D23 Expo 2017 Wows The Crowds With Everything From Tron To Star Wars Land To The Opening Of Toy Story Land And More!
As day 2 of the D23 Expo 2017 comes to a close, with one more day to go, to say that each session brought with it surprises, thrills and chills like never before and just when you though it couldn’t get any better-it did! Here’s a wrap up of just some of excitement that awaits us over the next few years in this magical world known as Disney.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Announced as Name for Star Wars Lands at Disney Parks
The Force will be Strong at Disney. Today Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, revealed the official name of the Star Wars-inspired lands that are currently under construction at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, and shared details on the immersive experiences guests will be able to enjoy when the lands open in 2019.
Both called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, will allow guests to visit a remote trading port on the edge of wild space, where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life – and where guests will find themselves in the middle of the action.
New Tron Attraction Coming to Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort
Get ready to blast off on a ride that is out of this world when Tron – the highest-rated attraction at Shanghai Disneyland – is coming to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida!
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ & ‘Ratatouille’ Attractions
Coming to Epcot
Epcot fans, rejoice! Plans were just unveiled at the D23 Expo that the park will receive not one, but two new attractions inspired by popular films.
First, a “Guardians of the Galaxy”-inspired attraction will be added to Future World, adhering to the original vision of Epcot’s Future World as the place to experience the excitement and adventure offered by space travel and totally different than the new Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout which is now open that Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort.
First Mickey-Themed Ride-Through Attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Finally- Mickey Mouse is getting his own attraction! This all new ride featuring international icon Mickey Mouse is on its way to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort! Details for our first Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway.
Disney Planning Not Two, But Three New Ships
It’s time to get packing because the Disney Cruise Line is planning not two, but three new ships in the next phase of expansion. By the time these three ships are sailing, the Disney Cruise Line will have nearly doubled the size of our fleet! That means more families than ever before will be visiting spectacular destinations around the globe and creating magical memories at sea!
Plans Unveiled for Star Wars-Inspired Themed Resort at Walt Disney World
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, confirmed that a Star Wars-inspired resort will debut as part of the new Disney 360 vacation concept. According to Chapek this revolutionary new vacation experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling.
Disney Skyliner, New Minnie Vehicles to Transport Guests Around Walt Disney World Resort
A brand new transportation system is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort to add even more magic to your future vacation experiences. Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts just announced that the Disney Skyliner will soon give guests a bird’s-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort.
First Look: New Space Restaurant to Offer ‘Out-of-this-World’ Dining Experience at Epcot
Plans are underway to create a new restaurant at Epcot that’ll offer amazing meals with spectacular views high above Earth – from space! The restaurant, which will be located adjacent to the park’s Mission: SPACE attraction, will invite guests to travel into space for amazing dining experiences in the stars.
Immersive Super Hero Experience Coming to Disney California Adventure Park
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, gave a hint at what’s to come next for some of your favorite Super Heroes at Disney California Adventure park. Soon, the Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe at the park.
Disneyland Paris Brings Favorite Marvel Characters to Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel
We have an annonce très excitante (or “very exciting announcement”) to share from our friends at Disneyland Paris – Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel is coming to the resort! Today Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek shared the “reImagination” of the Disney’s Hotel New York into a new Marvel-themed wonderland.
Toy Story Land to Open at Walt Disney World Resort in Summer 2018
You’ve Got A Friend In Me! Get ready because Toy Story Land is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios next summer!!!!!
First Look: New Theater Inspired By Kansas City’s Willis Wood Theater To Debut at Walt Disney World Resort
A new venue for world-class entertainment is coming to Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom Park in Florida. If the image of the theater looks familiar, that’s because the new entertainment venue will be based on the iconic Willis Wood theater in 1920s Kansas City, where Walt lived after he left Marceline. And as you can see from the design, it’ll fit well right off Main Street, U.S.A.
New Pixar Pier to Bring Favorite Pixar Stories to Life at Disney California Adventure Park; Limited-Time Pixar Fest Celebration Coming Throughout Disneyland Resort
In addition to the amazing experiences for Disney Parks around the world, over at Disney California Adventure park in California more of your favorite Pixar stories will come to Disney California Adventure park with the new Pixar Pier. Pixar Pier will feature a brand-new look for the area now known as Paradise Pier, as some of your favorite characters come to life on this seaside waterfront. You will discover whimsical neighborhoods filled with your friends from “The Incredibles,” “Inside Out” and even more of your pals from “Toy Story.” Building upon the evolution of Disney California Adventure park that began in 2007, we are building more new worlds for you to step into and enjoy your favorite stories.
Walt Disney once said :
“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”
and in that spirit, Disney Imagineers have once again shown that the spirit of Walt will continue to live on providing magic to all throughout the world. Stay tuned right here as we bring you all the news from the D23 Expo 2017