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24-Hour Summer Kick-Off Celebration

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Experience Disney magic during an unforgettable 24-hour party taking place within the theme parks – from coast to coast.

Walt Disney World Resort 24-hour Summer Kickoff

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Kick off the Coolest Summer Ever with a 24-hour celebration, taking place at Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort!
Kick off the Coolest Summer Ever with a 24-hour celebration, taking place at Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort!
 
From 6:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2015 till 6:00 AM on May 23, 2015, get ready to laugh bigger and scream louder all day and night long. Featuring a selection of popular attractions, shows, Characters and entertainment for the whole family, it’s a perfect opportunity to show your Disney side.
 
So come dressed for the occasion in your favorite costume and uncover all the cool surprises, magical merchandise, and special food and beverage offerings this event has in store!
 
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Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration 24-Hour Kickoff

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Head to the Disneyland Resort to kick off your summer with a 24-hour party to launch the Diamond Celebration—a salute to 60 years of Disney Magic.
Head to the Disneyland Resort to kick off your summer with a 24-hour party to launch the Diamond Celebration—a salute to 60 years of Disney Magic.
 
From 6:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2015 till 6:00 AM on May 23, 2015, experience dazzling entertainment and sparkling surprises, including 3 new nighttime spectaculars making their in-park debuts during the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration.
 
Soak up the sights as the iconic jewels of each park—Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park and Carthay Circle Theatre at Disney California Adventure Park—gleam with dazzling enhancements along with special commemorative décor along Buena Vista Street and Main Street, U.S.A.
 
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Know Before You Go

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View important information regarding the 24-Hour Summer Kick-Off Celebration at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
View important information regarding the 24-Hour Summer Kick-Off Celebration at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

General Event Details:
  • Hours of operation for the event will take place from 6:00 AM, May 22, 2015 to 6:00 AM, May 23, 2015.
  • Only select attractions, entertainment and services will be available.
  • Valid theme park admission is required.
  • Event is subject to restrictions and change without notice.
  • Costumes are only permitted during the event at Walt Disney World Resort. Costumes are not permitted during the event at Disneyland Resort.

Costume Details (Permitted at Walt Disney World Resort Only):
  • Costumes should be child-friendly and adhere to any guidelines determined by Disney.
  • Costumes should not be obstructive, offensive or violent; drag on the ground; contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest; contain any weapons or objects which resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Masks may be worn, but they must not obstruct vision, and eyes must be visible at all times. 
  • Guests who dress like Disney characters may not pose for pictures or sign autographs.
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused admission.