As the D23 Expo kicks off Disney has announced that a new attraction will be coming to Epcot in Walt Disney World as part of the park’s refresh. Moana will be getting her first Disney Parks attraction in the park! Details of Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana.” are sparse but Disney has provided a few details on what to expect.
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With all the changes that are coming to Epcot at Walt Disney World in Florida, it was widely expected that the current logo for the park would see a refresh. As part of the kick off of the D-23 Expo in Anaheim California, Disney announced that Epcot will indeed be getting an updated logo.
As a total surprise to absolutely no one, Disney has announced that a new fireworks show will be replacing the traditional Holiday Wishes at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. Both the Christmas and Halloween parties are getting revamped entertainment for this year! Hit the jump for more details on the new show.
Since the launch of the MagicBand in 2013, Walt Disney World resort guests were able to select a solid color MagicBand and customize the text on the underside. Soon guests will get more customization options including character MagicBands.
The current entrance of EPCOT is set to be completely transformed soon! The Leave A Legacy blocks will be taken out and replaced with planters and more open space. There is no word on whether these blocks will be moved to another section of the park or discarded.
This year’s round of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties kicked off last night and Disney has finally revealed what we’ll be able to snack on an buy during the party! In years past, Disney has released this info well ahead of the parties. It seems that they’re breaking with tradition and waited until the first one to show the rest of us these goodies!
The construction of the newest transportation option for Walt Disney World guests is going strong. The Skyliner will give guests staying at Disney’s Art of Animation, Pop Century, Caribbean Beach or Riviera resorts with a unique way to get to Disney’s Hollywood Studios or Epcot. Disney has released a video with some highlights of the incoming Skyliner service. You can check out the video below.
Disney is on a construction fever lately! They are currently in the process of adding a major new tower to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, building the brand new Disney Riviera Resort and now they just announced another Deluxe Villa DVC resort! Check out more details about the new resort after the jump.
The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is getting a highly anticipated roller coaster in Tomorrowland. Disney has released some details on the construction of the new attraction and how it will impact some of the other rides in the park. Tron will be built in an area that is currently outside of the park boundaries. Hit the jump for details on what to expect this year during the construction.
Disney’s Magical Express is usually the first taste of Disney that most guests get upon arrival at Orlando International Airport. The bus transportation system from the airport to Disney resorts is extremely popular and definitely has an iconic look. Disney has announced that they will be redesigning the buses to be similar to those used for the Disney Cruise Line.