Walt Disney World Resort is the first stop on the 'American Idol' nationwide bus tour auditions

Aug 02, 2018 in "ESPN Wide World of Sports"

Posted: Thursday August 2, 2018 12:08pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

“American Idol” returns for its second season on ABC for the 2018-2019 season, and Walt Disney World will be the first stop on the nationwide bus audition tour.

This is the second year that Walt Disney World has played host to Idol auditions, with the Idol event last year held at Disney Springs.

The 20-plus city search for the next Idol will see the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort get things started on August 25 2018. ABC’s “American Idol” Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe, runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson and finalist Catie Turner will make special appearances. 

Parking will be available as early as 4am, but not before. Registration will begin at 7am with auditions starting at 9am. Overnight camping will not be allowed. Celebrity judges will not be on site. All singers must be at least 15 years old to audition. Pre-registration is encouraged. To Pre-register and for additional details, full eligibility requirements, submission forms, and terms and conditions, visit www.americanidol.com/auditions

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wdwmagicAug 02, 2018

The rights were bought by ABC from Fox and it was relaunched last year.

breakin2Aug 02, 2018

This show is still on?

larryzAug 02, 2018

How long does this silliness usually last?

hokielutzAug 02, 2018

Well I know which part of the property I will be avoiding that day...