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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Walt Disney World announced exciting new plans for the next few months for their guests.

Check out what’s new at the theme park month-by-month.


  • Sept. 10 – Figment, the purple mischief-maker dragon, will begin meeting guests at EPCOT


  • Oct. 16 – Journey of Water, inspired by Moana at EPCOT featuring a walking trail with surprise water features guests can engage with
  • Oct. 16 – Moana will begin meeting guests in EPCOT


  • Late Nov. 2023 – The Hatbox Ghost is coming to the Haunted Mansion in Magic Kingdom


  • Dec. 5 – “Luminous: The Symphony of Us” debuts its nighttime spectacular at EPCOT
  • Dec. 2023 – World Celebration neighborhood opens in EPCOT


  • The Country Bear Jamboree at Magic Kingdom plans to get new songs and a new act

What’s in the works?

  • New Pirate’s of the Caribbean-themed lounge is coming to Adventureland in Magic Kingdom
  • Expansion plans in Magic Kingdom including “Beyond Big Thunder Mountain,” adding new attractions, restaurants, and shows
  • Test Track looking to get new inspiration from Imagineers and teams from Chevrolet in EPCOT
  • “Zootopia”-based show developing for the Tree of Life Theater at Animal Kingdom
  • Dinoland U.S.A. getting a new land inspired by “the tropical Americas” region in Animal Kingdom
  • New experiences featuring “Encanto” and “Indiana Jones” are being considered for Dinoland