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3 BIG Announcements We Can't Wait to Hear at the 2019 D23 Expo

This year has certainly been a big one for Disney parks, with two openings of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and plenty of additional announcements about the future of Disney Parks. However, all eyes are on this year's D23 Expo, taking place in Anaheim this August, where Disney has hinted that they will be revealing even more about the future of Disney parks. And though nothing is set in stone, here's what we think we're going to hear at this year's event. 

1. The future of Epcot gets detailed

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About the only thing that has been absolutely confirmed to be happening at this year's D23 Expo is a big presentation about the future of Epcot. We already know a lot of broad details about the dozen attractions set to come to this park in the next few years, but details are scarce. And that's where we're hoping the D23 Expo will come in. 

Right now, we know that over the next few years Future World will be home to a new Guardians of the Galaxy Roller Coaster as well as a new "Play" pavilion. However, neither of these projects have an official name or opening target, despite at least in the case of the former, being under construction for over a year. But hopefully, after this August, we'll know more about these projects.

In addition, Disney has announced that the World Showcase is getting an overhaul, not only with the Ratatouille attraction coming to the France Pavilion, but also new films getting prepped for China and Canada. However, again we don't know any specifics about when these new projects will be completed, which makes this another announcement we feel confident we'll hear at this year's D23 Expo. 

 

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Finally, it has been confirmed that Disney will unveil brand new pavilion icons for Imagination!, The Land, and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at this year's D23 Expo as part of their Epcot presentation. 
 
And even though it looks like we're going to hear a LOT about Epcot at this year's Expo, hopefully we'll hear some more about these other projects as well. 
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