Disney Park Reveals NEW Attraction Coming Soon!

Credit: Shanghai Disney Resort

Nothing is more exciting to a Disney fan than the news of a new attraction!

From dark boat rides such as Pirates of the Caribbean to stage shows and productions like Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage, and of course, the thrill-junkies action-filled rollercoasters and beyond… the Disney Park assortment of attractions seems endless.

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Credit: Shanghai Disneyland

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Whether in the states at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort or Disney parks around the globe, such as Shanghai Disney Resort, we’re always eager to explore all Disney Imagineers have to offer next.

New Shanghai Disney Resort Attraction

So, of course, when a new Disney Resort attraction is announced, we’re excited to book our plane tickets to welcome the addition!

News broke on March 11, 2024, that according to park reporter Scott Gustin on X (formerly known as Twitter), a new Shanghai Disney Resort attraction is in the works:

“NEW: Shanghai Disney Resort says a new attraction is in the preliminary planning stages and “initial preparation work for construction” recently started in an area adjacent to Zootopia land. The attraction will be “separately themed” and not an expansion of Zootopia land.”

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A media release report goes on to include:

“Since the resort’s opening in June 2016, the resort’s Shanghai Disneyland theme park has already undergone two expansions, with the opening of Disney Pixar Toy Story Land in April 2018, and the opening of a second new themed land, Zootopia, in December 2023. 

As the resort enters the Year of the Dragon, resort shareholders and management continue to show optimism about Shanghai Disneyland. Recently, the resort began initial preparation work for construction of a separately themed attraction to be located within Shanghai Disneyland, adjacent to Zootopia. The project work is at the initial planning stage and resort shareholders and management look forward to providing more updates as work progresses in the future. 

The latest expansion plans demonstrate Shanghai Disney Resort’s commitment to providing new offerings and developing the resort as a multi-day tourism destination for guests from near and far.”

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From boat rides to rollercoasters and everything in between, Disney has yet to reveal further details on what type of attraction is in the works. Many fans online hope Disney will reveal the new attraction will be a rollercoaster, but all rumors are currently speculation.

Shanghai Disney’s Third Resort Hotel Progress

Currently, the Disney Resort offers two hotels, the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and the Toy Story Hotel.

However, in addition to the new attraction’s construction underway, the Disney Resort has also noted the piling work at the future site of the resort’s third Disney-themed hotel was recently completed.

More About Shanghai Disney

If you’ve never been to Shanghai Disney, it’s time to start planning to visit the gorgeous Disney park with rich Chinese culture!

The Disney Park is located in the heart of Shanghai and features unforgettable experiences such as the stunning Enchanted Storybook Castle and the thrilling birth-location of TRON Lightcycle Power Run (with TRON’s sister attraction located at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida).

The park is known to be one of the best for constantly evolving and having a high-tech experience while still holding to the pixie dust magic we Disney fans know and love.

Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disney Resort/Credit: Disney Parks

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As always, we’ll keep you posted as we learn more about this incoming Disney attraction!

Have you ever been to Shanghai Disney Resort? In the comments, let us know about your Disney experience. 

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.

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