Disney World Resort Releases Plans for 50th Anniversary Celebration

So exciting!! The Walt Disney World Resort will begin an 18 month celebration this October 1st,"The World's Most Magical Celebration" A 50th anniversary crest will be put in place above Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom.

The resort's landmarks including the Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom, the Hollywood Tower Hotel at Hollywood Studios and the Spaceship Earth at Epcot have been designated "Beacons of Magic" and will glow at night.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse will serve as hosts, wearing new sparkling new costumes.

"If there was ever a time that the world needed some pixie dust, this is it." Walt Disney World president Jeff Vahle said on social media.