We have already been treated to a fantastic range of new attractions and additions in Orlando, Florida, in 2019, including:
There’s a few more things still to open before the year is up, including the exciting Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction, Space 220 restaurant, and Disney’s Riviera Resort, all at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
And if you’re visiting in 2020, there’s even more to look forward to, as not only will you get to enjoy these new experiences, but there is loads more scheduled to open across the major Orlando theme parks too!
Let’s have a look at what attractions are opening in Orlando in 2020:
Beauty and the Beast sing-along | France Pavilion of Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening January 2020
Created by the one and only Don Hahn - producer of the animated and live-action “Beauty and the Beast” films - this will be a fantastic family experience, which will also be visually beautiful.
Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 | Canada Pavilion of Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening January 2020
This is an update of the popular O Canada! 360-degree show, which is receiving an exciting makeover and transforming into something magical.
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway | Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening March 4 2020
This was thought to be opening in 2019, however a rescheduled date has now put the planned opening in spring of 2020. Guests will zip away on a zany adventure through a cartoon universe. This family-friendly attraction is also the first attraction at any Disney Park that stars Mickey Mouse and friends!
Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant | Toy Story Land, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening 2020
This is a table-service restaurant where diners will be shrunk down to the size of a toy! The restaurant has playsets, toys, and a brand-new rodeo play area. This is set to be a unique dining experience that could only be had in Toy Story Land.
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure | France Pavilion at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening summer 2020
Shrink down to the size of a mouse and cause havoc in Gustav’s kitchen, in this family-friendly trackless dark ride. We can’t wait to see exciting surprises the ride has in store for us.
Le Creperie de Paris | France Pavilion at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening summer 2020
A delicious new restaurant is coming our way next year, offering both table- and quick-service options, with a menu designed by celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse. Yum!
Awesome Planet | The Land Pavilion at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening January 2020
This brand new film will highlight the diversity and dynamic story of our planet.
Cirque du Soleil | Disney Springs in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida | Opening spring 2020
An inspired show which will showcase the beauty of Disney animation, this is set to be a thrilling spectacle from the masters of Cirque.
Ice Breaker | SeaWorld Orlando | Opening spring 2020
Ice Breaker will be SeaWorld’s first launch roller coaster, and is named after the icy Arctic summits. It features the steepest beyond vertical drop in Florida - a 93-foot tall spike with 100-degree angle!
Iron Gwazi | Busch Gardens Tampa Bay | Opening 2020
A true record breaker, Iron Gwazi will be North America’s tallest coaster, and the fastest, and steepest hybrid coaster in the world! It’s an exciting, modern update to the former wooden Gwazi, and it set to be a real crowd-pleaser.
The Orlando Slingshot | ICON Park | Opening spring 2020
Get ready for the world’s tallest slingshot, at a whopping 300 feet! Riders will be catapulted 450 feet into the air, which is nearly 50 stories high.
The Orlando Gyro Drop Tower | ICON Park | Opening spring 2020
Another big new attraction at ICON Park, the Orlando Gyro Drop Tower will also be the world’s tallest drop tower, at 400 feet! The drop tower’s seats will rotate with an unexpected twist when as it drops down…
Universal’s Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites | Universal Orlando Resort | Opening May 2020
The first Universal Orlando Resort ‘Endless Summer’ hotel opened earlier this year, and has already proved to be a big hit with travellers, being their first Value Hotel. The second installment opens on May 1, 2020, and will continue with the relaxed, coastal theme that makes guests feel they are truly on holiday.