I am at D23 Expo 2019 this weekend and I could not be more excited! So much exciting news will be shared and it’s already begun!
Many of you already know that this weekend’s D23 Expo 2019 will share tons of exclusive reveals and announcements for Disney parks and resorts around the World. To kick things off, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek shared exciting news from Anaheim tonight as a preview of what’s to come this weekend!
As if Galaxy’s Edge wasn’t enough, sn all-new Star Wars vacation experience is coming to Walt Disney World Resort!
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will be a new, first-of-its-kind vacation experience where guests will check in for a two-night adventure aboard a glamorous starship. Once onboard, guests will interact with characters and become active participants in stories that unfold around them on their galactic journey.
Inside the Disney Parks “Imagining Tomorrow, Today” pavilion at D23 Expo, visitors will be able to see a new model and incredible visuals of the starcruiser – called the Halcyon.
Also at Walt Disney World Resort, there are big plans for the multi-year transformation of Epcot, with new experiences that will make the park more Disney, more family, more timeless and more relevant to the millions of guests who visit each year.
The reinvention of Epcot will include Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana.” This first-ever attraction based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios hit film, “Moana,” will let guests interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting. There is a writer here at Disney Fashionista who may have lost her mind over this news!
For those of you wondering what the Odyssey at Epcot is being used for, this October, guests will be able to visualize all of the exciting plans for Epcot in the Odyssey Events Pavilion, called Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience. Inside this first-of-its-kind offering within a Disney park, guests will discover engaging and interactive exhibits that allow you to step inside the relentless innovation, energy and excitement and see some never-before-revealed details driving the future of Epcot all throughout this unprecedented period of transformation.
At Disney California Adventure and Disneyland Paris, updates have been shared about the building of the immersive Super Hero themed lands. These fantastic lands will be called Avengers Campus.
When guests visit Avengers Campus, they will become part of an interconnected, global story that spans from California to Paris to Hong Kong with the Avengers recruiting new extraordinary people to join them.
At D23 Expo, guests will be able to see an in-story experience where they’ll learn why the Avengers are building these campuses. And on Sunday, more details will be shared about what guests will be able to experience when they open.
The pavilion will also feature many of the attractions and lands coming to our sites around the world including TRON Lightcycle Run coming to Magic Kingdom Park, as well as additional expansions in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Here’s a quick look inside:
If you’re excited about today’s announcements, the best is still to come!
On Sunday, August 25, Disney will be sharing more details on today’s stories as well as minute-by-minute updates on all of the news from the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products presentation at D23 Expo 2019 on the Disney Parks Blog!
Blog coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. PT / 1:30 p.m. ET from the special Hall D23 presentation.
What do you think of the news that was shared tonight? Are you ready to hear more details on Sunday? Let us know what you are most excited about in the comments below!
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