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New Magic Kingdom Expansion to be LARGEST EVER FOR PARK, similar to Pandora & Galaxy’s Edge!

Updated: Dec 10, 2023

At the biggest Disney fan event of the year, Destination D23, Disney have yet again teased the "Beyond Big Thunder Mountain" expansion!

New Magic Kingdom Expansion to be LARGEST EVER FOR PARK, similar to Pandora & Galaxy’s Edge!

At the Destination D23 event today, at Walt Disney World, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro shared the stage with Bruce Vaughn, chief creative officer of Walt Disney Imagineering to share a special blue sky look at the exciting "Beyond Big Thunder Mountain" expansion that is currently being planned for Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.

Vaughn explained that the current expansion being planned for Main c Kingdom will be similar in scope to Pandora — The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and will be the biggest expansion in Magic Kingdom history.

While not giving away any specifics of the expansion, Vaughn said, "There's a lot of room to play with around there. And we're looking at the possibility of adding new attractions, restaurants shows you dream it we're thinking about it. And like I said, the ideas are looking really great."

Josh D’Amaro shared that "There's still a long way to go. But I just want all of our fans to know that we are about to go into overdrive at the Magic Kingdom. And I am looking forward to spending more time with your team as we keep refining these ideas to create something really special that every single person in here is going to love."

New Magic Kingdom Expansion to be LARGEST EVER FOR PARK, similar to Pandora & Galaxy’s Edge!

Destination D23 is taking place at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.

The event brings together Disney fans to celebrate beloved moments and memories with behind-the-scenes stories, and special guests, performances, panels, exhibits, and mod course merchandise!

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