Disney is always on the move and there are tons happening. 2020 is no exception and there is a lot to anticipate to be released (or even announced). Disney is full-on moving forward fast with changes and releases so 2020 is going to be a good year. From the parks to the new films, there will be something for everyone to get excited about. Here’s what to expect from Disney in 2020! There’s going to be a lot of new things and news.
The original park won’t have many big attraction changes this year but will have a lot of new details. DCA will have the biggest, exciting change. Here’s a quick roundup to look forward to.
- Rise of the Resistance opens at Disneyland on January 17, 2020. It will be the same ride that’s already open in Florida at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
- The first few months of 2020 will have special ticket night events. 80s Nite happens on January 29, 2020. Sweethearts Nite on February 12, 2020. Pixar Nite on March 5, 2020, and Villians Nite on April 30, 2020. Check out more info here.
- The new Magic Happens parade is set to premiere February 28, 2020, as a replacement for Soundsational parade. This will feature new units like Coco and Moana.
- Phase 1 of Avengers Campus is set to open in 2020. Although the main e-ticket attraction won’t be open yet, a good chunk of the land will be available.
- Food & Wine Festival will return to DCA from February 28 to April 21, 2020.
Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World will always be one of the resorts with a lot of new things. With a massive overhaul in Epcot going on, there’s a lot going on across the resort. Here’s what’s happening in 2020.
- Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railroad is opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 4, 2020.
- Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure opens at Epcot summer 2020 at the French pavilion.
- The World Showcase will have a new adventure story to follow on the Play Disney Parks app themed after DuckTales.
- Cirque du Soleil will be debuting a new show at Disney Springs.
- Mickey Shorts Theater will open March 2020 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
- Three new films will debut at Epcot January 17, 2020: “Awesome Planet” in The Land, “Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along” in the French Pavillion, and “Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360” in the Canda Pavillion.
- Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant will open in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2020.
Movies & TV
With Disney+ and a new MCU phase, there is a lot more content that Disney will be putting out in all forms. Here are some to look out for.
- Onward, an animation starring Tom Holland and Chris Pratt will be released on March 6, 2020.
- The live-action Mulan film will be released on March 27, 2020.
- The long-awaited, Black Widow will be released in May 2020.
- Soul is set to be released in June 2020.
- Jungle Cruise, based on the Disney attraction, will be released in July 2020.
- Raya and the Last Dragon is set to premiere in November 2020.
- Finally a big MCU film, the Eternals is set to premiere November 2020.
- Destination D is back and will be hosted at Walt Disney World in November 2020.
- Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, CA will open a Walt Disney archives exhibit March 2020.
That is what to expect from Disney in 2020! What are you looking forward to?
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