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6 amazing ways to Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

Celebrate Disney100 with limited-time offerings at Walt Disney World! From Spaceship Earth honoring Disney100 to dazzling backdrops, mementos and more!


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

For 100 years, The Walt Disney Company has created unforgettable stories and lifelong memories for generations of families, and right now at Walt Disney World you can join in the Disney 100 Celebrations!


Walt Disney World are celebrating Disney 100 with magical, limited-time offerings sprinkled throughout the resort.


Here are six great ways to commemorate this momentous milestone, with many more to come!


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World
Say Hi to Mickey and Minnie in Their Platinum Best

Have you been looking forward to seeing Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in their new dazzling platinum outfits?


You’ll be able to hug and take photos with the duo in their platinum outfits at EPCOT later this year.


What a way to celebrate this major milestone and the legacy that their beloved stories represent for our Company.


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World
Admire Special Spaceship Earth Lighting

Check out the dazzling spectacle of colors and lights as Spaceship Earth honors Disney100 with a special display later in 2023.


Here’s your first look at what’s sure to be a memorable moment during the celebration.


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney Imagineering have been dreaming up new ways to honor this important milestone by turning to their own cherished memories and favorite Disney stories as they create this one-of-a-kind display.

“The Show Lighting Team at Walt Disney Imagineering has been amazed at our guests’ reaction to the nightly shows on Spaceship Earth,” said Jason Read, show lighting designer principal for Walt Disney Imagineering. “We’ve helped celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, EPCOT’s 40th and the park’s signature festivals. Now, we’re excited to have Spaceship Earth ring in the biggest celebration yet, the 100th Anniversary of the Walt Disney Company.”

“We’re also inspired by many things from the history of the company, its characters, theme parks and shows – even the Disney100 opening logo that plays before our feature films during this anniversary,” Read continued. “You may see homages to everything from the ‘Wonderful World of Disney’ television show opening to Mickey balloons that we sell on Main Street, U.S.A.”


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World
Take a Selfie in Front of a Disney100 Backdrop

Snap a few photos as a way to remember your visit during this very special celebration.


This Disney100 backdrop photo op is located at the entrance to each theme park, and also at Disney Springs, perfect for the entire family!


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

Keep an Eye Out for Surprise Character Visits at Disney Hotels

As the Disney100 celebration ramps up at Walt Disney World, you may run into some of your favorite Disney characters in their platinum best as they pop up at various Disney Resort hotels. You never know when or where they’ll show up next!


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World
Celebrate With New Food and Drinks

The celebration doesn’t stop with character greetings and fun photo ops; you’ll also be able to indulge in some Disney100 treats across the resort.


Beginning May 1, guests can enjoy the Disney100 Petite Cake for a limited time at Amorette’s Patisserie in Disney Springs.


This mouthwatering dessert has layers of vanilla chiffon, berry mousse and berry compote, all topped with a celebratory Disney100 Medallion macaron.

The Disney Culinary team has been dreaming up all kinds of delicious dishes to commemorate the milestone, and this is just the beginning.


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

Find Your Perfect Disney100 Memento

You may have spotted and already started to collect some of the amazing Disney100 merchandise that’s popping up at Walt Disney World.


To help you prepare for what’s to come, check out the new Disney100 Cinderella Premium Bucket that will be exclusive to Magic Kingdom.


This dazzling souvenir is intricately designed, great for the entire family, and my favorite souvenir thus far.


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

Stay tuned for more details on when this beauty will make its debut. For now, you’ll be able to enjoy drinks and popcorn in the new Disney100 refillable cups available now at the Disney Resort hotels and popcorn buckets at all four theme parks and Disney Springs.


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

You can also check out the wide variety of limited-release merchandise, available across the Walt Disney World Resort.


Cherish nostalgic memories with the new 40s-themed Disney100 Decades Collection featuring Disney classics such as “Fantasia,” “The Three Caballeros,” “Pinocchio” and “Dumbo.”


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

While you’re at it, marvel at all the magic with the Disney100 Platinum Celebration Collection — perfect if you’re looking for even more ways to shine! Or maybe the Disney100 Unified Character Collection is more your style with beloved characters from throughout the history of Disney, including Snow White, Elsa and Simba.

As you can see, the celebration is just getting started at Walt Disney World, and there’s much more to come!


 Celebrate Disney 100 at Walt Disney World

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