Welcome 2018 in the most magical way imaginable during an unforgettable soiree at Walt Disney World Resort!
The Countdown Experience
Starting at 8:00 PM on December 31, 2017, Disney Countdown to Midnight gives Guests like you the opportunity to ring in the New Year at an extraordinary event held within the convention center at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
The fun begins as you head to the heart of the party in the Fantasia Ballroom, where you can indulge in an assortment of libations—including adult beverages for Guests 21 years of age and older—before moving and grooving to dance tunes from our interactive DJ, featuring music spanning from the ‘60s to today.
Then, after a delightful culinary experience boasting “best-of-the-best” bites and wine pairings from such restaurants as California Grill, Flying Fish Cafe, Cítricos and Narcoossee's, you’re invited to soak up the sounds of toe-tapping music from Epic Live. At midnight, sip champagne as the New Year’s Eve “Fantasy in the Sky” Fireworks Spectacular lights up the night from Magic Kingdom park!
Throughout the evening, you can capture memories with a variety of themed photo ops and backdrops. And be on the lookout for Mickey and Minnie Mouse, who may stop by to celebrate!
It’s all incredible—and it’s all included with the price of your ticket. Tickets are limited, so be sure to act soon before this special event sells out.Schedule and Pricing
Start planning for an unforgettable evening! Explore important details about this all-inclusive event:
How to Book
To purchase a ticket, you can book online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
Note: Guests must be 18 years of age or older to attend this event.
View important details about this event, including dress code, transportation and more.
Dress to Impress
To preserve the elegant ambiance of this festive gathering, you are asked to adhere to a dress code for the Disney Countdown to Midnight event. For men, we recommend dress pants or slacks with a collared shirt. For women, we recommend dresses, skirts, pants and blouses. Jeans may also be worn if in good condition (no holes).
Not permitted are tank tops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, shorts, hats, cut-offs, torn clothing, t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics, flip-flops and tennis shoes.
Mix and Mingle
Tables for this event will be assigned, and multiple parties will be seated together. If you are attending the event with another party and would like to sit together, please include that information in your reservation, and we will do our best to accommodate.
Parking and Transportation
Limited parking is available at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. We encourage Guests to take Resort buses to avoid driving and parking on New Year’s Eve.
Note: Busses will follow pre-determined routes and make stops at multiple Disney resorts.
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