The world is always changing, and the future looks brighter than ever. Oh, sorry, “world” was supposed to be capitalized, because we’re talking about Disney World here — not the actual world; we’re all still doomed there.
Anyway…In addition to some new Star Wars features, Walt Disney World in Orlando (which includes the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and Hollywood Studios theme parks, as well as Disney Springs, the BoardWalk, and two water parks) is rolling out a whole bunch of other changes, from new shows to new shops, new restaurants, and longer hours. While some of these attractions made their debut in the last month of 2015, we’re going to assume most people visiting in 2016 will still be experiencing them for the first time.
This guide will show you everything Mickey and his friends have up their sleeves (the ones who have sleeves, at any rate), and give you a few more reasons to be glad you’re headed to the happiest place on Earth.
Or, if you haven’t booked a trip yet, here are 10 reasons why 2016 (which happens to be the 45th anniversary of Magic Kingdom; look for some type of an event celebration on October 1) is the year to do so.