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What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

by Tad on November 5, 2019 835 Orlando   Video

'Sup! Welcome to Tad's toadally awesome list of what's coming to Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and the other parks in 2019 and beyond! As the Frog Family’s resident thrill-seeker, tech junkie and head frog videographer — thank you very much — I live to keep tabs on all of the attractions and experiences heading to the Orlando theme parks, and I've been doing it for a few years. As we're speeding toward the end of 2019, so much has already hoppened at Disney World this year, including the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Disney's Skyliner. We're now just a few weeks away from the opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance on Dec. 5 and Disney's Riviera Resort on Dec. 16. Plus, there's so much to look forward to next year!

If you're curious about all of the Universal Orlando and Disney World construction around the parks, you're at the right place. Be sure to bookmark this page because I add to it as new rides, shows and other hoppenings are announced! (Hop here to see what opened in 2018 and previous years.)

Confirmed Disney World 2019 Openings: Disney's Hollywood Studios | Magic Kingdom | Epcot | Disney's Animal Kingdom | Disney Springs | Hotels, Transportation & More

Confirmed Universal 2019 Openings: Universal's Islands of Adventure | Universal Studios Florida | Universal Hotels & More

2020 & Beyond Openings (Or Dates Unknown): Walt Disney World | Universal Orlando Resort

Other Florida Theme Park Openings: LEGOLAND Florida | SeaWorld Orlando | Busch Gardens Tampa

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal - Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

What's Coming to Disney World in 2019

Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney Junior Dance Party! — opened Jan. 18, 2019 — Let the tadpoles get their boogie on in this all-new dance party featuring Disney Junior characters, including Vampirina, Doc McStuffins and more.

Municiberg — started Jan. 18, 2019 — Pixar Place has transformed into the hometown of The Incredibles, where a party is being held in their honor ... complete with Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and Frozone. Oh, and the oh-so-fashionable Edna Mode finally has her own meet-and-greet. Be sure to keep an eye out for signs of the mischievous Jack-Jack, as well.

Mike and Sulley Meet-and-Greet started Jan. 18, 2019 — Mike and Sulley of Monsters, Inc. fame have made their grand return to Hollywood Studios for a meet-and-greet.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy — now showing — A new show has arrived near Rock 'n' Rollercoaster, in which Lightning McQueen showcases all of his tricks of the trade ... but things don't always go according to plan! This new show features animatronic cars (your fave characters, of course) and lots of surprises.

Wonderful World of Animation — now showing — Honoring 30 years of Hollywood Studios, a new nighttime spectacular brings characters to life like never before while touching on themes of magic, family, adventure, romance, villains and friendship.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge — now open — It's finally here! At 14 acres, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is now the largest land at Disney World. Be transported to a never-before-seen planet with two new attractions (Rise of the Resistance opens later on Dec. 5, 2019). Disney will debut the next generation of all-electric, life-like animatronics called A1000s in the new land. Our full guide to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will take you through all of the details!

Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run — now open — Guests become the flight crew for this super immersive ride on the fastest ship in the galaxy.

What's Coming to Disney - Rise of the Resistance

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance  Dec. 5, 2019 — Guests will be taken hostage, resulting in a battle between the First Order and the Resistance ... and Kylo Ren himself.

Magic Kingdom

Mickey and Minnie Greeting Guests Together! — started Jan. 18, 2019, and ended Sept. 30, 2019 — As part of Mickey & Minnie's Surprise Celebration, on account of Mickey turning 90, these two love birds (ahem, mice) greeted guests together at Town Square Theater in brand-new outfits! Guests were able to sign a guestbook to let Mickey and Minnie know how much they love them!

What's Coming to Disney - Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party

Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party — started Jan. 18, 2019, and ended Sept. 30, 2019 — Mickey, Minnie and pals joined together during this afternoon street party that played several times daily during Mickey & Minnie's Surprise Celebration! A brand-new song, "It's a Good Time," debuted just for the occasion.

Pluto Heads to Pete's Silly Sideshow in Storybook Circus started Jan. 18, 2019, and ended Sept. 30, 2019 Guests were able to meet Mickey's dog, Pluto, at Pete's Silly Sideshow.

Epcot

What's Coming to Disney World - Takumi-Tei

Takumi-Tei — now open — An all-new, artisan, table-service restaurant is now open in the Japan pavilion in World Showcase, showcasing Japanese craftsmanship and authentic cuisine.

