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D23 Expo Weekend – Early Announcements!

On the eve of the start of the 2019 D23 Expo, Disney have already kicked off the weekend as they mean to go on by sharing some highlights to whet the appetite for what’s to come over the coming days! With Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products announcing the following exclusives!

The ‘Disney Parks “imagining Tomorrow, Today’ pavilion has a wide selection of details on exhibition.

A large element details the plans for the multi year transformation of Epcot. Including new experiences and extensive story-telling additions to make a more impressive experience for future guests of all ages.

As well as new icons and imagery, there is also a new improved logo design

New concept art & models are also on display:

The reinvention of Epcot will also include a new attraction inspired by Moana. “Journey of Water” will be the first-ever attraction based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios hit film allowing guests to interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting. 

Coming this October to the odyssey events pavilion (between test track and Mexico pavilion), guests will be able to visualize all of the exciting plans for Epcot.

The exhibition to be known as ‘Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience’ is according to Disney parks blog, a first-of-its-kind offering within a Disney park, where 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.

Already well documented is the all-new Star Wars vacation experience coming to Walt Disney World Resort!  On display is the model visualisation for the starcruiser called Halcyon – the setting for this new Star Wars themed immersive experience.

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.

Previously announced immersive Marvel additions coming to Disney’s California adventure & Disneyland Paris have a confirmed name – “Avengers Campus”

“When guests visit, 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

More information will be shared on Sunday about what guests will be able to experience when the lands open.  

A video was also posted on the Disney parks blog showing a preview of The pavilion which will feature many of the attractions coming to Disney parks worldwide:

The “Secret Walt Disney Company Project” was also announced as the ‘One Day at Disney’ documentary project which will feature a multi-part documentary series coming to Disney+ streaming service later this year.

Further information on future attractions will be shared On Sunday 25th August at the Disney Parks, Experiences & Products presentation at the D23 Expo.

We will share more on here in due course!

Thank you all for reading!

The Watsons

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