Night of Joy at the Walt Disney World Resort

September 8 – September 9, 2017

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Rock! Rejoice!

Night of Joy is a contemporary Christian music festival held each year on a Friday and Saturday in September.  Night of Joy will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Guests will get admission to the ESPN Wide World of Sports, as well as have the option to purchase a special ticket that includes access to one of the four Walt Disney World theme parks. From 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. each night, enjoy fun and fellowship, as well as enjoy live performances by today’s top bands in contemporary Christian rock, pop and gospel. This event requires a special ticket.

The Night of Joy artists perform on several stages around ESPN Wide World of Sports, which means you can choose from different musical performances and locations throughout the festival. There is ample seating at indoor and outdoor venues and amazing performances will take place on multiple stages – Champion Stadium, HP Fieldhouse and Jostens Center.

This year, the event will be hosted by Night of Joy favorite, Matthew West.

Guests will also be able to participate in an expo with a variety of vendors, enjoy tasty food and beverage options – including Food Truck options, catch the Talent Spotlight Competition, and participate in the Family Activity Zone.

Venue doors open and activities (in the Jostens Center) begin at 5:00 p.m. each night. Please allow ample time to travel to the venue and get settled in your seat. In addition, there will be dedicated transportation provided so that guests can easily move to the Sports Complex.

Tickets for Night of Joy will go on sale in early June. There is a discount available for advance ticket purchases and for groups of 10 or more. Check here or watch the Night of Joy Facebook page for more info.

2017 Night of Joy Info

 

Night of Joy Artists

For 2017, the 35th annual event includes favorite artists like Toby Mac, Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, MercyMe, and Kirk Franklin. Do keep in mind that the artist lineup subject to change without notice.

Schedule of Performances

Friday, September 8

CHAMPION STADIUM

6 p.m. – Danny Gokey
6:50 p.m. – Natalie Grant
8:15 p.m. – Zach Williams
9:30 p.m. – tobyMac
11:45 p.m. – MercyMe

HP FIELDHOUSE

6:30 p.m. – Rend Collective
8:30 p.m. – Matt Maher
10:45 p.m. – Colton Dixon

Saturday, September 9

CHAMPION STADIUM

6 p.m. – Jordan Feliz
8 p.m. – Kirk Franklin
10:15 p.m. – Steven Curtis Chapman
11:15 p.m. – Amy Grant

HP FIELDHOUSE

6:30 p.m. – Tye Tribbett
8:30 p.m. – Jeremy Camp
10:45 p.m. – Crowder

Additional Activities

Fields of Joy where Guests can head to the complex’s sports fields and take part in sports challenges. Guests can do things like play a game of 4v4 soccer, clock your pitching arm, showcase your free throw skills and more.

FanFest wiill take place at the Jostens Center. FanFest will include a fun, interactive area that includes video games, 60 second challenges, Imagination Playground and oversized versions of popular games such as foosball, connect four and chess. FanFest will also feature showcases from great Christian comedians.

Disney characters will also be on hand for meet and greet opportunities each night. You’ll be able to meet Mickey, Minnie, and some of their friends from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

On Saturday night only, FanFest will also include an opportunity for Guests to participate in multiple question and answers sessions with some of the top artists who will be appearing at Night of Joy. These stars may also be available for photo opportunities and potentially play games with Guests.

There will also be exclusive Night of Joy merchandise available for purchase.

Ticket Rates

Individual Tickets

2017 Individual Single-Night Tickets can be purchased in advance for $45.00 plus tax per ticket. 

2017 Individual Two-Night Tickets can be purchased in advance for $69.00 plus tax per ticket.

Add-on a one day Walt Disney World theme park ticket for only $62 plus tax. Add-on Theme Park Ticket Option is good for use any one day September 8-30, 2017 at any one of the four Walt Disney World Theme Parks

In addition, for those who purchase the Two-Night Tickets plus add on the one day Walt Disney World theme park ticket will also receive one admission to either Disney’s Blizzard Beach or Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water parks from anywhere between September 8 through September 30, 2017. Individuals must purchase this ticket option by August 8, 2017 to receive water park ticket. Groups must purchase this option by August 25, 2017 to receive water park ticket.

Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 407-W-DISNEY, at Disney resorts including Swan & Dolphin hotels and Shades of Green, and at theme park ticket windows. The Night of Joy event is priced separately from one day admission to the Walt Disney World theme parks. Tickets are non-transferable and valid for event dates only.

Group Tickets

A minimum of 10 event tickets must be purchased to qualify for the group rate. For every 10 tickets purchased, one identical free ticket for a Group Leader will be provided with the order. In addition to the special discount per ticket and a complimentary ticket for every 10 purchased, there are usually special benefits for groups of 10 or more, and additional perks when your group purchases two-night group tickets.

Groups Advance Purchase (Concert Only) – $43.00
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 or Saturday, September 9.

Groups Advance Purchase (Concert Only) – $68.80
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9.

Groups Advance Purchase + Premium Seating – $64.50
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 or Saturday, September 9, plus Premium Seating.

Groups Advance Purchase + Premium Seating – $101.50
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9, plus Premium Seating.

Groups Advance Purchase + Theme Park Entry – $108.63
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 or Saturday, September 9 and one theme park admission valid Friday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 to any one of 4 theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios or Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Groups Advance Purchase + Theme Park Entry – $134.19*
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9, and one theme park admission valid Friday, September 8, 2017 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 to any one of 4 theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios or Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

*You will also receive one BONUS Water Park Visit to your choice of Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon valid Friday, September 8, 2017 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 when you purchase your order by August, 25, 2017.

Groups Advance Purchase + Premium Seating + Theme Park Entry – $129.93
Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 or Saturday, September 9, plus Premium Seating, and one theme park admission valid Friday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 to any one of 4 theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios or Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Groups Advance Purchase + Premium Seating + Theme Park Entry – $166.14*

Ticket includes access to all Disney Night of Joy concerts on Friday, September 8 & Saturday, September 9, 2017, plus Premium Seating, and one theme park admission valid Friday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 to any one of 4 theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios or Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

*You will also receive one BONUS Water Park Visit to your choice of Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon valid Friday, September 8, 2017 through Wednesday, September 30, 2017 when you purchase your order by August, 25, 2017.

Group tickets are available by advance purchase by calling (877) 648-3569 or by visiting Disney’s website. Groups looking to purchase tickets on the day of the event will not qualify for the free ticket offer.

Transportation

Guests attending Night of Joy may enjoy transportation to ESPN Complex from the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, and Disney’s Pop Century Resort from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Throughout the event, as well as at the conclusion of each night, transportation will be offered from ESPN Complex to all Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.

For those who are attending Night of Joy but staying off property, they will be able to travel directly to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


For more information, visit Disney’s web site or follow Night of Joy on Facebook.