Four Entertainment Experiences Reopening at Walt Disney World Resort in August

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A quartet of fan-favorite experiences will be revving back up very soon with more Walt Disney World entertainment reopening. Next month, you’ll be able to revisit four popular attractions that have been temporarily closed for the past year.

As if August wasn’t already shaping up to be a busy time at WDW Resort, Disney announced Wednesday that the following four experiences are reopening next month:

  • Wonderful World of Animation (Hollywood Studios) – Aug. 1
  • Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor (Magic Kingdom) – Aug. 8
  • Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage (Hollywood Studios) – Aug. 15
  • Turtle Talk with Crush (EPCOT) – Aug. 21

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Wonderful World of Animation Reopening Aug. 1

Wonderful World of Animation reopening

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At long last, the Wonderful World of Animation nighttime experience comes alive once more beginning Aug. 1. Gather outside the Chinese Theater and take an incredible trip through nearly a century of Disney animation with cutting-edge projection mapping.

Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Reopening Aug. 8

monsters inc laugh floor reopening

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The following week, on Aug. 8, get ready to split your sides with Monster of Ceremonies Mike Wazowski at the Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor at Magic Kingdom. This interactive comedy show is good, clean fun for the whole family.

Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage Reopening Aug. 15

beauty and the beast live on stage reopening

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On Aug. 15, a tale as old as time will be told again at Theater of the Stars on Sunset Boulevard. Beauty and the Best – Live on Stage brings one of the most beloved Disney stories to life with Hollywood-quality costuming and scenery and all the songs you know by heart.

Turtle Talk with Crush Reopening Aug. 21

turtle talk reopening

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Ever wanted to consult the wisdom of a sea turtle? You’ll have your chance starting Aug. 21 with the reopening of Turtle Talk with Crush at EPCOT. Use the hydrophone and ask Crush any questions that come to your mind.

With the relaunch of these four entertainment experiences, Walt Disney World Resort continues to ramp up toward its 50th anniversary celebration. On Oct. 1, The World’s Most Magical Celebration kicks off with the new Disney Enchantment and Harmonious nighttime spectaculars.
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If you’re thinking about taking a trip to WDW before then, you’ll be among the last to experience EPCOT Forever and Happily Ever After. The former wraps up its run at EPCOT on Sept. 28, and the latter concludes at Magic Kingdom on Sept. 29.

Are you excited about the latest Walt Disney World entertainment reopening announcement? Visit our Facebook page and let us know which of these four entertainment experiences has you most amped.


About the Author

Kyle Johnson

Kyle Johnson is a writer, enthusiast of all things weird, and has an unnatural obsession with Halloween. We’re talking animatronics staying up all year round and watching The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad on a whim in April. He has a cool wiener dog, Rumours, and an even cooler wife, Trinity.