Celebration, Florida: Disney's Experimental CommunityDisney-designed model residential and small town community opened in 1996. No longer owned by Disney, its villages contain over 10,000 residents. Fake snow falls in the town square every December! First murder occurred in late 2010.
- Celebration Blvd., Celebration, FL
- SW of Orlando, East of I-4, exit to Celebration Blvd. turn east on Waterside Dr. and wander.
- Private homes. Be respectful.
Visitor Tips and News About Disney's Experimental Community
Golf carts everywhere. The fountain is a great place to get pictures. Cute antique stores. Snobby residents. A great big post office, with friendly staff! Big selection of DISNEY STAMPS! Worth a side trip, after exhausting yourself at the parks.[Anne Garrett, 06/10/2012]
The town of Celebration may no longer be owned by Disney, but its residents are just as cheerful and nice as the day it was founded. The town, though eccentric, just makes you feel happy![Jennifer Gilmore, 02/01/2012]
The perfectly planned town of Celebration, Florida, created and ruled by the Walt Disney Company, will soon find itself part of a different Kingdom. Management of the model residential and small town community, first opened in 1996, will be transferred to an outside firm -- the details are secret, announcement forthcoming.... [01/18/2004] Complete News Story