American Idol


Disney News Round-Up: New Dining Options at Caribbean Beach Resort, ‘American Idol’ Returning to Television on ABC, and More

Happy Thursday! We're catching up on a lot of Disney news today including the new dining options at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, a second life for American Idol on ABC, and the new exotic Magic Shots at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

American Idol Experience Closing in January 2015

The music is ending at Disney's Hollywood Studio's American Idol Experience.

The attraction based on the Fox reality series is closing sometime in January 2015.

The American Idol Experience opened in 2009 and gave guests a chance to be contestants on the theme park version of Idol.

The winner of each show throughout the day returned for the grand finale and the winner of the final round was given a "dream ticket" to cut to the front of the line at the American Idol reality show auditions.

'American Idol' Scotty McCreery Coming to Hollywood Studios

Attention fans of "American Idol": this year's recently crowned winner, Scotty McCreery, will be coming to Disney Hollywood Studios on Memorial Day. The festivities, including a "gala motorcade," will begin at 10 a.m. tomorrow (May 30).

It appears details for the event are still trickling in, but the Disney Parks Blog is reporting Scotty will take a ride with Mickey in a sports car from the park's entrance, down Hollywood Blvd. and ending up near (appropriately enough) the American Idol Experience.


Limited Time Magic: Week 33

This week's Limited Time Magic at the Walt Disney World Resort is all about the kids! Happening from August 12-18, 2013, at Disney's Hollywood Studios it's the "The American Idol Experience Juniors Edition."

Auditions will be taking place for kids ages 6-13 from park open to 4 p.m. every day with the fun filled Juniors Show held at 6 p.m. each evening.

Limited Time Magic: Week 31

Are you ready for some monster sized summer treats? A little Limited Time Magic, to keep you cool on a hot summer day? Give it up for the Monstrous Eye-Scream Sundae at Magic Kingdom Park!

Steps in the American Idol Experience

Ready to show your stuff and compete before a panel of judges to see if you have "Idol" potential? Here's an idea of what to expect at the American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios, whether you're auditioning, or just taking part in the fun as the audience.