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WDW News: Coming Soon – Walt Disney World “Awakens Summer” with several new attractions

Aright guys, to give you an overall view, here is the lineup for the new attractions and shows coming to Disney World in the months ahead.


MAY 27, 2016

Tiffins – A new restaurant in Animal Kingdom (reservations open up May 21)

The Tree of Life Awakens – The center piece of Animal Kingdom will start off the evening by coming to life with lights and projections.

Rivers of Light – Nighttime show at Animal Kingdom (along with the pre-show, The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic, which debuts May 28)

Nighttime Attractions – After the sun sets, attractions will become more exciting to explore… from Kilimanjaro Night Safaris featuring new animals to see after dark to each of the lands, including Dinoland, being seen alive at night like never before.



June 17

Soarin’ Around the World – What once used to be Soarin’ Over California is now being transformed to more spectacular views with the a multi-sensory adventure across the globe.

June 21

Two new “Frozen” experiences – the Frozen Ever After attraction and the adjacent Royal Sommerhus – will officially open their doors June 21, 2016 in Norway within the World Showcase.



June 17

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular – Adding to the several new Star Wars experiences that have debuted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort over the past year, from the opening of Star Wars Launch Bay in December to the most recent additions of the Star Wars stage show “Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away” and the daily march of Captain Phasma and her fleet of Stormtroopers earlier this spring. This brand new elaborate show will combine fireworks, pyrotechnics, special effects and video projections that will turn the park’s Chinese Theater and other buildings into the twin suns of Tatooine, a field of battle droids, the trench of the Death Star, Starkiller Base and other Star Wars destinations. And the show, which will feature music from throughout the film franchise, will be punctuated with a tower of fire and spotlight beams, creating a massive lightsaber in the sky.


June 17

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire – A spectacular new daytime show coming to the Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage brings to life beloved Disney stories both classic and contemporary in a spectacular performance featuring an original song, memorable music, lively dancing, delightful costumes and special effects magic. Mickey and his troupe of Merry Makers have invited friends from other lands to join them in a grand celebration. So in addition to favorites like Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Goofy, the show also brings together a wonderful cast of characters from some of Disney’s newest classics: “Frozen,” “Tangled” and “The Princess and the Frog.”



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