Space 220 — winter 2019 — Guests will have the opportunity to dine in the stars in a space-station themed table-service restaurant located next to Mission: SPACE. You'll hop in a special elevator that makes you feel like you're traveling to the space station in real time. Once inside, the restaurant will have panoramic daytime and nighttime views of Earth from 220 miles up. It will feature international cuisine, more than 1,000 bottles of wine and a wide selection of craft beer.

Epcot Forever  now showing — Illuminations: Reflections of Earth came to a close at the end of September and has been replaced by a limited-time fireworks show, Epcot Forever. This show focuses on the music and fun of Epcot's past and present attractions. It features fireworks, laser and light effects and special kites. Fun fact: The fireworks are even environmentally-friendly, as they are made out of cornmeal instead of cardboard.

Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts and Barbecue — 2019 — A new fast-casual barbecue restaurant will be taking the place of Liberty Inn (which closed July 8, 2019) at The American Adventure pavilion later this year.

What's Coming to Disney World & Universal Orlando - The Epcot Experience

Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience — now open Guests are able to visualize Epcot's future plans at a new experience center inside the Odyssey Events Pavilion. There's an interactive exhibit that plays a 12-minute looping video showcasing the exciting changes coming to Epcot.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party started Jan. 18, 2019, and ended Sept. 30, 2019 Guests danced along with Timon and Rafiki to celebrate the 25th anniversary of "The Lion King."

Kevin from "Up" Meet-and-Greet started Feb. 2019, and ended Nov. 2, 2019 — Kevin from Pixar's "Up" met guests and strutted her stuff near the Tree of Life.

Rivers of Light We Are One

Rivers of Light: We Are One now showing An updated version of the park's beloved nighttime pageant, featuring additional imagery from both Disneynature films and animated films alike, has come to life.

Tree of Life Projection Show — ended Sept. 30 — The Tree of Life debuted a new summer projection show that paid tribute to the special anniversary of "The Lion King." 

Disney World Hotels and Resorts

Gran Destino Tower at Disney's Coronado Springs - What's Coming to Disney World in 2019

Gran Destino Tower - Disney's Coronado Springs Resort expansion — now open — The new, 15-story tower is the main entrance point for hotel resort guests and adds 545 guest rooms, including 50 suites and a new, two-story lobby. A themed table-service restaurant sits atop the tower and offer views of the resort. A second restaurant, Villa del Lago, opened on an island in the middle of the resort's 14-acre lake.

Bibbidi Bobiddi Boutique at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa — now open — The third and newest Bibbidi Bobiddi Boutique has opened its doors for magical makeovers. Just like the other locations at Magic Kingdom and Disney Springs, young guests (ages 3-12) can transform into princesses and knights.

Enchanted Rose at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa — now open — A "Beauty and the Beast"-inspired bar and lounge has replaced the former Mizner's Lounge and Commander Porter's shop at the Grand Floridian. Filled with elegant decor, it features a chandelier inspired by Belle's ball gown, a formal library, a garden room and an outdoor patio.

Disney's Riviera Resort — Dec. 16, 2019 — Disney Vacation Club's 15th property will offer about 300 family-friendly vacation homes, including deluxe studios, one- and two-bedroom villas and grand villas that sleep up to 12 guests. It's already accepting reservations and will offer transportation by Disney Skyliner. Disney's Riviera Resort will have a rooftop signature table-service restaurant called Topolino's Terrace - Flavors of the Riviera and views of nighttime shows at Epcot and Hollywood Studios. "Topolino" is the Italian name for Mickey Mouse. The restaurant will include an expo kitchen and wood-burning grill, and will serve authentic French and Italian dishes. It will also offer character dining.

Disney World Transportation

Walt Disney World Skyliner — now open — As one of the major Disney World construction projects, this new gondola system connects Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney's Pop Century Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort and future Disney's Riviera Resort to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot.

Disney Springs

NBA Experience at Walt Disney World — now open — Located in the space formerly occupied by DisneyQuest, this NBA fan's dream includes interactive games and immersive experiences that allow you to shoot hoops and dunk balls. It also features a retail store and an adjacent restaurant.

City Works Eatery & Pour House  — 2019 — The seventh of its kind in the country, City Works will offer 80 beers on tap and a menu of American food sure to delight every member of your frog fam.

