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Night of Joy

September 8-9, 2017


Night of Joy Walt Disney World Disney’s Night of Joy features contemporary Christian performers. The star-studded lineup is always outstanding and features a host of Dove Award and Grammy Award winning artists.

This event takes place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


2016 Night of Joy entertainers


Friday, September 9, 2016


  • HP Field House
    • 6:30-7:45pm - Matthew West
    • 8:30-10:00pm - Crowder
    • 11:00pm-12:30am - MercyMe
  • Champion Stadium
    • 7:30-8:30pm - Francesca Battistelli
    • 9:15-10:45pm - Chris Tomlin
    • 11:30pm-1:00am - Casting Crowns
  • Jostens Center
    • 6-7pm - Stars Go Dim
    • 7:45-8:15pm - Zealand Worship
    • 8:45-9:15pm - Zealand Worship
    • 10-10:30pm - OBB
    • 11-11:30pm - OBB


Saturday, September 10, 2016

  • HP Field House
    • 6:30-7:30pm - Thousand Foot Krutch
    • 8-9:15pm - RED
    • 10:15-11:45pm - Switchfoot
  • Champion Stadium
    • 7-8pm - Hillsong YOUNG & FREE
    • 8:45-10:00pm - for KING & COUNTRY
    • 10:45pm-12:15am - Newsboys
  • Jostens Center
    • 5:30-6:15pm - VERIDIA
    • 9:15-9:35pm - Tim Timmons
    • 10:30-11:15pm - Derek Minor

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*Entertainment subject to change without notice


2016 Ticket Prices


Prices are the same for children and adults:

Tickets can be purchased through:




Walt Disney World Resort guests attending Night of Joy can get transportation to ESPN Wide World of Sports from the four theme parks, Disney Contemporary Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and Disney's Pop Century Resort from 4:30-7:00pm.  During the event and afterwards, guests can use Disney transportation from the ESPN Complex to all Walt Disney World Resort hotels.


2016 Activities


At “Fields of Joy,” guests can play a game of 4v4 soccer, test their pitching speed, make free throws, and try out some other sports challenges.


A variety of food trucks will be on hand for guests to choose from throughout the night.


There will also be Christian comedians entertaining the crowd at Jostens Center in an event called FanFest. This area will feature an interactive area with video games, 60 second challenges, and Imagination Playground. There will also be oversized versions of games like foosball, chess, and Connect Four.


Also available in the Jostens Center will be exclusive merchandise from the night’s musicians.


Mickey and Minnie will be hosting meet and greets from 5:00-11:00pm each night.


On Saturday night of the event, some guests at FanFest will get the chance to have a Q&A session with some of the weekend’s musicians. There may be photo sessions available as well.