(NEXSTAR) – Indifferent to Disney Parks current attractions? Wait a few months.
Disneyland and Disney World are constantly changing. New rides, shows, and even menu offerings are constantly being offered, and it’s not uncommon for older amusements to be upgraded, refurbished, or “reimagined.” This remains true for his 2023, with the park planning brand-new attractions to mark Disney’s 100th anniversary, along with returning parades and nighttime spectacles.
Curious what to expect? Below are just a few of the “magical” experiences Disney guests will pay for, wait for, and hopefully love in 2023.
“Wanderlust Journey” and “World of Color – One”
To celebrate Disney’s 100th anniversary, Disneyland will present a new nighttime show called “Wanderlus Journey.” The show will complete with fireworks and projection effects in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, Main Street USA, It’s a Small World. According to the Disney Parks Blog, “A nod to every Walt Disney Animation Studios film to date, it takes us on a journey full of artistry, music, storytelling and heart.” .
Another show called “World of Color – One” kicks off in the new year at Disney California Adventure. The night’s attractions are said to celebrate Disney’s “storytelling heritage” and are set to an all-new song called “Start a Wave.”
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Already operating at Disney World since 2020, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will finally debut at Disneyland’s Mickey’s Toontown on January 27, 2023. After enjoying the animated short “Perfect Picnic”, I was engrossed in “a zany, free-spirited mayhem through ever-changing and rearranging cartoon scenes.” It’s also one of Disney’s many trackless rides, well suited for a “runaway” railroad.
The rest of Mickey’s ToonTown (where the Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will be located) is scheduled to reopen on March 8, 2023 after a one-year closure for renovations and “rebuilding.” Upon opening, guests will be able to visit a new outdoor gathering space known as CenTOONial Park. Here, children are even encouraged to play on the new fountain water tables and explore the park’s large “Dream Tree,” which was once inspired by trees by Walt Disney himself. visit his hometown.
Visitors can also expect updates to Chip and Dale’s Gadget Coaster, Goofy’s How-To Play Card, Gadget’s Go Coaster being reimagined as Donald’s Duck Pond, Goofy’s House, and Donald’s Boat.
Formerly known as Tarzan’s Treehouse, it was formerly the Swiss Family Treehouse. This Adventureland attraction is scheduled to reopen in 2023 after closing for renovations in 2021. The environment of the room surrounded by the tree itself and its branches”. It also returns to the “Swiss Family Robinson” theme, just like the first iteration in 1962.
“Magic Happens” Parade
Originally debuted in February 2020, the “Magic Happens” parade lasted only a short time until the COVID-19 pandemic forced Disneyland to shut down completely in March. But the festivities are set to resume on his February 24, 2023, when the daytime parade takes to Main Street once again, with new floats, choreography and soundtracks.
Journey of Water inspired by Moana
The Moana-inspired Journey of Water – yes, that seems to be the attraction’s full official name – is set to open in EPCOT’s World Nature in late 2013. A guided trail featuring waterways and “rock” formations sculpted by the Walt Disney Imagineering team.
Disney World is full of ghosts throughout the mansion, but some guests have complained that a particular ghost has never appeared. , The Hatbox Ghost can now be seen on the Disneyland version of the ride, but has yet to be seen at Disney World.However, earlier this year, Disney Parks confirmed he “materializes” At a theme park in Florida in 2023.
TRON write cycle/run
The Tron Lightcycle/Run attraction (known as the Tron Lightcycle Power Run at Shanghai Disneyland), which debuted at Shanghai Disneyland in 2016, is scheduled to debut in the US in Spring 2023. According to Disney, it takes guests on a “high-speed adventure” through a “grid” of space. It has also been described as “one of the fastest coasters in Disney’s theme parks in the world”.
A dragon-like presence in various iterations of EPCOT’s Journey Into Imagination, Figment has had a year to say the least. In January, many EPCOT visitors waited more than six hours to buy his bucket of popcorn shaped by a relatively unknown character (at least for casual Disney fans). teeth). And in September, it was announced that Figment would finally be made into a feature film.
Want to see what the fuss is about?Disney Parks Announce Figment to Meet and Greet with Park Guests “By the end of 2023” And hopefully before fame goes to his purple head.
“May you be forever happy”
After being superseded by ‘Disney Enchantment’ in 2021, Magic Kingdom’s ‘Happily Ever After’ nighttime spectacle returns in 2023. Visitors can expect updated fireworks and projection displays during the show, as well as the familiar “Happily Ever After” national anthem.