2024 is an exciting year for guests visiting the Disney Parks and beyond. There will be new attractions, experiences, and more ways to experience magic. This year, Disney is pulling out all the stops to create unforgettable moments for visitors of all ages. From thrilling rides to immersive shows, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
One of the highlights of 2024 is the opening of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. This new attraction takes guests on a musical journey inspired by the beloved film “The Princess and the Frog.” Join Princess Tiana, Naveen, and Louis the alligator as they prepare for a one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras celebration. With original music and familiar faces, this adventure will transport you into the heart of Tiana’s world.
But that’s not all! Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort will bring the magic of Pixar to life with special parades, fireworks, and character meet-and-greets. At Walt Disney World, guests can look forward to all-day park hopping and the return of the dining plan, making it easier than ever to explore the parks and indulge in delicious meals.
These are just a few of the exciting things happening at Disney Parks in 2024. Check out all 24 exciting offerings below! Whether you’re a fan of classic Disney stories or the latest Pixar adventures, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So mark your calendars and get ready for a year filled with magic and memories. Don’t miss out on all the fun – subscribe to Daps Magic for the latest updates on these and other exciting developments at Disney Parks.
1. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Opens at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort
In 2024, get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Princess Tiana with the highly anticipated opening of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disneyland park and Magic Kingdom Park. This all-new attraction takes inspiration from the beloved Walt Disney Animation Studios film “The Princess and the Frog” and invites guests on a magical musical journey.
Step into the bayou and join Princess Tiana, Naveen, and the jazz-loving alligator Louis as they prepare for a spectacular Mardi Gras celebration. As you embark on this adventure, you’ll encounter familiar faces, make new friends, and experience the next chapter of Tiana’s story.
The attraction will transport you through the vibrant bayou landscape, filled with lush greenery and captivating scenery. Along the way, you’ll be serenaded by original music inspired by the film’s iconic songs, creating a truly immersive experience.
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is a celebration of music, friendship, and the power of dreams. It’s an opportunity to be a part of Tiana’s world like never before and witness her journey unfold in a way that will leave a lasting impression.
Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience that brings the magic of “The Princess and the Frog” to life. Stay tuned for more updates on the opening of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and get ready to be swept away by the enchantment of Disney’s newest attraction.
2. Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Gets New Characters and Stories
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is taking intergalactic travel to new heights in 2024. This thrilling attraction, located at Disneyland park in California, Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida, and Disneyland Paris, is set to introduce exciting new stories and characters that will transport guests to a galaxy far, far away.
Prepare to embark on an epic journey through the Star Wars universe as you board your Starspeeder 1000. With state-of-the-art technology and immersive storytelling, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue will immerse you in thrilling adventures across different planets and encounters with iconic characters.
But the excitement doesn’t stop there. From April 5 to June 2, Disneyland park will be hosting Season of the Force, a special event that will bring even more Star Wars magic to the park. Guests can experience the thrilling Hyperspace Mountain, a reimagined version of the classic Space Mountain attraction, as well as enjoy special Star Wars-themed merchandise, food, and beverages.
And for those visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park, get ready for a breathtaking fireworks display like no other. As the night sky lights up above Disneyland Park, the sounds of galactic music will sweep through the spires, creating a truly immersive and unforgettable experience.
Whether you’re a die-hard Star Wars fan or just looking for an out-of-this-world adventure, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is a must-visit attraction that will transport you to a galaxy filled with excitement, thrills, and endless possibilities. May the Force be with you as you embark on your own Star Wars adventure.
3. Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort
Pixar Fest is back at Disneyland Resort from April 26 through August 4, bringing with it a celebration of friendship and beyond. Get ready for a vibrant and colorful experience with themed entertainment, stunning décor, and more. As you step onto Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland Park, you’ll be greeted by an all-new sculpture featuring many beloved Pixar pals like Woody, Buzz, and more!
