Moonlight Magic Returning to Disney World!

Moonlight Magic occasions are returning to Walt Disney World in 2022, for the primary time in over two years! Throughout these free after hours events, DVC members can expertise an evening filled with enjoyable: points of interest with quick wait instances, uncommon character sightings, unique leisure, and free meals!

Disney Trip Membership is bringing the fan-favorite membership additional again for Walt Disney World’s fiftieth Anniversary, and guarantees particular celebrations after the theme parks near most people in the course of the World’s Most Magical Celebration! We can’t wait–we completely love Moonlight Magic, having completed this many, many instances prior to now.

The truth is, Our “Final” Evening in Magic Kingdom previous to the closure was for Moonlight Magic. We’ve additionally shared stories from attending a few of these Disney Trip Membership events. You may learn our Moonlight Magic — After Hours at Magic Kingdom Occasion Recap or our 25 and Past DVC Bash at Disney California Journey Occasion Report or our Storm Lagoon Seaside Bash Report.

Right here’s what Disney Trip Membership has revealed up to now concerning the 2022 Moonlight Magic events:

Epcot Moonlight Magic Occasion Dates are March 17, 2022 and March 31, 2022

Registration Window: Eligible Members with a Disney Resort lodge reservation on the occasion date can register on-line starting February 23, 2022. Occasion registration opens to all eligible Members on March 8, 2022 (pending availability). Occasion particulars shall be offered––through e-mail––roughly one week previous to the occasion!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Moonlight Magic Occasion Dates are Could 24, 2022, June 16, 2022 and July 14, 2022

DHS Registration Window: Please verify again for details about when to register.

Animal Kingdom Moonlight Magic Occasion Dates are July 26, 2022 and August 31, 2022

DAK Registration Window: Please verify again for details about when to register.

Disney Trip Membership has not but offered dates or particulars about (potential) Moonlight Magic events on the water parks or Magic Kingdom.

Our expectation is that there’ll not be Moonlight Magic in 2022 at Storm Lagoon or Blizzard Seaside. It’s probably these are a factor of the previous–even pre-closure, that was probably the case. As for Magic Kingdom, our hope is that its dates are added for September and October 2022, and DVC simply isn’t able to schedule or share these. It’s additionally attainable that with the late begin to the Moonlight Magic “season,” Disney Trip Membership is skipping Magic Kingdom and it’ll be provided to begin 2023.

Per Disney Trip Membership, highlights for the “privileged partiers” at Moonlight Magic embrace:

  • Shorter-than-usual wait instances for choose park points of interest
  • Disney Characters sightings
  • Reimagined leisure
  • Complimentary particular treats and delectable delights

Who’s Eligible & Who Isn’t

To be eligible for Moonlight Magic, you should be a “blue card” Disney Trip Membership member, that means that you just bought straight from Disney or purchased earlier than the resale restrictions have been applied again in April 2016. In case you have a member card, you’re good.

This additionally signifies that anybody renting Disney Trip Membership factors shouldn’t be eligible for Moonlight Magic. Not like different on-site perks, Moonlight Magic relies on the membership and never the keep.

Lastly, right here’s the opposite “Know Earlier than You Go” information for Moonlight Magic from the DVC Member website

Eligible Members with a Disney Resort Reservation

The preliminary registration window for EPCOT occasions is open to eligible Members with present Resort reservations at a Disney-owned and operated lodge at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida or at Disney’s Vero Seaside Resort—with celebration measurement modifications finalized previous to February 20, 2022.

All Resort reservations and modifications—together with your celebration measurement—should be accomplished by 11:59 PM Japanese Time on February 20, 2022. Modifications to your Resort reservation celebration measurement after February 20, 2022 won’t enhance celebration measurement for the occasion.

All eligible Members with a Disney Resort lodge reservation on the occasion date ought to be looking out for an e-mail arriving on February 22, 2022. This e-mail will include a hyperlink the place they’ll register on-line for EPCOT occasions!

Normal Registration – Opens March 8, 2022

EPCOT occasion registration opens to all eligible Members on March 8, 2022.

(Our notice: Moonlight Magic at Epcot will happen earlier than the possible opening date of Guardians of the Galaxy – Cosmic Rewind. A little bit of a bummer in in any other case nice information–it will’ve been good for DVC members to expertise that new E-Ticket with minimal wait!) 

