Disney Parks Reveals First Look at D23 Expo Pavillion, Teases Upcoming Projects (Photos)

Disney Parks Reveals First Look at D23 Expo Pavillion, Teases Upcoming Projects (Photos)

Disney is offering a first look at the Disney Parks and Experiences Wonderful World of Dreams pavilion at this weekend’s D23 Expo!

The annual Disney Expo kicks off TODAY (September 9) and fans can get a little sneak peek at what’s being shown at the Disney Parks pavilion.

Fans in attendance can stop by and see these sneak peeks IRL, but we have some photos for those who can’t make it.

Teased at the Wonderful World of Dreams pavilion are the upcoming Tiana’s Bayou Adventure overhaul of Splash Mountain, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, which is coming to Disneyland, models of the new Mickey’s Toontown, which is currently closed and under refurbishment and even sneak peeks of new features coming to Walt Disney World‘s EPCOT.

Click inside to see the first look photos…

Keep scrolling below to see all the photos and learn a little more about each one…

D23 Expo hall first look photo

Disney Parks and Experiences Wonderful World of Dreams pavilion

Eudora's Boutique first look photo

Eudora’s Chic Boutique Featuring Tiana’s Gourmet Secrets

In coordination with the upcoming overhaul for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, the new boutique will open in New Orleans Square at Disneyland on September 20th.

According to the Disney Parks Blog, “Tiana is collaborating with her talented dressmaker mother, Eudora, to open this fantastic little shop, with accessories to create and serve masterful Orleans-style cuisine and more.”

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway poster

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

The new attraction finally makes it’s way to Mickey’s Toontown at the Disneyland Park in 2023, and they released this new attraction poster ahead of it’s opening.

You can actually watch a ride view of the attraction here!

New Toontown first look photo

New Toontown view at City Hall

Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland is currently closed as they are undergoing a complete transformation of the land. It will become a “vibrant symphony of sights, sounds and sensations.”

Goofy's play yard first look photo

Goofy’s How-to-Play Yard

This is a first look at the new section of Mickey’s Toontown, that will be a part of the new transformation when it reopens in 2023.

Te Fiti first look photo

Model of Te Fiti

The ongoing transformation of EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort continues, and part of that is the new experience Journey of Water, inspired by Moana. D23 guests can see this model of Te Fiti and more behind-the-scenes photos of the Journey of Water development.

Walt Disney statue first look photo

Walt the Dreamer statue

At EPCOT, there will be a special area called Dreamers Point, where you can see the new “Walt the Dreamer” statue, “which will inspire guests as he gazes out at EPCOT, encouraging everyone to follow their dreams right along with him.”

Zootopia first look photo

Zootopia is coming to Shanghai Disney Resort

A new Zootopia land is coming to the Shanghai Disney Resort in China. Guests can get a first look at the D23 pavilion, as well as sneak peeks of what’s coming to Tokyo Disney Resort and Hong Kong Disneyland.

Hey Disney first look photo

Hey Disney!

This new feature is a digital assistant built on Alexa technology, by Disney and Amazon teams. Fans will be able to interact with Disney characters and ” enjoy special Disney experiences at Disney Resorts and at home, with new experiences and characters being added over time.” The first new character coming is Mirabel from Encanto, joining Olaf, C3PO, and Tiana.

Get even more info on all of the above photos at DisneyParksBlog.com!

More Disney Parks and Experiences news will be revealed on Sunday (September 11) during the A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products presentation, starting at 10:30am PT. You can live stream at D23Expo.com/Live!

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