For you, traveler, who are thinking about a new trip this year and the possibility of stay in an Orlando vacation rentals, it’s good to know that the surprises have not stoped. In 2016, it’s expected a lot more news that will make the Mickey kingdom a dream trip. Besides the grand openings at Walt Disney World Resort in 2015, as the expansion of Downtown Disney – Disney Springs, with new restaurants, shops, parking areas, multiple shows and attractions, let’s see what will happen this year:
Soarin ‘Around the World
From 2016, visitors will be abble to fly over the world’s most unique landscapes with Soarin ‘Around the World. The attraction in 4-D, with the same technology used in Shanghai, provides the experience in two locations – at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort and Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort. Soarin ‘Around the World will take adventurers for a spectacular journey to distant lands on natural landscapes and wonders built by man.
New meals at Disney Springs
Downtown Disney had major changes in 2015, mainly in Disney Springs expansion. Several new concepts in restaurants and bars were introduced, including the The Boathouse, Morimoto Asia, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar and Dockside Margaritas. To 2016 yet, it is expected the opening of STK Restaurant, Blaze Fast-Fired Pizza and The Edison.
Jungle Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom
A new culinary adventure will be provided to visitors in the Jungle Skipper, the new restaurant in Adventureland. “World Famous Jungle Cuisine” offers Asian flavors, South America and Africa, an area with 222 seats divided into secret environments and Tiffins restaurant at Animal Kingdom. The new restaurant will celebrate the art of travel. Indoors and outdoors, include sea views and a diverse menu of places that inspired the creation of the Animal Kingdom. The word “Tiffin”, in Indian English, refers to a meal noon and means container used to transport food while traveling.
Invictus Games on ESPN Wide World of Sports
From May 8, 2016, Prince Harry brings to the Orlando Invictus Games, which will be held at the Complex ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World Resort’s. Military who suffered injuries and women who have gone through life-changing during wars, up to 14 nations will compete in various sports. It will be the first time these games take place in the United States. Altogether there are 10 sports, including archery, cycling, indoor rowing, sitting volleyball, swimming, athletics, triathlon, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis.
“Symphony in the Stars: The Galactic Spectacular” at the Hollywood Studios
Show of fireworks themed Star Wars is one of the Hollywood Studios attractions, released on December 18, 2015, and continuing next year. The park also has other experiences with the theme, including Star Wars Launch Bay and a review of Star Tours.
“Rivers of Light” in the Animal Kingdom
The spectacle of lights, set to open in spring 2016, will take place at Discovery River between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest. The magnificent show will combine live music, lights, water and motion pictures. A craft will follow the river through a dramatic dance of water and light to invoke animal spirits. Furthermore, the landmark life park tree will be lit for magical fireflies.
Kilmanjaro Safaris by sunsets
A new nocturnal adventure is being prepared for visitors to the Kilimanjaro Safaris. Your time will be extended and guests can travel across the African savanna and discover two new species of animals – African wild dogs and hyenas.
Frozen Ever After at Epcot
The story of “Frozen” will be retold in a fantastic experience at Epcot, Walt Disney World. The adventure is replacing the old Maelstrom in the Norway pavilion. Visitors will be brought to the kingdom of Arendelle, through stories, music and technology. The attraction will also include the “Winter in Summer Celebration” where Queen Elsa turn Summer into winter. Also, everyone to visit Elsa’s Ice Palace and the world of blue ice in the North Mountain. Frozen’s favorite characters will also be a part of an attraction – a new meet-and-greet will put fans in touch with their favorite characters.
Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
From march on, guests traveling to Epcot can enjoy the Festival that will Outdoor food, fun games and new topiaries with Disney characters – three nephews of Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie will make its debut alongside the topiaries Donald and Daisy, the park entrance garden. In addition, an exhibition Mickey Mouse topiary Ranger will monstrada the first time, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Plus, Floral Sun Garden; Game Fab Five; topiaries Anna and Elsa, Frozen; Garden Rocks series of concerts; mini gardens; Butterflies on the Go; and seminars on gardens.
Annual events at Walt Disney World
Again, guests can wait for the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, the celebration of Halloween Mickey’s Not-So-Scar, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Epcot’s Holiday Around the World and Candlelight Processional, which will return to the park this year. The Magic Kingdom Park was the first park to open at the Walt Disney World Resort, and October 1, 2016, will celebrate its 45 years. It is undoubtedly a special year!