Experiences

  • Surrounded by Walt Disney World® Resort, Waldorf Astoria Orlando is the premier location to explore all Disney has to offer.
  • Surrounded by Walt Disney World® Resort, Waldorf Astoria Orlando is the premier location to explore all Disney has to offer.
  • Disney Gifts Sundries Tickets store

Walt Disney World® Resort

Complimentary Transportation to Disney Theme Parks

Waldorf Astoria Orlando is located near Walt Disney World® Resort, offering complimentary transportation to all Disney Theme Parks. Share unforgettable moments with those that mean the most. Access all of the Disney Theme Parks with ease by taking our complimentary luxury motorcoach transportation, provided between Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Walt Disney World®Theme Parks and Downtown Disney® Area. Pick-up is conveniently located at the porte-cochere. The daily transportation schedule is available at the front desk, through the Concierge or by clicking here.

Disney Tickets

For your convenience, tickets for Walt Disney World® Theme Parks may be purchased in advance - simply click here or on the Disney Tickets link to the left.

Tickets for Disney Theme Parks and attractions and other Orlando area theme parks and attractions may also be purchased on-site through our Concierge desk.

Disney Gifts, Sundries & Tickets Store

Your convenient one-stop shop for all things Disney, steps from your guest room!  Stop here before visiting the theme parks to purchase:

•  Walt Disney World® Theme Park tickets
•  Apparel and accessories
•  Souvenirs and sundries

Located on the lobby level of the adjacent Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
Open daily, 7am - 11pm

Magic Kingdom® Park

Capture the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, backstage tours and beloved Disney characters. With Cinderella’s Castle as the centerpiece, Magic Kingdom® Park comprises seven whimsical lands: Main Street U.S.A, Adventureland® Area, Frontierland® Area, Liberty Square, Tomorrowland® Area and the recently expanded Fantasyland®Area. New Fantasyland® offers more immersive enchantment than ever before including The Enchanted Forest featuring Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid, Ariel’s Grotto, Enchanted Tales with Belle, Gaston’s Tavern and the unique Be Our Guest Restaurant located in the heart of Beast’s enchanted castle.

Epcot®

Sprawling across 300 acres, twice the size of Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot® is divided into Future World and World Showcase. Future World is full of sensational attractions – including Test Track® presented by Chevrolet®, Mission:SPACE® and Soarin’®, as well as inspiring entertainment and shows, all of which focus on technological advancements, innovation and wonder. World Showcase is a collection of Pavilions wrapping around the World Showcase Lagoon. Inside the Pavilions, find shops, attractions and restaurants that represent the culture and cuisine of these 11 countries: Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

Home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawling across 500 acres of lush landscape, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park is the largest animal-themed park in the world. Full of attractions, adventures and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney’s dedication to nature and conservation and in doing so; the park leads the way in animal care, education and research.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Movie magic comes to life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, awash in the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Step into the action based on blockbuster movies and television shows and delight in exciting entertainment that puts you center stage.

Downtown Disney® Area

World-class restaurants, dazzling entertainment and unique shops line the waterfront of the Downtown Disney® Area. This fun-filled district includes Downtown Disney® West Side, Downtown Disney® Marketplace and Downtown Disney® Pleasure Island.

Downtown Disney® West Side
This area hosts a showcase of top-notch restaurants, a 24-screen AMC Theaters Complex, and many other shops. Here you’ll also find the rockin’ House of Blues®, the exquisite La Nouba™ by Cirque du Soleil®, DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park and Splitsville Luxury Lanes™. 

Downtown Disney® Marketplace
Downtown Disney® Marketplace is a haven for Disney souvenirs, collectibles, apparel, accessories and toys. The World of Disney – a 50,000-square-foot megastore – is the largest character merchandise shop in the world. After your shopping is complete, be sure to visit one of the lakeside restaurants for a relaxing meal.

