Cast Members to Get First Look at Disney's Upcoming Drone Show Next Week

30 days ago in "Disney Dreams that Soar"

Posted: Wednesday May 15, 2024 9:45am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has announced to Cast Members today that previews of the new "Disney Dreams That Soar" show will take place early in the morning on May 22, 2024.

The Cast member preview will take place two days before the May 25 official debut.

"Disney Dreams That Soar" is a summertime experience that will be a late-night perk for visitors. Taking place over the Disney Springs lake, "Disney Dreams That Soar," will showcase Disney stories celebrating the joy of flight with state-of-the-art drones choreographed to create designs in the sky and paired with a "soaring" musical score and memorable movie quotes. "Disney Dreams That Soar" will run nightly from May 24 through September 2, 2024.

Disney began testing drones at Disney Springs earlier this year, following their popularity in Disneyland Paris with recent offerings, including "Disney Electrical Sky Parade," which uses 500 drones to recreate moments from the classic Disney Main Street Electrical Parade.

Watch the video below to see the Disney Springs Drone test from last month.

Disney has long been developing drones for shows in the parks, with both EPCOT and Magic Kingdom strongly linked with their use. News of Disney developing drone technology for use in nighttime spectaculars surfaced in late 2014 with the filing of various patents relating to their Flixel system that used drones to carry a projection surface.

Walt Disney World has previously hosted a limited-time drone show, Starbright Holidays, at Disney Springs for the 2016 holiday season in association with Intel and its Shooting Star drone product. The 5-minute show featured 300 drones, intricately choreographed in 3D space over the Disney Springs lake and synchronized to holiday music.

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Coaster Lover1 day ago

And then the third version at Food & Wine at EPCOT? "Dreams that Pour"...

Sirwalterraleigh1 day ago

The thing is like 9 minutes long… …the thing is like 9 minutes long Don’t make the piracy so “normal”, please?

JohnD1 day ago

Disney would be charging more than $120/person for a dessert party. I'd say that $25/person for guaranteed seating is more than fair. Whether you pay for food and drink is on you and that is separate.

DisneyDreamer081 day ago

I can maybe see $25 per table but $25 a person?!? 🤦🏻‍♀️

DCBaker1 day ago

Summer House on the Lake has reservations available to guarantee Lakeside Patio seating for Disney Dreams That Soar: This summer, Summer House on the Lake is offering beautiful Lakeside Patio seating with Disney Spring’s best views of the Dreams That Soar drone show. Experience the thrill of seeing 800 drones dance across the night sky above Lake Buena Vista, as you sit down to enjoy a meal at Summer House on Lake. From Friday, May 24 through Monday, September 2, the Disney Dreams That Soar will be performing nightly. Enjoy a nightcap Espressotini by the lake as you watch the drones light up the sky. Check the showtime calendar for performance times to save your spot! For $25 per person, reserve your 90-minute spot on the Summer House patio to ensure the best views of this one-of-a-kind drone show. Please note, this fee guarantees your table by the lake. However, food, beverage, and gratuity are not included in the booking price. More information about reservations can be found at this link: https://www.summerhouserestaurants.com/events/drone-show-patio-seating/ Here's a direct link for reservations on Open Table: https://www.opentable.com/booking/experiences-availability?rid=1280968&restref=1280968&experienceId=312821&ot_source=eventpage&ot_campaign=droneshow

TTA942 days ago

Or any nighttime show for that matter at AK. And we need drones that rise up for the “I See The Light” segments in HEA and Luminous!

Touchdown2 days ago

I’m waiting for the sequel show, Disney Dreams that Roar to debut over the Asia Lake at AK.

MisterPenguin2 days ago

Halloween show first. August is just right around the corner!!

Starship8243 days ago

A Christmas version perhaps?

ToTBellHop3 days ago

I’m sure an extension is possible if it’s still popular by late summer or perhaps a Christmas return.

jrhwdw3 days ago

Before the Official Announcement, we thought Drones were ready for a Park. Whether This Show went to DS for Safety or to help DS IDK, but it's paying off! I really wish Dreams That Soar could stay at DS! Does Everything really need a Park Ticket???????

Starship8244 days ago

Something I found very interesting. In the imagineering video about music a couple of weeks ago, during the part about this show, the writer of the song says "I just imagine my daughter hearing the song in the park". Was this show originally meant for one of the parks and was moved to Springs, or what it just him misspeaking? If it was originally meant for a park, I wonder which one.

Touchdown4 days ago

1 hour before for good spots, 30 min before for a spot for the first show. 30 min wait for good spots, 15 min for a spot for the second show. This show gets my stamp of approval, I hope something similar to this is added to AK.

EricsBiscuit4 days ago

Or see the second show