Central Florida nights heat up in June at Walt Disney World during the nightly celebration known as “Summer Nightastic.” Park visitors can enjoy the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios during extended hours.
Light up your summer at Walt Disney World Resort with Summer Nightastic! from June 6 through August 14, 2010. The highlight of the night is Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade. For decades, millions of Disney fans have flocked to see the animated floats featuring the characters from their favorite Disney Classics, including Tinker Bell from Peter Pan, Pinocchio and Snow White.
Other parks at Walt Disney World are enhancing the daily experience for park visitors. At Hollywood Studios, thrill-seekers are sure to love the new effects added to the park’s most popular ride: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Music lovers can watch tribute bands pay tribute to the most popular bands of all time at the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series, an annual live event that rocks Epcot theme park. From June 12 to June 19, fans of the 70’s disco band, the Bee Gees, can hear the Bee Gees tribute: Stayin’ Alive. From June 20 to June 26, Hotel California, a tribute to the legendary rock band known as “The Eagles”, will perform nightly at Epcot.
Summertime also marks more events for nature lovers at Animal Kingdom, including Kilimanjaro Safaris and Expedition Everest and the daily shows. Kilimanjaro Safaris give riders an up-close and personal encounter with giraffes, zebras and other wildlife, with open-sided safari vehicles. The expedition ventures across rivers and open fields, to give riders a unique look at wildlife in an open habitat.
Summers at Disney World also mark the start of a special time for star wars fans: Star Wars weekends. Hosted by Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Star Wars weekends include light saber demons,special shows and presentations. Star Wars Weekends events are included with admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.