Downtown Disney® Pleasure Island
Dining and live music are the hallmarks of this entertainment mecca.

ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex

Located in the heart of Walt Disney World® Resort, ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex is a state-of-the-art athletic facility offering a variety of sporting events and programs for amateur youth athletes, including tournaments, camps, academies and elite-level showcase events. Your entire family will relish this one-of-a-kind Disney sports vacation experience.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

One of two water parks in Walt Disney World® Resort, featuring one of the world’s tallest and fastest free-falling waterslides, as well as slides and rides for the whole family – like a kid-sized, snow-castle fountain play area with scaled-down version of the more thrilling attractions.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

The lagoon is a whole new wave of water entertainment fun. Guests can snorkel underwater amid hundreds of colorful Caribbean fish; ride one of the world’s largest waves in the Surf Lagoon, slide ferociously down mountainside tunnels and laze along the winding river.

Special Events at Walt Disney World® Resort

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
September 1 – October 31
Dress up in your favorite costume and collect delicious candy throughout Disney's Magic Kingdom® park. You’ll soon discover all the boo-tiful ways the spirits of the season have transformed the park into a happy haunted hallows. Guests will enjoy Mickey's "Boo-To-You" Halloween Parade and Happy HalloWishes fireworks. Many favorite Disney Characters are dressed in Halloween costumes, too. So come celebrate and scare up a good time! Special advance ticket purchase required.  Select dates.

Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival
September 19 – November 10
Embark on a grand culinary adventure as you’re welcomed into a food and wine lover’s paradise at Epcot®. Festival-goers will savor food and wine tastings at nearly 30 international food and beverage marketplaces, signature dining experiences with world-renown chefs, exciting culinary demonstrations and beverage seminars, and The Eat to the Beat concert series, featuring nightly performances from popular hit-makers. Ticket purchase required. Daily.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
November 7 – December 19
The Magic Kingdom® Park becomes the capital of holiday cheer during this joyful celebration featuring Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, Holiday Wishes fireworks, shimmering lights on Cinderella's Castle, festive decorations, special entertainment, complimentary cookies and hot cocoa, and a magical snowfall on Main Street, U.S.A. Special ticket purchase required. Select Nights.

Festival of the Seasons at Downtown Disney®
November 14 - December 29
Holiday cheer mixes with Disney magic to transform Downtown Disney® area into a twinkling wonderland of festive fun! Celebrate the holidays with live entertainment, photo opportunity and so much more! The Downtown Disney® area invites you to embrace the spirit of the season as you enjoy the twinkling lights, a grandiose tree and yuletide touches at every turn. Be sure to bring your little ones to see Santa Claus and then shop for unique gifts at the specialty shops.

Holidays Around the World at Epcot®
November 28 – December 30
Share in the sights and sounds of some of the world’s greatest holiday festivities during Holidays Around the World at Epcot®. Amid joyful music and seasonal food favorites, time-honored traditions come alive as costumed performers share their country’s holiday heritage throughout the World Showcase. Nightly.

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios®
November 7 – January 4
Marvel at millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music. Brilliant multi-colored bulbs wrap the buildings, changing hues and brightness throughout the show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. As joyful music surrounds you, a sea of twinkling lights form twirling carousels of heavenly angels, toy soldiers, a spinning Earth, and even Santa and his trusty reindeer. It’s something you have to see to believe! Included with regular park admission. Nightly.

Candlelight Processional at Epcot®
November 26 – December 30
Hear the stirring story of Christmas as told by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir. Listen along while the story of the babe in a manger touches your heart as it has for generations, accompanied by warm and inspiring holiday music. This annual holiday event is one of Disney's most popular. First-come seating is included in the regular cost of park admission, but shows fill to capacity quickly. (Queue begins forming more than two hours before showtime.) Candlelight Dinner Packages are available for purchase and include dinner at one of Epcot's renowned restaurants and guaranteed reserved VIP seating for the show.  Nightly.

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