American Idol Auditions Staged at Disney

Filed in: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Walt Disney World Resort

For the second consecutive year, auditions for ABC’s “American Idol” contestants took place at Walt Disney World Resort.

The search for Season 2 contestants of the beloved competition series took place this past Saturday, Aug. 25 at The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The auditions continued the 20-plus city search for the next singing sensation across America that will offer artists and singers the chance to audition for a shot at superstardom.

Last year’s “American Idol” auditions took place at Disney Springs.

ABC’s “American Idol” Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe, runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson and finalist Catie Turner made special guest appearances during Saturday’s auditions at Disney.

“American Idol” returns for its second season on ABC for the 2018-2019 season with all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy®-winning producer Ryan Seacrest will also return as host.

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, located at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, is a 220-acre facility that hosts more than 100 entertainment and sporting events each year.