Night of Joy


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Disney Announces Entertainment Schedule for Night of Joy 2017

Disney's Night of Joy 2017 is planned for Friday, September 8, and Saturday, September 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The full entertainment schedule was announced this week, so if you're attending the event you can make your plans now!

Night of Joy 2017 Ticket Information Announced

The 2017 Night of Joy takes place this fall on September 8-9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Disney has recently announced additional ticket information for guests including new ticketing options that feature a theme park ticket.

Walt Disney World Resort Plans Expansion at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The Walt Disney World Resort has filed plans with the South Florida Water Management District to build a 286,000-square-foot venue at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. There is no word on what the actual venue would be.

Night of Joy Performance Lineup Announced

The 2015 Night of Joy at the Walt Disney World Resort is scheduled for September 11 and 12 at the Magic Kingdom. Disney has recently announced the official lineup of performers and fans will have a chance to see contemporary Christian artists including MercyMe, TobyMac, and Skillet.

Contemporary Christian Music Celebrates A Night of Joy In The Magic Kingdom

For the 33rd year Contemporary Christian musicians and their fans will flock to the Magic Kingdom in September to celebrate a special weekend of faith and music. Disney's Night of Joy 2015 is on the schedule once again for two fantastic nights of celebration, September 11 and 12, 2015. A stunning group of talented artists includes Night of Joy veterans raising their voices right along side newcomers to this annual hard ticket special event.

Walt Disney World Announces Complete Night of Joy Schedule

Next month's Night of Joy concert event will feature two legends of Contemporary Christian music - Steven Curtis Chapman and Michael W. Smith - along with other popular artists.

The event takes place September 6 and 7 at the Magic Kingdom, and Disney has recently announced the schedule for both nights of the event. As always, the times, performers, and stages are subject to change.

The Night of Joy Lineup:

Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage

  • 7:40 p.m. - Steven Curtis Chapman/Michael W. Smith

Night of Joy Planned for September at the Walt Disney World Resort

This fall's 31st Night of Joy will feature two legends in Contemporary Christian music - Steven Curtis Chapman and Michael W. Smith. The award-winning artists will be performing their own individual sets and then will play together for the first time.

Other artists scheduled for the event include MercyMe - returning for their sixth consecutive Night of Joy - and 2012 Grammy nominee TobyMac, Francesca Battistelli(pictured), Skillet, and Newboys.

Night of Joy Tickets On Sale Now

Walt Disney World's two-night popular celebration of Christian music is coming back again this fall for the 30th time. 2012's Night of Joy is set for September 7 and 8 at Magic Kingdom.

Disney has also released the lineup of Christian artists for both nights. Friday, September 7 will see these acts take the stage: Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, NEEDTOBREATHE, RED, Francesca Battistelli, Brandon Heath, Royal Tailor, and Disciple. Slated for Saturday, September 8 are: MercyMe, Third Day, Kutless, Chris August, Lecrae, Yolanda Adams, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Dara Maclean.

2012 Night of Joy Lineup Released

Even though we're not quite done with 2011, plans for next year's Night of Joy are already underway. Recently, Disney released the lineup of artists set to perform during this contemporary Christian music fest. Night of Joy is slated to run Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8, 2012, at the Magic Kingdom.

The acts that will bring music to the Disney stages on Septemer 7 are: Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, NEEDTOBREATHE, Red, Francesca Battistelli, Brandon Heath, Royal Tailor, and Disciple.

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Full Musical Lineup Announced for 2014 Night of Joy at the Magic Kingdom

The 2014 Night of Joy musical event takes place next month at the Magic Kingdom and brings together the biggest names in Contemporary Christian music.

Disney has announced the full musical lineup for the 32nd annual event on September 5 and 6.

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Guests Fun and Festive Events for the Fall 2014 Season

As you bust out the beach blankets and sunscreen you might not be ready to think about fall, but it's never too soon to plan your post-Labor Day vacation to Walt Disney World.

Disney has a lineup of fun fall events planned beginning September 1 with the very first Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party of the season.

2012 Night of Joy at Walt Disney World

It's just about two weeks until Disney's 2012 Night of Joy and there's an All-Star line up covering two nights of sensational, spiritual music. Night of Joy is an annual after-hours event at the Magic Kingdom that requires a special ticket. The event takes place on two nights in September 7-8, 2012 from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. each evening.

Night of Joy

Have you ever wondered about Disney's annual Night of Joy? Trying to figure out if its a good fit for your vacation? Not to worry we have you covered!

I grew up going to Night of Joy almost every year. It was a tradition for my family and has always been one of my favorite Disney events. This year is the 29th anniversary of Disney's Night of Joy and is sure to be a fun-filled weekend! I have broken down some of the Night of Joy basics along with some tips for you to consider.