Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons has announced an exciting new wedding venue at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park – the New Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue. Located in World Celebration Gardens near the iconic Spaceship Earth structure, this dramatic outdoor venue provides a magnificent backdrop for private, after-hours wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Overview of the Venue
The New Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue is surrounded by lush trees and greenery, with the illuminated Spaceship Earth geosphere as the focal point. The venue features a unique lighting display on Spaceship Earth choreographed to music with changing color patterns, creating a dazzling atmosphere. This fully immersive venue transforms into a fairy tale setting at night, perfect for celebrating a couple’s happily ever after. The new venue is available for booking for weddings taking place in January 2025 and beyond.
Pricing and Costs
Disney boasts over 100 venues worldwide, ranging from iconic locations in the theme parks to idyllic hotel gardens and wedding pavilions. As one of the newest and unique venues, pricing for the New Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue starts at:
Ceremony Fee: $30,000This covers the cost of renting the venue itself for a two-hour time slot for the ceremony and reception. Lower ceremony fees are available for less popular days and times. In addition to the ceremony fee, couples must meet a minimum food and beverage spend, which varies based on factors like the time of day, number of guests, and menu selected. Minimum spends start at:
Brunch: $140 per person
Lunch: $175 per person
Dinner: $210 per person
With taxes, fees, and optional enhancements like entertainment, photography, and decor, the final cost for a New Spaceship Earth wedding can easily exceed $50,000 or more.
Booking a Disney Wedding
Couples can begin planning a Disney wedding 12–16 months in advance by calling or emailing Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons team. A dedicated Disney wedding consultant will discuss venues, dates, pricing options, and other details to bring the couple’s vision to life. Some key details to have in place before contacting Disney wedding planners include:
Ideal wedding date
Estimated number of guests
Top venue choices
Overall budget expectations
The consultant will check venue availability for the couple’s preferred date and provide recommendations on venues, as well as information on minimum spends, ceremony fees, and other expenses to help match options to the couple’s budget.
Disney Wedding Venues
From Cinderella’s castle to international pavilions, Disney World offers stunning settings for fairy tale weddings. Popular venues include:
Disney’s Wedding Pavilion: An elegant indoor venue beside Cinderella Castle, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Seven Seas Lagoon. Ceremony fee starts at $8,000. Accommodates up to 250 guests.
Italy Isola: Inspired by Venetian islands, this outdoor venue features Palladian windows, stone archways, a bridge over water, and views of World Showcase Lagoon. Ceremony fee starts at $15,000. Accommodates up to 100 guests.
Disney’s BoardWalk: Capture 1920s Atlantic City charm at this waterfront resort. The intimate Sea Breeze Point venue starts at $5,500 for up to 24 guests.
The new Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue offers a completely unique backdrop for a Disney fairy tale wedding. The venue’s custom lighting and entertainment, epic location, and views of the park’s icon create dream-worthy memories.
Enhancing the Wedding Day
Beyond the venue and menu, Disney’s team of seasoned wedding experts help customize everything from floral and decor to photography and entertainment.
Floral: Choose from floral packages or work with Disney designers to create custom bouquets and venue embellishments.
Entertainment: Options range from live bands and DJs to staged exits with characters. Add fireworks viewing or book an appearance by Mickey and Minnie at your reception.
Photography: Capture the magic with photography and videography packages, or upgrade to a Disney Fine Art Photography package. Portrait sessions are also available at select locations. Let Disney take care of the details so you can relax and enjoy your special day with friends and family!
While each wedding is completely unique, here is an overview of average starting costs:
Ceremony Venue Fees: $5,500 – $30,000
Food & Beverage Minimums: $140 – $210 per person
With Disney magic surrounding you and your loved ones on your special day, a fairy tale wedding is easier than ever to achieve. Let the dedicated Disney Weddings team handle the details so you can simply cherish lifelong memories in the making.
Disney’s newest wedding venue delivers a dramatic, one-of-a-kind setting with its World Celebration Gardens location. Nestled between towering trees and the iconic Spaceship Earth, the New Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue combines romance and enchantment through its private after-hours ceremonies blanketed in custom lighting and entertainment. Starting at $30,000 for venue rental alone, saying “I do” at this new Disney World venue is no small affair.
Yet with Disney magic in every detail, from the cuisine to the floral displays and beyond, couples are sure to get their fairy tale ending. Contact Disney’s team of seasoned wedding experts today to start planning your happily ever after at the New Spaceship Earth Wedding Venue or one of over 100 Disney locations worldwide. With so many venues, decor options, and enhancements to choose from, your dreams are the only limit to your perfect Disney wedding!