American Idol Auditions to Begin at Disney Springs

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Have you always wanted to hear the words “This is American Idol” in person? Well, you may very well be in luck.

For those who don’t know, ABC is bringing back the singing competition and auditions for this new season are kicking off at Disney Springs on August 17. So, if you think you can be the next “American Idol“, you’ll want to audition in front of of the American Idol producers as they cruise into town with their bus tour. (Sorry, Katy Perry – one of the new celebrity judges – won’t be there.)

Guests are encouraged to arrive early, as parking will be available beginning at 4:00 a.m.  There will be no overnight camping, so don’t arrive before 4:00 a.m.! Parking will be available at the surface parking lot on the West Side of Disney Springs, near House of Blues and Cirque du Soleil.

Registration will begin at 6:00 a.m. and auditions will start at 8:00 a.m. Do keep in mind that registration will close at 12:00 p.m or sooner, depending on capacity. Do keep in mind that auditions will take place outdoors. 

A few rules to keep in mind. As per the American Idol rules, all singers must be at least 15 years old to audition. Guests are encouraged to pre-register and can do so by visiting Those auditioning can bring one Guest to accompany them, but that Guest must be over 5 years old.

For those who don’t know, the American Idol audition bus is heading around the country. Here are the other locations where you can audition in:


August 17: Orlando, FL

August 17: Portland, OR
August 19: Miami, FL

August 20: Oakland, CA
Jack London Square
472 Water Street
Oakland, CA 94607

August 22: Atlanta, GA
Piedmont Park – Oak Hill
371 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

August 23: Provo, UT
Courthouse Square
51 South University Avenue
Provo, UT 84601

August 25: Charleston, SC
Charleston Area Convention Center
5001 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston, SC 29418

August 26: Denver, CO

August 27: Asheville, NC
68 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28810

August 29: Omaha, NE
Lewis and Clark Landing
345 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, NE 68102

August 30: Louisville, KY
Waterfront Park
401 River Road
Louisville, KY 40202

September 1: Tulsa, OK
Guthrie Green
111 East M.B. Brady Street
Tulsa, OK 74103

September 3: Pittsburgh, PA
Bakery Square
6425 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

September 4: Shreveport, LA
September 5: Annapolis, MD

September 7: The Shoals, AL
Alabama Music Hall of Fame
617 U.S. 72 W
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

September 8: Boston, MA
September 11: Chicago, IL
September 14: New Orleans, LA


Will you be auditioning for American Idol this year?

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Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at

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