First Three-Park All-Nighter Kicks Off Monstrous Summer at the WDW and Disneyland Resorts

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Just seconds ago, a 180-foot-tall Mike Wazowski from the upcoming Disney●Pixar film “Monsters University”made the official announcement that Disney is keeping three theme parks open for 24 hours on Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of the family travel season, to kick off a Monstrous Summer on both coasts. Wazowski, the loveable green-bodied, one-eyed monster, joins best pal James P. Sullivan (“Sulley”) in the prequel to “Monsters, Inc.”, this summer as college students with hopes of becoming Scarers.

Our first-ever, three-park all-night party is happening at the Magic Kingdom Park in Florida and Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park in California. The parks will stay open from 6 a.m., May 24 to 6 a.m., May 25, 2013, local time.

  • In Florida, Magic Kingdom Park will feature a “Monsters University” theme where Mike and Sulley will be the Grand Marshals of the “Celebrate a Dream Come True” day parade and make appearances in Tomorrowland. There will be extra entertainment throughout the day and night, including characters in their pajamas in Town Square during the late night and early morning, and late-night dance parties in and around the courtyard of Cinderella Castle.
  • In California, you’ll be able to party the night away at both parks with special entertainment including: a “Monsters University” “TLT Monstrous” Dance Club and Star Wars characters in Tomorrowland and late-night Character Pajama Party in Mickey’s ToonTown at Disneyland park. The new Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre at Disneyland park will become a Royal Dance Hall late at night with a live band and dancing; and guests of Disney California Adventure park will find Monstrous photo opportunities with new “Monsters University” “Dorms” in Hollywood Land and a new “Monsters University” float leading the Pixar Play Parade.

Tonight, the huge sphere of Spaceship Earth was transformed from Disney Parks icon to Disney●Pixar “Eye-con” for the announcement.


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5 thoughts on “First Three-Park All-Nighter Kicks Off Monstrous Summer at the WDW and Disneyland Resorts

  1. these sound so fun, but I’m getting too old for all nighters! Even for Disney! The dorms in DCA sound like they could be extremely funny!

  2. Hmm… We will be arriving the night of. Might just have to catch part of it. May just drop the kids and wife off at the hotel and then go play 😉

  3. Too bad that DCA will essentially be closed for at least 4 hours for Grad Night, probably longer, considering they have to get non-participants out of the Grad Night areas and set things up FOR Grad Night. The only things that will be open are Soarin’ Over California and the Hollywood Lot area. Waste of a ticket for those who don’t have passes/

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