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11 New Attractions Coming Your Way in 2019 and Beyond!

by Jennifer Berry

True fans know that Disney World is always on the cutting edge of creating new and exciting experiences that will blow everyone’s minds and will leave them wanting more! Mark your calendars, ladies and gentlemen, and get ready for these new attractions that Disney is bringing your way in 2019 and beyond!

1. New Main Street, U.S.A., Theater

Location: Disney’s Magic Kingdom
Opening: TBD

A new and exciting venue for world-class entertainment is coming to Main Street, U.S.A.  Do you think the theater looks familiar? It’s based on the iconic Willis Wood theater in 1920s Kansas City, where Walt lived after he left Marceline! As you can see from the design, we think it’ll fit well as part of Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

2. Tron Lightcycle Power Run

Location: Disney’s Magic Kingdom
Opening: 2021

Imported from Shanghai Disneyland, the adrenaline-filled Tron Lightcylce Power Run is a coaster-style attraction where riders board a train of two-wheeled lightcycles. The ride transports you into the energy, lights, and excitement of TRON’s high-tech universe.

3. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Opening: NOW OPEN!

LIt’s no secret that new 14-acre Star Wars-themed lands would be coming to both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. The expo revealed models of the highly anticipated lands and more details, including that they would be named Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Both attractions are now open, with the California version debuting first, and the Florida version opening its doors on Augst 29, 2019. Visitors to the park can now interact with  Kylo Ren and BB-8, dine at the Cantina, and otherwise geek out in the highly immersive, sci-fi haven!

4. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Opening: TBD

Howdy, kids! Welcome to Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway – starring everyone’s favorite pair! This new attraction will bring guests inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short where they’re the star and anything can happen. The new ride will feature “2 1/2 D,” a new no-glasses required experience, that’s equal parts thrilling and magical. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway is set to replace The Great Movie Ride.

5. Guardians of the Galaxy-inspired ride

Location: EPCOT
Opening: 2021

They’re fast-talking, witty, and they’re here to take you on a wild ride through space. The new Guardians of the Galaxy-inspired attraction will have the Marvel’s heroes touch down into Future World in a new attraction that will replace Ellen’s Energy Adventure.

6. New space-themed restaurant

Location: EPCOT
Opening: 2021

Continuing our trip through outer space, a new intergalactic restaurant is coming to Epcot in 2021. Park guests will have the opportunity to dine among the stars in a brand new space station-themed restaurant, located next to Mission-Space.

7. New film for the China pavilion

Location: EPCOT
Opening: TBD

Walt Disney “imagineer” Tom Fitzgerald announced that they’re creating a new film for the China pavilion at Epcot. It’ll feature the splendor and majesty of the amazing Asian country, and implement new technology that will leave viewers awestruck.

8. Ratatouille-inspired attraction

Location: EPCOT
Opening: TBD

The France pavilion is set to receive an imported favorite! Salut, Remy, and welcome to America! Similar to the popular 4-D ride Ratatouille: The Adventure that opened at the Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris, guests will shrink down to Remy’s size and scurry to safety within Gusteau’s legendary Parisian restaurant. Hold on to your chef’s hats and aprons, things are about to get wild!

9. Star Wars-inspired Immersive Resort

Location: EPCOT
Opening: TBD

The new Star Wars-themed hotel, debuting as part of the new Disney 360 vacation concept, is being billed as a “living adventure” that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling. From the second you arrive, you’ll become a part of a Star Wars story. First, you’ll become a citizen of the galaxy, and experience everything it entails – including dressing up in the proper attire! Once you leave Earth, you’ll find a starship that will come alive with characters, stories, and adventures that unfold all around you. It’s 100% immersive, and the story will touch every single minute of your day, ending in a unique journey for everyone who visits.

10. Disney Riviera Resort

Location: EPCOT
Opening: TBD

The Disney Riviera Resort is Disney Vacation Club’s 15th property. The new resort will have a rooftop restaurant and views of the nighttime shows that take place at Epcot and Hollywood Studios. News is still scarce, but more details are still being unveiled. Make sure you stick around for the updates!

11. Walt Disney World Skyliner

Getting around the parks is about to get easier! A new gondola system will connect Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century, Caribbean Beach resorts, and other locations with Disney’s Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot. Tired feet rejoice!

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