Top Ten Live Entertainment Options at Walt Disney World

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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, 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. Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show – Check out the movie magic behind the stunt car shots as you are shown how these amazing scenes are choreographed and filmed. Feel the adrenaline as the engines rev and the tires squeal.


  1. Off Kilter – A band that merges Celtic and rock-and-roll music as they perform in the Canadian Pavilion. They play a mixture of traditional and original material.


  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 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. Main Street Electrical Parade – This iconic parade returned to Walt Disney World to travel down Main Street at the Magic Kingdom. With updated lighting, there are floats themed from Alice in Wonderland, Disney Princesses, Pete’s Dragon, and more.

Main Street Electrical Parade at Magic Kingdom

  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!