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[11 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Lineup of Artists Announced for 2017 Disney Night of Joy

The 2017 Disney Night of Joy takes place September 8 and 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the list of performers has been announced.
This year’s event is the 35th annual event and will feature legendary Country Christian Music artists including MercyMe, Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, and more.
Matthew West will serve as the host for this year’s event.
The lineup for Disney Night of Joy is:

Friday, September 8: MercyMe, TobyMac, Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey, Matt Maher, Colton Dixon, Rend Collective, and Zach Williams
Saturday, September 9: Amy Grant, …

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[29 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Celebrating 20th Anniversary

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex celebrated its 20th anniversary on March 28.
The anniversary was marked by a special on-field celebration during the Atlanta Braves and Baltimore Orioles spring training game.
During the game former Cincinnati Bengals star Reggie Williams threw out the ceremonial first pitch and fans were able to purchase 20th anniversary merchandise.
The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex opened in 1997 and operates as a “multi-sport facility for professional, collegiate, and youth sports.”
The complex has hosted more than 3 million athletes including many professional athletes. Annually it …

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[19 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Dates Announced for 2017 Night of Joy at Walt Disney World Resort

The dates have been announced for the 2017 Night of Joy at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Soon after this year’s music festival was over it was announced that the 2017 event will take place September 8-9.
This year was the first year that the event was held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The 2017 Night of Joy will also be held at The Complex which is home to Champion Stadium, the HP Fieldhouse, Jostens Center, and the ESPN Grill.
Tickets will be on sale likely in the spring of …

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[9 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Underway at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 kicked off with a parade at the Magic Kingdom before the games started on May 8 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The opening parade featured competitors from participating countries plus celebrity ambassador Shawn Johnson and Disney characters.
The Invictus Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members.
The games were started in 2014 by Britain’s Prince Harry and are meant to “inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, ill or injured …

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[14 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale Now for Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort

Tickets are on sale now for the Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort. This year’s event takes place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the first time ever.
The scheduled performers are:

Friday, September 9: MercyMe, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Battistelli, Crowder, Matthew West, Stars Go Dim, and  Zealand Worship
Saturday, September 10: Newsboys, for King & Country, Young & Free, Switchfoot, Red, Thousand Foot Krutch, Timmons, and Veridia

There are a few ticket options for guests including a single-night, concert only ticket for September 9 for …

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[13 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Opening Ceremony for Invictus Games 2016 Scheduled for May 8 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The Opening Ceremony for the Invictus Games 2016 is planned for May 8 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Invictus Games take place May 8-12.
The Opening Ceremony will features performances by Laura Wrigth, James Blunt, and other “surprise guests.”
Military performances include the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, U.S. Army Band, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Team.
The flag that will fly at the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 was presented …

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[18 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Performers Announced for Disney’s 2016 Night of Joy

The lineup for Disney’s Night of Joy 2016 has been announced and it features 15 performers and groups.
This year’s Night of Joy takes place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on September 9-10.
The lineup is:

Friday, September 9: MercyMe, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Francesca Battistelli, Crowder, Matthew West, Stars Go Dim, and Zeland Worship.
Saturday, September 10: newsboys, for King & Country, Young & Free, Switchfoot, Red, Thousand Foot Krutch, and Tim Timmons.

This year fans can purchase a single-night ticket for Friday’s concerts for $39 plus tax in advance and …

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[10 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale Now for Invictus Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The Invictus Games take place May 8-12 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort and fans can now purchase tickets.
The five-day event will feature more than 500 injured military veterans competing in 10 events including track and field, wheelchair tennis, swimming, and more. Athletes will represent 15 nations as the event.
The first Invictus Games were held in 2014 in London and were started by Great Britain’s Prince Harry. This year’s event will be broadcast on ESPN.
Single session tickets are $18 for adults; $13 …

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[12 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Unveiled for 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

The 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort February 18-21 and Disney has released a preview of the race merchandise.
The commemorative items include long and short-sleeve shirts for the weekend, the Princess Half Marathon, and the Glass Slipper Challenge. Items include “I Did It” shirts, drinkware, Bondi Bands, Sweaty Bands, pins, car magnets, and much more.
Car magnets are also available for those participating in the Disney Princess 5K and the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K.
New this is the ‘Run Princess Run’ artwork that is …

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[8 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
ESPN Wide World of Sports to Break Ground on New Cheerleading and Dance Team Venue

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort will soon be home to a new state-of-the-art cheerleading and dance team competition venue.
The WWOS Complex is teaming up with Varsity Spirit to create the first venue in the world that is designed for cheerleading and dance team competitions.
The venue will feature a flexible design for one large space that can be set up for as many as four competition areas.
The venue will have seating for more than 8,000 guests in addition to performance space and warm-up …