Get ready, Disney fans! Orlando’s magical theme parks are rolling out sensational new attractions and events this summer, perfect for making unforgettable memories with your family and friends. The fun starts this Friday and runs through Labor Day, offering enough excitement to keep everyone entertained!

Walt Disney World is leading the way with the debut of “Disney Dreams That Soar” at Disney Springs on May 24. Utilizing cutting-edge drone technology, around 800 drones light up the night, forming beloved Disney characters like Dumbo against a backdrop of LED lights and sweeping original scores. This limited-time extravaganza runs until August 2 and promises to be a must-see. Don’t miss the reopening of the revamped Splash Mountain, now known as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, at Magic Kingdom on June 28. Plus, EPCOT brings the long-awaited CommuniCore Hall, complete with a Mickey & Friends meet-up and the limited-time “Celebracion Encanto” show on June 10, just in time to lead into the International Food & Wine Festival starting August 29.

SeaWorld Orlando is not holding back either. The new live stunt show “Xceleration” featuring BMX and hip-hop music kicks off on Friday, followed by the return of the dazzling “Ignite” fireworks show on select nights. On June 7, check out “Flippers, Facts and Fun: The Sea Lion Experience” and the fresh edition of “Rescue Tails.” Celebrations continue with the “So Much More to SEA Parade” saluting SeaWorld’s 60th anniversary and “Viva La Musica” featuring live performances from June 2.

Universal Studios is set to unveil DreamWorks Land on June 14, featuring favorites like “Shrek,” “Trolls,” and “Kung Fu Panda.” This vibrant new area takes place of Woody’s KidZone, offering delightful activities for the young and young-at-heart. On the same day, Universal will launch “CineSational: A Symphonic Spectacular,” boasting more than 200 fountains and 600 drones, along with the “Hogwarts Always” castle projection show at Islands of Adventure. Don’t miss the Universal Mega Movie Parade on July 3, showcasing elaborate floats and over 100 performers.

And let’s not forget the glowing after-hours events at SeaWorld’s Bayside Stadium, Aquatica, and Typhoon Lagoon. These neon-lit experiences return starting May 24 at selected nights, adding extra sparkle to your summer evenings.

Whether you’re a local or planning a summer vacation, there’s something for everyone in Orlando’s theme parks this summer. Share your excitement and plans in the comments below, and don’t forget to spread the word with friends and family. Let the summer magic begin! 🌟

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