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New Year's Eve at Walt Disney World Resort

A spectacular showcase of fireworks ignites the sky around Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom park

Toast to a sparkling new year with decadent dining, festive libations, a dazzling dance party and mesmerizing fireworks.

Roasted lamb garnished with herbs in curry with rice, fried bananas and a dipping sauce

New Year’s Eve Dinner at the World Show Place Pavilion

Gather loved ones for a holiday feast replete with delish dishes and a heaping helping of Disney magic.

Celebrate brand-new beginnings with family, friends and a mouthwatering menu! On December 31, Guests can bid adieu to 2017 at the World Show Place Restaurant in Epcot, where a special New Year’s Eve buffet awaits.

Sit back, relax and start your meal with savory soups and salads, including an amazing antipasto salad with basil, grilled vegetable and bean salad, roasted Ruskin tomato basil soup and creamy seafood-and-corn chowder. A smorgasbord of enticing entrees is guaranteed to please any palate—from seafood mac and cheese with butter-toasted panko and parmesan-crusted chicken breast with lemon caper sauce to gluten-free options like mojo-roasted pork, oven-baked cod or tender demi-braised beef with mushrooms and pearl onions.

Kids can dig into chicken fritters, baked Minnie corn dogs, meatballs with red sauce and other tasty plates. Don’t forget to save room for an incredible selection of desserts—key lime raspberry glitter tarts, Nutella-stuffed chocolate Bundt cakes, assorted eclairs, fresh fruits, chocolate-kissed coconut macaroons, hand-dipped vanilla bean ice cream or sugar- and gluten-free spice cake.

Enjoy every last morsel while listening to classic Disney tunes, then strike a pose by any of the unique vignettes for a fun photo op commemorating the occasion!

Advance reservations are required for this event. To book, call Disney Dining at (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM daily. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call. A credit card guarantee is required at time of booking. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to your reservation to avoid a $[TBD] per person charge.

Dining Details

  • World Show Place Restaurant
  • December 31, 2017
  • Seatings at [TIMES TBD]
  • $72.90 per adult – tax and gratuity included
  • $44.38 per child – tax and gratuity included
  • Required Epcot admission is not included in the price
  • Pre-set holiday menu; regular menu items are not offered during this event
  • Disney Dining Plans accepted – 2 table-service meals are required per person
  • Discounts not applicable
  • Menu subject to change without notice

Fireworks glow outside a restaurant window while a family happily enjoys a meal on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve Dining

Cheers to hope, happiness and health while indulging in a memorable meal at Walt Disney World Resort.

Raise spirits high as you clink glasses, reminisce about the past and welcome the new adventures of 2018! Share a fantastic feast with friends and family on New Year’s Eve at any of these participating dining locations:

You can make dining reservations online or by calling (407) 939-3463. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

Availability is limited. Dining events are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Separate Epcot theme park admission is required for Monsieur Paul.

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New Year’s Eve at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Ring in the arrival of 2018 in a magical way at Disney’s Contemporary Resort!

This year, you can take your pick from a trio of unforgettable events at this Magic Kingdom-area Resort hotel destination—with a duo of options just for adults… and one the whole family is sure to love:

So before you arrive to celebrate New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort, explore the option that’s best for you and your loved ones. But don’t delay in booking a reservation—availability is limited!

Fireworks blast off in the evening and illuminate Cinderella Castle in a spectacular shower of light

Fantasy In The Sky Fireworks

Blast off into a fantastic new year as the evening blooms and ignites at Magic Kingdom park! Don’t miss Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks, a spectacular midnight frenzy of color and light—taking place on December 30 and December 31, 2017 starting at 11:50 PM.

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Frontierland New Year's Celebration Dance Party

Mosey on down to Frontierland for a boot-scootin’ way to ring in the new year. Grab your pardners and put on your dancing shoes—the DJ will be spinnin’ toe-tappin’ tunes on December 30 and December 31, 2017 beginning at 7:00 PM until the close of Magic Kingdom park!

Fireworks light up the night sky above World Showcase Lagoon at Epcot, with Torii Gate at Japan Pavilion in the foreground

New Year's Countdown Fireworks

Indulge 2017 with a lasting “bon voyage,” courtesy of the New Year’s Countdown Fireworks at Epcot. It’s an unforgettable showcase to experience alongside friends and family, and all part of a one-night New Year’s Eve celebration—starting at 11:40 PM, only on December 31, 2017!

Water sprays high in the air near the Fountain Stage while Spaceship Earth looms in the background

Epcot New Year's Eve Parties

This year, embark on a globe-trotting New Year’s Eve adventure across Epcot! Simply follow the beat to all the fun, as DJs spin tunes and get you into the groove at locations like the Future World Fountain Stage and the American Garden Stage—only on December 31, 2017!

A light show featuring images of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Dale projected on to the exterior of the Chinese Theater at Disney's Hollywood Studios

New Year's Eve Dance Party at Center Stage

There’s a party happening at Center Stage in Disney Hollywood Studios… and you’re invited! The evening begins with a DJ dance party starting at 7:00 PM, followed by a performance of Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at 9:00 PM.

Then, after a park-wide midnight countdown to the new year, stick around for a special presentation of Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular—all before celebrating the arrival of 2018 in style, as the DJ returns and rounds out the night of revelry ‘til 1:00 AM!

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