Walt Disney World is known for its amazing theming, outstanding cast members and one-of-a-kind attractions. In addition to rides for all ages, Disney’s many shows are one aspect of the parks that cannot be missed on a vacation to the Most Magical Place on Earth. If you’re heading to Walt Disney World, here are five shows you simply must experience.
Some imagination, huh? This Disney’s Hollywood Studios show is a must-do for Walt Disney World-goers. With more than 50 live performers, a 40-foot dragon and epic music and sets, Fantasmic is good Disney fun for the whole family. Be sure to arrive early to secure a good seat.
Festival of the Lion King
Celebrate Simba and your other favorite Lion King characters in this one-of-a-kind show. Experience your favorite songs from The Lion King live, complete with elaborate costumes, puppets and acrobats. This interactive show breaks the audience up into four groups: giraffes, lions, warthogs and elephants. Members of the audience are selected to participate in part of the show. Performances take place hourly from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage
If you love Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, this show is for you. Featuring live performers and your favorite songs from the Disney classic, you’ll fall in love with this story all over again. Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage features five shows daily starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m., so be sure to check a park time guide to see which performance works best for you!
Finding Nemo - The Musical
This original musical stage show should be a must-do on your Disney’s Animal Kingdom bucket list. Enjoy the tale of Marlin and Dory’s oceanwide adventure, complete with wonderful music and elaborate puppetry. This show includes spectacular, original songs written by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez – the songwriting duo behind the music of Frozen and Coco. Finding Nemo - The Musical takes place daily, so dive into your times guide to see all available performances.
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular
Ready for the ultimate behind-the-scenes movie experience? Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular gives guests the chance to watch famous action-packed stunts in a new way! Learn the tricks and safety tips behind a range of movie magic moves, such as throwing a fake punch or jumping from a building. If you volunteer, you may just find yourself as a part of the cast!
When it comes to the Most Magical Place on Earth, every experience is truly spectacular. If you’re headed to Walt Disney World this year, be sure to add each and every one of these shows to your vacation bucket list. Some of the most fun on a Disney vacation comes from experiencing new things, and this family-friendly list takes the cake.