Orlando, Florida - If you grew up in Florida, chances are you were at Grad Nite your senior year of high school.
Sadly, after decades of hosting high school seniors for the after-hours graduation, Walt Disney World has canceled Grad Nite after this year.
This Saturday, May 7 2011, will be the last time seniors can explore the park until 2 a.m. and watch big-name musical acts. This year, there will be performances by Taio Cruz, Pete Wentz and 3OH!3.
Disney said it will offer other options for school groups to visit the park during normal operating hours. Florida school groups will be able to buy special one-day, one-park tickets for $55 at any time of the year.
Disney World has hosted Grad Nite for 40 years. There are no plans for Grad Nite Disneyland to be canceled.
Do you remember which bands played the years you graduated?
1972 - Duck, Saltwater Express, Crickett, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Stampeders, The Staple Singers
1973 - Danny Davis & The Nashville Brass, Ricky Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band, The New Seekers, Helen Reddy, The Spinners, Group Cassidy, Liberation
1974 - The Stylistics, Liberation, Canned Heat, Kool & The Gang, Brownsville Station
1975 - Kool & The Gang, Liberation, Sister Sledge, Flash Cadillac & The Continental Kids, Hues Corporation
1976 - K.C. & The Sunshine Band, Natalie Cole, Ohio Players, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
1977 - K.C. & The Sunshine Band, Starbuck, Hot, Flash Cadillac
1978 - Atlanta Rhythm Section, Sea Level, Hot, High Energy, Con Funk Shun, Solar Wind
1979 - Rose Royce, Starguard, Gary's Gang, Peaches & Herb, Solar Wind, The Races, Genes Cotton
1980 - K.C. & The Sunshine Band, Kool & The Gang, Robert John, Tantrum, Macar Brothers
1981 - Pure Prairie League, Sister Sledge, One Way Featuring Al Hudson, Terri Gibbs, Fantasy, Ricky & Tightrope
1982 - Pointer Sisters, Tommy Tutone, Bertie Higgins, Tierra, Michael Iceberg
1983 - Steel Breeze, Marshall Crenshaw, Dazz Band, Night Ranger, Burrito Brothers, Greg Kihn
1984 - Night Ranger, Dazz Band, Exile, Dwight Twilley, Weird Al Yankovich
1985 - Midnight Star, Shalamar, Teena Marie, Animotion, Run DMC, Shannon
1986 - Ready For The World, Rene & Angela, Animotion, Nu Shooz, Starpoint, Klymaxx, Miami Sound Machine, Sly Fox
1987 - Wang Chung, Glass Tiger, Ready For The World, Nancy Martinez, Oran Juice Jones, Bobby Brown
1988 - Expose, Run DMC, Force MDs, Michael Bolton, Club Nouveau
1989 - Samantha Fox, Information Society, Will to Power, Midnight Star, New Kids On The Block, Pasanda's, Surface
1990 - Jody Watley, Seduction, Stevie B., Skyy, Kevin Paige
1991 - Stevie B., Tara Kemp, En Vogue, Timmy T., C&C Music Factory
1992 - Shanice, RTZ, Restless Heart, Mint Condition, MC Lyte
1993 - Jon Secada, Shai, PM Dawn, Hi-Five, Classic Example, Boy Crazy
1994 - Hi Five, Mc Lyte, Zhane, Tag Team, Xscape
1995 - Shenandoah, Brandy, All-4-One, Changing Falls
1996 - The Rembrandts, Sammy Kershaw, Silk, Immature, Mickey Finn
1997 - Goo Goo Dolls, David Lee Murphy, Az Yet, Aaliyah
1998 - La Bouche, Backstreet Boys, Rhett Atkins, Allure, Reel Big Fish
1999 - Britney Spears, Reel Big Fish, Sister Hazel
2000 - Destiny's Child, Jessica Simpson, Youngstown, B.B. Mak
2001 - Tyrese, DJ Skribble, Nine Days, 3LW, Christina Milian, Tonya Mitchell
2002 - City High, DJ Skribble, Natural, Beki, Blaque, Christina Milian, Lil J., Petey Pablo
2003 - Mario, Daniel Beddingfield, Smilez & Southstar, Default, Nivea, New Found Glory
2004 - Monica, Simple Plan, Stacie Orrico
2005 - Yellow Card, Ciara, Ryan Cabrera, Kevin Lyttle
2006 - Fall Out Boy, Omarion, Teddy Geiger, Simple Plan, Farnkie J, Fefe Dobson
2007 - Mario Vazquez, Cartel, The Fray, Cassie
2008 - Ne-Yo, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Last Good Night
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