11 Reasons Disney World Is Even More Magical During the Holidays
Headed to Orlando in December? You’ll want to make a detour to Walt Disney World for the ultimate holiday celebrations.
Midnight Masquerade at Riviera Resort
Toast the New Year perched atop Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s new Riviera Resort. It’s a Mezzanotte Masquerade theme at this elegant European-inspired buffet that includes a DJ, champagne toasts, and traditional musicians from the Italian Riviera. Bonus style note: Wearing red on New Year’s Eve is an Italian tradition, so include a bit of crimson coloring in your evening’s ensemble! Check out these other lucky New Year’s traditions from around the world.
Toast to Midnight Around the World at Epcot
Who says you can only ring in the new year once? Spend the evening of December 31 at Epcot and you can celebrate as the clock strikes midnight in each country’s respective pavilion at the World Showcase. There’s even a colorful burst of fireworks to coincide with the international countdowns, and a grand finale New Year’s Eve display of fireworks, plus live music throughout the night at the America Gardens Theatre near the lagoon. Disney World isn’t the only theme park that goes all out for the holidays—here are the others!