Ron Jon Surf Shop  — late 2019 — This 10,000-square-foot shop will be located inside Town Center.

What's Coming to Universal Orlando in 2019

Universal's Islands of Adventure

Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure — now open — Ready to take a ride with Hagrid? Hop on his motorbike for a wild roller coaster ride that has guests soaring along with some of the Wizarding World's most magical creatures. Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure sits where Dragon Challenge was located inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Hogsmeade. This "highly themed coaster experience" more fully immerses guests in the Wizarding World — including the Forbidden Forest! — where they can encounter favorite characters and other creatures while reaching speeds of up to 50 mph! Your experience is different depending on whether you're on the enchanted motorbike or in the sidecar.

Currently, the ride's operation hours may vary due to maintenance and technical support. For the past several weeks, Universal has been closing the queue for Hagrid's at 3 p.m.

Universal Studios Florida

TODAY Cafe — now openStep inside a recreated Studio 1A, where the TODAY Show broadcasts live, for some quick eats! This themed cafe is serving up fresh pastries, sandwiches, salads and coffee.

Universal CityWalk

Bigfire, Universal Orlando CityWalk

Bigfire — now open This new rustic-themed restaurant serves up bison burgers, coffee-and-cocoa-rubbed steak and smoked salads, inspired by an open-fire cooking style. The decor includes a suspended canoe and twinkling lights and lanterns to top off the outdoorsy ambience. 

Universal Orlando Hotels

Endless Summer Resort — now open — Endless Summer Resort encompasses Universal's first-ever, on-property value hotels. The Endless Summer Resort — Surfside Inn and Suites and Dockside Inn and Suites — offers guests the same perks as Universal's existing hotels, complete with a beach and surf theme. Surfside Inn and Suites is now open, with prices as low as $114 a night, with Dockside Inn and Suites expected to open March 17, 2020. Best of all, more than half of the rooms at both hotels are family suites!

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal Orlando in 2020 and Beyond

Magic Kingdom

Tron Lightcycle Attraction - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

TRON Lightcycle Run — 2021 — Imported from Shanghai Disneyland, Tron Lightcycle Run will be a coaster-style attraction where riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles. The ride pushes you into the energy, lights and excitement of TRON’s high-tech universe.

Hollywood Studios

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal - Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway — spring 2020 — Starring everyone's favorite pair, this new attraction will put guests inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short, where they're the star and anything can happen. This new ride will feature  "2 1/2 D," a new, no-glasses-required experience. Listen up: The train will use sound from the original whistle featured in the 1928 short, “Steamboat Willie.” This new experience will replace The Great Movie Ride.

Roundup Rodeo BBQ — date TBD — Using three cardboard boxes cut and taped together, Andy is building a rodeo play arena with some of his favorite toys — that’s the concept behind Toy Story Land’s future table-service restaurant.

Epcot

Guardians of the Galaxy - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

HarmonioUS — 2020 — After Epcot Forever's one-year run, the new main lagoon show is listed as “a worldwide celebration of Disney music” with highlights from the show featuring "Moana," "Brave," "Pocahontas," "Hercules" and many others. It's promised to be "the largest nighttime spectacular ever created for a Disney park." The all-new show will feature massive, floating set pieces, LED panels, moving fountains, lights, lasers, pyrotechnics and more.

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal - Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind — 2021 — Planned to be one of the world's longest enclosed roller coasters, the ride will feature a unique story currently being created by Walt Disney Imagineering and will include a new innovative ride system that’s guaranteed to “wow” guests. The experience begins in the "Galaxarium," a planetarium-like exhibition that highlights the formation of Earth's galaxy and Xandar. But then the Guardians of the Galaxy arrive, and you're whisked away on an adventure across the cosmos. The D23 Expo revealed that it will be a storytelling coaster that rotates 360 degrees so you can focus on the action, and will include the first reverse launch on a Disney coaster.

Mickey Mouse's new meet & greet location — early 2020 — Mickey will be making appearances in a new location at the Imagination! pavilion, as part of the Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival. He'll be greeting guests just inside the entrance and celebrating his starring roles in short films such as "Get a Horse," which is part of the festival.

"Awesome Planet" film — January 2020 — This new film coming to The Land pavilion will showcase the beauty of Earth and promises to deliver a resonating environmental message.

