Walt Disney once said with fame, “You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world … but people need to make the dream come true.”
As we prepare to celebrate the magical 50 years of Walt Disney World Resort, we also celebrate the role that cast members have played in realizing Walt Disney World’s legacy for five decades and counting.
From the original cast members and Imagineers who opened Walt Disney World Resort 50 years ago to the cast members who just started their careers at Disney today for everyone, all cast members have made lasting memories for both guests as for magic companions.
To honor our cast members and the unforgettable magic they perform, Walt Disney World President Jeff Vahle and the world’s most magical celebration ambassador, George A. Kalogridis, joined the cast members of Walt Disney World. areas of Walt Disney World and revealed a special message dedicating Disney Fab 50 golden sculptures of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in front of Cinderella Castle to form members of the past, present and future.
These very special sculptures provide a physical reminder of the impact and magical moments that cast members have created since Walt Disney World Resort began 50 years ago and are an inspiration to future generations of cast members yet to come. .
To the cast members, crew members and Imagineers of Walt Disney World and around the world – this moment is yours and thank you so much for making the dream come true.
Next time you visit Magic Kingdom Park, be sure to take a photo with the Disney Fab 50 golden sculptures by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and join us to share a sincere message to cast members via #DisneyCastLife and #DisneyWorld50 . You can even add some extra pizzazz with special GIPHY stickers commemorating the occasion; just search for “WDW50Cast” on Instagram stickers.