Day: October 2, 2021

Disney World Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary With a New Ride, Fireworks Shows, and Even More Magic

The characters celebrating Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in front of Cinderellas Castle

The characters celebrating Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in front of Cinderellas Castle

Matt Stroshane/Courtesy of Disney

On Oct. 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort welcomed guests to “The Most Magical Place on Earth” for the first time; 50 years later, “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” commemorates the decades of memories and ushers in a future of continued excitement with a spectacular combination of Disney nostalgia and new, over-the-top experiences. For five decades, millions of guests have visited the theme park resort to ride iconic attractions, see their favorite characters, and feel that unparalleled Disney magic.

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A new crest honoring the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort adorns Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

A new crest honoring the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort adorns Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

David Roark/Courtesy of Disney A new crest honoring the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort adorns Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in

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