Star Wars Theme Disney Park


The Happiest Place on Earth just got a little bit happier.

Disney just revealed some major details about its upcoming Star Wars and Avatar-themed expansions to Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom, respectively, at its D23: Destination D event in Orlando, Fla. over the weekend.

Those looking to catch a glimpse of Disney's latest intergalactic adventure are in luck, as Imagineers unveiled concept art from an aerial view of the land at nighttime. News of the project's yet to-be-determined arrival broke just over a year ago, and since then we've learned guests will be transported to a "different planet" where they'll be able to ride the Millennium Falcon and roam alongside the movie franchise's signature species.

Pandora - the World of Avatar Land Concept Art, Walt Disney World


Both Disney World and Disneyland will house its own versions of the lands, and while an opening date is not on the calendar, "work is already underway" in both parks.

As for Pandora—the World of Avatar, Disney lovers can start planning their trips to Orlando starting summer 2017, as that's when the land of fierce, blue aliens will officially open its gates. 

Guests will be able to enjoy two attractions, the first being a canoe ride through "a sacred river hidden within a bioluminescent rainforest" as well as Pandora's signature attraction, the Avatar Flight of Passage, which "will allow guests to experience what it's like to fly with banshees."

Is it too early to snag our annual passes?

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