Most of us tend to use the My Disney Experience App to look at ride times or see what time the parade or fireworks are, but did you know that you can find a lot more on the app than just the basic park information? This app is a great tool to plan future trips and see what’s new, as well as information on Extra Ticketed events and parties. It can be really helpful to take a few minutes of quiet time before your next trip and really explore the My Disney Experience app and familiarize yourself with it.
How To Find Park Celebrations And Events On The My Disney Experience App
Follow these simple steps to locate park celebrations and events on the My Disney Experience App:
Open The My Disney Experience App
When you open the My Disney Experience App, you will need to make sure that you are on the main screen. The top of the home page will look like the image below.
If you are not on the Home Page, you should press the small button in the bottom left corner that looks like a home. Once on the main page, you will scroll down to find the current events. In other words, scroll past the information showing park hours, virtual queue, the PhotoPass sections until you start seeing upcoming party’s and celebrations.
Explore Current Party Event Guides
Under all the top information is the selection of currently offered events and celebrations. When exploring the app, currently I found the Holidays at Walt Disney World Event Guide. If you’re lucky enough to have a visit Disney World this holiday season, or just want to get an idea for next year, explore the app even further to find more information. There are six sections to click on the app to learn more information.
Get Information On Specific Events
Continuing with the Holidays at Walt Disney World Event Guide as an example, you will find even more information on specific events like Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. To find details, click the specific event. Once you arrive on the event’s page, you see more categories.
Merry Entertainment shows the Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade times, the Mickey’s Most Merriest show times, the Fireworks time, as well as showtimes for other live entertainment and a few other fun options. Click on Festive Attractions and see which attractions will have Christmas twists as well as what others are open for the party. Click on Flavors to Savor to find cookie spots and Allergy-Friendly Locations, and a list of reserved experiences like the Dessert Parties or Table Service as well as quick service counter that are open during the party. Magical Momentos will list where photographers will be located, as well as information on the new Disney Parks Voices on TikTok and Memory Maker. The Event Guide for Little Ones features suggestions for families with little ones (or maybe weary parents) who might not be able to stay until midnight. The Event Guide for Night Owls shares tips to make the most of your evening, such as watching later shows or the second parade. While you can always pick up a paper guide when you get to the park, the My Disney Experience app shows you everything you need to know before you arrive at the party.
Explore The App To Find Upcoming Parties And Events
While searching further into the app, look for future events to purchase. Currently the 50th Anniversary Celebration as well as Disney After Hours are found on the app. The After Hours both have a link to purchase tickets for these events. To explore more about each of these, click the Learn More link and find out more information and dates, and costs of these events as well as treats and attractions that are featured.
More Celebrations To Check Out On The App
The 50th Anniversary Celebration is continuing through March 31, 2023. Click Explore the Guide and find out what’s happening at each park. Once you open the section, you’ll notice symbols of the four parks at the top. Each park icon is a link to each park’s 50th Anniversary experiences, featured food items, special merchandise and shopping tips as well as the park map. For a quick overview scroll up and note the 50th Anniversary Sips and Bites Guide. Swipe left and see where you can enjoy additional links to each park, Disney Springs, the Resorts, and Typhoon Lagoon. I know I started getting hungry just from looking.
Seasonal Festival Guides Are Found On The App
Epcot has several festivals throughout the year. Make sure you check the My Disney Experience app to see what’s happening during your trip. The International Food & Wine Festival seems to be the most popular.
Pop in by clicking Learn more and find four icons to choose from and explore the Global Marketplaces, Live Entertainment, Festival Merchandise and Fun for All Ages. You will find all sorts of goodies to eat as well as merchandise to buy. When planning your visit, don’t forget to explore the featured artists during the Eat to the Beat Concerts. If your visit is planned for winter or spring, check the app to learn more about Holidays Around the World, the International Festival of Arts and the International Flower & Garden Festival.
Keep Checking For Updates On The My Disney Experience App
If you haven’t installed the My Disney Experience app or updated it in awhile, it’s time to do so, just to make sure you aren’t missing any exciting events that are coming to Walt Disney World. Whether your visit is right around the corner or your just in the planning stages of your Disney trip, exploring the app often is a great way to plan your trip.
Karen has been a Disney fan her whole life and has been visiting almost yearly since 1997, when her daughter turned 4. She has become an avid cruiser with Mickey as well. Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, she recently she sold her business and with her husband, decided it was time to make the Orlando area their new home. They love being able to pop over to Disney on a whim and enjoy lunch or dinner at Disney Springs or catch a concert at Epcot.