One of the highlights of Pixar Fest is the heartwarming entertainment that showcases your favorite Pixar stories. At Disney California Adventure Park, prepare to be dazzled by the debut of the all-new daytime parade, “Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!” This parade will bring to life the magic of Pixar with enchanting floats and beloved characters.
Over at Disneyland Park, the emotional and awe-inspiring “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” returns with some exciting new scenes. Look out for a special appearance by Mei Lee and her friends from the upcoming film “Turning Red.” This nighttime spectacular will leave you in awe as you witness the power of friendship and the magic of Pixar.
During Pixar Fest, keep an eye out for new characters making their debut, such as Ember and Wade from the film “Elemental.” These new additions will add an extra touch of excitement and wonder to your Pixar experience.
Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of Pixar and celebrate the power of friendship at Pixar Fest. This limited-time event is not to be missed, so mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable adventure with your favorite Pixar characters.
4. Pixar Place Hotel at Disneyland Resort
At Disneyland Resort, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel has almost completed its magical transformation. On January 30, it will officially be reborn as the Pixar Place Hotel, making it the first fully Pixar-themed hotel in the United States.
Situated just steps away from Disney California Adventure Park, this 15-story hotel will immerse guests in the enchanting world of Pixar. Each guest room will be thoughtfully designed to showcase the artistry and creativity that Pixar is known for. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be surrounded by the beloved characters and iconic scenes from Pixar’s most beloved films.
But the Pixar experience doesn’t stop at the guest rooms. The hotel will also feature new dining options, including the renowned Great Maple restaurant. Indulge in delectable dishes inspired by Pixar’s films while enjoying the vibrant and lively atmosphere.
For those looking to relax and unwind, the rooftop pool area will provide the perfect oasis. Take a dip in the pool or soak up the California sun while enjoying breathtaking views of the park.
And for the little ones, a play court will offer endless fun and entertainment. Let their imaginations run wild as they explore this whimsical play area inspired by Pixar’s magical worlds.
With its prime location, immersive theming, and an array of amenities, the Pixar Place Hotel is set to be a dream destination for Pixar fans of all ages. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.
5. Fantasmic! Returns to Disneyland Park
“Fantasmic!” Returns to Disneyland Park with Spectacular Enhancements
Get ready to be dazzled as “Fantasmic!” returns to Disneyland Park on May 24. This beloved nighttime spectacular will once again illuminate the Rivers of America with its magical display of lights, music, and storytelling. And this time, it’s coming back with even more excitement and enhancements.
One of the highlights of the new and improved “Fantasmic!” is the addition of thrilling special effects that will transport you into the heart of the Disney stories. From breathtaking pyrotechnics to mesmerizing projections, every moment of the show will be filled with wonder and awe.
But that’s not all. Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Sorcerer Mickey and Maleficent engage in a thrilling new battle scene like never before. Watch as these iconic characters go head-to-head in an epic showdown that will leave you breathless.
And for those who have missed it, the iconic “Peter Pan” scene will also make its triumphant return. Experience the magic as Peter Pan and his friends take flight across the stage, creating a truly enchanting moment that will capture your heart.
“Fantasmic!” is not just a show, it’s an emotional extravaganza that brings Disney stories to life. With soaring music, live performers, character appearances, and state-of-the-art projections, this nighttime spectacular is a must-see for Disney fans of all ages.
Don’t miss your chance to witness the magic of “Fantasmic!” as it returns to Disneyland Park. Be prepared to be swept away on a journey of imagination and wonder that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
6. CommuniCore Plaza and CommuniCore Hall at EPCOT
CommuniCore Plaza and CommuniCore Hall at EPCOT are two exciting additions that will be completed in 2024 as part of the ongoing transformation of Walt Disney World Resort’s EPCOT. These new spaces are designed to extend the EPCOT festivals beyond the World Showcase and provide a fresh and vibrant home for additional exhibits and entertainment.
