1. Star Wars Themed Land Gets a Name
Star Wars themed lands at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland are under construction. Now, the name has been unveiled for the Star Wars themed lands. In 2019, guests can visit Star Wars: Galaxy Edge, which will introduce 2 new major attractions. Also, expect more character interactions and to become a part of the story in Star Wars: Galaxy Edge.
2. Epcot Gets 2 New Attractions
Fans of Disney World’s Epcot have a lot to look forward to, with the addition of 2 new attractions. It has been announced Epcot will receive both a “Guardians of the Galaxy” attraction and a “Ratatouille”-inspired attraction.
The Guardians of the Galaxy attraction will replace Universe of Energy attraction Therefore, Universwe of Energy which will close August 13, 2017 in preparation.
The “Ratatouille”-inspired attraction will have a home in the France pavilion at the World Showcase. It is expected to be similar to the Ratatouille: The Adventure attraction at Walt Disney World Studios Park, Paris.
3. Epcot Is Getting A New Restaurant
A new concept restaurant run by Patina Restaurant Group is scheduled for Epcot at Disney World. The new restaurant will offer guests views of space (from above earth), for an out of this world dinner. The new eatery will be located next to Mission: Space.
4. Magic Kingdom To Get Tron Attraction
Magic Kingdom will be getting a new ride also, a Tron inspired attraction will have a new home next to Space Mountain. TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction at Shanghai Disneyland has been very successful and now Disney World in Florida will have its turn. The ride is expected to be complete by 2021.
5. Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel
Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel is coming to Disneyland, Paris. Disney’s Hotel New York will be redone to transport guests into a Marvel-themed wonderland.
6. Disney World Getting a Star Wars inspired Resort
This rumor has been confirmed, that a Star Wars inspired Resort will be coming to Walt Disney World. The resort is to be part of the Disney 360 vacation concept. This resort will be interactive like never before, immersing guests into the Star Wars story.
7. Disney Skyliner
Disney Skyliner is coming to Disney World, the name for the Gondola system and it will feature your favorite characters. Disney Skyliner will connect: Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century, Caribbean Beach resorts & more with Disney’s Hollywood Studios, plus the International Gateway at Epcot.
8. Main St USA, Disney World, Gets a New Theatre
The new theatre is inspired by Willis Wood theater in 1920s Kansas City (where Walt Disney lived for a time). This new venue will be provide guests with top notch entertainment, however no announcements on what that will be at this time.
9. Toy Story Land
Toy Story Land will be opened for guests in the Summer of 2018, at Walt Disney World. Guests can expect new experiences such as Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers.
10. Disney California Adventure Park Gets Superhero Experience & Pixar Pier
Disney California Adventure Park are welcoming the Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man and the Avengers. Details are sparse on this one, however it is sure to be epic.
Also, Paradise Pier will be re-imagined to Pixar Pier. To open in 2018, guests will be able to have experiences with Toy Story, The Incredibles and Inside Out, on the waterfront.
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