Disney World: Your Next New Year’s Eve Destination

Disney World: Your Next New Year’s Eve Destination

In search of a New Year’s Eve location this year?  Why not head to Disney World, where happiness is created! With your choice of rooftop events, firework displays and Epcot dance parties, the options are endless. Whether you are heading to Disney World with your family or just taking a trip with friends this should be your next destination. Here are some great options if you want to share the countdown to midnight on New Years Eve with Mickey.

Mezzanotte Topolino

Riviera Resort
Inspired by the European grandeur Walt Disney experienced in his travels along the Mediterranean coastline, Disney’s Riviera Resort is projected to open in fall 2019. This proposed resort will be the 15th Disney Vacation Club property. (Disney)

Mezzanotte Topolino is a rooftop masquerade party at Disney’s Riviera Resort. This European themed party has a DJ, traditional musicians from the Italian Riviera and food from France and Italy. When the clock strikes midnight, you have your choice of fireworks to watch as you can view Epcot’s and Hollywood Studios from this magical rooftop location. The $550 ticket includes an night of food, beverages and entertainment.  

California Grill

Magic Kingdom Fireworks
“Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks” is a new nighttime spectacular that will debut Nov. 8, 2019, as part of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The holiday extravaganza invites guests to experience the magic of Christmas by painting the sky with fireworks and transforming Cinderella Castle into colorful holiday scenes. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

California Grill is located on the 15th floor of the Contemporary Resort with panoramic views of Cinderella’s Castle, the Lagoon, and Floridian. Enjoy the night with some of your favorite Disney characters and then share of a champagne toast with your group and the new friends you are sure to make throughout the evening new. The California Grill has two outdoor viewing decks for you to marvel at the midnight fireworks display. Don’t let the $675 price tag scare you, this is an experience not to be missed!

Epcot’s World Showcase

Epcot Fireworks
New nighttime spectacular “Epcot Forever” debuts Oct. 1, 2019, above Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The show celebrates the past, present and future of the theme park with fireworks, lasers, colorful glowing kites and Epcot music. (David Roark, photographer)

Make your way around Epcot’s World Showcase and dance the night away in your country of choice or visit all of the countries and decide which one you will settle into just before the clock strikes 12. Listen for the sound of fireworks and watch for the lights as each country comes to life for their respective midnight celebration. You can also view live music at the America Gardens Theatre. Once you enter the park there is no cost to enjoy the live music, outdoor parties and country displays.


Champagne Celebration

Welcome the New Year at Narcoossee’s restaurant located in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Featuring live music and a fireworks display right outside your window this is a great option for those who want to keep away from the park crowds. The cost is based on your seating time and runs from $220-$350 per adult and $99-$140 per child. Seating one is a 4-course pre-set menu and seating two is a 5-course pre-set menu.

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