CommuniCore Plaza will serve as a central gathering place, offering a spacious and inviting environment for guests to relax and connect with family and friends. With its beautifully landscaped areas and comfortable seating, it will be the perfect spot to take a break and soak in the atmosphere of EPCOT.
Inside CommuniCore Hall, guests will find a variety of interactive exhibits and experiences that celebrate the wonders of technology, innovation, and the future. There promises to be something for everyone to enjoy and learn from.
These new additions to EPCOT will not only enhance the overall guest experience but also provide a platform for showcasing the latest advancements in technology and entertainment. Whether you’re a fan of festivals, exhibits, or simply looking for a place to relax and unwind, CommuniCore Plaza and CommuniCore Hall will offer something for everyone.
So, get ready to explore these exciting new spaces at EPCOT in 2024 and immerse yourself in the magic of Walt Disney World Resort. Whether you’re a technology enthusiast, a festival-goer, or simply looking for a place to gather with loved ones, CommuniCore Plaza and CommuniCore Hall will be the perfect destinations for you.
7. Reimagined The Little Mermaid Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
In 2024, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will unveil an exciting new production that brings the beloved story of “The Little Mermaid” to life in a whole new way. This reimagined show will transport audiences under the sea and into Ariel’s world with its stunning set pieces, cutting-edge effects, and a bold new design aesthetic.
The show will capture Ariel’s imagination and emotions, allowing guests to experience the story through her unique perspective. From the vibrant colors of the coral reef to the enchanting depths of the ocean, every detail will be meticulously crafted to immerse the audience in Ariel’s underwater adventure.
With state-of-the-art technology and innovative stagecraft, the show promises to be a visual spectacle that will leave audiences in awe. From the moment the curtain rises to the final bow, guests will be captivated by the magic and wonder of “The Little Mermaid.”
Stay tuned for more updates and announcements as we get closer to 2024. Keep your eyes on Daps Magic for the latest news on this exciting new production. Get ready to dive into a world of enchantment and join Ariel on her unforgettable journey at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
8. All-Day Park Hopping and the Return of the Dining Plan at Walt Disney World
Starting January 9, guests at Walt Disney World with a ticket with Park Hopper benefits or an Annual Pass will once again have the opportunity to visit another theme park at any time of day during park hours (subject to capacity limitations). This exciting update allows guests to maximize their time and experience even more magic in a single day. Whether you want to start your day at Magic Kingdom and end it at EPCOT, or hop between Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom, the choice is yours.
In addition to the return of All-Day Park Hopping, Disney dining plans will also be making a comeback as an option for guests staying at Disney Resort hotels who purchase a vacation package at Walt Disney World Resort starting from January 9. Guests will have the choice between two popular dining plan options: the Disney Quick Service Dining Plan or the Disney Dining Plan. These dining plans offer a convenient and cost-effective way to enjoy meals and snacks throughout your stay, allowing you to focus on creating unforgettable memories.
But that’s not all! In 2024, Walt Disney World Resort has even more exciting things in store. Look forward to “good-to-go” days, select dates when Passholders may visit without needing a theme park reservation. This new feature will make planning visits easier and more flexible. Stay tuned for more updates and announcements throughout the year!
9. Country Bear Jamboree at Walt Disney World Resort
The Country Bear Jamboree at Walt Disney World Resort is getting a makeover in 2024! This beloved attraction will debut new songs and a new act that pays homage to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Fans of the Country Bears will still find the same fun and friendly tone that they know and love, but with a fresh twist.
One of the exciting updates to the Country Bear Jamboree is the introduction of reinterpreted Disney songs in different genres of country music. Get ready to tap your feet to rockabilly, sway along to bluegrass, and sing along to pop-country tunes. This diverse range of musical styles will add a new level of excitement and variety to the show.
Whether you’re a fan of classic country or enjoy the modern sounds of the genre, the Country Bear Jamboree will have something for everyone. From toe-tapping beats to heartfelt ballads, the new songs will showcase the incredible talent of the Country Bears and bring a fresh energy to the show.
