To expand the entertainment offerings at Magic Kingdom, it was announced last weekend at D23 Expo that a new theater will be built at the park.
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek said the new entertainment venue will be inspired by the iconic Willis Theater as it looked in 1920s Kansas City, when Walt lived there.
Earlier this week, we showed you the model for the upcoming Star Wars Land coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and now we have the official name.
It will be called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, according to Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, who revealed the name at this weekend’s D23 Expo. The Disneyland version will go by the same name.
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced at D23 this weekend that Toy Story Land will open in Summer 2018.
Located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, behind the current Pixar Place area, Toy Story Land will bring the movies to life, as you view Andy’s backyard from the toys’ point of view.
A short time in the future, in a galaxy quite close to home, there will soon be a Star Wars resort at Walt Disney World, it was announced last weekend at D23 Expo.
Details are light, but Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, confirmed that the Star Wars-inspired resort will debut as part of the new Disney 360 vacation concept. He said this revolutionary new vacation experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling.
Two new attractions were announced for Epcot at this weekend’s D23 Expo, and one of them will be inspired by Disney*Pixar’s Ratatouille film.
Located in the France Pavilion of the World Showcase, it will be similar to the 4-D attraction Ratatouille: The Adventure that opened at Disneyland Paris in 2014.
A new transportation system at Walt Disney World called the Disney Skyliner was officially announced at last weekend’s D23 Expo.
The gondola-style system will connect Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot via stops at Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century and Caribbean Beach resorts, plus other locations yet to be announced.
It was announced this weekend at D23 Expo The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be closing in August 2017.
The Great Movie Ride opened with the park on May 1, 1989, and is the last attraction from opening day to remain in operation.
It was announced this weekend at D23 Expo the Universe of Energy attraction at Epcot will be closing in August 2017.
The Universe of Energy is one of the park’s original rides, opening on Epcot’s opening date of October 1, 1982. It featured numerous films that presented information on the subject of energy, as well as a ride through a primeval diorama complete with audio-animatronic dinosaurs.
A new Mickey Mouse-inspired attraction will be coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it was announced at D23 Expo this weekend.
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway will put you inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short where you’re the star and anything can happen. The attraction is inspired by the Mickey Shorts that you can see on the Disney Channel.
Two new attractions were announced for Epcot at this weekend’s D23 Expo, and one of them will be Guardians of the Galaxy-inspired.
This attraction will not be the same as the recently opened Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, which debuted at Disney California Adventure park earlier this year..
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced at D23 this weekend that a Tron-themed attraction will be coming to Magic Kingdom‘s Tomorrowland.
Set to open during Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary in 2021, the TRON Lightcycle Power Run is a coaster-style attraction where riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles, similar to the cycle game from the original movie.
The D23 news is flying fast and furious, and word comes that a new space-themed restaurant will be coming to Epcot.
It will be located adjacent to the park’s Mission: SPACE attraction, according to Disney. Perhaps it will occupy the space where the Wonders of Life building currently sits mostly unused, but that wasn’t clarified during the D23 reveal by Walt Disney Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald.
It’s the heart of summer here in Central Florida, but over at Disney Springs, it’s Christmas in July starting today until the end of the month.
Until July 30, there will be special holiday-themed treats, merchandise and entertainment offerings throughout Disney Springs.
D23, the big Disney-produced fan convention, has just kicked off with a bang this weekend with the reveal of a model of the upcoming Star Wars-themed lands at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Courtesy of Lucasfilm and Disney, we have these first images of that model for you to enjoy:
There are plenty of places in Central Florida to catch a 4th of July fireworks show, but if you don’t want to leave the house, Disney has you covered.
Tonight, on the 4th of July, Disney Parks will live stream “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” fireworks from the Magic Kingdom.
The special holiday show features a sky full of fireworks over Cinderella’s Castle, choreographed to patriotic music.
The broadcast will also feature some special behind-the-scenes looks at the show and more.
How to Watch:
The live stream will begin at 8:55pm ET at the Disney Parks Official Blog. A fresh blog post containing the live stream will be at the top of the blog.
These free live streams are a lot of fun to watch, and bring the Disney park experience to you wherever you are.