50th Anniversary Magic Shots Added to Disney PhotoPass at Disney World

by | Oct 9, 2021 | Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, WDW Blog, WDW News

Check out these cool new 50th anniversary Magic Shots now offered as part of Disney PhotoPass for the World’s Most Magical Celebration.

When you take part in The World’s Most Magical Celebration—because, let’s face it, it’s a when and not an if—taking photos is a total must. And what better way to take memorable photos for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary than wiuth Disney PhotoPass, which is rolling out new Magic Shots for the occasion!

Four New 50th Anniversary Magic Shots Celebrate WDW’s Milestone

Naturally, the new Magic Shots coming to Disney PhotoPass share the festive spirit you’ll find all around WDW during its 50th anniversary. There are four new Magic Shots in all, and they’re each fantastic.

Confetti Magic Shot


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You’ll find this Magic Shot at different spots all around the park. Bring up Disney PhotoPass and take your Confetti Magic Shot at:

  • Magic Kingdom entrance
  • Liberty Square bridge
  • Tomorrowland bridge
  • Select locations at World Showcase at EPCOT
  • Hollywood Boulevard at Hollywood Studios
  • Animal Kingdom entrance
  • Tree of Life

WDW Magazine co-owners Danny and Steph pose for the Confetti Magic Shot

EARidescent Balloons Magic Shot


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What’s a party without balloons? With this Magic Shot, you’ll be (digitally) presented with a bundle of mouse-shaped balloons in lovely EARidescent colors. You’ll find it at:

  • Magic Kingdom entrance
  • Main Street, U.S.A.
  • EPCOT main entrance
  • World Celebration
  • Hollywood Boulevard
  • Sunset Boulevard

WDW Magazine co-owners Danny and Steph pose for the EARidescent Balloons Magic Shot

EARidescent Border Magic Shot


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This simple Magic Shot frames your photo with a magical haze of EARidescence. The most popular location for this one will likely be the iconic Partners Statue in Magic Kingdom, but you can also find it at:

  • World Celebration entrance
  • Intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard
  • Animal Kingdom entrance

WDW Magazine co-owners Danny and Steph pose for the EARidescent Border Magic Shot

Nighttime Icons Magic Shot


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Of course you’re going to be in WDW after dark so you can catch the new nighttime spectaculars. While you’re there, visit the four iconic locales for a unique Magic Shot that transforms them into shimmering Beacons of Magic.


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If you like what you see and you’ve been a My Disney Experience account holder since at least Sept. 30, 2021, you can also log into your app or account to download four desktop and mobile wallpapers of the Beacons of Magic.

Oh, And Don’t Forget Remy


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On top of these four new Magic Shots that celebrate 50 years of WDW, Disney PhotoPass is also adding a new Runaway Remy Magic shot. Now you can pose with Remy as he gleefully runs off with a mushroom held high and proud over his head.

You’ll find the Runaway Remy Magic Shot at the expanded France Pavilion in EPCOT—right by Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.

There’s plenty more to come over the next 18 months. Throughout the 50th anniversary celebration at WDW, Disney PhotoPass will add more Magic Shots, more wallpapers, more props and photo effects, and EARidescent overlays on Super Zoom Magic Shot videos. Get your cameras ready!

Got a favorite out of these cool new Magic Shots on Disney PhotoPass? Visit the WDW Magazine Facebook page and tell us what your faves are.

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Written by Kyle Johnson

Written by Kyle Johnson

Kyle Johnson is a writer, enthusiast of all things weird, and has an unnatural obsession with Halloween. We’re talking animatronics staying up all year round and watching The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad on a whim in April. He has a cool wiener dog, Rumours, and an even cooler wife, Trinity.