Theme Park Events
Miss Adventure FallsDisney’s Typhoon Lagoon
Miss Adventure Falls, the new family raft attraction Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, is now open at Walt Disney World® Resort!
This fast-paced waterslide takes Guests on a journey where they’re sure to spot some of Captain Mary Oceaneer’s prized finds, have a blast and of course, get wet!
As a world-famous oceanographer and member of the Society of Explorers and Adventurers (S.E.A), Captain Mary made it her goal to sail the seven seas and collect treasures to share with the rest of the world. Typhoon Lagoon became the home to Captain Mary’s ship after a rogue typhoon swept it and some of her artifacts to shore, where the locals then repurposed the goods and statues to create this family raft adventure.
Volcano BayGrand Opening – May 25, 2017
Enjoy the thrills and relaxation of a tropical paradise like no other. At the all-new Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water theme park, officially opening May 25th, 2017, you’ll find an oasis of excitement along with laid back luxuries creating an entirely new vacation experience.
Pandora — The World of AvatarGrand Opening – May 27, 2017
Journey to an All-New Land That Celebrates the Magic of Nature
What if there was a world that challenged everything you though you knew? A world beyond what you though was possible. Beyond belief.
Journey to a distant world where floating mountains defy gravity. Where nature comes alive in a brilliant bio-luminescent glow and mystical rivers flow. Where you can fly on the back of a mountain banshee and eel it breathing beneath you.
Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side WeekendApril 20 – April 23
ESPN Wide World of Sports
Races include the 5K, Kids’ Races, 10K, and half marathon, with the Dark Side Challenge for those completing the 10K and half marathon distances. New for 2017: the 10K and half marathon will start on Floridian Way and finish at Epcot. In the Inaugural event held earlier this year those races started at Epcot and finished at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The Kessel Run Challenge medal will be awarded to those who complete both the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Light Side in California and the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side in Florida.
Atlanta Braves Spring Training
Now – March 29
ESPN Wide World of Sports
Games list at Champion Stadium
Full games lineup.
Seven Seas Food FestivalFebruary 11, 2017 – May 13, 2017
Location: SeaWorld® Orlando
Guests can enjoy SeaWorld® Orlando’s popular music and food events which will expand to a total of 14 weekends in 2017 as part of the all-new Seven Seas Festival. Guests will be able to enjoy performances by some of their favorite country and Latin artists.
Inspired by street food from Asia, the Caribbean, South America and the Mediterranean, this expanded festival will bring new culinary offerings to guests throughout the park. Plus, guests will be able to indulge in a variety of international, local and seasonal craft brews on tap giving their taste buds a worldly delight.
Click here for concert lineup.
Star Tours – The Adventures ContinueMake the jump to hyperspace—and to a new destination from Star Wars: The Force Awakens—during a 3D, motion-simulated space flight.
During your voyage, interact with many of the otherworldly characters and places made famous in the Star Wars saga. Hold on tight as you exit hyperspace to find yourself in the middle of a furious starship battle above Coruscant. Plunge into the oceans of Naboo and avoid the clutches of monstrous fish. Retreat inside the dreaded Death Star to escape Darth Vader before doing battle with Boba Fett. Plus, you’ll visit an all-new location from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
Location: Echo Lake – Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
This attraction has FastPass+
Finding Nemo Musical at Animal Kingdom®The Big, Blue World on Stage
Dive right into the heart, humor and characters of Finding Nemo with this musical version of the award-winning Disney•Pixar film.
In this 40-minute show, original songs bring the big, blue world to life, along with extraordinary puppets and vibrant sets that plunge you right into the depths of Nemo’s fin-tastic terrain. Performed on a stage flanked by big bubbles, the musical numbers shimmer with wondrous underwater effects created with innovative lighting, dynamic props and animated projections.
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