Fall is just around the corner and with it comes some great reasons to visit the Walt Disney World® Resort! From exciting new attractions and never-before-seen entertainment to the return of Guest-favorite annual celebrations and fabulous flavors, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a quick look at what is waiting for you beginning this September!

New Attractions & Entertainment

Earlier this summer, Magic Kingdom® Park welcomed “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” stage show; while Epcot® debuted Frozen Ever After and Soarin’ Around the World, as well as the new character greeting location, Royal Sommerhus. And, over atDisney’s Hollywood Studios®, the brand-new “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” lights up the night.

Disney Springs Openings

Brand-new eateries Frontera Cocina and Homecoming just opened their doors, as well as new retailers like Uniqlo, Vince Camuto, LACOSTE, Free People and Sugarboo & Co. Levi’s Store and others are set to open later this summer and Paddlefish will open late fall.

Princess Elena of Avalor at Magic Kingdom Park

Starting this month, you will be able to spot Princess Elena of Avalor at Magic Kingdom Park. She’s the first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and the new star of the Disney Channel series “Elena of Avalor.”

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

This Guest-favorite offering returns to Magic Kingdom® Park on select nights, beginning Sept. 2, 2016. The hard-ticket event celebrates Halloween with trick-or-treating, Disney Characters in costume, the “Boo To You” parade, “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks and more.

Celebrate Halloween (or Disney Villains) at Club Villain

On Friday and Saturday nights from Sept. 2-Oct. 29, 2016 (and also on Oct. 31, 2016), Sunset Showcase will host “Club Villain,” a special ticketed event filled with fabulous performances, delicious food, bewitching cocktails and enchanting encounters with some legendary Disney villains. Two “Club Villain” experiences will be held each Friday and Saturday night, with starting times at 5:15 and 8:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 407-WDW-DINE or online at

Disney’s Night of Joy 2016

Disney’s popular Night of Joy Christian music event will be held for the first time ever at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Sept. 9-10, 2016. The lineup this year will feature MercyMe, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin and more.

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

This annual food and beverage celebration runs Sept. 14-Nov.14, 2016 and features culinary events, celebrity chefs, seminars, musical acts and more.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The popular hard-ticket offering returns to Magic Kingdom Park on Nov. 7, 2016 and will be held on select nights throughout the holiday season. Your Clients can celebrate the season with amazing decor, a holiday parade and fireworks – and a brand new stage show this year!

Holidays Around the World & The Candlelight Processional

This seasonal celebration at Epcot returns to the park Nov. 25-Dec. 30, 2016. During this time, World Showcase comes alive with holiday cheer as each pavilion celebrates their culture and holiday customs. “The Candlelight Processional” show returns to the America Gardens Theatre to offer up holiday music and choirs, as well as a reading of traditional scripture by a celebrity narrator.

PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney World Resort’s first-ever Muppet-themed restaurant will open its doors this fall to serve up pizza in the Muppets Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.


As you can see, there’s lots to do this Fall at the Walt Disney World Resort. In addition, it’s Fall so the hot temperatures will be gradually fading away becoming more seasonal Fall temperatures. And since the kids are all back in school now, the crowds will be getting smaller too which means less wait times and more things you can do during your trip!

There are still lots of rooms and packages available at various price levels from Value, to Moderate & Deluxe, so why not contact Destinations With Character Travel and find out what’s available in your budget range? Remember, all of our agents are Graduates of the College of Disney Knowledge and can answer questions and discuss anything you would like to learn about, be it restaurants, resorts, parks, attractions, you name it. That’s why we’re here, to make sure you have the BEST, HASSLE FREE, most MAGICAL vacation possible!


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