Summer Awakens at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World will definitely be ‘Awakening’ summer with a bevy of announcements today regarding their line-up of new and revamped attractions, shows and dining options.

Disney Summer Awakens


Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire stage show will be premiering in June at the Magic Kingdom. (Link)


Soarin’ Around the World takes flight on June 17. Guests can begin making FastPass+ selections for Soarin on April 21. (Link)

Frozen Ever After is also set to open in June. (Link)

Characters from the new “Finding Dory” movie such as Destiny the whale shark, Bailey the beluga whale and Hank the “sep”topus will debut in Turtle Talk with Crush beginning on May. (Link)


Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open after dark beginning on Memorial Day Weekend with sunset safaris, lighted Tree of Life, dance parties, and a live musical celebration of Disney’s “The Jungle Book”. (Link)

Tiffins table service restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be opening Memorial Day weekend. (Link)


Toy Story Midway Mania opens a third track on Memorial Day weekend. (Link)

Slinky Dog Rollercoaster concept video has been released. (Link)

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular nightly show featuring fireworks, pyrotechnics, special effects and video projection will debut in June. (Link)

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