So, get ready to experience the Country Bear Jamboree like never before. With its new songs and homage to the Grand Ole Opry, this iconic attraction at Walt Disney World Resort is sure to delight guests of all ages. Don’t miss out on this exciting update to a Disney classic!
10. Cake Bake Shop at Disney’s Boardwalk
The Cake Bake Shop at Disney’s BoardWalk is set to open in early 2024, bringing a whimsical and delicious dining experience to guests. This table service restaurant and bakery will enchant visitors with its French flair and delectable treats.
At The Cake Bake Shop, guests will be greeted by counters filled with a stunning array of handmade cakes, cookies, French macarons, brownies, dessert bars, pies, and cheesecakes. Each item is beautifully displayed, tempting guests with their mouthwatering appearance. Whether you have a sweet tooth or simply appreciate the artistry of baked goods, this shop is sure to delight.
The Cake Bake Shop has already gained a reputation as a go-to destination for special occasions and gatherings. From birthdays and anniversaries to baby showers and weddings, this establishment has become synonymous with celebration. It’s also a wonderful place to spend quality time with loved ones, creating lasting memories over a shared love of sweets.
With its prime location at Disney’s BoardWalk, guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront before or after their visit to The Cake Bake Shop. The charming atmosphere of the BoardWalk adds to the overall experience, making it a must-visit destination for food and fun.
In summary, the opening of The Cake Bake Shop at Disney’s BoardWalk in 2024 promises to be a delightful addition to the dining options at Walt Disney World. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a sweet treat, this whimsical bakery is sure to satisfy your cravings and create magical moments.
11. runDisney Returns to Disneyland Resort and a New Halloween-themed Event Arrives as Well
runDisney enthusiasts will be thrilled to know that runDisney is making a comeback at Disneyland Resort. From January 11th to 14th, the sold-out Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will take place, offering four days of exhilarating events. Participants can look forward to an action-packed experience filled with running, camaraderie, and Disney magic.
But the excitement doesn’t end there. Later in the year, Disneyland Resort will host the 2024 Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend, bringing a spooky and thrilling atmosphere to The Happiest Place on Earth. From September 5th to 8th, guests can immerse themselves in four days of Halloween-themed events, including yoga, Kids Races, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Challenge. This event promises to be a ghoulishly good time for both seasoned runners and families looking for a fun-filled adventure.
To stay updated on all the details and registration information, interested participants can visit runDisney.com. Whether you’re a dedicated runner or simply looking for a unique way to celebrate the Halloween season, the 2024 Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend is an event not to be missed. Lace up your running shoes, embrace the spirit of Halloween, and get ready for an unforgettable experience at Disneyland Resort.
12. Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea
Fantasy Springs at Tokyo Disney Resort will open on June 6, offering visitors a truly enchanting experience. This highly anticipated expansion at Tokyo DisneySea will transport guests to a world of Disney fantasy through its three incredible areas: Rapunzel’s Forest, Peter Pan’s Never Land, and Frozen Kingdom. Each area is inspired by beloved Walt Disney Animation Studios films, bringing to life the magic and wonder of these timeless stories.
Rapunzel’s Forest will immerse guests in the enchanting world of “Tangled,” with lush greenery, charming lanterns, and the iconic tower where Rapunzel let down her golden hair. Visitors can explore the forest, meet Rapunzel and Flynn Rider, and embark on a magical boat ride through the lantern-lit waterways.
Peter Pan’s Never Land will take guests on a journey to the whimsical world of Peter Pan and his friends. From the iconic pirate ship to the Lost Boys’ hideout, this area will capture the spirit of adventure and imagination. Visitors can join Peter Pan in a high-flying adventure over Never Land and encounter beloved characters like Tinker Bell and Captain Hook.
Frozen Kingdom will transport guests to the icy kingdom of Arendelle, where they can experience the magic of Elsa, Anna, and Olaf. From a breathtaking ice palace to a thrilling snow-covered mountain, this area will bring the beloved film “Frozen” to life. Visitors can enjoy a heartwarming musical show, meet their favorite characters, and even go on a magical sleigh ride.
