BREAKING! Dragon Challenge is closing to make way for new generation Harry Potter Roller coaster!

It’s been rumored for quite a while!  And today, Universal Orlando has officially confirmed it.  Hogsmede of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting a brand themed roller coaster!   Universal is calling it a “new generation” thrill ride and the new attraction is set to open in 2019!

Not many details were announced, but here is what we do know!  Continue reading “BREAKING! Dragon Challenge is closing to make way for new generation Harry Potter Roller coaster!”

Everything announced at D23 that’s coming to Walt Disney World

This past weekend at D23, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek announced quite a bit that was coming to the parks for the next several years. Disneyland is getting new lands – Pixar Pier and Marvel land (hinted at) – a new Pixar event, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge of course, and even Cars Land is getting a nice Halloween themed overlay for the holiday.

Disneyland Paris will be getting a new resort, Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel, and the Disney Cruise Line is getting  not just the two already announced new ships, but three new ships!  Plus, a brand new stage show based on the live-action Beauty and the Beast film.  But what’s coming to Walt Disney World?  Plenty of brand new things where we can break it down for you by category! Here’s everything that’s coming to the Walt Continue reading “Everything announced at D23 that’s coming to Walt Disney World”

Disney announces Disney’s Riviera Resort, the 15th addition to DVC

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort area has been under construction for the last few months now and all this time many have assumed it was for a DVC expansion for the resort.  Well all rumors were laid to rest as Disney announced a 15th DVC resort!  The Disney Riviera Resort is being constructed beside Disney’s Caribbean Beach and will be fully separate from the resort, making it its own entity.

“We’re thrilled to announce plans for a new Disney Vacation Club property called Disney Riviera Resort coming to Walt Disney World Resort,” Chapek said. “Our Vacation Club Members are among our most loyal fans, and we think that they will love what we have Continue reading “Disney announces Disney’s Riviera Resort, the 15th addition to DVC”

Two new modes of transportation coming to Walt Disney World, Disney Skyliner and Minnie Vans

Confirmed by Bob Chapek at D23, the brand new gondola system is happening! The Disney Skyliner will soon be transporting guests via sky from Disney’s Hollywood Studios all the way to Epcot and connecting the Disney resorts in between.

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The new transportation system will be connecting Disney’s Art of Animation, Disney’s Continue reading “Two new modes of transportation coming to Walt Disney World, Disney Skyliner and Minnie Vans”

Magic Kingdom getting its very own Broadway style theater!

It’s finally happening! Walt Disney World, more specifically the Magic Kingdom is getting a Broadway style theater and it’s coming straight to Main Street, U.S.A.

The new theater will be based on the iconic Willis Wood theater from 1920’s Kansas City where Walt lived after he left Marceline.

“Across Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, we’ve been upping the game in Entertainment with shows like Frozen Live at the Hyperion,” Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Continue reading “Magic Kingdom getting its very own Broadway style theater!”

Toy Story Land opening Summer 2018, New concept art revealed

Construction on Toy Story Land is moving along mighty fast so we all knew it was coming, and now it’s been confirmed by Bob Chapek himself at D23.  The new land for Disney’s Hollywood Studios will open Summer 2018.

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In 2018, guests will find themselves shrunk down to the size of a toy to explore the world of Andy’s backyard with their favorite Toy Story characters, including Woody and Buzz. Continue reading “Toy Story Land opening Summer 2018, New concept art revealed”

Star Wars Land officially named Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, New details and photos

Some of the biggest talk is Star Wars land and has been for the last two years.  It’s coming to both Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios parks.  Yesterday, at D23, they revealed the incredibly detailed model of the land.  And today, we learned more details of what to expect when the lands open, including the land’s name.  Even though it was accidentally leaked last night, Bob Chapek announced today the new land is officially called Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

First, let’s check out the model.  It’s huge.  I only wish I could see it in person. Continue reading “Star Wars Land officially named Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, New details and photos”

CONFIRMED! Guardians of the Galaxy attraction coming to Epcot, replacing Universe of Energy

This attraction has been rumored as far back as last summer before Comic Con and had many people doubt it’s existence for multiple reasons, mainly that Disney wouldn’t dare put Guardians inside Epcot or that they couldn’t!  Well, lo and behold, the rumors were all true! Feast your eyes!

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Replacing Ellen’s Universe of Energy in Future World will be a brand new E-Ticket attraction based on the hit Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy! The goal of the Continue reading “CONFIRMED! Guardians of the Galaxy attraction coming to Epcot, replacing Universe of Energy”

CONFIRMED! Tron Lightcycle coaster coming to Magic Kingdom

Another attraction rumored (and hoped for) for months is the Tron Lightcycle coaster.  It was finally confirmed today at D23 it is coming to the Magic Kingdom and will be open in time for Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary!

Against all rumors of The Tomorrowland Speedway closing down to make way for the new attraction, it will actually sit in an entirely new area directly to the left of Space Continue reading “CONFIRMED! Tron Lightcycle coaster coming to Magic Kingdom”

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway replacing The Great Movie Ride

It’s been rumored for months and now it’s finally confirmed.  Disney’s Hollywood Studios is getting another E-Ticket attraction, but this time, one has to go away.  The new attraction is named Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway and will feature, you guessed it, Mickey and Minnie Mouse!

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On this brand new, one of a kind attracion, you will step through the movie screen and join Mickey and his friends like never before.  The attraction will put you inside the Continue reading “Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway replacing The Great Movie Ride”