This summer, beloved stories from several Disney films will come to life at Walt Disney World in the form of new attractions, entertainment, experiences and more at all four parks, setting up summer 2018 to truly be an “Incredible Summer.”
Here’s what to expect at each Walt Disney World Resort location.
An Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Begins at Magic Kingdom Park May 25
Favorite Disney•Pixar Super Heroes will take over Tomorrowland from May 25 through Sept. 3, as part of an Incredible Tomorrowland Expo that celebrates “all things super.” Guests can interact with Mr. Incredible, Frozone and other supers from Disney•Pixar’s “The Incredibles” and upcoming “Incredibles 2.” And, for the first time ever, guests will get to see Edna Mode. Tomorrowland will also be decked out with Incredibles décor and sounds from the film. Guests can also enjoy a “SUPER” dance party on the Rocket Tower Stage.
The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! Concert Series Begins June 9 at Epcot
Star-Lord and Gamora from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will take guests on a musical journey through the cosmos in The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! concert series. Shows will feature tunes from Star-Lord’s Awesome Mixtapes, the two movie soundtracks. The group will take the stage five times daily, June 9 through Aug. 19.
UP! A Great Bird Adventure debuts during Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Anniversary Celebration April 22
Disney’s Animal Kingdom will kick off their 20th-anniversary celebration April 22. The new show UP! A Great Bird Adventure also debuts April 22, which features Russell and Dug from the Disney•Pixar animated film “UP.” In the new show, they’ll team up to discover species of birds from around the world.
Donald’s Dino-Bash! celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom begins May 25
Donald’s Dino-Bash!, beginning May 25, is a “dino-tastic” celebration where Donald Duck takes over Dinoland, U.S.A. to celebrate his recent discovery that ducks are descendants of dinosaurs. Feathered friends Scrooge McDuck and Launchpad McQuack and other friends of Donald will be on hand to meet guests. In addition to bringing his own decorating touch to the land, Donald will throw a nightly dance party where everyone is welcome to “shake their tail feathers.”
Toy Story Land Opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios June 30
A major highlight of “Incredible Summer” will be the grand opening of Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This new 11-acre land will shrink guests to the size of a toy and allow them to explore the fun and adventure of Andy’s backyard. There, guests can experience two new attractions: the family coaster Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers.