New Disney Attractions, Offerings & Announcements Worldwide for 2023

New Disney Attractions, Offerings & Announcements Worldwide for 2023

Happy New Year! We ring in a new calendar year with the most comprehensive lineup of what’s happening at Disney in 2023. And we’re not just sharing what new attractions are on their way, but rather, what are key events will kick off those new offerings. Big press events and milestones are key to when things may be coming your way, and we’ll look at all of that. Critical to this is just when all of this is happening, so we’ll project when you may want to plan your next Disney vacation, whether it’s Walt Disney World, Disneyland, or even beyond. Altogether, we’ll look at not only at two dozen new offerings happening in 2023, but what may as well be announced for the future during 2023. Join us as we canvas new Disney Events, Offerings & Announcements Worldwide for 2023.

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The following is an outline of all the upcoming attractions we talk about on our podcast along with images, videos and link.

Disneyland 100th Anniversary Kickoff at Disneyland

January 27th, 2023

  • Platinum Infused Decor Throughout the Park
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle Decorated
  • The Magic Happens Parade Returns
  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Premieres
  • Wondrous Journeys at Disneyland
  • World of Color-One at Disney California Adventure
  • Announcements Made on Villas of Disneyland Hotel
Disney Parks on Twitter: "“World of Color – One” at Disney California  Adventure will span the broad storytelling legacy of Disney's first 100  years and tell a new story through Disney classics

March 8th, 2023

Mickey’s Toontown

  • CenTOONial Park with Fountains and Dreaming Tree
  • Chip ‘n’ Dale’s GADGET coaster
  • Goofy’s How-To-Play Garden
  • Donald’s Duck Pond

Walt Disney World Spring Press Event

Spring 2023–Probably Around April 1st?

  • End of Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary
  • Tron Lightcycle Run Premieres
  • Tomorrowland Light & Power Company
  • Happily Ever After Re-Premieres
  • Hatbox Ghost at Haunted Mansion?
  • Return of Enchanted Tales with Belle?
  • Roundup Rodeo Barbecue Restaurant
First Look: Toy Story Restaurant Opening Spring 2023 | Disney's Hollywood  Studios | Disney Parks Blog

D23 at Walt Disney World

September 8-10th, 2023

Possible Announcements For Walt Disney World?

  • Moana & Zootopia for Disney’s Animal Kingdom
  • Mandolorian & Grogu & Others in Star Wars Launch Bay, Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • A new restaurant for Disney’s Polynesian Resort–Something ‘Ama ‘Ama Style?
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid Re-Birth or Replacement?
  • Progress on Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and a Cajun Boutique Shop/Cafe/Lounge for Briar Patch & Splash Down Photos?
  • Stitch Replacement?
  • Something Encanto?

Possible Announcements for Disneyland?

  • Paint the Night Return?
  • Remodeling and New Food & Beverage Offering at Critter Country in Disneyland
  • Other Tiana Offerings?


  • Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny
  • What About the Metaverse?
  • Disney Cruise Line–Disney Treasure, Lighthouse Point & Megaship

Walt Disney World Fall of 2023

October 1st or 16th, 2023?

  • Summerhouse on the Lake–Disney Springs
  • World Nature–Journey of Water: Inspired by Moana
  • Harmonious Replacement–Tied to 100th–“Debuting later next year”
  • World Showcase: Wondrous China
  • World Celebration
    • CommuniCore Outdoor Stage, Indoor Event Center, Plaza & Gardens
    • Dreamer’s Point
    • Figment Meet ‘n’ Greet


  • Adventureland Treehouse at Disneyland–Later 2023
  • World of Frozen Hong Kong Disneyland–Latter End of 2023
  • Statue of Walt & Mickey–Latter End of 2023
  • The Villas of Disneyland Hotel–Later 2023?
  • We Belong Together: A Pixar Musical Review–Studios Theater, Walt Disney Studios Paris
  • Disney Village Transformation–Starting in January & Ongoing

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