Top Ten Live Entertainment Options at Walt Disney World

Top 10 Free Things for Kids at Walt Disney World

There are so many options for live entertainment at Walt Disney World! These choices range from parades and fireworks to music and plays. Unfortunately, there likely isn’t time to see all the different live entertainment, so here is The Mouse For Less Top 10 to help you plan ahead.

  1. Yehaa Bob Jackson – Yehaa Bob has entertained Walt Disney World guests for over 14 years. He performs at the River Roost Lounge at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort. His normal schedule is Wednesday – Saturday nights at 8:30 pm and 10:30 pm, but make sure to check the schedule. His musical skills and comedy provides a fun time. Just be ready to yell like Tarzan when he blows his horn.

Yehaa Bob at River Roost Lounge

  1. Finding Nemo – The Musical at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a 30-minute long Broadway-style musical. It is hallmarked by larger-than-life, sophisticated puppetry. This bright and lively show with new musical numbers is sure to delight those of all ages.

Finding Nemo Show at Animal Kingdom

  1. Festival of the Lion King is a high-energy 30-minute show featuring puppetry, gymnastics, and colorful costumes. Enjoy this show in air-conditioned comfort as the show pulls you into the action. Hakuna Matata!

 

  1. For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration – Experience the story of Frozen like never before as two royal historians use scenes from the popular movie to retell Anna and Elsa’s story. Feel free to sing along thanks to the lyrics on the screen and enjoy appearances by Anna, Kristoff, and Elsa.

 

  1. The Dapper Dans – Step back in time and enjoy this barbershop quartet while walking down Main Street. Dressed in pinstripes and straw hats the group performs classic Disney songs and nostalgic American favorites a cappella.
  1. The Voices of Liberty – This group sings folk and patriotic songs in 8-part a cappella harmony under the acoustically pure dome at the American Adventure Pavilion. The music is so beautiful that it will give you chills.

Voices of Liberty at Epcot

  1. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – This nightly EPCOT show takes place in and above the World Showcase Lagoon. It is a 14-minute live show that utilizes fireworks, fountains, laserlight effects, music, and a 350,000 pound Earth Globe. This can be viewed from anywhere around the World Showcase Lagoon.

  1. Fantasmic – This show is performed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It combines over one million gallons of water, fireworks, water effects, and laser lights. When the villains try to turn Mickey’s dreams into nightmares, he uses his imagination to save the day.

  1. Festival of Fantasy Parade – Traveling down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom, this daytime parade tells favorite new and classic Disney stories with a mix of floats, music, and colorfully costumed characters. Along the parade route, you can catch a glimpse of Disney princesses, travel under the sea with Sebastian, and head to Scotland with Merida. Perhaps the most magical moment of the entire experience though is coming face to face with Maleficent as Prince Phillip does battle with the fire breathing dragon.

 

  1. La Nouba – Performed by Cirque du Soleil, this show is only available at Downtown Disney in Walt Disney World. The cast of athletes, acrobats, and performance artists represent 15 different countries. Their daring feats are sure to impress!