"Wondrous China" film — date TBD — This World Showcase pavilion will receive a new film that is presented in a seamless 360-degree format.

"Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360" film — January 2020 — This World Showcase show will be updated with a new story and scenes.

Ratatouille Inspired Ride - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure — summer 2020 — The France pavilion will be receiving an imported favorite. Similar to the popular 4-D ride Ratatouille: The Adventure that opened at Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris, guests will shrink to Remy’s size and scurry to safety within Gusteau’s legendary Parisian restaurant.

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal - Mary Poppins Attraction

La Crêperie de Paris — summer 2020 — A brand-new crêperie will serve savory and sweet crepes, along with table-service and quick-service dining options, featuring a menu from celebrity chef Jerome Bocuse.

"Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along" in France — January 2020 — This will be shown in addition to the pavilion's current film, "Impressions de France."

Mary Poppins attraction  — date TBD — The United Kingdom pavilion will host the first attraction inspired by Mary Poppins. Stroll along Cherry Tree Lane, past Admiral Boom's house, and enter Number 17, the Banks family's home.

PLAY! pavilion — 2021 Opening in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary, this new pavilion in the former Wonders of Life location will showcase first-of-its-kind experiences devoted to play and fun, including an interactive city where guests will be able to interact with characters. Help Edna Mode on a fashionable quest to rid the world of uninspired style, or compete in a water-balloon fight with Huey, Dewey, Louie and Webby.

What's Coming to Disney World - Epcot Reimagined Entrance

Reimagined main entrance — date TBD — Epcot's main plaza will include new pathways, green spaces and a reimagined fountain. The Leave A Legacy photos will move just outside the park's gateaway. There will be additional redevelopment to the area between Spaceship Earth and World Showcase Promenade.

Special events pavilion — date TBD — A new pavilion will provide a home base for the park's annual festivals and live events. The three-level structure will provide stunning views of the park from a plaza level, a middle expo level and a sky level.

Dreamers Point — date TBD — Near the exit of Spaceship Earth, a new statue that celebrates the legacy of Walt Disney will be placed alongside natural environments. It will include a wishing tree and a story fountain that plays iconic music from Disney storytelling.

What's Coming to Disney World and Universal - Journey of Water

Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana” — date TBD — This brand-new walkthrough attraction will "let guests interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting," and you'll get to learn about the importance of the natural water cycle.

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Reflections: A Disney Lakeside Lodge 2022 — Disney's 16th Disney Vacation Club property is in the works at the former site of River Country water park. Slated to open in 2022, the nature-themed, deluxe hotel will be located between Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.Star Wars Immersive Resort - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019

Star Wars Hotel - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser — date TBD — Debuting as part of the new Disney 360 vacation concept, this hotel is being billed as a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling. Guests will check in for a two-night adventure aboard a starship, The Halcyon. You’ll become a citizen of the galaxy and experience all that entails, including dressing up in the proper attire. Once you leave Earth, you will discover a starship alive with characters, stories and adventures that unfold all around you. It is 100 percent immersive, and the story will touch every single minute of your day. It will culminate in a unique journey for every person who visits. This new resort will be located near Hollywood Studios, so there will be easy access to Galaxy's Edge!

Disney Springs

New Cirque de Soleil show — April 17, 2020 — With the closure of the most recent show at Disney Springs on New Year's Eve 2017, Disney has announced Cirque du Soleil will develop a new original show that will pay homage to Disney's history of animation. It will feature Disney characters!

Beatrix — date TBD — We're excited that this new restaurant coming to Disney Springs' West Side will feature healthy food options, including vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan menu items. Beatrix is your neighborhood restaurant, coffeehouse and grab-and-go market all rolled in one. It will also feature a bakery and full-service bar with beer, wine and fresh-squeezed juice cocktails.

Universal Orlando Resort

Bourne Stuntacular — spring 2020 — A new live-action stunt show based off the Jason Bourne film franchise is coming to Universal Studios Florida where the former Terminator 2: 3-D attraction used to be. This high-energy, action-packed show will feature actors, high-tech props and a LED screen that promises to blend stage and cinema together in a cutting-edge form of entertainment.

