New Family Friendly Attractions and Restaurants in Orlando

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Orlando continues to grow each year, with brand-new hotels, restaurants, and attractions opening up in the area and 2024 is no different.

Here is part 2 of our series on new openings in Orlando this year. In part 1, we shared new hotels coming to the area. In this post, we are covering fun new attractions and family-friendly restaurants opening in the Orlando area this year.

Fun New Attractions Opening in Orlando this year

Take the kids out to have some fun at these new attractions opening in the Orlando area this year.

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Arcade Monsters

Arcade Monsters just opened its fifth spot on International Drive in Orlando, and it’s the ultimate spot for video games, good eats, and a chill atmosphere. Grab a wristband and play all the classic arcade games you can handle while chowing down on some classic bar food.


Get ready for AREA15 Orlando, the second edition of the famous Vegas entertainment district. It’s popping up right in the heart of Orlando’s tourism scene, promising a mix of concerts, art exhibitions, nightlife, and mind-blowing shows.

The Stadium Club

Sports lovers, listen up! The Stadium Club is hitting Caribe Royale Orlando Resort later this month. With 500 seats, eight pro-level sports simulators, and two bars, it’s the perfect spot to catch a game and enjoy a sports-filled vibe.

Crush Yard Pickleball Club & Restaurant

If you’re into a bit of everything, Crush Yard Pickleball Club & Restaurant is hitting Kissimmee in 2024. Backed by NFL stars like Rob Gronkowski, it’s bringing indoor/outdoor pickleball courts, a diverse food menu, and a ton of events like tournaments and clinics.

New Family-Friendly Restaurants in the Orlando Area

Here are 4 new family-friendly restaurants that just opened or will open in 2024.

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Summer House on the Lake

This lakeside gem at Disney Springs is all about California-inspired goodness. Picture this – local and sustainable ingredients, killer water views, a Rosé cart with bottles that switch up, and a dedicated Cookie Bar boasting a whopping 15 varieties of oversized cookies. Sweet, right?

Chuck Lager America’s Tavern

Fabio Viviani, a Top Chef alum, is bringing the eighth outpost of this cool tavern to Disney Springs – the fourth one in Florida! Beyond the craft bourbons they’re known for, expect classics like nachos, burgers, flatbreads, and tacos.

The Cake Bake Shop Bakery by Gwendolyn Rogers

Brace yourselves for sweetness overload at Disney’s BoardWalk! Gwendolyn Rogers is bringing her magical touch to this bakery with both savory and sweet treats. Plus, they’re serving afternoon tea in a whimsical setting that perfectly matches the BoardWalk’s charming vibe.


EET is the only spot bringing Indian vibes to Disney Springs is now open! Imagine flavors that’ll transport you straight to India, but with a cool modern twist. If you are a fan of the Chopped TV show then you will definitely want to try our this restaurant. The concept is created by the Maneet Chauhan one of the judges Food on Chopped. This place is a must-try for those craving something different.

Which of these locations do you most want to try with the family?


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