Leap Year 2012 Calls for â€˜One More Disney Dayâ€™ As Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resorts Turn Feb. 29 Into 24 Hours of Nonstop Theme Park Magic!
Historic Bi-Coastal Day for Disney Parks
“Anaheim, Calif. and Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Jan. 1, 2012) â€“ Disney Parks guests can get the most out of February 29 when Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California celebrate Leap Year by keeping a theme park on each coast open for 24 hours of nonstop memory-making fun.
For the first time ever, both the Magic Kingdom Park and Disneyland Park will stay open for 24 hours straight as part of a bi-coastal salute called â€œOne More Disney Day.â€ From 6 a.m., February 29 to 6 a.m., March 1, 2012, local time, guests can fill the extra day of leap year with a marathon of Disney magic and fun.*
And for 60 days straight â€“ from Jan. 1, 2012 to Feb. 29, 2012 â€“ a daily winner will be chosen in the â€œDisney Parks One More Disney Day Sweepstakesâ€ to receive a Disney Parks vacation. One entrant each day will win a vacation for four to make memories at either Disneyland Resort in California or Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.**
For the past year, Disney Parks has invited guests to â€œlet the memories begin,â€ noted Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
â€œWeâ€™re honored that so many guests have shared their Disney memories with us as part of â€˜Let the Memories Beginâ€™, and Iâ€™m pleased to announce that the campaign will continue throughout 2012,â€ Staggs said. â€œTo celebrate, for the first time ever, the Magic Kingdom and Disneyland Parks will remain open for 24 hours on Leap Day, so that our guests can take advantage of every minute of their extra day to make memories with friends and family.â€
In addition to the extra time, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California will feature a special offer:
- Guests get one more day and night of memory making, free when they buy a 3-night/3-day non-discounted Walt Disney Travel Co. room and ticket package at select Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort hotels. The package offer is good for arrivals most nights Feb. 26 â€“ March 10, 2012 and must be booked by Jan. 31, 2012. ***
In 2011, Disney Parks has encouraged families to â€œLet the Memories Begin,â€ with guests celebrating their only-at-Disney memories by sharing their vacation stories, photos and videos online at DisneyParks.com/memories.
Guests can find out more information about other Disneyland Resort offers and tickets at www.disneyland.com and other Walt Disney World Resort hotel and ticket offers at www.disneyworld.com. Guests can find out more information about â€œOne More Disney Dayâ€ and get official rules for the â€œDisney Parks One More Disney Day Sweepstakesâ€ at www.OneMoreDisneyDay.com.
*Select attractions, entertainment and services will be available for 24 hours. Subject to capacity restrictions. Valid theme park admission required.
** NO PURCHASE/ TEXT MESSAGE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to persons who are, as of Entry, legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 U.S., D.C. or Canada (excluding Quebec) and who are not Minors. Sweepstakes starts 12:01 AM (EST) on 1/1/12 and ends 11:59:59 PM (EST) on 2/29/12. To enter, send on your cell phone the key word â€œDISNEYDAYâ€ as an SMS text message to the SMS shortcode 347639 (Disney). Msg. & data rates may apply. Or to enter for free and for Official Rules, visit Disney.com/memoriessweeps. If entering via SMS you will receive a confirmation text in response to your entry. LIMIT: ONE ENTRY ALLOWED PER PERSON/Cell/Address for each day. Sponsor: Disney Online 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521.