Occasion Dimension Limits

A Member can register themselves and as much as 4 extra Friends per Membership (for a complete of 5)—or as much as the variety of Friends on his or her Resort reservation, offered it was finalized previous to February 20, 2022. Modifications to your Resort reservation celebration measurement after February 20, 2022 won’t enhance celebration measurement for the occasion. Kids youthful than 3 years previous don’t must be registered for this occasion.

Well being and Security Measures

Well being and security measures and operational pointers are topic to vary with out discover. (Our notice: Walt Disney World is ending face masks guidelines earlier than any of those Moonlight Magic dates. In fact, guidelines could possibly be reinstated, however as of proper now, the well being and security measures for Moonlight Magic are successfully nothing.)

Members With A number of Resort Reservations

If Members have a number of Resort reservations, extra celebration measurement pointers apply relying on how the reservation was booked:

  • When staying utilizing Trip Factors or Reservation Factors, Members can register themselves and as much as the variety of people on their Resort reservation(s).
  • When staying utilizing money, Interval Worldwide factors or RCI factors at an eligible Resort lodge, Members can register themselves and as much as the variety of people staying in the identical room because the Member, per Membership.

Modifications & Cancellations

This occasion can’t be booked or modified by way of Member Providers. If a Member needs to vary their celebration measurement inside the celebration measurement limits, or the date that they’re attending Moonlight Magic, they might modify their occasion registration by way of the hyperlink discovered of their affirmation e-mail.

Please notice:

  • In case you cancel your Resort reservation, your occasion registration shall be cancelled mechanically.
  • Cancelling and rebooking an occasion registration will increase the chance of shedding one’s registration.
  • Modifications or cancellations of an occasion registration can’t be made the identical day as reserving.

Registering for One other Member on Your Membership

If the first Member shouldn’t be registering for the occasion, one other Member with the identical Member ID quantity could also be added as an alternate to verify in on the occasion. Legitimate Disney Trip Membership Digital Membership Card and picture ID are required at check-in.

Occasion Date Limits

As a way to enable as many Members as attainable to take pleasure in Moonlight Magic, just one occasion date for every collaborating park shall be out there per Membership.

Different Vital Info

  • Registration is required and restricted. Sadly, walk-ins won’t be permitted.
  • Legitimate Disney Trip Membership Digital Membership Card and picture ID required at check-in. Member listed on the Digital Membership Card should be in attendance.
  • Complimentary admission to the after-hours occasion is legitimate throughout the occasion. In case you want to enter a park earlier than the occasion, legitimate theme park admission and reservation are required.
  • This supply is complimentary, nontransferable and can’t be offered. It’s topic to availability, change or termination with out discover.
  • Attendees below 18 years of age should be accompanied by a collaborating dad or mum or guardian.
  • It is a rain-or-shine occasion; some experiences could also be cancelled as a consequence of inclement climate.
  • We request that Members cancel at the very least 48 hours upfront.
  • Disney Genie, Disney Genie+ and particular person Lightning Lanes should not out there to be used throughout Moonlight Magic Occasions.

Reservations should be made by the individual listed because the “proprietor” on the Membership and will be booked with factors by way of Disney Trip Membership or with money by way of the Disney Reservation Middle or a journey supplier. Please notice that Members who’ve a Resort reservation booked below one other Member’s membership should not eligible for early reserving.

Fascinated with becoming a member of DVC? First you’ll want to learn our Final Information to Disney Trip Membership. This covers the professionals & cons, resale v. direct, how a lot cash you’ll save, and different necessary issues to know earlier than taking the plunge. In case you nonetheless can’t determine whether or not membership is best for you, “attempt before you purchase” and hire factors from DVC Rental Retailer. In case you are satisfied a membership is for you, take a look at the discounted choices at DVC Resale Market. Planning a Walt Disney World journey? For complete recommendation, one of the best place to begin is our Walt Disney World Journey Planning Information for every part it’s essential to know.


Planning on registering for one of many 2022 Moonlight Magic celebration nights? Excited to see this free occasion returning as a profit for DVC members? Have you ever attended one of many Moonlight Magic occasions at Walt Disney World? Did you meet any uncommon characters or take pleasure in particular leisure? What did you consider the expertise? Any questions or ideas about something on this celebration report? Listening to your suggestions about your experiences is each fascinating to us and useful to different readers, so please share your ideas or questions under within the feedback!

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