D23 Expo: Disney Parks Presentation

D23 Expo 2022 - Disney Parks Presentation

Dad’s Guide to WDW Co-Owner Danny Shuster is reporting live from the D23 Expo and attending this year’s Disney Parks presentation, “A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.”

What You Need to Know about “A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products”:

  • What’s it about? The next phase of Disney Parks experiences is set to be unveiled, discussed, and teased during this presentation, a D23 Expo must-see!
  • When? 10:30am – 12pm PT, Sunday, September 11
  • Where? Hall D23 // Streamed live here
  • Host? Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman, Josh D’Amaro

Live Updates

Walt Disney World

  • In 2023, Happily Ever After will return to Magic Kingdom Park, replacing Disney Enchantment.
  • “TRON Lightcycle / Run” now has a confirmed opening season: Spring 2023!
  • Our beloved friend The Hatbox Ghost will be added to The Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom Park in WDW!
  • “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure” will open in late 2024 at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland, with all original voice actors reprising their respective roles from the film.
  • The “World Celebration” neighborhood in EPCOT will be completed in late 2023, including the installation of the “Walt the Dreamer” statue.
  • “Journey of Water,” a walking attraction inspired by Moana, will open in late 2023 in the “World Nature” neighborhood.
  • Figment in-person meet-and-greets are returning to EPCOT in 2023!
  • Harmonious will be replaced (supposedly temporarily?) by a new nighttime spectacular coming to EPCOT in late 2023 as a part of the “100 Years of Wonder” celebration.
  • Additions to Magic Kingdom Park – an expansion inspired by Coco and Encanto – and a villains-centric expansion were teased!

Disneyland

  • The Mandalorian and Grogu will be greeting guests in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park!
  • Several new meet-and-greets are coming to Avengers Campus in Disney California Adventure Park, including The Incredible Hulk!
  • Pacific Wharf in Disney California Adventure Park will be reimagined to “San Fransokyo” from Big Hero 6!
  • Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel will be reimagined as Pixar Place Hotel!
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