HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurant

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Epcot is getting NEW attractions AND a new restaurant! You will find all of the details right here: HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurant.

HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurant

Last night, Walt Express learned that Epcot will be home to two new attractions AND a brand new, out of this world, restaurant. The new attractions will be ready to go just in time for Disney World’s 50th Anniversary celebration in 2021. Make your plans NOW, this will be HUGE! Read on to find all of the information on these great announcements!

A side note: Say goodbye to Ellen’s Universe of Energy…It will permanently close on August 13th.

From Disney Parks Blog

Guardians Of The Galaxy

HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurant

“First, a “Guardians of the Galaxy”-inspired attraction will be added to Future World, adhering to the original vision of Epcot’s Future World as the place to experience the excitement and adventure offered by space travel.

This is an addition we’re really looking forward to, as a “Guardians of the Galaxy” attraction – Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! – HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurantdebuted at Disney California Adventure park earlier this year to rave reviews from guests. Epcot’s brand new E-ticket attraction will be based on the rockin’ and action-packed world of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and is the next step in how guests can encounter these characters at the Walt Disney World Resort. Epcot just may be the perfect place for a “Guardians”-inspired attraction as you can see in the photo above – Peter Quill (aka Star Lord) actually visited Epcot as a kid! (Note: This new attraction will replace the current Universe of Energy attraction, which will close August 13, 2017).”

HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and RestaurantNew Attraction In The France Pavilion

“Second, a Disney•Pixar’s “Ratatouille”-inspired attraction will also be added to the France Pavilion in World Showcase. The attraction will expand the pavilion. Similar to the 4-D attraction Ratatouille: The Adventure that opened at the Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris in 2014, guests will be able to shrink to Remy’s size and scurry to safety in a dazzling chase across a kitchen with the sights, sounds and smells of Gusteau’s legendary Parisian restaurant.”

New Space Restaurant

“Disney unveiled exciting plans to create a new restaurant at Epcot that’ll offer amazing meals with spectacular views high above Earth – from space!

The restaurant, which will be located adjacent to the park’s Mission: SPACE attraction, will invite guests to travel into space for amazing dining experiences in the stars. Walt Disney Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald shared a first look at the restaurant during the Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts presentation at D23 Expo 2017.

HUGE News For EPCOT In Disney World: New Attractions and Restaurant

“We know our guests love dining at Epcot – and the restaurants really are out of this world,” Tom said. “Now we’re about to create one that takes that literally.”

The new space restaurant will be operated by the Patina Restaurant Group. Patina Restaurant Group operates several other restaurants at Walt Disney World including Tutto Italia and Via Napoli at Epcot and Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs.

There will be much more to share about this restaurant in the future but we wanted you to be among the first to know what’s being planned. Keep checking back for more details.”

Details with a release date for the Space Restaurant have not been announced yet.

WOW!! Epcot will be the place to be! Two new attractions AND a Space Restaurant! Are you excited YET? Tell us what you think in our COMMENTS section!

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Vanda is a Mom of 2 boys who is always thinking about or planning a trip to Disney World! Thanks to them and her work as a travel agent, she has become an expert on planning the perfect Disney trip and making wishes and dreams a beautiful reality. When she's not planning trips for others or visiting Disney herself, she graciously shares her knowledge and experiences here on Walt Express with our readers to help you plan your very own magical Disney vacation!

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