As we usher in a brand new year, here’s a look at some of the exciting offerings coming to both Walt DisneyWorld® and Disneyland® Resorts in 2016!
Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Continues Through Sept. 5, 2016
There is still plenty of time for you to enjoy all the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration has to offer – including the “Paint the Night” Parade, “Disneyland Forever” fireworks, “World of Color – Celebrate!,” as well as special food and merchandise items.
New Star Wars-Inspired Experiences at Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park in California and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® in Florida
You can travel to a galaxy far, far away with new Star Wars-inspired experiences at both Walt DisneyWorld and Disneyland Resorts.
|New Star Wars experiences coming to both parks!|
Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters at DisneyCalifornia Adventure® Park
To help celebrate Race Day in Radiator Springs, Luigi and his cousins will demonstrate the dances of their Italian hometown with Cars Land Guests when the all-new Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters opens early next year.
New “Frozen”-Inspired Stage Musical Coming to Disney California Adventure Park
The story of “Frozen” will come to life in an all-new theatrical production in summer 2016 at Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park.
Soarin’ Around the World at Disney California Adventure Park and Epcot
In 2016, a whole new Soarin’ journey awaits you when Soarin’ Around the World opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield at Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort and at The Land Pavilion in Epcot® at Walt Disney World Resort.
New Food & Beverage Offerings
You can discover new food and beverage locations, including Jungle Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom®Park, Tiffins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and River BelleTerrace and Rancho del Zocalo at Disneyland Park.
“Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks
Guests can conclude their day in a galaxy far, far away with an epic firework finale bursting with Star Wars music and magic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
|New Star Wars themed fireworks coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios|
Club Villain at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Beginning Jan. 16, 2016, grown-up Guests can enjoy a frightfully fun dance-and-dine event at Sunset Showcase hosted by Dr. Facilier and his evil-diva cohosts.
|Club Villain is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios|
Experience The Magic of Nature with “Rivers of Light”
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will come alive at night with the new Rivers of Light show, an innovative new show featuring floating lanterns, water screens and swirling animal imagery.
|Two new experiences coming to Animal Kingdom - Rivers of Light and Kilimanjaro Safaris After Sunset|
Explore Kilimanjaro Safaris After Sunset
You can travel through the African savanna amid the orange glow of the setting sun when Kilimanjaro Safaris expands operating hours this spring at Disney’s Animal Kingdom ThemePark.
The Invictus Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
The Invictus Games, celebrating our wounded servicemen and women from around the world as they compete in a variety of sports, will come to the United States for the first time ever at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex May 8-12, 2016
Spring Blooms at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
You can enjoy dazzling gardens, high-energy entertainment, family fun and more when the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival returns March 2-May 30, 2016.
|Spring time favorite: Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival|
Discover “Frozen” Ever After and a New “Frozen” Character Greeting at Epcot
The new “Frozen”- inspired attraction, which transports Guests to the Winter in Summer Celebration, Elsa’s Ice Palace and the Bay of Arendelle, will open its doors at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot this spring. Plus, also this spring at Epcot, Guests can meet royal sisters, Anna and Elsa, at a new dedicated character greeting.
Experience Favorite Fall Events
From Epcot InternationalFood & Wine Festival and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World Resort to Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort, favorite fall events return to Disney Parks in 2016.
Celebrate the Holiday Season
‘Tis the season to be jolly at Disney Parks with the return of Holidays at the Disneyland Resort, and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Candlelight Processional at Walt Disney World Resort!
|Epcot Candlelight Processional is a cherished tradition|
New Offerings at Disney Springs
|The facade of World of Disney at Disney Springs|
Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort will continue to grow in 2016 with new eateries, like STK Orlando, as well as the opening of Town Center – featuring a variety of retail locations, including Zara, Lily Pulitzer, UNIQLO and more.