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Calendar of Events

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What's happening during your visit to Walt Disney World?
Check our Calendar of Events listing below.

This list shows what's going on in Walt Disney World throughout the year.

NOTE: This is UNOFFICIAL information and is subject to change without notice. Please call WDW directly to confirm all events, prices, and dates. While AllEars.net makes every effort to ensure this information is accurate, there are NO guarantees.

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Looking for past events? We archive events for one year HERE.

August 2017

August 17

Disney Springs

American Idol Bus Tour -- ABC's "American Idol" launches the start of its highly anticipated open auditions at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. The iconic "American Idol" bus will roll into Disney Springs for auditions taking place on THURSDAY, AUGUST 17.

August 19

Resort Wide

Disney PhotoPass Day -- This celebration of the Disney PhotoPass service features one-day-only character experiences, event-exclusive animated Magic Shots, and special photo locations at all four theme parks.

Aug. 25 - Nov. 1

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party -- 2017 Dates: August 25, 29 September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 November 1

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Eat to the Beat Concert Series -- The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival -- The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.

September 2017

Aug. 25 - Nov. 1

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party -- 2017 Dates: August 25, 29 September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 November 1

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Eat to the Beat Concert Series -- The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival -- The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.

Sept. 1 - 4

Disney Springs

6th Annual Great Irish Hooley -- Celebrating Irish song, dance, food and drink, the Great Irish Hooley kicks off performances beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, and continues each day and night through late Monday and into the wee hours. This year's Hooley entertainment headliners include: Elevation, a U2 tribute act; Lisa Canny Band; and Gary O'Meara Band, with a traditional Irish banjo player. In addition, the Raglan Road Irish Dancers and champion Irish dancer Ciaran Keating, Raglan Road's show choreographer, will host an entertaining event that traces the origins of Irish dance from earliest jigs and reels through contemporary times. The complete entertainment schedule will be posted at www.raglanroad.com and www.greatirishhooley.com closer to the event.

Sept. 8 - 9

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Night of Joy 2017 -- The 35th annual Night of Joy is a two-night, ticketed event that features contemporary Christian music held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Matthew West will act as host for the two-night event this year.

??? - Debuts mid-September

Disney's Hollywood Studios

One Man's Dream Becomes Walt Disney Presents -- The One Man's Dream attraction is currently being reimagined into Walt Disney Presents, which like its predecessor, will continue showcasing historic items from Walt Disney's history, such as sketches, photos and storyboards. But wait - Walt Disney Presents will also act as a preview center where guests explore what's next for the park.

October 2017

Aug. 25 - Nov. 1

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party -- 2017 Dates: August 25, 29 September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 November 1

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Eat to the Beat Concert Series -- The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival -- The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.

Oct. 27 - 28

Dolphin

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

November 2017

Aug. 25 - Nov. 1

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party -- 2017 Dates: August 25, 29 September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 November 1

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Eat to the Beat Concert Series -- The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

Aug. 31 - Nov. 13

Epcot

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival -- The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.

Nov. 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018

Resort Wide

Holidays Around Walt Disney World

Fall 2017

Disney Springs

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Hyper Reality Experience -- Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID today announced the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire hyper-reality experience. This ground-breaking experience will open to the public at two new VOID Experience Centers at Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort and Disney Springs at Walt Disney World beginning this holiday season, giving Star Wars fans the opportunity to step beyond reality and into a galaxy far, far away.

Nov. 2 - 5

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend 2017

Nov. 9 - Dec. 22

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party -- 2017 Dates: November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26, 28 December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22

December 2017

Nov. 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018

Resort Wide

Holidays Around Walt Disney World

Nov. 9 - Dec. 22

Magic Kingdom

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party -- 2017 Dates: November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26, 28 December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22

January 2018

Nov. 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018

Resort Wide

Holidays Around Walt Disney World

??? - TBA

Epcot

Space-Themed Restaurant -- At the D23 Expo 2017 (7/15/17), Walt Disney Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald shared a first look at a new table service restaurant that will be located adjacent to Epcot's Mission: SPACE attraction. The restaurant will invite guests to travel into space for amazing dining experiences in the stars. No opening date for this restaurant has been announced.

Jan. 3 - 7

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 2018

Jan. - Feb.

Epcot

Epcot Festival of the Arts -- After a successful first season, Epcot Festival of the Arts returns in 2018! Dates TBA.

February 2018

Jan. - Feb.

Epcot

Epcot Festival of the Arts -- After a successful first season, Epcot Festival of the Arts returns in 2018! Dates TBA.

Feb. 22 - 25

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

March 2018

March - May

Epcot

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival -- The springtime flower fest will return in 2018! Dates TBA

April 2018

March - May

Epcot

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival -- The springtime flower fest will return in 2018! Dates TBA

April 19 - 22

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side 2018

May 2018

March - May

Epcot

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival -- The springtime flower fest will return in 2018! Dates TBA

June 2018

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Toy Story Land Opens -- This new land is set to open in Summer 2018. Exact Date TBA

July 2018

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Toy Story Land Opens -- This new land is set to open in Summer 2018. Exact Date TBA

August 2018

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Toy Story Land Opens -- This new land is set to open in Summer 2018. Exact Date TBA

September 2018

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Toy Story Land Opens -- This new land is set to open in Summer 2018. Exact Date TBA

2019

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - GRAND OPENING! -- This new land is set to open sometime in 2019. An exact date has not yet been announced.

??? - Fall 2019

Resort Wide

Disney Riviera Resort Opens -- Announced at the D23 Expo July 2017, "We're thrilled to announce plans for a new Disney Vacation Club property called Disney Riviera Resort coming to Walt Disney World Resort," Chapek said. "Our Vacation Club Members are among our most loyal fans, and we think that they will love what we have planned, especially the rooftop restaurant that will offer unbelievable views of nighttime spectaculars at both Epcot and Hollywood Studios."

2021

??? - TBA

Epcot

Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction -- A new attraction based on the Guardians of the Galaxy is set to open in 2021 in the former Universe of Energy pavilion.

??? - TBA

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway -- A new attraction featuring international icon Mickey Mouse is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. Details for the first Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, were unveiled during the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts presentation at D23 Expo 2017.

??? - TBA

Epcot

Ratatouille Attraction -- Opens in 2021, in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary.

??? - TBA

Magic Kingdom

TRON Lightcycle Power Run -- Set to open sometime in 2021, in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary.

??? - TBA

Magic Kingdom

Willis Wood Inspired Theater -- A new venue for world-class entertainment is coming to Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida. A first look at the new theater was unveiled at D23 Expo 2017.

Looking for concert information? Go to http://www.pollstar.com/ Search by city and enter Lake Buena Vista. You should get all upcoming concerts in Walt Disney World including House of Blues and Epcot!

For information about ESPN's Wide World of Sports, call its Event Hotline at 407-363-6600, or visit disneyworldsports.com

For updated details on attraction closings, call 407-W-DISNEY (934-7639) prior to visiting.