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10 Attractions And Rides Coming to Disney World in 2020 & 2021

By Rachel George

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For as long as I can remember, Walt Disney World has always been one of my favorite places to visit. I enjoyed the rollercoasters,  free-fall speed slides, Animal Kingdom, and my favorite thriller ride Twilight Zone’s Tower of Terror.

For decades, Disney World Resorts and Parks has kept people of all ages laughing joyfully or screaming hysterically. Either way, it was always a splendid time. Next year will be no different with the introduction of quite a few attractions, rides, and some Disney firsts in 2020 and 2021, just in time for their 50th Anniversary.

Check out 10 of the new attractions and rides you can expect at Disney in the next year or two.

• Discover exhibits about innovation and technology and immersive experiences in Wondrous China. It’s expected to feature the largest-ever nighttime show created for any Disney Park in the world.

• Epcot will be united through four new neighborhoods (World Showcase, World Celebration, World Nature and World Discovery) rooted in innovation and authenticity, where magic meets possibilities. Bank on seeing garden-friendly features like a wishing tree, a statue of Walt Disney, and a three-teir building for events.

Walt Disney World’s Epcot | Getty Images

• Disney’s first Polynesian princess, Moana, will have her own walk-through attraction in Epcot, Journey of Water.

•  Watch the “Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along” and “Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360″ films debuting in January 2020 in Epcot’s French Pavilion.

•  Spaceship Earth is getting a much-needed upgrade from its normal slow-paced ride. 

•  The first-ever Mary Poppins attraction is expected to be a fan-favorite and will include the Banks family home at Number 17 Cherry Tree Lane from the 1964 film.

•  Journey through space rotating spinning cars with your friends on the massive Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind indoor roller coaster

•  Trot around with other guests with everyone’s favorite chef Remy at Gusteau’s restaurant, based on the 2007 Disney film Ratatouille. The ride will be open in summer 2020. 

•  Celebrate the global impact of Disney’s music, singing along to your favorite Disney songs at the HarmonioUS nighttime showcase with lights, lasers, custom LED panels the audience singing Disney favorites in 2020.

•  Located in the Epcot’s French Pavillion, you’ll be able to enjoy sweet crepes at the new La Crêperie de Paris restaurant beginning in summer 2020. Their menu was prepared by French celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse.

•  Epcot’s Space 220 restaurant just might be worth traveling for. Imagine yourself inside a space station above the stars. You can see Earth from 220 miles up.

Stay up-to-date with Disney World’s upcoming transformations and renovations by checking Disney Parks Blog.

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