News & Updates
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is now open! But… you’ll have to wait until December 5, 2019 to ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
A new Cirque du Soleil show will premiere at Disney Springs in April 2020. (Previews in March.) We attended the previous show, La Nouba. We’re excited to see the new one!
We got to see the Disney Skyliner in action while staying at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort recently, but that was only in testing. Guests will actually get to ride starting on September 29th.
Everyone loves an Epcot food festival. If you plan to go to one this year, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will run from August 29th – November 23rd. But if Christmas is more your thing, the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays returns November 29th – December 30th.
You can now buy a pass to attend every Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party this season, except the one actually held on Halloween. $299 for adults.
The NBA Experience is now open at Disney Springs.
Space 220, a new restaurant located next to Mission: SPACE in Epcot, will open this winter.
Epcot is getting new films as well. China will see Wondrous China, Canada will get Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360, and the Land Pavilion will get Awesome Planet.
Enchanted Rose, a new lounge inspired by Beauty and the Beast, will open this year at Disney’s Grand Floridian & Spa.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open at Galaxy’s Edge on January 17, 2020.
An “Avengers Campus” is coming to Disney California Adventure in 2020. It will feature a new Spider Man experience, a Pym Test Kitchen (after Ant Man and the Wasp), new encounters (meet & greets?) with some awesome characters including Black Widow, Ant Man and the Wasp, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, and characters from Black Panther and Thor.
A new parade, Magic Happens, will debut in Disneyland in the spring of 2020. It will feature floats with Moana and characters from Coco. I’m in!
Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is now open!
The Surfside Inn and Suites at Universal’s new resort Endless Summer has opened. The Dockside Inn and Suites section opens in March 2020. This is a value resort that also has family suites.
Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle will run select nights now through November 15th. Mingle with Death Eaters!
The holiday season at Universal Orlando kicks off on November 16 and goes through January 5th.