Book a trip to Walt Disney World, D23 Expo announcements make for magical memories

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AT D23 EXPO 2017, DISNEY PARKS CHAIRMAN BOB CHAPEK ANNOUNCES A NEW RESTAURANT COMING TO EPCOT — Adjacent to Mission: SPACE will be a new restaurant that will invite guests to travel high above the earth for an unforgettable dining experience.

Epcot – Guardians of the Galaxy joins Ratatouille

Epcot, with its giant sphere, is a theme park that can be a little confusing. The original intent had the theme park being educational. For many guests, Epcot is a quest to drink around the world. But I shouldn’t forget the Frozen fans who line up for hours just for a few minutes of boat ride. Still, this theme park doesn’t have a big ride draw.

At D23 Expo, they announced two big changes to Epcot. First, Ratatouille ride was confirmed. Based on the popular Disney Paris ride, the Ratatouille ride will be added to a new space in the French pavilion. The ride is expected to be like the 4D ride, family ride in Paris. Located in the back of the park, this area is ready for expansion.

Near the Disney transportation boat drop, this part of the park doesn’t have any “ride” attractions. While France has a pretty area for eating, the experience isn’t drawing lots of fans. Of course, the ice cream macaron sandwich is a must eat. Still, the area is more of a pass-through. The addition of the Ratatouille ride should attract more guests.

A bigger draw for Epcot will be the Guardians of the Galaxy Ride. After a successful launch of Guardians of the Galaxy Mission BREAKOUT at Disneyland, this new attraction will bring lots of Star Lord fans. Exact details aren’t clear, but the ride should be high energy and adventure. The ride will take over the Universe of Energy and will be an E-ticket attraction.

Other smaller changes to Epcot include changes to Mission Space. The parks plan to add new versions of the ride. The area will also feature a restaurant where guests can eat high in the sky. All changes are set to be complete by the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in 2021.