Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at Walt Disney World

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Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at Walt Disney World

Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at Walt Disney World

Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month celebrations are in full swing at Walt Disney World! Guests can celebrate with a great variety of entertainment, authentic experiences, specialty food and beverage items, and art inspired by Hispanic and Latin American cultures now through October 15!

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To kick off this celebration, Los Amigos Invisibles will perform Sept. 16 and 17 at the Eat to the Beat Concert Series presented by Florida Blue Medicare at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE. The popular band from Venezuela will bring all the disco, funk, jazz, and Latin rhythm we love and adore.

Over at Magic Kingdom Park, the fiesta includes the “Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade”­­­­ featuring Mirabel from Disney’s “Encanto,” Miguel from Disney and Pixar’s “Coco,” and other friends. This super-sized procession of characters winds its way through the park multiple times each day .

Music lovers should be sure to check out Mickey’s PhilharMagic at Magic Kingdom Park, which features a performance of the song “Un Poco Loco” from Disney and Pixar’s “Coco” and an animated scene based on the movie. At EPCOT you can hear the warm melodies of Mariachi Cobre and their world-famous traditional music from Jalisco, Mexico. And you can dance the day away at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with the Viva Gaia Street Band’s Caribbean-Latin rhythms.

If you admire Hispanic and Latin-American art, the Mexico Pavilion Folk Art Gallery at EPCOT is where you can honor El Día de los Muertos with a beautiful art exhibit created by prominent Mexican artists.

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Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Month at Walt Disney World

There is no fiesta without delicious food! Enjoy more than 70 food-and-beverage options inspired by Hispanic and Latin American cultures, including delicious tamales, empanadas, tacos, “Encanto”-inspired cupcakes and more. Tasty treats include long-time favorites along with new specialty items only available during this celebration. 


When you visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom, EPCOT or Disney Springs, Disney PhotoPass Magic Shots will allow you to virtually pose with your favorite characters, scenes and animals from Disney’s “Encanto” and Disney and Pixar’s “Coco.” Or, add a “Together We Are Magia” border to your favorite family photos available at all theme parks! 


Celebrate Disney and Pixar’s “Coco” with stylish new apparel and décor for your casa and cocina. You can find these colorful, cultural treasures in select merchandise locations in Disney Springs, EPCOT, Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, among others. 


Disney Resort Hotel guests can complete their days with familia nights showcasing beloved movies that highlight Hispanic culture during “Movies Under the Stars.” Featured flicks will include “The Book of Life,” “Encanto,” “Coco,” “Elena and the Secret of Avalor,” “Saludos Amigos,” and “Ferdinand.” 

And, keep your eyes peeled for exclusive photo backdrops inside many of the Resort lobbies and gathering spaces where you can showcase #TogetherWeAreMagia in your own special way. 


High-energy Latin/Pop musical group “La Calle” will bring the música and baile to Disney Springs with dancers that will keep you moving in this interactive-style live show. You can also celebrate Miércoles Mágicos with newly incorporated music from “Encanto” and “Coco” and enjoy a powerhouse performance by Brazilian singer-songwriter Drey-C. 

All this entertainment can be paired with Latin-inspired dishes and plates, so make sure to stop by Exposition Park to try the spectacular flavors from the Cilantro Urban Eatery Food TruckPabellón criollo, arepas, tostadas, and tostones are a few of the delicious items waiting for you!

In addition, Disney Springs Art Walk: A Canvas of Expression highlights a new and vibrant work from Leo Gómez, representing the immense talent of Hispanic and Latin artists. Be on the lookout for additional artists to be showcased as the Art Walk continues to grow.

Remember, “Together We Are Magia” at Walt Disney World Resort!

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Sara is a travel agent with Destinations to Travel, a Disney Earmarked agency. She lives in Alaska with her husband and 3 kids. Due to her extreme dislike of winter, she travels often to warmer destinations during the colder months. She visits the Disney parks and resorts frequently with her family and loves helping other families plan magical vacations. Contact her here for help with your vacation!
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