Is it possible for the most magical place on Earth to become even more magical? Yes!
If you’re thinking about visiting Disney, and just haven’t decided when yet then this year may be the time to do so. Disney has already released the 2019 dates for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and I’m sure we can expect more release dates for upcoming events within the next few months. There will be even more magic at Walt Disney World this year as Disney unveils several great new attractions for 2019 and we’ve got the scoop right here for you.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
A new Star Wars themed area is set to open at Hollywood Studios later this fall. Disney recently released artist renderings of what Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will look like and it looks out of this world.
A New Disney Studios Nighttime Show
A new show is set to take the stage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Wonderful World of Animation, the new nighttime experience will debut in May 2019 using Laser projection technology taking viewers through more than 90 years of animation.
Mickey & Minnie Runaway Railway
Mickey & Minnie will celebrate a whopping 90 years in 2019. This beloved cartoon is transformed into a real-world experience in what is the park’s first ride-through attraction for Mickey. It will be a new, original story and theme song, drawing inspiration from the world of Disney’s Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts.
Early 2019 guests will see a transformed Pixar Place to include a new area for the Incredibles where visitors will encounter Edna Mode, Mike & Sulley from Monsters Inc. In the spring 2019, Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy will open where guests can meet Lightning himself along with his friend Cruz Ramirez.
Lion King Dance Party
The Lion King movie will celebrate 25 years in 2019 and with that guests can enjoy a special party at Discovery Land and party with Timon & Rafiki every day from January 18-September 30, 2019.
A New Disney Epcot Nighttime Show
Illuminations nighttime show will be ending 2019 and replaced with a new show that will celebrate Disney Music around the world. If you’re visiting in the latter part of 2019 you will get a taste of the two experiences in a show titled “Epcot Forever” which includes familiar music with new fireworks and special effects kites.
Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration
Starting January 18th, Disney is honouring the pair with new entertainment, merchandise and food. Throughout the year there will be an array of specialty food, beverage and novelty offerings inspired by the famous couple. The Mickey sipper cup is absolutely adorable! The celebration runs through September at Magic Kingdom.
New Disney Skyliner
Disney guests will now be able to travel overhead in the fall of 2019 thanks to a gondola system called the Disney Skyliner. It will connect Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four resort hotels. It is rumoured that this new mode of transportation will not have air conditioning. If you’re travelling in the summer months, be sure to check out our blog 4 ways to beat the Orlando heat.