“I Really Hope” Anticipated D23 Park Announcements

“I Really Hope” Anticipated D23 Park Announcements

It’s been three years since the last D23 and that means that it’s time to really make some major announcements on what’s happening in Disney Parks worldwide. While we don’t have a lot of inside scoop on what’s being announced, we do have some interesting notions. Moreover, we have a wish list that would keep the Blue Fairy busy for the next 5-7 years. We’ll visit Disneyland, Shanghai Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney World and more to discover what may be in the cards for this year’s D23 event. Join us for what “I Really Hope” will be a big set of D23 Park Announcements.

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Note that the asterisk shows a likelihood that the attraction will be showcased in Disney Parks and Experiences Wonderful World of Dreams

100th Anniversary

Three Possible Options

  1. Parade/Celebration in Each Park and/or Resort
  2. New Attraction in Each Park and/or Resort
  3. Both
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  • DVC Tower
  • Status of Mickey & Minnie’s Railway in Toontown
  • New Tomorrowland
  • Quinjet Attraction
  • *Tiana Bayou Adventure
  • Changes to Critter Country
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Shanghai Disneyland

Zootopia Update and Detail

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Tokyo Disneyland

  • *Fantasy Springs Update
  • New Space Mountain Experience
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Hong Kong Disneyland

*Frozen’s Arrendelle

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Disneyland Paris

  • Rapunzel Spinner Ride
  • *Frozen’s Arrendelle
  • Quinjet Attraction

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

  • Tron Launch Date
  • *Tiana Bayou Adventure
  • Return of Happily Ever After
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom

I spoke of low/no cost additions to address the Dinoland problem. There are some other really cool ideas as well:

  • Something Related to Avatar: Way of Water
  • Encanto Flower Parade with Isabella
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Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Return Date & Details of Fantasmic!

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  • *More Details on World Celebration
  • *Moana’s Journey of Water update
  • Play Pavilion Update
  • Mary Poppins Announcement
  • Spaceship Earth Announcement
  • Marvel Hotel in Parking Lot Adjacent to Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Skyliner From Hotel to Disney Springs

Relative to this possible hotel and Skyliner, I spoke about this in a previous podcast. Check it out.

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Disney Cruise Line & Other:

  • *New Ships 6 & 7
  • Disney Cruise Line Lighthouse Point
  • Brand New Park
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With Universal’s Epic Adventure on the way, I spoke on what this might be like as another park.

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