3 New Things to Expect at Disney in 2019
Anyone who’s been to Walt Disney World in Orlando in the last 12 months can attest to the fact that there’s plenty of construction taking place at the “happiest place on earth.”
So what’s the Mouse up to, you might ask?
There are changes big and small taking place at the resort, including new restaurants, attractions, and hotel upgrades.
But 2019 is a record-breaking year for the resort. Among the biggest most anticipated changes include:
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Expected to open in late August, this land will be 14 acres making it the largest attraction at Disney World. The attraction will feature life-sized animatronics of Star Wars most beloved characters. Galaxy Edge takes into account Star Wars fans young and old. You’ll get a chance to fly the Millennium Falcon, join the Resistance and build your own custom light-saber at this attraction. Learn more about this attraction.
Epcot Forever: Epcot lovers will be thrilled to see the new nighttime show at Epcot come October 2019. Titled “Epcot Forever,” this show will take place nightly and feature fireworks, laser lights and choreographed kite shows flying above the World Showcase Lagoon. You can view the show anywhere throughout Epcot.
NBA Experience at Walt Disney World: Are you or your family NBA lovers? This NBA Experience at Walt Disney World will be the destination to not miss come August of 2019. The NBA Experience will feature an immersive world of all things basketball with 13 unique experiences including running through the player’s entrance tunnel, dunk challenges, shooting skills competition, and tons of basketball-themed arcade games. Located at Disney Springs West Side, the NBA Experience is will be housed in a two-story, 44,000 square foot building.
Thinking of visiting Disney in 2019? Changes are also coming to pricing.
In 2019, flat rates will be replaced with an interactive online calendar that has different prices for different dates. The time period for using multi-day passes is also changing. For example, if you buy a four-day pass you’ll need to use it within seven days of the start date. The window had been 14 days.
Looking for a budget-friendly place to stay in Orlando? Stay with us here:
- Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Orlando
- Hampton Inn & Suites International Drive
- Fairfield Inn & Suites UCF Area