidays at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party which begins November 8. This special event includes entertainment, fireworks, a parade, holiday decor, and so much more.
  • “Glow With The Show” – “Glow With the Show” ears are now available at “Fantasmic!” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and at “Wishes” fireworks at Magic Kingdom. These ears are amazing sights to see!
  • The Reimagined California Grill – Check out the new menu and renovated dining room at the reimagined California Grill, which reopened last month with a new offerings as well as classic favorites.
  • Princess Fairytale Hall – This new Disney princess character greeting area in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom is now open, and is the permanent place to meet Cinderella and Rapunzel as well as select visiting princesses.
  • “Frozen” Character Greetings – Beginning in November, you will be able to meet Anna and Elsa from the upcoming film “Frozen” in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot.
  • Food Trucks at Downtown Disney – New food trucks are coming to Downtown Disney to offer up even more food options.

Which one of these events are you most looking forward to? What is your favorite time of year to visit Disney World?

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