Destination-D Disney News Round-up

There has been a ton of delicious Disney information coming out of the latest Destination D event, and we're rounding it up just for you!

Epcot Enchants After DarkEpcot Enchants After Dark

To start us off, an all-new cinematic nighttime experience will light up the sky over Disney's Hollywood Studios. "Wonderful World of Animation" will kick off on May 1 as part of the 30th Anniversary of Disney's Hollywood Studios. State-of-the-art technology will take guests on a magical journey through more than 90 years of Disney animation, and it all starts with a mouse.

Updates about the ongoing construction in Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge are up next. Two of the highly anticipated attractions have been named! Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, will put guests behind the controls of the most famous ship in the galaxy in one of three unique flight crew roles. Next is Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance with its sleek new droid driven ride vehicles and apparently trackless system. Check out the video below that was filmed inside of the actual attraction.

Epcot has a series of new shows coming after dark. First in Fall 2019 for a limited time "Epcot Forever" will bring a a spark of imagination including a spectacle of fireworks, music, lighting, lasers, and special effects kites.

Then in 2020 guests will be invited to celebrate the way Disney music inspires people around the world. This show will feature massive floating set pieces, custom-built LED panels, choreographed moving fountains, lights, pyrotechnics and lasers.

While we're talking about Epcot there's a lot going on in the France Pavilion as it prepares for a new Beauty and the Beast sing-a-long movie, and the fun themed ride Remy's Ratatouille Adventure.

Two New Nighttime Spectaculars At EpcotTwo New Nighttime Spectaculars At Epcot

This proposed 15th Disney Vacation Club property, is projected to open Fall 2019! Inspired by the European grandeur Walt Disney experienced in his travels along Europe's Mediterranean coastline; Disney's Riviera Resort will have spectacular fireworks views and access to the new Skyliner.

Disney's Riviera ResortDisney's Riviera Resort

Speaking of the Skyliner - check out the video below for a peek at the sexy new Gondolas. Skyliner will also be opening in the Fall of 2019.

Over at Disney Springs the brand new Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill is now open to guests in Town Center and serving up dishes by the legendary chef. The eatery modernizes the traditional "bar and grill" concept with approachable dining in a dynamic setting inspired by farmhouses with a touch of California elegance. Pizzas from a wood-burning oven, handmade pastas, steak and seafood are what guests can expect to find on the approachable menu.

And that's the Disney news round-up! What are you looking forward to most?

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