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You may have heard a lot about Disney’s new ride — Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, which opens on June 28th in the Magic Kingdom. And there’s been lots of discussion about Disney’s changes to its skip the line paid service (which used to be Genie+ but is now called Lightning Lane Multi Pass). But there are also two MAJOR attractions opening in Disney World in July that you need to know about!

Country Bear Jamboree

The Country Bear Jamboree show in Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom is being updated in some major ways — and it re-opens on July 17th, 2024!

Bear with us!

The show featuring animatronic bears is a Disney World classic, but it’s getting all new songs and the bears are getting new outfits! Disney has worked with producers and artists in Nashville to arrange some fan-favorite Disney songs in country genres such as rockabilly and bluegrass! The show is heavily influenced by the Opry-style shows that originated in Nashville.

The new show will open with Trixie singing “Try Everything” from Zootopia. Trixie will be voiced by Emily Ann Roberts, a country and gospel singer who rose to fame as a contestant on “The Voice.”

Emily Ann Roberts in the studio with producer Mac McAnally.

And Grammy winners Allison Russell and Chris Thile recorded “A Whole New World” from Aladdin for the show! We also know that a rockabilly-style “Bare Necessities” will be featured.

We know that the updated character outfits will feature plenty of ten-gallon hats, bolo ties, bandanas, and more.

NEW costumes!

If you’ve never watched the Country Bear Jamboree before, you may want to give it a try. Bonus: It’s a great place to rest your feet in some air conditioning! We can’t wait to see the whole show when it opens July 17th!

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

Rock ’n’ Roller Coaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been closed for refurbishment since early January.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

This Aerosmith-themed roller coaster will re-open on July 27th! When the coaster first opened in 1999, it was the first major thrill coaster at Walt Disney World, and the first to have an inversion at any of Disney’s then-five American theme parks.

This ride has had frequent down time and was also closed for several months in 2023 for maintenance.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

There have been rumors for several years that Disney is planning to re-theme the roller coaster to feature a different band — everything from Queen to The Muppets have been mentioned. But Disney has made no announcements indicating anything will be changed on the ride when it re-opens.

5 Major Changes Coming to Disney World in July

We’ll be covering both of these attractions on the days they open, so be sure to keep following us here at Disney Food Blog for all the latest!

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