Undercover Tourist VIP Family Fun Fest - March 6, 2020 - Leapin’ lily pads! Undercover Tourist is turning 20 … and we’re inviting you to celebrate with us! Your favorite theme park frogs will be throwing a hoppin’ party at Universal Orlando Resort on March 6, 2020. Event guests can enjoy exclusive access to 31 rides and attractions with minimal wait times at both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida after the parks close … plus, unlimited food and beverage, special entertainment and so much more! Toadally awesome, right? VIP Family Fun Fest is a super-exclusive event, so tickets are only around for a limited time. Be sure to hop to it and grab your tickets now! See you there!

Universal's Epic Universe concept art

Universal's Epic Universe — 2023 — Universal Orlando Resort announced that it's building a brand-new theme park called Universal's Epic Universe. Little is known about the themed lands, but Universal says it will be its most immersive and innovative theme park yet. In addition to the lands, it will feature an entertainment center, hotels, shops, restaurants and more. Located about 12 minutes away from its existing properties, Universal's Epic Universe will nearly double Universal's total available acreage! Check out the latest developments in our Universal's Epic Universe guide.

Shigeru Miyamoto with Nintendo - What's Coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and Beyond

Super Nintendo World — date TBD — Universal has partnered with Nintendo to bring to life experiences based on Nintendo's games, characters and worlds. The first new addition — Super Nintendo World — will open at Universal Studios Japan in 2020. Orlando and Hollywood versions are set to follow. We wouldn't be surprised if this ends up at Universal's Epic Universe!

What's Coming to Other Florida Theme Parks in 2019 and Beyond

LEGOLAND Florida Resort

THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD — now open — Everything is awesome, indeed! The Quest for Chi has been transformed into a new LEGO MOVIE boat ride in addition to two new rides, character meet-and-greets and a fun playscape. Lily and I *demand* to meet Princess Unikitty ASAP.

SeaWorld Orlando

Sesame Street Land — now open — Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? It's at SeaWorld Orlando! The new land, which has recreated the beloved Sesame Street neighborhood, opened in March 2019. You can explore Big Bird's nest and Hooper's Store ... and even knock on Oscar's trash can! Check out our full Sesame Street Land guide to see what you can expect.

Ice Breaker — spring 2020 — SeaWorld's first multi-directional launched roller coaster is coming! It'll feature four launches — both forwards and backwards — that will ultimately launch you into the steepest vertical drop in Florida at 100 degrees. Expect lots of twists, turns and airtime!

Busch Gardens Tampa

Tigris — now open — Busch Gardens Tampa debuted Florida's tallest launch coaster in April 2019. You're launched forwards and backwards, with heights up to 150-feet, speeding at 62 mph!

Iron Gwazi — spring 2020 — Gwazi is getting a makeover! The former wooden coaster that closed in 2015 is being converted into a hybrid steel-wooden coaster, manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction. It will feature all-new thrills and restored elements from Gwazi. Standing at 210-feet-tall, it will become North America's tallest and the world's fastest and steepest hybrid coaster. Iron Gwazi will also have three inversions, including a 180-degree stall that will keep riders upside down for a few seconds while moving forward.

I hope you've enjoyed this look at what's coming to Disney World and Universal in 2019 and beyond. Make sure to come back to see what's been added as you get closer to your visit. Hop on over to our When to Visit Orlando page for more planning tips, part of our Orlando Planning Timeline!

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Stay cool!

Keep hopping, Tad!
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Nov 7, 2019 at 8:03 p.m. Chris Says...

So excited to see the new SeaWorld coaster Ice Breaker open up this coming spring!

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Oct 21, 2019 at 11:04 a.m. Kerri Says...

Thanks for the updates! I think I am most excited for Tron coming soon

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Oct 17, 2019 at 6:41 p.m. Christopher M Reid Says...

Cant wait for this

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Oct 11, 2019 at 6:22 p.m. Sheri DeOrio Says...

Thanks for putting the updates all in one place. There's so much to look forward to!

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Oct 11, 2019 at 4:48 p.m. Nina Says...

Great updates on all the new things coming!!! I can't wait to see them!!!!

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Oct 11, 2019 at 2:38 p.m. Johnny Rojas Says...

Thanks, as usual always informative!!

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Oct 6, 2019 at 2:33 a.m. S Sumner Says...

We plan on going in 2021. When will the new happenings be opening then?

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Oct 8, 2019 at 3:37 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Summer!

