Start of the new year with these Disney World January 2022 events. We have the return of a beloved Disney World experience, a Festival starting in EPCOT and more!
1. Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Now Reopened
Get ready for fun in the sun with the reopening of Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park as of January 2, 2022.
Guests can once again float the day away on Castaway Creek, a 2,000ft lazy river, ride Miss Adventure Falls, a family friendly attraction and more. Also, be sure to stop by the Snack Shack for an all-new frozen dessert bar menu. Mix and match favorite DOLE Whip combos such as mango, lime and raspberry! Guests 21+ can add tequila or rum.
2. runDisney 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon (January 5-9)
Get ready for race weekend on January 5-9, 2022 for runDisney 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon. Commemorative medals celebrate 50 years of Disney Magic and the EARidescent colors!
3. Carriage Rides Resume (January 7)
Starting January 7, 2022, guests can enjoy a carriage ride at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort once again. Starting February 4, 2022, carriage rides resume at Disney’s Port Orleans – Riverside!
4. EPCOT International Festival of the Arts (Starts January 14)
The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts debuts on January 14th, running through February 21, 2022. Come delight in visual, performance and culinary art.
As part of the festival, DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series is returning where entertainers will perform Disney songs at the America Gardens Theatre in the World Showcase.
Other Experiences Include:
- Culinary delights from Food Studios around World Showcase
- The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine – a fun food stroll featuring five delicious sweet and savory treats
- Chalk artists turning walkways into stunning landscapes and portraits
- Photo ops where you can step into famous artwork
- A paint-by-number mural
- Figment’s Brush with the Masters scavenger hunt
- Performance and visual artists
- Special festival merchandise
Best of all, most experiences come at no extra cost and are included with your valid park admission and park reservation.
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