Disney Legends Unveil First Major Offering For the 50th Anniversary

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If you are looking forward to the 50th anniversary celebration at Walt Disney World, there is likely a large handful of experiences that you are expecting to see.

Chip ‘n’ Dale are two of the “Disney Fab 50” golden character sculptures appearing in all four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., as part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration,” beginning Oct. 1, 2021, in honor of the resort’s 50th anniversary. (David Roark, photographer)
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At EPCOT, the Beacons of Light will transform Spaceship Earth, alongside Harmonious, a new nighttime spectacular debuting, and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure transporting Guests to Paris. Disney’s Animal Kingdom will have an all-new daytime show called Disney KiteTails, and the Tree of Life will gleam in projections. Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have Tower of Terror shimmering. One big change that all four parks will get to see is the new Fab 50 collection of golden character sculptures that are being added across the property to share the magic Disney has created over the past 50 years. 

Pluto Statue
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Related: Golden Mickey Mouse Sculpture Revealed For Disney World 50th

Today, we saw the unveiling of many of the interactive character statues, as Disney installed quite a few overnight at Magic Kingdom. Disney Parks Blog reported:

Today, I am excited to announce that the first Disney Fab 50 sculptures are in their place to share in the festivities. You can now visit Magic Kingdom Park and find some of your favorite characters in their new home for the next 18 months of the celebration. These 50 characters represent the stories that have moved us to dream bigger, follow our passions and believe in the power of magic. Each character shares in Walt Disney World Resort’s legacy of hope and optimism, where “two tiny wings” become a source of imagination, where sidekicks become heroes and where unlikely duos become the best of friends.

Statue of Disney Characters
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In the below video created by Disney, we can see Disney legends join together to debut these new sculptures. From Brett Iwan, the voice of Mickey Mouse, to Disney actor and lover John Stamos, to Imagineer Tony Baxter, to Susan Egan, and so many more, we can see that Disney has really rounded up a gang of true magic makers to have Guests excited for what is to come.

If you want to check out the full video debuting the Fab 50, take a look below! It will surely get your insides feeling excited and maybe a little emotional for the huge celebration to come!

This collection will be scattered throughout Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Guests to enjoy during the 18-month long celebration!

What do you think of the announcement Disney created to unveil the first of their sculptures?

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