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Your Guide to the New Attractions at Disney World in 2024

April 15, 2024 By CityPASS

Disney World has always been synonymous with innovation, storytelling, and immersive entertainment. This year, the tradition continues with a lineup of new and upcoming attractions that are set to redefine the park experience, offering something special for every guest, from the young to the young at heart. Whether you're a thrill-seeker, a fan of Disney classics, or someone who appreciates the finer details of immersive storytelling, the 2024 additions to Disney World are designed to captivate and enchant.

Top 10 New and Upcoming Disney Attractions in 2024

As you plan your visit to the most magical place on Earth this year, prepare to be delighted by the array of new experiences waiting to be discovered. From breathtaking adventures featuring beloved characters to innovative rides that push the boundaries of technology and creativity, Disney World's 2024 lineup is nothing short of spectacular. Let's take a look at the top 10 new and upcoming attractions that are set to make your Disney World adventure unforgettable.

1. Tiana's Bayou Adventure

Embark on Tiana's Bayou Adventure, launching in Summer 2024 at Magic Kingdom Park. Step into a musical voyage inspired by "The Princess and the Frog." Marvel at new Audio-Animatronics, enjoy jazz and zydeco tunes, and experience a thrilling 50-foot drop. Celebrate Mardi Gras with Tiana and friends in this heartwarming journey, showcasing dreams coming true. A must-visit for all ages, this attraction adds magic to the new attractions at Disney World.

2. The Little Mermaid's Musical Adventure

Dive into the enchanting world of "The Little Mermaid – A Musical Adventure," premiering at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Fall 2024. This fully reimagined theatrical production breathes new life into Ariel's quest with stunning set pieces, cutting-edge effects, and a captivating design. Experience beloved songs like "Part of Your World" in a fresh, immersive format that promises to delight all ages. Set in the revitalized Animation Courtyard theater, this magical journey under the sea is a highlight among the new attractions at Disney World.

3. Moana's Journey of Water

"Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana," a new attraction at EPCOT, invites guests of all ages to explore the wonders of water. This self-guided trail, set in World Nature, encourages playful interactions with water as it cycles from the sky to the oceans. Visitors will discover water's vital role in our world and learn how to protect this precious resource. With options to get wet or stay dry, the experience caters to everyone's adventure level, making it a standout among the new attractions at Disney World.

4. Reimagined Country Bear Jamboree

Get ready for a toe-tapping summer at Frontierland with the all-new Country Bear Musical Jamboree! This refreshed show pays tribute to Nashville's Opry-style performances, blending beloved Disney melodies with a country twist. Fans can expect a mix of genres of country music, including bluegrass, pop-country, Americana, and rockabilly. While Grizzly Hall takes a brief interlude for updates, anticipate a harmonious blend of nostalgia and fresh tunes that will have everyone clapping along in this standout among the new attractions at Disney World.

5. World Celebration's CommuniCore Hall and Plaza

Set for a potential late-spring or early-summer debut, CommuniCore Hall and Plaza at EPCOT marks the culmination of the EPCOT Overhaul project. This innovative space combines an exhibit hall with an outdoor entertainment venue, promising the perfect hub for Mickey & Friends meet-and-greets, annual festivals, and live performances. As the sun sets, the plaza will come alive with dazzling lighting effects, making it a focal point for EPCOT's numerous festivals and a standout among the new attractions at Disney World.

6. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

The electrifying Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney's Hollywood Studios is set for a Summer 2024 reopening after an extensive refurbishment. Known for its high-octane thrills and rockin' soundtrack, the coaster's closure was aimed at enhancing its performance and reliability, ensuring the Aerosmith-themed experience remains a high note among the new attractions at Disney World. Fans can look forward to the same beloved adrenaline-pumping ride with improved functionality for an even smoother, more exhilarating experience.

7. Star Tours Ride

Embark on an exhilarating journey across the galaxy with Star Tours - The Adventures Continue at Disneyland Park. This thrilling 3D space flight experience propels guests through the Star Wars universe, featuring over 250 story variations, including new adventures from beloved Disney+ series. With C-3PO at the helm, dodge Imperial forces and meet iconic characters like Ahsoka Tano and the Mandalorian. The attraction, enhanced with state-of-the-art technology and Walt Disney imagineering, remains a standout among the new attractions at Disney World.

8. Zootopia-Inspired Attraction at Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World is set to enhance its array of experiences with a new Zootopia-inspired show. Announced at Destination D23, this upcoming attraction will take over the "It's Tough to be a Bug!" space near the Tree of Life. Promising humor and action, the show will delve into the diverse biomes of Zootopia, including some yet unseen. Featuring beloved characters like Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde, this addition aims to bring a slice of Zootopia's world to Disney World.

9. The Symphony of Us

EPCOT's World Showcase Lagoon becomes the stage for "Luminous: The Symphony of Us," a breathtaking new nighttime spectacular. This dazzling show combines fireworks, fountains, music, special effects, and lights in a celebration of unity, featuring an original composition alongside classic Disney melodies. Designed to highlight our commonalities, this pageant invites guests of all ages to marvel at the beauty of coming together under a sky lit with magic and wonder.

10. Tron Lightcycle Power Run

Experience the digital universe of "TRON Lightcycle / Run" at Magic Kingdom Park, a thrilling race across a world without horizons. Inspired by the sci-fi film "TRON: Legacy," this high-speed adventure lets guests mount their own Lightcycle to outpace rivals through the Grid. As one of Disney's fastest coasters worldwide, it combines cutting-edge visuals with heart-pounding action, ensuring an unforgettable experience among the new attractions at Disney World. Use the My Disney Experience app for virtual queue access.

Experience All the New Attractions With CityPASS® Tickets

Don't miss your chance to explore the magic of Disney World's latest and most thrilling attractions with the convenience and value of Orlando CityPASS® tickets. With CityPASS® tickets, you can enjoy these enchanting experiences and save.

Whether you're soaring through the Grid on Tron Lightcycle Power Run, marveling at the fireworks of The Symphony of Us, or joining Tiana on her Bayou Adventure, a CityPASS® ticket is your key to unlocking an unforgettable adventure.

Ready to make memories that will last a lifetime? Purchase your CityPASS® tickets now and start planning your journey to the heart of the magic at Disney World.

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