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Pixar Party: A New Year’s Celebration

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Discover your own playful beginnings as the new year approaches, with Pixar friends—toys, monsters, heroes and adventurers!

Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl are smiling

Rediscover the Joy of Childhood

Sarge waits to escort you into this extraordinary party at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, with his hands on his hips and a bark in his voice!

Once at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Convention Center –Second Level, discover areas that immerse you in the imaginative world of Pixar—inspired by Toy Story, Up and more!

Meet some of your favorite Pixar Characters including Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and Bullseye from Toy Story; Joy and Sadness from Inside Out; Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl from The Incredibles; Mike and Sulley from Monsters, Inc.; as well as Dug and Russell from Up—while Sarge continues his role as the premier performer!

Take in the theatrical backdrops, dramatic set pieces and props that help create the fantastic worlds of some of your favorite Pixar friends.

Then, enjoy a fun and family-friendly buffet. The menu is inspired by some of your favorite Pixar pals, including items such as pan-seared grouper, slow-roasted beef tenderloin, white-cheddar baked macaroni and cheese—and even a seasonal ratatouille fit for Remy!

Get into the action at a dazzling dance party when the Interactive DJ spins Radio Disney hits from his Cars-inspired DJ rig, gussied up with tires and road signs—as if it just drove out of Radiator Springs!

Kids activities include Boot Camp with Sarge, Pixar Face Painting and a balloon artist who creates some of your favorite Pixar characters.

Finally, at the end of the night, accept an invitation to the Porte Cochére and view the famous fireworks of Magic Kingdom park in an experience you’ll remember well into the new year and beyond!

Schedule and Pricing
Start planning for an unforgettable evening! Explore important details about this all-inclusive event:

  • Dates: December 30th and December 31, 2019
  • Time: Check-in begins at 7:30 PM and the event will run from 8:00 PM through 12:00 AM.
  • Price: $199 per Guest (tax and gratuity included)
  • Location: Disney’s Contemporary Resort Convention Center—Second Level

Advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made on this page up to 180 days prior to your visit. Same-day reservations can be made on a limited basis and are subject to availability.

Note: Guests must be at least 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages.

Woody and Jessie awaiting Guests during a Character Greeting opportunity at Walt Disney World Resort

Menu Offerings

Savor a choice of delicious culinary delights as you get ready to ring in the New Year. Take a look at this inspiring menu:

Pixar Party Buffet Offerings

Heimlich’s Build Your Own Garden Salad Bar
  • Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, nuts, carrots, cucumbers, cheddar cheese, olives and croutons
  • Balsamic vinaigrette, red pepper ranch dressing and low-fat zinfandel dressing
Mr. Incredible Grilled Vegetables Multigrain Salad
  • With house-made herb vinaigrette

Remy’s Seasonal Ratatouille

Sulley’s Beast White Cheddar Baked Mac & Cheese
  • Topped with golden toast bread crumbs
Mike Wazowski’s Scary Potatoes
  • Rosemary garlic, marble potatoes
WALL-E Pan-Seared Grouper
  • Over a bed of Swiss chard, topped with roasted fennel and peppers with lemon butter sauce

From the Carving Station…

“Rex” Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin
  • Red wine demi topping with cremini mushrooms and caramelized shallots
Woody’s Favorite Herb-Roasted Turkey
  • With cranberry mayonnaise and stone-ground mustard

Assorted Dinner Rolls and Butter

  • Russell’s Oreo Crisped Rice Treat
  • Chef Gusteau’s Crème Brûlée tart
  • Mama Coco’s Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Joy’s Vanilla Cupcake
  • Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and a selection of sodas, lemonade, punch and teas
  • Full signature bar offerings

Pixar Party Kids – Buffet Options

Frozone’s Iceberg Salad with Carrots and Ranch Dressing

Squirt’s Baby Carrots & Broccoli

Miguel’s Steamed Buttered Corn on the Cob

Mater’s Chicken Fingers
  • With BBQ sauce, honey mustard and ketchup

Merida’s Potato Barrels

Dug’s Corn Dogs and Yellow Mustard

Dot’s Creamy Mac & Cheese

  • Assorted juices and whole milk, 2% milk, skim milk and chocolate milk
  • Assorted cookies and s’mores brownies

A woman paints a little girl's face

Know Before You Go

View important details, including check-in times, transportation options and parking information.

Event Details

  • Official check-in for the celebration will begin at 7:30 PM at the Disney’s Contemporary Convention Center at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. The event will run from 8:00 PM until 12:00 AM.
  • Guests must be at least 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please keep a valid form of identification on hand at all times to verify your age.
  • Guests who do not cancel their reservation within 120 hours of the event will forfeit the entire ticket price.
  • All menu items and event experiences are subject to change without notice.

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..

  • Getting to Disney’s Contemporary Resort:

    • From Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort or Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: take the Resort Monorail.
    • From other Walt Disney World Resort hotels: take your Resort bus to Magic Kingdom Park. From the bus stop, you can walk or board a special event shuttle to Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
    • From hotels outside the Walt Disney World Resort: take your hotel’s transportation to Magic Kingdom Park. From the Ticket and Transportation Center, take the Resort Monorail to Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

  • Returning from the event:

    • To Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort or Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: Guests should take the Resort Monorail.
    • To other Walt Disney World Resort hotels: Guests should take one of the Special Event Shuttles leaving directly from Disney’s Contemporary Resort.
    • There are 2 departure times: 10:30 PM and 12:15 AM. These are the only scheduled departure times for provided transportation.
    • To hotels outside the Walt Disney World Resort: consult your hotel’s transportation schedule from Magic Kingdom Park.
    • Buses will follow predetermined routes and make stops at multiple Disney Resort hotels.
    • Our Minnie Van™ Service works with the Lyft app to take you to your destination for a fee—giving you a personal ride in a Minnie Mouse-themed vehicle, driven by a friendly Cast Member.

The pool area at Disneys Contemporary Resort illuminated at night with a view of the fireworks

Disney Countdown to Midnight: A New Year’s Eve Celebration

Ring in 2020 at an elegant, all-inclusive event like no other in the Fantasia Ballroom at Disney’s Contemporary Resort!

Bowls filled with tartare

More Magic for Your Stay

Ring in 2020 with this VIP lounge experience—an elegant enhancement to the Disney Countdown to Midnight party.

A light show, featuring colorful beams interacting with bursting fireworks at night

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Discover the variety of exciting events taking place this New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort!

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