Disney Reopening – Many Attractions to Enjoy at Walt Disney World

Attractions and Entertainment Update

Updated as of June 21, 2020: Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Turtle Talk with Crush at Epcot are now on the list of attractions that will not be reopening in July. Notations have been made to the list below!

Join us as we reintroduce you to our favorite rides and attractions as they open to the public for the first time in forever.

Below is a comprehensive list of Walt Disney World attractions that will and will not be operating when the parks reopen next month.

When Magic Kingdom opens on July 11th, many attractions will be available for guest enjoyment.

  • Astro Orbiter
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Country Bear Jamboree
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • “it’s a small world”
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Liberty Square Riverboat
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • The Barnstormer
  • The Hall of Presidents
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Tom Sawyer Island
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
  • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Attractions that will not be operating for the foreseeable future at Magic Kingdom are as follows:

  • Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle
  • Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade
  • Main Street Vehicles
  • Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor

Animal Kingdom attractions that will be open starting July 11th are as follows:

  • Affection Section
  • Avatar Flight of Passage
  • Discovery Island Trails
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
  • Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
  • It’s Tough to be a Bug!
  • Kali River Rapids
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris
  • Maharajah Jungle Trek
  • Na’vi River Journey
  • The Animation Experience at Conservation Station
  • The Oasis Exhibits
  • TriceraTop Spin
  • Wilderness Explorers
  • Wildlife Express

The following Animal Kingdom attractions will not be available right away:

  • Festival of the Lion King
  • Finding Nemo – The Musical
  • Primeval Whirl (seasonal)
  • The Boneyard
  • UP! A Great Bird Adventure

Hollywood Studios opens on July 15th. Below are the attractions that will be open to guests.

  • Alien Swirling Saucers
  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy
  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
  • Mickey Shorts Theater
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
  • Muppet*Vision 3D
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
  • Slinky Dog Dash
  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Toy Story Mania!
  • Walt Disney Presents

Hollywood Studio’s list of attractions that will be unavailable until further notice include:

  • Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage
  • Frozen Sing-Along
  • Indiana Jones Stunt Show
  • Star Wars Launch Bay
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid

EPCOT also will reopen on July 15th. Guests will be able to enjoy these attractions:

  • Awesome Planet
  • Canada Far and Wide
  • Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
  • Friendship Lagoon Boats
  • Frozen Ever After
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
  • Impressions de France
  • Journey Into Imagination with Figment
  • Kidcot (modified)
  • Living with the Land
  • Mission: SPACE
  • Reflections of China
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Spaceship Earth
  • Test Track
  • The American Adventure
  • The Seas with Nemo & Friends
  • Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience

Some of EPCOT’s attractions will not be operating as the park reopens. These include:

  • Advanced Training Lab
  • Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along
  • Bruce’s Shark World
  • Turtle Talk with Crush

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