Explore the Magic of Disney in 2024: All-New Experiences Await

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In 2024, Disney will be offering guests an array of exciting experiences and products that bring your beloved stories to life in unique and enjoyable ways. With theme parks, resorts, cruise ships, and other amazing offerings around the globe, guests will be provided with unforgettable experiences. From the upcoming Disney Treasure cruise ship and Tiana's Bayou Adventure to the much-awaited Pixar Place Hotel and many more, we can't wait to share these incredible adventures with you!

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort

Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort are set to unveil the all-new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in 2024, which offers guests a unique opportunity to explore Princess Tiana's captivating world in a musical journey inspired by the animated film "The Princess and the Frog." This new attraction will take guests on an exciting adventure as they join Princess Tiana, Naveen, and the jazz-loving alligator Louis in their preparations for a spectacular Mardi Gras celebration. During the journey, they'll encounter familiar faces, make new friends, and travel through the bayou while listening to original music inspired by the movie's songs. Guests will be transported into the next chapter of Tiana's story, making unforgettable memories along the way.

New Star Tours Attraction Characters, Stories

Last year, Star Wars was a popular topic among blog readers, and we are thrilled to announce that Star Tours - The Adventures Continue is bringing more stories and beloved characters to Disneyland Park in California and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida in 2024. From April 5 to June 2, Season of the Force will also be arriving at Disneyland Park with exciting features like Hyperspace Mountain, special merchandise, themed food and beverages, and more. Additionally, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will offer a fresh perspective on the Disneyland Park fireworks show, with galactic music soaring through the spires and creating an unforgettable experience.

Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort

Celebrate friendship and beyond with Pixar Fest, returning to Disneyland Resort from April 26 through Aug. 4, with colorful decorations, themed entertainment, and more. Get ready for an all-new sculpture featuring Pixar pals like Woody and Buzz, which you can take photos in front of at Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland Park when the festival begins! This festival is highlighted by heartwarming entertainment that features cherished Pixar stories. At Disney California Adventure Park, guests can witness the debut of an all-new daytime parade called "Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!" Meanwhile, at Disneyland Park, the emotional "Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular" is back with some all-new scenes, including one that features Mei Lee and her friends from "Turning Red." During the celebration, guests can also meet new characters such as Ember and Wade from "Elemental" and more! Get ready to make unforgettable memories and experience the magic of Pixar Fest!

Pixar-Themed Hotel at Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort is set to transform Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel into Pixar Place Hotel by Jan. 30, making it the first hotel in the United States to be entirely Pixar-themed. The 15-story hotel, which overlooks Disney California Adventure park, will feature guest rooms that showcase the artistry of Pixar. Additionally, guests can look forward to new dining options from Great Maple restaurant, a rooftop pool area, a play court, and many more exciting amenities. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of Pixar like never before with a stay at the Pixar Place Hotel!

“Fantasmic!” Returns to Disneyland Park

Get ready to witness the spectacular illumination of the Rivers of America in Disneyland Park, as "Fantasmic!" returns on May 24th, complete with new special effects, a thrilling battle scene between Sorcerer Mickey and Maleficent, and the iconic "Peter Pan" scene. For those who haven't experienced it yet, "Fantasmic!" is an emotional extravaganza that brings Disney stories to life through soaring music, live performances, character appearances, and state-of-the-art projections. Be prepared to be mesmerized by this unforgettable display of imagination and creativity!

CommuniCore Plaza, CommuniCore Hall at EPCOT

As part of the multiyear transformation of EPCOT, Walt Disney World Resort will be completing CommuniCore Hall and CommuniCore Plaza in 2024. These new spaces will expand the EPCOT festivals beyond World Showcase and provide additional room for exhibits and entertainment. CommuniCore Hall and CommuniCore Plaza will also serve as a great venue for family and friends to gather and enjoy. Get ready to experience these new spaces that will enhance your EPCOT experience like never before!

Reimagined “The Little Mermaid” Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios is set to unveil an all-new theatrical production inspired by the classic Walt Disney Animation Studios film "The Little Mermaid" in 2024. This reimagined show will showcase breathtaking set pieces, state-of-the-art effects, and a fresh new design aesthetic that will capture Ariel's unique perspective and emotions as she navigates the world around her. Stay tuned for more details on this highly anticipated production, which promises to be an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages!

All-Day Park Hopping, Dining Plan at Disney World

Starting Jan. 9, guests who have a ticket with Park Hopper benefits or an Annual Pass will once again have the option to visit another theme park at any time of the day during park hours (subject to capacity limitations) at Disney World. Additionally, as part of the efforts to improve the guest experience at Disney World, Disney dining plans will be reinstated as an option for those staying at Disney Resort hotels and purchasing a vacation package with us. Beginning Jan. 9, guests can choose from two popular options: Packages that include either the Disney Quick Service Dining Plan or the Disney Dining Plan. Plan your visit accordingly and enjoy all that Disney World has to offer!

