Walt Disney World 2014 Calendar of Events

By on January 1, 2014

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This is an unofficial list of the events taking place at the Walt Disney World for 2014. This post will be updated regularly throughout the year as dates are announced. The list of events include the holiday events like Mickey’s No So Scary Halloween Party, Candlelight Processional, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party along with annual events like Star Wars Weekends, Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival.

January 2014

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend takes place Jan. 8, 2014 to Jan. 12, 2014 at Walt Disney World Resort. The Dopey Challenge, which is new in 2014, has participants run the 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon. This is a total distance of 48.6 miles over 4 days. There is also another new event, the Walt Disney World 10K .  These new events add to the the current Kids’ Races, Disney Family Fun Run 5K, the Walt Disney World Half Marathon, the Walt Disney World Marathon and Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge (running both the half and full marathon).

http://www.rundisney.com/disneyworld-marathon/

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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There are a couple of holiday offerings ending on January 5, 2014 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights and the Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special , a 20-minute improvisational show that runs several times each day will both be ending on January 5, 2014.

Animal Kingdom

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The holiday Jingle Jungle Parade in Animal Kingdom will continue to run daily at 3:45 p.m. through January 5, 2014.

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Citricos (Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa)

On January 23, Citricos will have a special wine dinner that will featuring Schweiger Vineyards and is to be hosted by Diana Schweiger Isdahl. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. and has a very limited capacity. There are only 10 guests at the dinner that is priced at $155 per person +  tax. To book, call Keith at 407-824-3988 or email Keith.Gimbel@Disney.com. A cell phone number and a credit card guarantee are required for booking.

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The Flying Fish Cafe (Disney’s BoardWalk )

The Flying Fish Cafe is hosting a Winery Series event on January 23, with a special guest Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard in Santa Cruz, California. Seating is very limited with only 32 guests and cost is $150 per person + tax. Call 407-939-5102 to reserve.

February 2014

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Women can celebrate their inner princesses at the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort, Feb. 20, 2014 to Feb. 23, 2014.  There is an all-new Disney Enchanted 10K and Glass Slipper Challenge which combines the 10K and and half marathon over the course of 2 days. There is also the runDisney Kids Races, the Cinderella Royal Family 5K and the Disney Princess Half Marathon to offer events for the entire family and all abilities.  There is also a women-focused Disney’s Fit for a Princess Expo that will run from Feb. 20, 2014 to Feb. 22, 2014 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. It will feature the latest in running fashions and technology and includes a speaker series with running experts. To finish off the event, there is a Happily Ever After Party at Downtown Disney on  Feb. 23, 2014.

Like many of the events, space is limited so be sure to register early:

http://www.rundisney.com/princess-half-marathon/registration/#runners

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Citricos(Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa)

Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa will be the site of several wine dinner on February 6, 2014. The dinner will feature Foxen Winery and is to be hosted by Jenny Williamson Dore. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. and will allow only 10 guests. Price is $155 per person + tax. To book, call Keith at 407-824-3988 or email Keith.Gimbel@Disney.com.

March 2014

Epcot

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Epcot’s  Flower & Garden Festival

The 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is set for 75 days, running March 5, 2014 to May 18, 2014. A floral Miss Piggy, new in 2014, will join Kermit in the World Showcase topiary display. Epcot’s front entrance garden will have Goofy, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck and a new Timon topiary will join Pumbaa in a location between China and Germany. The food-and-beverage marketplaces is back from 2013 and will feature new menu items for Disney guests to enjoy. These new offerings include Piggylicious Bacon Cupcakes and a Barbecued Chicken Leg at the Smokehouse Barbecue Marketplace. There will be daily interactive gardening seminars with popular HGTV celebrities headlining weekend seminars filled with home, garden and design ideas. Disney-Pixar “Cars” garden and playground will be back again this year as will Tinker Bell’s Butterfly House.

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The 2014 Flower Power Concert Series will have two new acts performing at the America Gardens Theatre during : Gary Lewis and the Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”) and The Alan Parsons Live Project (“Eye in the Sky”). Other pop acts set to perform include The Guess Who (“America Woman”), Chubby Checker & the Wildcats, The Village People, Paul Revere & The Raiders and Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone. (Entertainment is subject to change.)

The concerts are included in the price of admission to Epcot. The announced show schedules (subject to change) are:

  • March 7 – 9: The Guess Who
  • March 14 – 16: Gary Lewis & The Playboys
  • March 21 – 23: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO
  • March 28 – 30: The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • April 18 – 20: The Grass Roots
  • April 25 – 27: Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
  • May 2 – 4: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
  • May 9 – 11: Chubby Check and the Wildcats

April 2014

Epcot

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Epcot’s  Flower and Garden Festival

Epcot’s  Flower and Garden Festival continues. If you are interested, you can read the information about the festival above. For April, the Flower Power Concert Series schedule (subject to change) is:

  • April 18 – 20: The Grass Roots
  • April 25 – 27: Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
  • May 2 – 4: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
  • May 9 – 11: Chubby Check and the Wildcats

May 2014

Epcot

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Epcot’s  Flower & Garden Festival

Epcot’s  Flower and Garden Festival continues. If you are interested, you can read the information about the festival above. For April, the Flower Power Concert Series schedule (subject to change) is:

  • May 2 – 4: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
  • May 9 – 11: Chubby Check and the Wildcats

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Star Wars Weekends

Star Wars Weekends will be held every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 16, 2014 to June 8, 2014. The event includes Star Wars celebrities and characters for special shows and presentations. You can get autographs from an actual Star Wars actor, purchase event merchandise, kids 12 and under can train to be a Jedi and much more.

  • Weekend I: May 16 – 18, 2014
  • Weekend II: May 23 – 25, 2014
  • Weekend III: May 30 – June 1, 2014
  • Weekend IV: June 6 – 8, 2014

Animal Kingdom

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Expedition Everest Challenge

The Expedition Everest Challenge will be held May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014. The 5K is a nighttime adventure run that includes obstacles, a scavenger hunt, and a Post-Race Party that takes place in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. There is also a Family Edition and runDisney kids’ race.

For more information:

http://www.rundisney.com/expedition-everest-challenge/

June 2014

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Star Wars Weekends

Star Wars Weekends continues in June 2014.

  • Weekend IV: June 6 – 8, 2014

July 2014

August 2014

September 2014

Magic Kingdom

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

This is a trick-or-treat event for everyone. You can dress up in your favorite costume and collect candy throughout the Magic Kingdom park. The event is held on select nights from September to October. The tone of the event is “not-so-scary,” which means children of all ages can enjoy this party.

Dates to be announced

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Night of Joy Event

The 32nd annual Night of Joy, a Christian Music event,  will be held between September 5, 2014 to September 6, 2014. Artists set to appear at the event include:

  • September 5, 2014: Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin, Matthew West, For King & Country, Mandisa, Building 429, Matt Maher, The Neverclaim
  • September 6: Skillet, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Israel Houghton & New Breed, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Rhett Walker, We As Human, One Girl Nation

Ticket information will be released at a later date.

Epcot

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Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Each fall Epcot brings food and wine from around the world to one convenient location. There are nearly 30 international food and beverage marketplaces and the Eat to the Beat concert series, with nightly performances from popular hit-makers.

Dates to be announced

October 2014

Magic Kingdom

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Event continue. Dates to be announced

Epcot

 Walt Disney World 2014 Calendar of Events

Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Dates to be announced

November 2014

Magic Kingdom

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Will be continued with dates to be announced

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The Magic Kingdom is transformed for the Christmas holiday with live entertainment, special event fireworks and holiday parade at this winter celebration. This event is held select nights in November and December.

Dates to be announced.

Epcot

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Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 

Dates to be announced

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Holidays Around the World in Epcot

Experience how the holidays are celebrated around the world with unique entertainment celebrating the spirit of the season. Although subject to change, holiday festivities may include:

  • American Adventure: Meet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, celebrate the traditions of Hanukkah and discover the spirit of Kwanzaa.
  • Canada: Follow the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs on a musical tour as you explore seasonal customs of the Great White North.
  • China: Watch the agile Monkey King weave his tall tale with twists and turns celebrating Chinese New Year.
  • France: Discover the magic of Père Noël and the joy of the season through a Christmas letter from a child.
  • Germany: Listen as Helga tells the story of the first Christmas tree and the tale of her first Nutcracker.
  • Italy: Meet the kind-hearted witch La Befana who arrives on the eve of the Epiphany to grant gifts to good children.
  • Japan: Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the New Year.
  • Mexico: Celebrate with Los Tres Reyes Magos, the Three Kings, as they tell of their journey to the Posada and traditions today.
  • Morocco: Join Taarji, a Moroccan drummer, as he reflects on family traditions commemorating the holiday of Ramadan.
  • Norway: Spend time with Sigrid and learn about Julenissen, the Christmas Gnome.
  • United Kingdom: Share in the vivid stories of Father Christmas, dating back to 15th-century England.

Dates to be announced

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Candlelight Processional

The Candlelight Processional lets you hear the story of Christmas as told by a special guest narrator with the rich sounds of a full orchestra and choir filling the theatre.

Dates to be announced

December 2014

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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The traditional light show makes its way to Hollywood Studios for 2014.

Dates to be announced.

Magic Kingdom

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Ends in December. Dates to be announced

Epcot

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Holidays Around the World in Epcot

Dates to be announced

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Candlelight Processional

Dates to be announced

About Clayton Crooks

Clayton Crooks is an award winning author and computer consultant based in Knoxville, TN. He has had more than 15 books published on a range of topics including everything from Visual Basic to game development to 3D graphics. In addition to his books, Clayton has been published hundreds of times in variety of publications including magazines such as Dr. Dobbs Journal and his works have been published on numerous web sites.

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