Much of what's opening in 2021 don't have exact opening dates just yet, unfortunately, but we do know that Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, new World Showcase shows and Remy's Ratatouille Adventure will be open by the time your trip comes around, to name a few! We'd suggest bookmarking this post and continuing to check back - we'll keep updating as new dates are released!

Keep hopping!

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Aug 26, 2019 at 10:23 p.m. Wayne D Says...

My daughter is getting married March 2019 and I want to send them to DisneyWorld for a wedding present but Iam overwhelmed with all the information. Im retired and wife is disabled and live on a tight budget. Are there any "packages" for a wedding gift there? I'm looking for the best "bang for the buck!" Where do I start??? Thank you!

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Aug 27, 2019 at 9:32 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Wayne!

We think this is such a fun idea! While there isn't a wedding package offered, we can help you get this taken care of the old fashioned way :) Disney offers lots of vacation packages - you'll just need an idea of dates they'd like to visit and your budget to start. They do run specials throughout the year, so be sure to check in periodically here! Likewise, we offer discounted tickets and hotel rooms, just not bundled in a package :) For hotels, if you'd like for them to stay on-site, the most affordable option is in the Value category (we recommend Pop Century). Another option would be Disney gift cards; unlike some other retailers, Disney gift cards can be used to pay for hotel rooms, tickets, food - basically anything on Disney property. You could always bundle a gift card with a Disney picture frame, Bride and Groom Mickey ears or something else that's Mickey/wedding themed to give it a personal touch :) We hope this helps, Wayne! Please let us know if we can help with any additional questions!

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Jul 3, 2019 at 3 p.m. Michele Says...

I would love to see all the new things at Universal-our last visit was 20 years ago. Delicate question...can you enjoy all the neat looking Harry Potter rides and areas without having read the books or seen the movies?

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Jul 3, 2019 at 12:57 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Michele,

You absolutely can! Enjoy!

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Jul 3, 2019 at 2:17 p.m. Debbie P Says...

Cannot wait, we are going to Universal Florida next month, first time!

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Jun 26, 2019 at 2:02 p.m. Brandi Smith Says...

I wasn't planning on going back to Universal this trip to Florida, but I think now, I may not have a choice! Thanks for the tips

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Jul 3, 2019 at 2:39 p.m. Randy P Says...

Just came back, I love this park!!

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May 30, 2019 at 3:49 a.m. Tony B Says...

I remember my parents taking our family to DisneyWorld in 1974, It absolutely was a MAGICAL NEW WORLD !!! We still talk about it and the other trips we have taken there throughout the years. It was such a nice blessing for me to take my family there twice when our children were young! I’m sure WALT is looking down and smiling just knowing how much happiness he has created and shared with so many families. Now that I am older I would love to be able to take my Grandchildren there and share the experiences with them that only Walt Disney could provide for families. I truly wish upon a star that WDW would have maybe some type of a lottery gift to help a family to enjoy the MAGICAL WORLD OF WALTER ELIAS DISNEY and his never ending experiences that he has created for children and their families to be able to enjoy together. I am on a disability income from bone cancer and absolutely do not have the funds to even enjoy WDW with my family, not even one last time... All I can do is Hope Pray and WISH UPON A STAR for help in this matter. THANKYOU for letting me share my feelings and thoughts. Sincerely Tony B

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Apr 26, 2019 at 7:47 p.m. Tracy Says...

This is one of the best articles I’ve found!!! This is perfect information! I didn’t know about the new DVC where the old water park was located. That Star Wars Hotel will be sold out I’m sure how fun for those SW lovers. At Disney ur never bored and it’s always changing and they make it so ur never done with it. Sucks sometimes and overwhelming for people like me wirh anxiety over it lol just cuz I feel it’s business to get to the rides! Lol. Thank you

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Apr 26, 2019 at 3:13 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Tracy, it makes us so hoppy to hear from you! Thanks so much for taking the time to read and comment.

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Apr 21, 2019 at 1:55 a.m. Alan Says...

OMIGOSH!!!!!!!! I just went to Disney and Universal for the fourth time in January this year, and I knew all about the new star wars land, Tron coaster, and Hagrid's ride along with the gondola in Hollywood studios were already being build, but I didn't know that this is what going to go on in the next decade or so!!!!!! Thanks, man!! This will be really helpful in the future the next time I visit WDW and Universal with the fam!!! Thanks again!!!!!!!

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Apr 23, 2019 at 8:36 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

You are so welcome, Alan! Thanks for taking the time to comment!