Country Bear Jamboree at Walt Disney World Resort

In the coming year, the Country Bears will be introducing new songs and a new act that pays tribute to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Despite the changes, the Country Bear Jamboree will remain true to its fun and friendly tone that guests have come to cherish. The attraction will feature reinterpreted Disney songs in various genres of country music, including rockabilly, bluegrass, pop-country, and other styles. Get ready to enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience as the Country Bears bring a new twist to the classic attraction!

Cake Bake Shop at Disney’s Boardwalk

Disney's BoardWalk at Disney World is set to welcome The Cake Bake Shop, a charming table service restaurant and bakery with a French twist, in early 2024. For those who are not familiar with it yet, The Cake Bake Shop is renowned for its counters adorned with exquisitely handmade cakes, cookies, French macarons, brownies, dessert bars, pies, and cheesecakes. It is a popular destination for celebrating special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, weddings, or just spending quality time with loved ones. Get ready to indulge in the sweetest delights and create unforgettable memories at this enchanting new location!

runDisney Returns to Disneyland Resort, Plus a New Halloween-themed Event

Get ready for four days of exciting events as runDisney makes a return to Disneyland Resort from Jan. 11-14 with the sold-out Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. Moreover, later in the year, runDisney will bring the Halloween spirit to The Happiest Place on Earth with the 2024 Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend. From Sept. 5-8, guests can enjoy four days of thrilling events such as yoga, Kids Races, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Challenge, all themed to the 2024 Halloween season. For more information, please visit runDisney.com. Get ready to run and have a spooktacular time!

Disney Treasure

Get ready to set sail on a magical adventure with Disney Cruise Line's latest addition, the Disney Treasure, debuting in December 2024. As guests may have heard, this incredible ship will bring beloved Disney Animation, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and Disney Parks adventures to life like never before, with new venues and reimagined spaces. The Disney Treasure will embark on its maiden voyage, a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida, on Dec. 21, followed by an inaugural season of seven-night itineraries to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral. Prepare to experience the ultimate Disney Cruise Line adventure aboard this magnificent ship!

Disney Lookout Cay in The Bahamas

Get ready to experience the newest addition to Disney Cruise Line's offerings - the one-of-a-kind retreat on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas, known as Disney Lookout Cay, which will open this summer. As previously shared, guests who visit this unique island destination will immerse themselves in a celebration of Bahamian storytelling, artistry, and culture. The vibrant island retreat at Lighthouse Point offers a unique blend of Bahamian culture and the quality service of a Disney vacation. Get ready to discover the magic of this enchanting island and create unforgettable memories!

Pixar Day at Sea & Marvel Day at Sea with Disney Cruise Line

Starting this January, Disney Cruise Line is bringing back two popular themed sailings - Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea. On the Disney Fantasy, Pixar stories will come to life with a cowboy sing-a-long breakfast featuring beloved Toy Story characters, Crush's totally awesome pool party, themed activities and treats, a Pixar Pals dance party on the upper decks, character encounters, and a deck show starring the Incredibles. Meanwhile, on the Disney Dream out of Fort Lauderdale, guests can experience Marvel Day at Sea, featuring the largest gathering of Marvel Super Heroes and Villains on land or at sea. This action-packed day will unlock the inner superhero in all guests. Moreover, these special offerings are included in the price of a Disney cruise, and all regular guest favorites such as Broadway-style shows, themed rotational dining, fireworks at sea, and spaces and activities for everyone in the family will still be present on all Disney Cruise Line sailings. Get ready to set sail and embark on an unforgettable journey with Disney Cruise Line!

The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

Disney Vacation Club has announced that The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort, the newest addition to its resort offerings, will open in the summer of 2024. Nestled in the serene woodlands of the Walt Disney World Resort, The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort will provide a peaceful retreat where guests can unwind and enjoy the comforts of home while surrounded by nature. Get ready to experience the ultimate blend of relaxation and adventure with this exciting new resort option!

Adventures by Disney in Colombia

In 2024, Adventures by Disney will be taking  guests to Colombia, the country and cultures that inspired Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning film, “Encanto.”

Trips begin in the capital city of Bogota, and guests' exploration of this beautiful country begins at the Paloquemao Market where they'll see a bounty of flowers and colorful fruits and vegetables. They'll also visit a fourth-generation coffee farm in the Coffee Region and learn about harvesting and roasting the beans, as well as brewing the perfect cup of coffee.

D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event

Disney fans, get ready for an unforgettable experience! In 2024, D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is coming to Anaheim, California, with an incredible lineup of shows, new venues, and multiple days of entertainment and experiences that bring together all the magical worlds of Disney. From Aug. 9 to 11, guests can enjoy shopping, exhibits, panels, presentations, and more at the Anaheim Convention Center during the day, with the fun extending into the evening at the Honda Center - a larger venue that hosts marquee shows. The event will kick off with a celebration at Disneyland Resort on Thursday, Aug. 8. Tickets for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event will be available for purchase in Spring 2024, and more details will be announced early this year. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate all things Disney and create unforgettable memories!

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