Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Special Added to Disney Parks Category on Disney+

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Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Special Added to Disney Parks Category on Disney+

Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Special Added to Disney Parks Category on Disney+. Disney+ subscribers, you can now enjoy content based on the Disney Parks in an all-new category on Disney+! Specials and Documentaries such as The Imagineering Story, Disney Insider, Behind the Attraction, and the all-new Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Celebration can now be found in one place on the hit streaming service.

The magical celebration was hosted by Whoopi Goldberg and featured performances from Grammy-Winning recording artist Christina Aguilera and ‘The Little Mermaid‘ star Halle Bailey, both of which were accompanied by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. 

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This EARidescent special event takes viewers through Walt Disney World’s humble beginnings in the swamplands of Florida and its evolution into a cultural phenomenon. Through an expansive look into the past, present, and future of the vacation destination, footage never before seen on television gives fans a glimpse into the journey to bring Walt’s vision to life and a look at plans for the future. The special also spotlights some of Walt Disney World’s most memorable pop-culture moments, from the many sitcoms that filmed episodes in the theme parks to the conception of the ubiquitous “I’m going to Disney World!” campaign. Plus, viewers get a heartwarming look at how Disney and Make-A-Wish foundation have worked together for over 40 years to make kids’ Disney dreams come true.  

Celebrity guest stars included Anthony Anderson, John Stamos, Marsai Martin, Gary Sinise, Melissa Joan Hart, and Candace Cameron Bure; NFL athletes Tom Brady, Phil Simms, and Doug Williams, and creative forces Kevin Feige, Pete Docter, and James Cameron; Walt Disney World Imagineers including Bob Weis, Mark Kohl, and Ann Morrow Johnson; and Disney executives past and present including Bob Chapek, Bob Iger, and Michael Eisner, who all shared their favorite memories of Walt Disney World. 

Related: Muppets Haunted Mansion preshow and more coming to Disney Theme Parks!

To visit the new Disney Parks category on Disney+ CLICK HERE and log in to your Disney+ account! What do you think of the new category? Do you find it helpful when looking for Disney Park-related titles? Would you like to see Disney develop more Disney Parks content for the streaming service? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments. 

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Kaitlyn is a writer, painter, and artist based just north of Baltimore, Maryland. She is a previous participant in the Disney College Program and has years of experience with Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts and with Universal Orlando Resort. Her and her big 'Ohana are frequent visitors to the parks and resorts and she is always up for another trip to visit her favorite castles! Kaitlyn is the News & Entertainment Writer for Chip and Company and is passionate about writing and storytelling.
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