Here’s the FULL LIST of Which Rides, Attractions, Entertainment, AND Stores That Will Be Available When Disney World Re-Opens

Disney World has started putting plans in place for how the parks’ entertainment will look when they re-open.

Cinderella Castle with Clouds
Fireworks explode at the end of Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire show in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

Although A Taste of EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival, Disney PhotoPass, and even your favorite characters will all be back in the parks when they’re open, we’ve finally got a look at all sorts of entertainment that will be in Disney World starting July 11th and July 15th!

Let’s take a look at all the attractions, shops, entertainment, and more that will be NEW and returning to Disney World soon!

Rides and Attractions

While Disney has already stated that there will be different cavalcades and processions for all ages to enjoy, the parks will also have most of their attractions available when they open on July 11th and July 15th!

Pandora

On July 11th, you’ll be able to ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, and Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom

Take a look at the FULL list on Magic Kingdom attractions re-opening in the parks here!

Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom

…as well as the Kilimanjaro Safaris, Expedition Everest, and Avatar: Flight of Passage in Disney’s Animal Kingdom! (Anybody else MAJORLY excited to see Pandora again?!)

Check out which rides will be open in Animal Kingdom soon!

Expedition Everest with a Slow Shutter
Expedition Everest

When Disney’s Hollywood Studios greets everyone again on July 15th, you’ll be able to hit up hot spots like Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance!

Go on a galactic adventure with ALL of the Hollywood Studios’ attractions coming back!

Rise of the Resistance

We’re heading to Arendelle to hop on Frozen Ever After, Soarin’ Around the World, and Test Track around Future World and the World Showcase when EPCOT is back up and running!

Read all about which EPCOT attractions will be open again for the first time in forever!

Frozen Ever After

Plus, fans will be ecstatic to know that Spaceship Earth will be pausing its refurbishment so everyone can ride it again when EPCOT re-opens! Although the ride will be updated to include a new magical story light, the attraction will reopen with the park.

Check out all the details about Spaceship Earth’s re-opening here!

Spaceship Earth

Shops and Entertainment

We’re SO ready to keep expanding on our Minnie ear collection and take a look at all the new merchandise that will be coming to Disney World when the parks officially re-open.

Droid Depot

On top of returning back to the fan-favorite Emporium, having a spooky time at Memento Mori, and trying goodies at the Main Street Confectionery, Magic Kingdom will have some returning and brand new entertainment in the parks!

Emporium

While the Main Street Philharmonic will be back again, there will be 5 (!!!) Character Cavalcades appearing along the parade route. You’ll be able to catch the Royal Princess Processional, Mickey & Friends Cavalcade, Fantasyland Friends Cavalcade, A Goofy Cavalcade, and the Tinker Bell & the Lost Treasure Cavalcade soon!

Take a look at the full list of shops and entertainment coming back to Magic Kingdom here!

Halloween Princess
Princess Merida in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade in the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom is ready to roar back into Disney World with awesome merchandise at spots like Discovery Trading Company, Chester and Hester’s Dinosaur Treasures, and Windtraders (so you can build your own Banshee).

Windtraders

Character Cruises around the Discovery River will happen throughout the day as well! You can catch the Discovery River Character Cruise, Discovery Island Drummers, Donald’s Dino Boat Bash!, and Mickey & Friends Flotilla.

Check out all the shops and entertainment being featured in Animal Kingdom here!

Chip and Dale in Animal Kingdom

 

EPCOT has so many stores around Future World and the World Showcase. Although all of them might not be re-opening at first, you’ll still be able to visit a few of your favorite places, including Karamell-Kuche, Mouse Gear, and the Mexico Indoor Plaza.

Mouse Gear Temporary Location

Although EPCOT will be showcasing performers like the JAMMitors and Mariachi Cobre at the America Gardens Theatre, Character Cavalcades will also be occurring around the World Showcase promenade! You can watch the Frozen Promenade, Mickey & Friends World Tour, and Princess Promenade when EPCOT is back open.

Read all about the stores and entertainment that will be returning to EPCOT here!

JAMMitors!

As you shrink to the size of a toy or take a journey to Batuu, there is SO much cool merchandise in Hollywood Studios! And, you’ll be able to build a droid again at the Droid Depot, pick up a new accessory or two at the Legends of Hollywood, take home your own Woody toy from the Toy Story Mania Shop, and more soon! Do note that Savi’s has not been listed as reopening at this time.

Legends of Hollywood

A lot of the shows in Hollywood Studios will not be playing when the parks re-open. But, you’ll still be able to see some of your favorite characters during the Disney Junior Stars Motorcade, Mickey & Friends Motorcade, and Pixar Motorcade that will be making their way throughout the park during the day.

Here’s a full list of the shops and entertainment coming to Hollywood Studios!

Mickey Mouse Disney Junior Dance Party
Disney Junior

Characters and Performers

Even though the Character Cavalcades already sound SUPER exciting, you’ll also be able to see your favorite characters out and about in the parks. Buzz Lightyear might be contacting the Space Rangers in Tomorrowland, Elsa and Anna could bring some magic into EPCOT from Arendelle, and the Rebels may try to recruit guests for their cause in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Take a look at what character experience may be like in Disney World here!

Buzz Lightyear

Although Disney hasn’t fully announced all the musical performers that will be coming, they have stated, “just a few” that will be making their way into the parks! You’ll be able to jam out with the Main Street PhilharmonicMariachi Cobre, and the JAMMitors in the parks soon!

Read more about Disney World’s musical groups returning here!

Philharmonic Castle
Main Street Philharmonic entertaining on the Central Plaza in front of Cinderella Plaza at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

As always, we will continue to keep you updated with more Disney World news!

Here’s everything you need to know about Disney World’s re-opening!

What Disney World attractions are you hoping will return during the re-opening? Let us know in the comments below!

Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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