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Forthcoming Theme Park Attractions and New Parks

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Listed below are a number of possible upcoming theme park attractions, lands, and new theme parks coming to Florida. Although the list contains all confirmed and strongly-rumoured new attractions, some of the details may still be somewhat vague - especially the opening date. Once the details, including the opening date, become known then the attraction or park will be added to the Theme Park Timeline.

For temporary changes or closures to park attractions please see the separate list of Ride Closures and Future Refurbishments.

Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom

  • None confirmed.


  • Guardians of the Galaxy ride - New indoor rollercoaster at Universe of Energy pavilion replacing Ellen's Energy Adventure, opening sometime in 2021 (possibly Spring).
  • Ratatouille - New trackless 3D dark ride at the France pavilion, possibly opening in late 2019 or early 2020.
  • Space-themed restaurant - New space-themed restaurant next to Mission: SPACE, possibly opening by 2020/2021.
  • Mary Poppins themed attraction - Rumoured new ride at the UK pavilion, possibly opening in 2021.

Hollywood Studios

  • Disney Junior Dance Party - New dance show featuring Disney Junior character replacing Disney Junior - Live on Stage, opening in Fall 2018.
  • Galaxy's Edge - New Star Wars themed land, opening sometime in Late Fall 2019 (possibly November).
    • Includes: Millennium Falcon ride (simulator-type ride), First Order Battle Escape dark ride (motion based dark ride similar to Spider-Man ride at Universal).
  • Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway - New 2.5D dark ride replacing the Great Movie ride, opening sometime in Summer 2019.
  • Toy Story Land - New land, opening June 30th 2018.
    • Includes: Slinky Dog Dash rollercoaster, Alien Swirling Saucers spinning ride.

Magic Kingdom

  • Mainstreet Theater - Live entertainment theatre based on the iconic Willis Theater in 1920s Kansas City. This has now been indefinitely postponed/cancelled.
  • New Nighttime Parade - A new nighttime parade, possibly opening in 2021.
  • TRON Lightcycle Power Run Roller Coaster - New coaster coming to Tomorrowland, opening in 2021 (possibly Summer).
  • Changes to TomorrowLand Speedway - Rumoured TRON-themed update and changes to track layout, possibly opening in 2021.

Blizzard Beach

  • None confirmed.

Typhoon Lagoon

  • None confirmed.


  • Riviera Resort - New DVC resort between Epcot and the Caribbean Beach Resort, possibly opening in 2020.
  • Skyliner - New gondola skyway transport system connecting Art of Animation, Pop Century and Caribbean Beach resorts with Hollywood Studios and the International Gateway at Epcot, possibly opening in Summer 2019.
  • Star Wars Hotel - New hotel linked to Galaxy's Edge area in Hollywood Studios, possibly opening in 2021.

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios

  • New live-action experience - New indoor experience based on a high-energy Universal franchise, opening sometime in 2019. This replaces Terminator 2 3D.

Islands of Adventure

  • Harry Potter dark ride - new indoor rollercoaster ride, opening in 2019. This replaces Dragon Challenge.

Volcano Bay

  • None confirmed.


  • Aventura Resort - New moderate hotel, opening in August 2018.
  • Endless Summer Resort - Two new value resorts - Surfside Inn and Suites and Dockside Inn and Suites - coming to Universal, sometime in 2019.
  • Super Nintendo World - New Nintendo based land or area featuring rides and attractions based on Nintendo games, opening either at an existing park or a rumoured new park (see below), sometime after 2021.
  • New Theme Park - Rumoured new Universal Orlando theme park, possible opening sometime in the next 5 years.

Seaworld Orlando

  • Infinity Falls - Water rapids ride, opening in Summer 2018.
  • Sesame Street - New themed area replacing Shamu's Happy Harbor containing a number of small rides, large wet and dry play areas, and reconstructions of famous Sesame Street locations, opening in Spring 2019.


  • None confirmed.

Busch Gardens Tampa

  • None confirmed.

Please see the Theme Park Timeline for a graphical list of new attractions that have opened since a previous visit.
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