In addition to the enchanting new areas, Fantasy Springs will also feature the opening of the Tokyo DisneySea Fantasy Springs Hotel. This hotel will be seamlessly integrated with the park, allowing guests to stay in the midst of the Disney magic and enjoy convenient access to all the attractions and entertainment.
With its captivating themes and immersive experiences, Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea promises to be a must-visit destination for Disney fans of all ages. Mark your calendars for June 6 and get ready to embark on a magical journey through the world of Disney fantasy.
13. Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris is set to reopen on Jan. 25, offering guests a truly magical and immersive experience. This world-renowned, five-star hotel has undergone a complete reimagination, with every inch of its interior transformed to reflect the enchanting stories of Disney royalty.
Drawing inspiration from beloved Disney films such as “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and many more, Disneyland Hotel’s luxury rooms and suites have been meticulously designed to transport guests into the heart of these timeless tales. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be surrounded by the magic and wonder of Disney storytelling.
Indulge in gourmet dining experiences that are fit for royalty. Each restaurant within the hotel has been carefully crafted to immerse guests in the world of Disney princesses and their adventures. Whether you’re dining in a ballroom inspired by “Beauty and the Beast” or enjoying a meal in a whimsical underwater setting inspired by “The Little Mermaid,” every dining experience at Disneyland Hotel is a feast for the senses.
Every detail of the hotel’s décor has been thoughtfully curated to bring the Disney storytelling tradition to life. From the iconic sword in the stone to the majestic castles and palaces, you’ll find nods to your favorite Disney films at every turn. Immerse yourself in the world of “Aladdin,” “Tangled,” “Frozen,” and many more as you explore the enchanting corridors and common areas of Disneyland Hotel.
Prepare to be swept away by the magic and charm of Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris. Whether you’re a lifelong Disney fan or experiencing the magic for the first time, this reimagined hotel promises an unforgettable stay filled with Disney enchantment and wonder. Book your stay and embark on a fairy tale adventure like no other.
14. Disney Treasure – Disney Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Treasure, will debut in December 2024. This highly anticipated ship promises to bring the magic of beloved Disney Animation, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and Disney parks adventures to life in a whole new way. With new venues and reimagined spaces, the Disney Treasure will offer an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.
Embarking on its maiden voyage on December 21, the Disney Treasure will set sail from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. This inaugural season will be followed by a series of seven-night itineraries to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral.
Onboard the Disney Treasure, guests can expect to be immersed in the enchanting worlds of their favorite Disney stories. From the moment you step foot on the ship, you’ll be transported to a realm of imagination and wonder. Whether you’re exploring the magical realms of Disney Animation, embarking on thrilling adventures from Pixar films, or diving into the epic universe of Star Wars and Marvel, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.
With a variety of dining options, entertainment experiences, and activities for the whole family, the Disney Treasure promises to be a treasure trove of unforgettable memories. Get ready to set sail on an extraordinary journey filled with Disney magic and create memories that will last a lifetime.
15. Disney Lookout Cay in The Bahamas
Disney Lookout Cay in The Bahamas is set to open this summer as Disney Cruise Line’s newest retreat on the island of Eleuthera. This one-of-a-kind destination promises to be a celebration of Bahamian storytelling, artistry, and culture.
When you arrive at Disney Lookout Cay, you’ll be immersed in the vibrant atmosphere of the island. From the moment you step foot on the sandy shores, you’ll feel the energy and excitement of Bahamian culture. The island retreat at Lighthouse Point will showcase the rich heritage and traditions of the Bahamas, all while providing the exceptional quality and service that Disney vacations are known for.
At Disney Lookout Cay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the beauty of the Bahamas and engage with the local community. From sampling delicious Bahamian cuisine to experiencing traditional music and dance performances, every aspect of the retreat will be a celebration of the unique culture that surrounds you.
