Starting January 9, 2024, guests with Park Hopper benefits or an Annual Pass will be able to visit another theme park at any time during park hours. This is a significant shift from the previous rule that allowed Park Hopper access only after 2 p.m. This change gives guests the freedom to plan their day as they wish.
Is Disney World under construction?
There's not nearly as much construction at Walt Disney World right now than any other time in the last 5 years. The only exception is EPCOT, which is a sea of construction walls right now, but won't be by early 2024. Here's a park by park look at everything new and coming soon to Walt Disney World…
Is EPCOT under construction 2023?
After years of EPCOT changes, the construction walls will come down by the end of 2023! Over the past couple of years, we've seen major progress with EPCOT's evolution. France expanded with the addition of Remy's Ratatouille Adventure and Le Crêperie de Paris in October 2021.
How long does it take for Disney World to be built?
In a 2-year construction effort, Disney employed 9,000 people. Land speculation reached unprecedented heights, as hotel chains and restaurateurs grabbed up property near the proposed park. Mere swampland sold for millions. The total cost of the project by its October 1971 opening was $400 million.
What is happening to Mickey Mouse in 2024?
The beloved mouse that is nearly a century old will soon enter public domain — the original Mickey Mouse's copyright expires in 2024. This anthropomorphic mouse is recognizable even by the silhouette of his ears and, in some ways, has been the face of The Walt Disney Co. since his 1928 creation.
What is being built at Disney Hollywood Studios?
As we've previously shared on Disney Travel News, two new lands – Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Toy Story Land – are currently under construction at Disney's Hollywood Studios®.