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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.


  • Awesome Planet - New film in the Land pavilion, opening in January 2020.
  • Beauty and the Beast sing-along - New sing-along show at the France pavilion in World Showcase, opening in January 2020.
  • Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 - New film in the Canada pavilion of World Showcase, opening in January 2020.
  • HarmonioUS firework show - New nighttime firework show opening sometime in 2020. This replaces the temporary new firework show Epcot Forever.
  • Festival pavilion - New three-level pavilion for live events and festivals with a park on the top, possibly opening in 2022?
  • Guardians of the Galaxy ride - New indoor rollercoaster at Universe of Energy pavilion replacing Ellen's Energy Adventure, opening sometime in 2021 (possibly Spring).
  • Journey of Water - Walking water-based trail inspired by "Moana", possibly opening in 2021.
  • Mary Poppins attraction - New Mary Poppins attraction and Cherry Tree Lane area, opening sometime in the next few years (possibly 2021?).
  • Play Pavilion - New interactive play "city" coming to the old Wonders of Life pavilion in Future World, opening sometime before 2021.
  • Remys Ratatouille Adventure - New trackless 3D dark ride at the France pavilion, opening in Summer 2020.
  • Space 220 - New space-themed restaurant next to Mission: SPACE, opening in Winter 2019.
  • Update to Spaceship Earth - Spaceship Earth is to be updated with new narration, new musical score, and new scenes, possibly opening in 2021.
  • Wondrous China - New film in the China pavilion of World Showcase, opening in 2020.

Hollywood Studios

  • Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway - New 2.5D dark ride replacing the Great Movie ride, opening in Spring 2020.
  • Rise of the Resistance - New trackless dark ride in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, opening on 5th December 2019.

Magic Kingdom

  • New Nighttime Parade - Rumoured new nighttime parade, possibly opening in 2021.
  • TRON Lightcycle Run - New rollercoaster coming to Tomorrowland, possibly opening in Summer 2021.
  • Changes to Tomorrowland Speedway - Rumoured TRON-themed update to the existing Speedway attraction, possibly opening in 2021.
  • Wreck-It Ralph - Rumoured for 2022 to replace Stitch's Great Escape in Tomorrowland.

Blizzard Beach

  • None confirmed.

Typhoon Lagoon

  • None confirmed.


  • Riviera Resort - New DVC resort between Epcot and the Caribbean Beach Resort, opening in December 2019.
  • Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser Hotel - New Star Wars themed hotel linked to Galaxy's Edge area in Hollywood Studios, possibly opening in 2021.

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios

  • Bourne Stuntacular - New indoor stunt show based on the high-energy Bourne franchise, opening in Spring 2020. This replaces Terminator 2 3D.

Islands of Adventure

  • Jurassic Park rollercoaster - Rumoured new launched steel rollercoaster themed to Jurassic Park/World, possibly called "Velocicoaster" and possibly opening in Spring 2021.

Volcano Bay

  • None confirmed.


  • Endless Summer Resort - two new value resorts - Surfside Inn and Suites and Dockside Inn and Suites - coming to Universal. Surfside Inn opened in June 2019 whilst Dockside Inn will open in March 2020.
  • Epic Universe - New Universal Orlando theme park, including lands rumoured to be themed to Super Nintendo (Mario and Donkey Kong), Universal Classic Monsters, Dreamworks, Harry Potter, opening sometime in 2023.

Seaworld Orlando

  • Ice Breaker - New launch rollercoaster opening in Spring 2020.


  • Riptide Race - Florida's first duelling water slide, opening sometime in 2020.

Busch Gardens Tampa

  • Iron Gwazi - The worlds fastest and steepest wooden-steel hybrid rollercoaster, opening in Spring 2020. This replaces Gwazi.

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