In addition to the cultural experiences, Disney Lookout Cay will offer a range of recreational activities for guests of all ages. Whether you’re looking to relax on pristine beaches, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, or embark on thrilling adventures, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.
Disney Lookout Cay in The Bahamas is a testament to Disney’s commitment to creating unforgettable experiences that celebrate the diversity and beauty of different cultures. Get ready to embark on a magical journey to this enchanting island retreat and create memories that will last a lifetime.
16. Pixar Day at Sea & Marvel Day at Sea with Disney Cruise Line
On Disney Cruise Line, the excitement continues with two themed sailings that are sure to delight guests of all ages. Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea are returning in January, offering unique experiences and adventures.
During Pixar Day at Sea on the Disney Fantasy, guests can immerse themselves in the world of Pixar. Start the day with a cowboy sing-a-long breakfast featuring beloved Toy Story characters. Then, head to Crush’s totally awesome pool party for some fun in the sun. Throughout the day, there will be themed activities and treats, as well as a Pixar Pals dance party on the upper decks. Don’t miss the chance to meet your favorite Pixar characters and catch a deck show starring the Incredibles.
For Marvel Day at Sea on the Disney Dream, prepare for an action-packed day filled with Marvel Super Heroes and Villains. This is the largest assembly of Marvel characters on land or at sea, and it’s sure to unlock the inner superhero in all guests. Join forces with your favorite heroes and enjoy thrilling activities and entertainment throughout the day.
The best part is that both Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea are included in the price of a Disney cruise. Along with these special themed days, guests can still enjoy all the regular favorites on Disney Cruise Line, such as Broadway-style shows, themed rotational dining, fireworks at sea, and a variety of spaces and activities for the whole family.
Get ready to set sail on an unforgettable adventure with Pixar and Marvel Day at Sea, where imagination and superhero powers come to life on the high seas.
17. The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort are set to open in Summer 2024, offering guests a unique and tranquil retreat within the Walt Disney World Resort. Nestled in the serene woodlands, these refreshed cabins provide the perfect balance between the comforts of home and the beauty of the great outdoors.
Imagine waking up to the sounds of nature and stepping outside to breathe in the fresh air. The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether you’re traveling with family or seeking a romantic getaway, these cabins provide a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
Each cabin is thoughtfully designed to provide all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. From fully equipped kitchens to spacious living areas, you’ll have everything you need to make yourself at home. And with the surrounding nature trails and outdoor activities, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy during your stay.
Whether you choose to relax on your private porch, take a dip in the pool, or roast marshmallows by the campfire, The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort offer a truly immersive experience. It’s the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation, allowing you to create lasting memories with your loved ones.
So, if you’re looking for a unique and rejuvenating getaway, look no further than The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. Book your stay and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while enjoying all the comforts of home.
18. New Disney Vacation Member Lounge at Walt Disney World
Construction on a brand-new Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge will begin in 2024 at Walt Disney World. This exciting addition will provide Disney Vacation Club members with a dedicated space to relax and recharge during their day of fun at the park.
The new Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge will offer a variety of amenities and services to enhance the member experience. From comfortable seating areas to complimentary refreshments, members will have the opportunity to take a break from the excitement of the park and unwind in a comfortable and exclusive environment.
In addition to the relaxing atmosphere and amenities, the Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge will also provide members with personalized assistance and concierge services. Knowledgeable staff will be available to answer questions, provide recommendations, and assist with any needs or requests.
Whether members are looking for a quiet place to rest, a refreshing beverage, or assistance with planning their day, the new Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge will be the perfect retreat. It will offer a welcoming and exclusive space where members can relax, recharge, and make the most of their Disney vacation.
So, if you’re a Disney Vacation Club member, get ready to enjoy this new addition to Walt Disney World in 2024. Plan your visit and take advantage of the Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge to enhance your magical experience at the park.
