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Tips for Summer 2024 travel – PREP 402

Tips for Summer 2024 travel – PREP 402

Heading to Disney World this summer? Listen for what is new, what is changing, and tips to help your summer trip go smoothly.

Openings and changes this summer:

  • Tiana’s Bayou Adventure – We do not know when this will open officially, but expect it to be early this summer.
  • Epcot – Lots of changes coming on June 10. The walls are coming down and we will finally have access to the new CommuniCore Hall, CommuniCore Plaza, and the new character greeting location for Mickey & Friends.
  • Joy will be moving from Epcot to Hollywood Studios also on June 10
  • Beginning this spring on April 7, the Festival of Fantasy parade at Magic Kingdom will move to once per day. The noon parade will be going away and the parade will only be at 3 p.m.
  • Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade at Magic Kingdom will move from eventings to mornings also on April 7. You can catch this Cavalcade at 10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Summer-only events:

  • Disney Dreams that Soar Drone Show will run in Disney Springs from May 24 – September 2. We are very excited to see this as it’s been many years since Disney has had a Drone show in Orlando.
  • Encanto sing-along at Epcot will run this summer from June 10–September 6. Mirabel and Bruno are expected to make special appearances, too in the .
  • This year is the Lion King 30th anniversary. From June 10–September 6 you will be able to get special merchandise and treats to celebrate. Plus, Rafiki and Timon will be meeting at Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
  • This isn’t a new event, but H20 Glow After Hours will be back from May 25-August 31. We especially love this event because you do not need to worry about sunscreen!


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