Disney Announces Location of NEW ‘Avatar’ Experience

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UPDATE: It has been revealed that the source of this announcement either “misspoke” or “misheard.” Disney has clarified that an announcement of this nature was NOT made at today’s panel. The article written below was written before this clarification and does not include updated information. 

Incredibly exciting news has just been revealed regarding the plans for a new experience based on the film Avatar. 

Earlier this year, we learned from Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger that Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, planned to introduce a new “experience” based on the Avatar intellectual properties. This news excited many fans but also left them wondering where this experience could be located within the parks. Now, after months of wondering, fans finally have answers.


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‘Avatar’ Experience Finds Landing Place

During an event called the Walt Disney Imagineering Lunch & Learn, which took place at the renowned International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo, an exciting announcement sent shockwaves throughout the Disney fan community. Attendees were delighted to learn that the highly anticipated and immersive Avatar “experience” would soon find its home at none other than the enchanting Disney California Adventure Park.

The revelation, which stirred up a wave of anticipation and excitement, showcased the commitment of the Walt Disney Imagineering team to continuously push the boundaries of immersive entertainment. It’s no surprise that the announcement generated a buzz among enthusiasts, as Disney California Adventure Park has long been revered for its incredible attractions and captivating storytelling.

Related: How Well Will the Disneyland Pandora Capture the Magic of ‘Avatar?’

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Avatar currently has a home in Disney’s Animal Kingdom through Pandora – The World of Avatar. This area hosts exciting rides and attractions, including Flight of Passage. Fans at Disneyland Resort have been wondering if the world of Pandora would be coming to the West Coast, but many wondered how and where. The choice to bring the awe-inspiring world of Avatar to Disney California Adventure Park demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing a diverse range of unforgettable experiences for visitors of all ages.

What Will This Attraction Look Like?

Disney California Adventure Park, nestled in the heart of the magical Disneyland Resort, has always been at the forefront of innovation within the theme park industry. With this thrilling addition, the park solidifies its status as a premier destination for immersive entertainment, where guests can embark on extraordinary adventures and create cherished memories.

As details about this groundbreaking Avatar experience at Disney California Adventure Park continue to unfold, fans and enthusiasts eagerly await the unveiling of a new chapter in the park’s rich tapestry of enchanting attractions. The immersive nature of the Avatar franchise, masterfully crafted by renowned filmmaker James Cameron, promises to transport guests to an entirely new realm within the Disney universe.

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As of now, no further information has been revealed as to what this experience will entail. For all we know, we could be getting a walk-through attraction, a ride, or even a restaurant. Only time will tell what the fate of this magical new experience will be, but whatever it is, it certainly will bring new excitement to Disneyland Resort and Disney California Adventure Park.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.