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Nighttime Entertainment Brings Transportation Changes to Disney World

Nighttime Entertainment Brings Transportation Changes to Disney World


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Do you love Disney nighttime entertainment? Be sure to check out these changes before your next trip to Walt Disney World this summer.

Nighttime Entertainment

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There is nothing quite like enjoying nighttime shows at Disney Parks and Resorts. As the sun sets, the sky is illuminated with fireworks, waterworks, and this summer even drones to the delight of guests.

Disney Springs will come alive with our new “Disney Dreams That Soar” drone show. You can check out a special preview of this show HERE.

This show will feature 800 drones and bring our favorite characters to life with special music and true Disney magic. You will be amazed as Baymax, almost twice the height of Spaceship Earth, inflates, changes shape, and then disappears right in front of you.

Transportation Changes

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Select resorts in the Disney Springs Resort Area can enjoy a complimentary water taxi to Disney Springs. This includes the following Disney Resorts: Disney’s Old Key West, Disney’s Saratoga Springs, Disney’s Port Orleans- Riverside, and also Disney Port Orleans- French Quarter.

When the new “Disney Dreams That Soar” debuts on May 24, Sassagoula River Cruise transportation will close early each night because of this new show.

The final boat will depart to Disney Springs at 7:30 pm and the final boat from Disney Springs will depart at 8:00 pm. Bus transportation will be available for all guests to and from Disney Springs during this time.

Changes for Aerophile

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Additionally, the Aerophile, the large tethered hot air balloon, will close at 8:00 pm every night to prepare for the show.

These operational changes will begin on May 24, 2024 and continue until September 2, 2024. Guests have 2 opportunities to enjoy this show each evening at 9:00 pm and 10:45 pm, weather permitting.

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