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Walt Disney World Resort Kicked Off the Coolest Summer Ever With 24 Hours of Magic Over Memorial Day Weekend

Walt Disney World Resort Kicked Off the Coolest Summer Ever With 24 Hours of Magic Over Memorial Day Weekend

Magic Kingdom celebrated the beginning of summer with an All-Nighter

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Just before sunrise this past Friday at Walt Disney World Resort, Frozen faves Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and the lovable Olaf joined Magic Kingdom guests and beloved Disney Characters from Main Street, U.S.A. kicked off the “Coolest Summer Ever” 24-hour event. The around-the-clock party at Magic Kingdom, marked the official start of summer.

The kick off party was a huge success, but that's only the beginning! There's still time get in on the fun during the “Coolest Summer Ever”.

Just the Beginning

The All-Nighter was just the beginning of summertime fun. During the “Coolest Summer Ever,” with Olaf as the official host, Walt Disney World Resort guests can get their cool on all summer long at four theme parks and two water parks.
  • Frozen Fun – Frozen Summer Fun LIVE will bring together Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf with citizens of Arendelle, all appearing daily in shows and experiences at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, June 17-Sept. 7. Guests will find cool thrills this summer including a royal processional with an all-new float just for Elsa, and immersive experiences such as a brand new sing-along celebration, rocking dance party, plus a nightly Frozen fireworks display above Hollywood Blvd.
  • Cool Thrill Rides – Guests will find thrills from mild to wild to out of this world in all four Walt Disney World theme parks. The fun includes favorite such as Splash Mountain, Mission: SPACE, Test Track presented by Chevrolet, Expedition Everest and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
  • Star Wars Weekends – The event features Star Wars characters roaming Disney’s Hollywood Studios for meet-and-greet opportunities, star conversations with Star Wars celebrities, a Star Wars motorcade through the park, interactive activities, exclusive merchandise and more on weekends, May 15-June 14.
  • New Restaurants and Shopping – Throughout the summer, new waterfront dining and boutique shops flow into the Downtown Disney shopping/dining/entertainment district as its transformation into Disney Springs continues.
  • Epcot Entertainment – New entertainment acts will appear throughout Epcot World Showcase, including a fresh summery twist to a fan favorite, Voices of Liberty, featuring new performances at the American Gardens Theatre.
  • A Splash at Disney’s Water Parks – Fans of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach 2” can beat the heat and enjoy the “Teen Beach 2:” Beach Party at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, featuring a DJ spinning retro tunes, beach-themed games, hula hoop contests and more May 22 through July 5. And there’s cool fun in store for guests visiting Disney’s Blizzard Beach, with thrilling attractions such as Summit Plummet, one of the world’s tallest and fastest free-fall slides.

For information about this and other events at Walt Disney World Resort, contact your Academy Travel Representative directly, or call 609-978-0740 for more information.

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Specializing in Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line and Adventures by Disney Vacations
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