Walt Disney World confirms several openings, Frozen, Jungle Book, Mickey’s and more
Disney has finally landed on opening dates for several of its upcoming high profile projects at Walt Disney World Resort. A majority of the new features will be ready to go for a massive launch on May 27 with a few more elements arriving by late June.
What experiences are you most excited for?
OPENING MAY 27
The attraction reopens at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort and will play the classic version of the attraction through June 16. With no downtime inbetween, the new soarinfilm, Soarin’ Around the World debuts around the same time as its counterparts in both Shanghai and California.
FastPass+ service will be available starting May 21.
The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic
Inspired by the hit live-action film Disney’s The Jungle Book. Shows will feature memorable moments from the film, including the iconic Shere Khan, and will be filled with music and special effects that celebrate the movie and classic songs, infused with an Indian influence.
FastPass+ for Disney’s Animal Kingdom night experiences will become available beginning tomorrow, May 21.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom nighttime experiences
TREE OF LIFE AWAKENS moment on the park’s iconic centerpiece, Kilimanjaro Safaris after Dark, the Harambe Wildlife Parti with food, drinks, and experiences and the Discovery Island Carnivale with lively music, jubilant dance, vibrant costumes, stilt walkers and tasty culinary creations — winding from one end of the island to the other..
Tiffins Signature Restaurant & Nomad Lounge
Open for both lunch and dinner, this new signature dining experience and its adjoining lounge will celebrate the art of traveling and include waterfront views from both indoor and outdoor seating areas. “Tiffin” is an Indian English word meaning midday meal or type of container used to carry food while traveling.
See the menu for both Tiffins and Nomad Lounge here.
Dining packages and reservations are available beginning tomorrow, May 21.
OPENING JUNE 17
Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire
“Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” brings to life beloved Disney stories both classic and contemporary in a spectacular performance featuring an original song, memorable music, lively dancing and special effects magic.
OPENING JUNE 21
Frozen Ever After Attraction & Royal Sommerhus
Located in the Norway pavilion at the park, Frozen Ever After offers guests an adventurous boat tour through the kingdom of Arendelle.
Fastpass+ will be available from May 21.
The nearby Royal Sommerhus, Anna and Elsa’s summer home, will open its doors to guests and the royal sisters themselves will be there for greeting opportunities.
What are you excited to experience most?
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