19. Adventures by Disney in Colombia
Adventures by Disney is set to embark on an exciting journey to Colombia in 2024, offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant culture and stunning landscapes that inspired Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning film, “Encanto.”
The adventure begins in the bustling capital city of Bogota, where guests will be captivated by the rich history and vibrant energy that permeates the streets. A visit to the Paloquemao Market will be a feast for the senses, as you explore the stalls brimming with an array of colorful fruits, vegetables, and fragrant flowers.
From Bogota, the adventure continues to the enchanting Coffee Region, where guests will have the unique opportunity to visit a fourth-generation coffee farm. Here, you’ll learn about the intricate process of harvesting and roasting coffee beans, and even get a chance to brew your own perfect cup of coffee.
But the journey doesn’t end there. Adventures by Disney will take you on a captivating exploration of Colombia’s diverse landscapes, from the lush Amazon rainforest to the breathtaking Caribbean coast. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to discover ancient archaeological sites, encounter vibrant wildlife, and immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the Colombian people.
With Adventures by Disney, you can expect a meticulously planned itinerary, expertly guided tours, and immersive experiences that bring the magic of Colombia to life. Whether you’re a fan of “Encanto” or simply seeking a unique and unforgettable adventure, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. So pack your bags and get ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime with Adventures by Disney in Colombia.
20. Storyliving By Disney in California
Storyliving by Disney is set to make its debut in California in 2024 with the Cotino community in Rancho Mirage. This innovative concept brings Disney’s renowned placemaking and attention to detail to the realm of real estate. With the creative input of Disney Imagineers, the Cotino community is designed to reflect the rich history, vibrant community, and stunning landscape of the region.
The first-ever Storyliving by Disney community aims to create a unique and immersive living experience for its residents. Drawing inspiration from the local surroundings, Disney Imagineers have carefully crafted a place that encourages residents to embrace their creativity and write their own stories.
Every aspect of the Cotino community is thoughtfully designed to capture the essence of Disney storytelling. From the architecture to the landscaping, every detail is infused with the magic and imagination that Disney is known for. Residents will find themselves surrounded by a vibrant and inspiring environment that sparks their imagination and invites them to create their own adventures.
Storyliving by Disney in California is not just about providing a place to live; it’s about creating a community where residents can truly live their stories. With its unique blend of Disney magic and real-world living, the Cotino community promises to be a place where dreams come true and memories are made. Whether you’re starting a new chapter or continuing an existing one, Storyliving by Disney in California offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to live a life filled with wonder and enchantment.
21. New Disney Eats and Stitch Attacks Snack Collections
In January 2024, Disney fans will have even more reasons to be excited with the launch of the new Disney Eats and Stitch Attacks Snacks merchandise collections.
Starting on January 9th, the Stitch Attacks Snacks collection will be available for purchase. This collection will feature a themed plush and pin set every month throughout the year, with Stitch showcasing a different tasty treat in each set. Whether you’re a fan of ice cream, popcorn, or churros, there will be a Stitch plush and pin set to satisfy your cravings. You can find these adorable collectibles on shopDisney, as well as at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World.
On January 16th, the Disney Eats Snacks Collection will make its debut. This collection will offer a delightful array of merchandise inspired by everyone’s favorite Disney snacks. From Mickey-shaped cookies to Dole Whip-inspired accessories, this collection will bring the magic of Disney food to life. You can find these delectable items on shopDisney and in Disney Parks.
Whether you’re a fan of Stitch or a foodie at heart, these new merchandise collections are sure to add a touch of Disney magic to your life. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to collect these unique and delicious-themed items throughout the year. Start your 2024 with a taste of Disney with the new Disney Eats and Stitch Attacks Snacks collections.
22. Explore an Open-World Star Wars Game
If you’re a Star Wars fan, get ready for an exciting new gaming experience. Late this year, Star Wars Outlaws, the highly anticipated open-world Star Wars game, will be released. This game offers players the chance to explore a vast galaxy filled with both familiar and new planets.
