If you’re visiting Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom tomorrow, you’re definitely going to want to hear about this!
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Magic Kingdom comprises six different neighborhoods, each with different attractions, eateries, shops, and entertainment offerings: Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland.
Each neighborhood has classic attractions to offer, but Tomorrowland is incredibly unique due to its mixed aesthetic.
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With attractions such as the Tomorrowland Speedway, Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, and Space Mountain, there’s a particular aesthetic that can only be described as retrofuturism.
Retrofuturism refers to what people of the past thought the future would look like. These choices in decoration can look a little dated nowadays, but the charm cannot be denied.
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However, with the new addition of TRON Lightcycle Run, some of the retrofuturism will be offset by a more modern futuristic aesthetic.
But the addition of TRON Lightcycle Run to the list of Tomorrowland attractions has also added something to the Magic Kingdom theme park: a closure.
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On March 14, most of Tomorrowland will be closed starting at 5 p.m. Beginning at 6 p.m., the following Tomorrowland attractions will close, too: Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin, Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, and the Tomorrowland Speedway.
So, why such a specific closure? Good Morning America will be filming a promotional video about the upcoming roller coaster, TRON Lightcycle Run.
TRON Lightcycle Run will open to the public on April 4, 2023, and will only be accessible by a virtual queue. In order to experience this new ride, Guests will need to join the virtual queue on the My Disney Experience mobile app.