Stay cool!

Tad

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Apr 16, 2019 at 2:38 a.m. Rick Rogers Says...

Why not give videos to see what the new rides will look like?

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Apr 16, 2019 at 4:14 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rick!

We absolutely plan to do so once they open - stay tuned!

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Feb 1, 2019 at 10:05 p.m. David Says...

Went Disney World Christmas 2017. Awesome! Planning to go back summer of 2021.

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Jan 1, 2019 at 9:06 p.m. Amanda Says...

Does the new accomodation at Universal include express passes please?

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Jan 16, 2019 at 11:42 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amanda,

Good question! No, it does not. The hotels that offer Unlimited Express are Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort.

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Dec 2, 2018 at 4:15 a.m. Nancy Says...

Can't wait to go!

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Nov 29, 2018 at 7:37 p.m. Marisa Huynh Says...

We cant wait to visit the parks!

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Aug 29, 2018 at 8:36 a.m. Tisha Says...

My hubby is gonna be thrilled. Star Wars. Can't wait for the next visit.

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Sep 24, 2018 at 2:12 p.m. Kara misso Says...

When are you going to put a minions ride at universal studios in Orlando

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Sep 25, 2018 at 11:23 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kara!

There actually is! Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem is one of Lily's favorites.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 21, 2018 at 10:20 p.m. Slinky Says...

What awesome new experiences are coming. I can't wait.

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Jul 3, 2018 at 7:35 a.m. The Taylor's Says...

Super excited...we are going spring break 2019...

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Jul 1, 2018 at 4:17 a.m. Carrie Capehart Says...

I really want to g9

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Jul 1, 2018 at 4:17 a.m. Cliff Plummer Says...

Wow so many exciting things coming. toy story land sounds awesome!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 3:57 a.m. Heather Stone Says...

Love everything DISNEY!!! So many new memories to make over the next few years!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 3:40 a.m. Jean Says...

Looking forward to the new Wizarding World ride at Universal!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 2:29 a.m. Ronald F Says...

I am so looking forward to Star Wars Land!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:31 a.m. Amy A Says...

Planning a trip in August...would be better if it were free!! :)

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:28 a.m. Marilyn Dowd Says...

Cant wait for Skyliner.Lots of news

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:28 a.m. Kimberly Eckard Says...

Looks amazing!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:23 a.m. CHG Says...

Can’t wait to visit the water park!

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:15 a.m. Ssandmeier Says...

Can't wait to go.

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Jul 1, 2018 at 12:09 a.m. Donna porter Says...

This is great information. I would love to go back here since it has been over 20 years!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 11:48 p.m. Malissa O Zuniga Says...

Cant wait to visit again!!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 11:12 p.m. Robin Says...

So exciting! I can't wait for the Tron coaster!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 10:30 p.m. Cory Thornton Says...

Ready to go to Orlando for all of the above! Especially Star Wars Land and Harry Potter

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Jun 30, 2018 at 10:29 p.m. Bailey Says...

Awesome article- loved the puns! Can’t wait for Star Wars land. Disney and Universal rock!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 10:08 p.m. Iliana M Says...

Can't wait to visit!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 10:06 p.m. Jill Carroll Says...

I would like to plan a visit!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 9:45 p.m. Iliana Mendiola Says...

Awesome news!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 9:40 p.m. Elisha Brewer Says...

Sounds fun!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 9:06 p.m. T. Flaherty Says...

So excited to visit for the first time!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 7:51 p.m. Linda M Says...

Can't wait for my next vacation down there!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 7:23 p.m. Marshal711 Says...

Can’t wait to get back to both Universal and Disney again!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 6:31 p.m. Chuck Says...

Undercover Tourist, my Disney go to website. The most reliable and least expensive Disney websiteout there!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 6:21 p.m. Jaz Says...

Wow the Ratatouille attraction looks beautiful

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Jun 30, 2018 at 5:44 p.m. Sheila Says...

A Star Wars theme park sounds great.

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Jun 30, 2018 at 5:42 p.m. Pat Says...

Cool

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Jun 30, 2018 at 4:58 p.m. Katie Says...

Great article! I can't wait for my next vacation!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 4:32 p.m. Tonya Revell Says...

You always have the best tips and tricks. I always visit your site when planning my Orlando vacay!! Keep up the good work!

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