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Disney World releases new ad for the 50th anniversary celebration

The 50th anniversary of the opening of Walt Disney World is just around the corner, and it promises to be the celebration of celebrations!

In true Disney fashion, the celebration isn’t set to be a one-day event, but rather a celebration that goes on for a while–the Most Magical Celebration on earth!

Today, Disney Parks released a new ad, inviting Guests to Walt Disney World to celebrate the enormous milestone in Disney Parks history. It features Mickey, Minnie and the gang in their new 50th anniversary “Ear-idescent” costumes.

The newly-released ad also features attractions representing the four different parks at Disney World, including Avatar: Flight of Passage at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers’ Run attraction at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Hollywood.

The all-new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure ride at EPCOT, which is not yet open to the public, is also featured in the ad. The attraction is set to open on October 1.

Disney World historically celebrates opening day anniversaries from October 1 through September 30 of the following year, as it did for its 10th anniversary, its 15th, and so on.

Plans for the 50th anniversary celebration at Walt Disney World were first publicly talked about at the 2019 D23 Expo, but specific details were somewhat scarce. Even now, we get the feeling we still don’t know all that Disney has in store for fans and for Guests who are physically in the parks during the anniversary celebration.

But the anticipation and the surprises along the way are exciting, such as the Fab 50 statues that have been unveiled at Magic Kingdom. Even today, we discover that we have 50 statues, but one of them is missing. Wonder what that surprise will look like.

Stay tuned for more about the Most Magical Celebration on Earth at Walt Disney World!

About Becky Burkett

I'm an enthusiastic writer who finds joy in random things like cold weather, snow, "I Love Lucy," "The Andy Griffith Show," journals full of blank paper, countdowns to Christmas, the month of December, "Toy Story," "Sleeping Beauty," my 4 kids, my 4 shih tsus, Disney Parks history, Imagineering and visiting the parks. I think Walt Disney is the standard against which genius should be measured. I love to write about Disney Parks, Disney history, all things Imagineering and PIXAR. I adore the colors, story and art direction of Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" (Team Make it Blue!), and "Toy Story" is life (minus "Toy Story 4"). I believe Walt Disney was so much more than an entertainment and theme park tycoon; I believe he was a savant with a vision for life and how it could be if happiness and kindness are strived for. I love Biergarten at EPCOT and 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian. You can find me croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room, chillin' on the PeopleMover or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. I'm always looking for Imagineers in the parks, and I'd rather meet Joe Rohde and Tony Baxter than anyone in Hollywood! Hey, if you dream it, you really can do it!