The wait is over! Finding Nemo: The Big Blue…and Beyond! is officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World! This updated show replaced Finding Nemo – The Musical and now offers guests a whole new point of view for the popular stage show. Don’t worry! You can still expect the beautiful puppetry, larger-than-life backdrops, and fan favorite songs like “In the Big Blue World.”



Finding Nemo: The Big Blue…and Beyond! is located near Dinoland U.S.A. at the Theater in the Wild. It’s available daily with morning and afternoon showtimes at 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, and 4:30 PM. You’ll love exploring Nemo’s undersea world all over again on this new musical journey!

If you’re looking for other exciting entertainment around Walt Disney World Resort, we’ve got you covered! Here are even more live performances that you won’t want to miss.

Festival of the Lion King
A must-do show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Festival of the Lion King. This musical extravaganza celebrates one of the greatest animated films of all time, and as a member of the audience you get to be a part of the fun! This popular live performance made its return last spring with moderations, but it’s due for an exciting update. After years away, the Tumble Monkeys act is making its return to the Festival of the Lion King on July 16, 2022! If you haven’t had a chance to experience this show in its full form, be sure to make time for it on your next Disney vacation.

Festival of Fantasy
Have you heard? Magic Kingdom’s popular afternoon parade is BACK! Enjoy colorful and creative floats featuring your favorite Disney Princesses as you celebrate the spirit of Disney. Since its return, Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade has been offering two showtimes daily! Catch it at 12:00 PM or 3:00 PM on your next Magic Kingdom day.

Mickey’s Magical Friendship Faire
Make your way to the castle stage in Magic Kingdom to experience this next musical spectacular! This updated Cinderella Castle stage show features an all-new, original song, “Where the Magic Feels Like Home” plus a new name. You can still expect the same fantastic performances from Tiana, Rapunzel, Elsa and Anna, and Mickey and all of his friends!

Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade
Walt Disney World is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and there’s new offerings across the resort to make this milestone even more magical. Magic Kingdom recently debuted its Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade, which features the most characters of any cavalcade to date! Guests can expect to find Miguel, Moana, The Incredibles, Baloo, Panchito, and more. If you’re an Encanto fan, you’ll be excited to learn that Mirabel has also joined the Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade!

We’re still waiting for an announcement for Fantasmic! to make its big return, but according to Disney it should be sometime this year. For now, enjoy the new and improved live entertainment offerings at the Most Magical Place on Earth! With so much excitement for the World’s Most Magical Celebration, there’s never been a better time to book your Disney vacation.