In Star Wars Outlaws, you’ll step into the shoes of Kay Vess, a daring scoundrel who is determined to find freedom and create a new life for herself. Accompanied by her loyal companion, Nix, Kay will navigate through various planets, each with its own unique challenges and opportunities. From the bustling streets of Coruscant to the remote and dangerous corners of the Outer Rim, the galaxy is yours to discover.
As you embark on this thrilling adventure, you’ll encounter iconic Star Wars characters, engage in intense battles, and make choices that will shape the course of your journey. Whether you choose to align yourself with the Rebellion, the Empire, or forge your own path, the fate of the galaxy is in your hands.
For more information and updates on Star Wars Outlaws, be sure to visit StarWars.com. Get ready to immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe like never before and embark on an unforgettable open-world gaming experience. May the Force be with you.
23. D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event
D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is set to take place in Anaheim, California in 2024, offering Disney fans an unparalleled experience. From August 9 to 11, this extraordinary event will feature breathtaking shows, new venues, and multiple days of entertainment and experiences that bring together the enchanting worlds of Disney.
The festivities will kick off on Thursday, August 8, with a special celebration at Disneyland Resort. From August 9 to 11, attendees can look forward to a wide range of activities at the Anaheim Convention Center, including shopping, exhibits, panels, presentations, and more. The fun will continue into the evening at the Honda Center, which will host marquee shows and extend the excitement.
Tickets for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will be available for purchase in Spring 2024. Stay tuned for more details, as they will be announced early this year. This is an event that no Disney enthusiast should miss, so mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable experience that celebrates the magic and wonder of Disney.
24. New Disney Global Ambassadors Step Into Roles
The 2024-2025 Disney Ambassadors have officially stepped into their roles as of January 1st. This team of 13 Disney Ambassadors from seven Disney destinations worldwide will serve as “goodwill emissaries” for the next two years. Their main responsibilities include shining a light on cast members, sharing the magic of Disney with guests, and inspiring hope in local communities.
Some of these ambassadors may already be familiar to you, as they recently traveled to Hong Kong Disneyland for their Disney Ambassador training and to celebrate the opening of World of Frozen! This international group of ambassadors brings a diverse range of experiences and perspectives to their roles, representing the global reach and impact of Disney.
Throughout their tenure, these ambassadors will have the opportunity to connect with guests and cast members from around the world, fostering a sense of unity and spreading the joy and wonder of Disney. They will also play a vital role in community outreach initiatives, using their platform to inspire and make a positive difference in the local communities they serve.
As the new Disney Global Ambassadors step into their roles, they are poised to continue the tradition of excellence and dedication that has come to be expected from Disney ambassadors. Their passion for Disney and commitment to creating magical experiences will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact on guests and communities alike.
2024 – An Exciting Year!
2024 is set to be an exciting year at the Disney Parks and beyond, with a wide range of new experiences and attractions to look forward to. From new rides and shows to hotel openings and special events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
One of the highlights of 2024 will be the opening of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. This immersive experience will take guests on a journey through the magical world of Princess Tiana and the bayou. With stunning scenery, exciting adventures, and beloved characters, this is sure to be a hit with fans of “The Princess and the Frog.”
Another exciting addition is the Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort. This limited-time event will celebrate all things Pixar, with special parades, fireworks, and entertainment. Guests will have the chance to meet their favorite Pixar characters, enjoy delicious Pixar-themed food, and experience new attractions inspired by beloved Pixar films.
For those looking for a unique hotel experience, the Pixar Place Hotel at Disneyland Resort is a must-visit. This themed hotel will transport guests into the world of Pixar, with immersive decor, themed rooms, and exclusive Pixar experiences.
And let’s not forget about the return of Fantasmic! to Disneyland Park. This beloved nighttime spectacular will once again dazzle audiences with its stunning visuals, music, and storytelling.
With so many exciting things to look forward to, 2024 is shaping up to be an unforgettable year at the Disney Parks. Which of these experiences are you most excited about? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!