Are you looking forward to Walt Disney World’s upcoming 50th anniversary celebration? Do you wish you could be there and take in all of the magic? You’re going to have to eat some fast food to enter, though!
Walt Disney World turns 50
We are just weeks away from Walt Disney World’s huge anniversary celebration! There is so much excitement surrounding the big event and we are all here for it.
Everything you need to know about the anniversary can be found in this post. New nighttime spectacular shows, including Disney’s Enchantment at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT’s Harmonious show, will be debuting along with a new show over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will also be dressed in brand new ear-idescent costumes along with all of their favorite pals as well! If that is not enough, Walt Disney World’s transportation has also received magical makeovers. Look out for new looks as your board the next bus, hop on Disney’s Skyliner or ride the monorail.
‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Comes to McDonald’s
Disney Parks Blog has shared the following about an exciting new promotion:
“Our friends at McDonald’s are helping us celebrate 50 magical years with an impressive lineup of 50 unique Happy Meal® toys and an exclusive Happy Meal box.
This one-of-a-kind collection goes deep into the vault of some of our favorite Disney characters. While “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” will continue for 18 months, these toys are only available for a limited time, so be sure to grab some while supplies last!
If you head to your local Golden Arches® starting this week, you’ll find the EARidescent 8 characters sporting their 50th anniversary celebration fashions in addition to 42 other beloved characters.
All of the toys come on one of four colorful bases, each representing one of the four Walt Disney World theme parks. Great for playing or displaying, each base comes with a lenticular backdrop depicting a day-to-night scene in Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park.“
The full list of character toys includes: Celebration Mickey Mouse, Flounder, Timothy Mouse, Abu, Genie, Bambi, Celebration Dale, R2-D2, Celebration Minnie Mouse, Sebastian, Bruni, Tinker Bell, Bo Peep, Cheshire Cat, Miguel, Joe Gardner, Celebration Daisy Duck, Celebration Goofy, Piglet, Lumiere, Frozone, Dory, Dante, BB-8, Celebration Pluto, Lady Tramp, Jaq, Rocket, Edna Mode, Jiminy Cricket, Simba, Winnie The Pooh, Cogsworth, Gus, Hei Hei, Mad Hatter, Stitch, Woody, Groot, Olaf, Pua, Pinocchio, Celebration Donald Duck, Dumbo, Pumbaa, Thumper, Celebration Chip, Nemo, and Timon.
Do those characters sound familiar? They should because they are all featured in Disney’s Fab 50 Character Collection! Take a look at just some of the new statues that have already popped up in the parks here.
Win a trip to Walt Disney World
Okay, these Happy Meal Toys are fun and all, but cue your best Ariel voice, ‘we want moooooooore’…
How about trying to win a trip to go to Walt Disney World and be part of this magical celebration?
From Sept. 25 through Oct. 1, McDonald’s is giving guests the opportunity to enter for a chance to win one of 25 vacations for four to Walt Disney World Resort to experience the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort! Guests can purchase a Happy Meal via McDonald’s digital app and automatically be entered.Disney Parks Blog
For complete contest rules and details regarding this contest, visit Disney Parks Blog.
Will you be collecting any of the new Happy Meal toys from your local McDonald’s? Will you be entering the contest to see if you can win a trip to Walt Disney World? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page.