The excitement of summer lies just around the corner. We have tons of New Experiences to look forward to at the Disney Parks! Walt Disney World has just announced new additions to their classic amusements. There is so much more to look forward to on your next summer vacation to the Orlando area!
New at Animal Kingdom
Summer Nights will be full of color and fascination at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! This Park has now transformed into a day- long destination. The famous Tree of Life lights up in a display of dancing light and adventure by illustrating stories that relate to the spirits of the animals held within. You’ll want to catch the new nighttime light show- Rivers of Light at Discovery Island. The presentation bursts with intense energy and brings to light how all living creatures are connected through nature.
You won’t want to miss the new Nighttime Safaris at the Animal Kingdom. What used to be off limits when the sun set, is now one of the most- anticipated experiences at Disney! A thrilling African Adventure takes you across the savanna as you set safari and encounter nocturnal activities of exotic animals. Scout lions, elephants, hyena, crocodiles, zebra, and many more of your favorites in somewhat of a behind-the-scenes show! The guide will entertain with interesting facts and trivia as you ride along in a large off- road vehicle.
Animal Kingdom’s newest eatery, Tiffins, is open for lunch or dinner and features water views along with indoor and outdoor seating. This restaurant tells the story of the foundation of the popular Disney Park and is inspired by exploration and adventure. Enjoy unique food created from recipes from far- off lands! The nearby Nomad Lounge, with their impressive list of wines and cocktails, is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy after dinner drinks and small plates.
The Discovery Island Carnivale and Harambe Wildlife Parti will keep you moving into the night. Dance in the streets to high- energy live music and enjoy the shows put on by Disney street performers only seen at the Animal Kingdom.
New at Hollywood Studios
Hollywood Studios has become the place where Star Wars Lives. This is the place to be for all Star Wars fans. The Launch Bay will feature replicas and props and memorabilia from the Star Wars movie series and Storm Troopers will be on the loose throughout the Park. Catch Star Wars stage shows and the most- elaborate fireworks presentation in the history of Hollywood Studios! A Galactic Spectacular will feature insane effects with explosions of lasers and pyrotechnics!
New at Epcot
Soarin’ gets an improved lift for this summer! Guests will Soar Around the World high above natural and man- made wonders across all corners of the Globe. You’ll get the refreshing feeling of gliding slow within the clouds looking down with a bird’s eye view.
Disney’s Frozen continues its popularity at the Norway pavilion in the World Showcase. Frozen Ever After is a boat tour through Frozen’s Arendelle Kingdom. It will be a great break from the heat during this summer’s debut. After the ride, make sure you meet Anna and Elsa inside their summer cabin for pictures. Children, especially, will love this new adventure!
- Mickey is Dressed To Impress at the Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire stage show! -
New at the Magic Kingdom
Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire is the new exciting stage show coming in June to the Magic Kingdom. A new song, On This Day, will debut here. See all your favorite classic Disney characters in new costumers celebrating to original new music and dance! This show takes place in front of Cinderella Castle and is sure to draw a large crowd.
Skipper Canteen is another restaurant opening at Disney that fuses adventure with food. Sit down and take a break from the Magic Kingdom excitement and enjoy authentic tropical cuisine. This soon-to-be-a-favorite restaurant is themed after an exotic outpost within Adventureland. African and Latin flavors are combined to introduce a unique flavor to the Magic Kingdom.
Wow! So Many New Experiences to see and do coming this summer at Disney! Add more value to your Disney Vacation by staying in one of our vacation rental condos, townhomes, or vacation homes with a private pool. All our properties are located close to the Hot Summer Excitement in Orlando.