News & Updates

News & Updates Walt Disney World

Anna and Elsa are wearing new duds at their meet & greet, inspired by Frozen 2.

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!

The NBA Experience is now open at Disney Springs.

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts kicks off on January 17th (we’ll be there opening day!) and continues though February 24th, 2020. Live performance shows features Broadway stars from The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Newsies, and Tarzan.

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.

Test Track will close for refurbishment on January 13th. We got a fast pass for January 12th, whew!

The Camera Center at Epcot will be the new home of Pin Central. Mouse Gear is also getting a new (temporary) home. Electric Umbrella will close.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water park will close for refurbishment on January 5, 2020 and will reopen in March. Later this year, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will close for a longer than normal refurbishment in September 2020.

Disney’s Spirit of Aloha dinner show will close for maintenance January 19 – 27, 2020.

News and Updates Disneyland

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!

The entrance to Tomorrowland is getting a makeover, to be completed in 2020.

News & Updates Universal Orlando

The Bourne Stuntacular is coming to Universal Orlando in the spring of 2020.

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.

The holiday season at Universal Orlando kicks off on November 16 and goes through January 5th.

It’s never too early to plan for 2020’s Halloween Horror Nights – it begins on September 10th, 2020 and goes through Halloween night.

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