This is a great week Disney World 50th Anniversary officially starts.
Disney dropped some HUGE information bombs before the 50th debut, and we’re here to review all of this week’s surprises.
Big opening news
Disney announced the opening deadlines for two long-awaited Disney World projects.
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser
The immersive Star Wars hotel, officially known as Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, he finally has both booking dates I opening dates! Reservations will do open to the public on October 28th, with Disney Vacation Club members and annual subscribers book reservations early October 7-9.
The Galactic Starcruiser’s first “trip” will do just that launch on March 1, 2022So, if you want to be one of the first to stay in this unique hotel, be sure to bookmark your calendar now.
Click here for more information on the opening of the Star Wars hotel.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind
Disney also announced it Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT finally has an opening chronology! The inner roller coaster will be opening sometime in 2022.
This trip will throw customers back and forth ride in vehicles it even rotates 360 degrees while traveling at high speed. We will be waiting for a more definite opening date.
Read more about the opening timeline of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.
He new generation of MagicBands will arrive next year in 2022 and will be one new interactive way to interact with guests at Disney World. Along with haptic vibrations, color-changing lights and even gesture recognition, there will be ways to participate activities around Disney World, how to be a bounty hunter in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!
And at night, you’ll be able to see fireworks shows like this Harmonic and EPCOT i Disney Enchantment in Magic Kingdom, as the MagicBand + lights up in sync with the shows. MagicBand + will go on sale in 2022.
Read more about MagicBand + here.
Another big surprise this week was discovering it new night lighting under the Disney monorail! Each monorail has a new lighting that matches the colors of the trains.
This view of the new monorail lighting next door Spaceship magic light bulbs it is amazing.
And we can’t wait to see the Monorail zoom through other areas of Disney World.
See more pictures of the new monorail lights here.
And those were the three most unexpected surprises this week at Disney World. Keep reading DFB while we cover it all Disney World 50th Anniversary, food and merchandise and beyond!
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What do you think was most unexpected this week? Tell us in the comments!