Christmas is nearly upon us and that means New Year Eve and 2011 are fast approaching. To make sure you are fully informed on everything that is happening at Walt Disney World on New Year’s Eve, here is a quick round up of the general admission and hard ticket events
MAGIC KINGDOM (8 AM – 2 AM)
“Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It!” Street Party at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:15 p.m.
“Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade” at 12 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
“Main Street Electrical Parade” at 7 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
“Holiday Wishes” fireworks at 8:30 p.m.
“Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks at 11:50 p.m.
DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS (8 AM – 12 AM)
“Block Party Bash” parade at 3 p.m.
“Fantasmic!” nighttime extravaganza at 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Live performances by in-park band “Mulch, Sweat and Shears” at Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat at 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.
“Lights, Camera, Happy New Year” fireworks starring “Mulch, Sweat and Shears” at 11:55 p.m.
EPCOT (8 AM – 1 AM)
“IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” New Year/Holiday version at 7:30 p.m. & 11:40 p.m.
“Holidays Around the World” in World Showcase
ANIMAL KINGDOM PARK
“Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade” at 3:45 p.m.
NOTE: The park does not open late making it a quieter park to visit during the day.
BAY LAKE AND SEVEN SEAS LAGOON
“Electrical Water Pageant” at 10:25 p.m.
HARD TICKET EVENT
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
“La Nouba” will be performed at 6 PM and 9 PM
Guests will receive a limited-edition La Nouba pin created for the New Year’s Eve event
DISNEYQUEST (8 PM – 1 AM)
Ring in the New Year at DisneyQuest with favorite cyber attractions and games, a DJ Dance Party with a New Year’s Eve countdown, party favors and a coupon for a personal pizza and soda at FoodQuest
$39 per person, advance/$45 per person, day of
ATLANTIC DANCE HALL (8 PM – 2 AM, AGES 21+ ONLY)
Dance into the New Year at Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk
$35 for access to the main floor of the Dance Hall, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight
$75 for a VIP ticket that adds a private upstairs area with seating; limited viewing for Epcot fireworks with guaranteed seating and coffee, tea or hot chocolate with dessert bar and a premium bar
LA HACIENDA DE SAN ANGEL (From 9 PM)
La Hacienda de San Angel is offering a special six-course prix-fixe menu and live music starting at 9 p.m. for $199 per person, or $225 with wine and spirits (plus tax and gratuity), $49.95 ages 3 to 9
BISTRO DE PARIS
Bistro de Paris is offering a special prix-fixe New Year’s Eve menu for $150 per person, $225 with wine pairings with each course
California Grill will host a New Year’s Eve party featuring food stations, an open bar, a casino-style game room, DJ, dancing, Disney characters, live entertainment and a great viewing location for the Magic Kingdom fireworks
$525 per person, all inclusive