Disney Reopening -Attractions and Entertainment Details

Below is an uplifting announcement from Disney as we look forward to a whole new world as we vacation amongst the pixie dust! Our MCT team will be at Villa’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa beginning Monday, June 22 through Sunday, June 28. Join our Facebook Group to stay in the know as we personally experience all the new policies and procedures!

As we look forward to the reopening of Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in July, we’re excited to share a few details about the attractions and entertainment guests will be able to experience when they return. Though these may look a little different than in the past, there will be plenty of magic for everyone to enjoy when Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park open on July 11, and EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios open on July 15. 

Disney World Children's Face Coverings
Children Wearing Face Coverings at Disney World on Prince Charming’s Carousel.

Most attractions will be available at each park – for example, live your adventure at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with attractions like Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. At Magic Kingdom Park, classics such as Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean are waiting to welcome guests with thrilling adventures for the whole family. Time travelers, take note that the iconic Spaceship Earth attraction at EPCOT will also continue to be available in its current state while we pause on its planned refurbishment, along with other favorite attractions like Soarin’ Around the World, Frozen Ever After and Test Track presented by Chevrolet. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, the magic of nature awaits with Kilimanjaro Safaris, Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, and Avatar Flight of Passage.  

If you are hoping to see some familiar friends or take in the tunes of treasured performers, they’re in luck! Our characters will appear in new and different ways that bring a smile to your client’s face while also being mindful of physical distancing. From special cavalcades down the Magic Kingdom Park parade route and friends sailing the waterways of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, to processions along the World Showcase promenade at EPCOT and motorcades on Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ Hollywood Boulevard, each area will come to life throughout the day. You never know when a party of your pals may come by, so be prepared for plenty of surprises! 

Disney Parade and street entertainment

For example, after rocketing through space in Tomorrowland guests might see that famous Space Ranger, Buzz Lightyear; or discover a captive Captain Jack Sparrow as they traverse the Castillo del Morro on their way to Pirates of the Caribbean. Guests could cross paths with Queen Anna and Elsa as they venture “into the unknown” on a journey around World Showcase at EPCOT or spy members of the Resistance hiding out from the First Order throughout Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. 

Looking beyond our beloved characters, several musical groups will also return. Your clients can look forward to seeing Main Street Philharmonic at Magic Kingdom Park, plus the Mariachi Cobre and everyone’s favorite funky drumming crew the JAMMitors at EPCOT, just to name a few.  

Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson

Helping others experience Disney magic is a dream come true. My team at Mouse Class Travel allows me to realize my dream and share it with more guests than I could have ever imagined possible. Let us help you create and test run your plans before you arrive. Once you are on Disney property, we stay with you, so you never have to feel lost or unsure. You focus on building memories and leave the heavy lifting to us!

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