Recap of What’s Opened & Closed in 2023 at Disney Parks Worldwide

Recap of What's Opened & Closed in 2023 at Disney Parks Worldwide World-of-Frozen-Grand-Opening-Love-Expert-Large

I often see posts on our DISboards discussion forums discussing how Disney is not doing anything new in its theme parks when I came across this great information. Keep reading to see all of the attractions, experiences, and restaurants that have opened in 2023 at Disney theme parks around the world in addition to what has closed.



Things that have opened in 2023:

  1. Donald’s Dine ‘n Delights at Shanghai Disney – January 17, 2023
  2. World of Color – One – January 27, 2023
  3. Wondrous Journeys fireworks – January 27, 2023
  4. Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disneyland – January 27, 2023
  5. Avenger: Power the Night drone show at Walt Disney Studios – January 28, 2023 – May 8, 2023
  6. Earl of Sandwich temporary location replacing LeBrea’s Bakery – February 1, 2023
  7. The Royal Pub – February 17, 2023
  8. Magic Happens parade – February 26, 2023
  9. Reimagining of Toontown at Disneyland – March 19, 2023
  10. Rodeo Roundup BBQ in Toy Story Land – March 23, 2023
  11. Narcoosee’s at Grand Floridian “Renovation” – April 1, 202
  12. Happily Ever After returning – April 3, 2023
  13. Epcot Forever returning – April 3, 2023
  14. Tron Lightcycle / Run – April 4, 2023
  15. Disney Dreams! returning – April 12, 2023
  16. Luca expansion to Pizzeria Bella Notte Restaurant – April 13, 2023
  17. DVC Lounge in Tomorrowland – April 19, 2023
  18. Moana Meet & greet @ Animal Kingdom – April 22, 2023
  19. Clyde’s Hot Chicken at Downtown Disney – May 6, 2023
  20. Reimagined Pixar Place & Edna Mode Experience – May 14, 2023
  21. Rogers The Musical at Hyperion Theater – June 30, 2023 – August 31, 2023
  22. “Duffy and Friends’ Wonderful Friendship” at Tokyo DisneySea’s Cape Cod Coof-Off – July 4, 2023
  23. Together: A Pixar Musical Adventure – July 15 2023
  24. Trail’s End Quick Service refresh – July 27, 2023
  25. Casa de Coco – Restaurante de la Familia @ DLP- July 29, 2023
  26. Shiki-Sai: Sushi Izakaya – August 30, 2023
  27. San Fransokyo Square replaces Pacific Wharf – August 31, 2023
  28. “The Diamond Variety Muster” at Tokyo Disneyland’s Diamond Horseshoe – September 1, 2023
  29. Tiana’s Palace Restaurant coming to New Orleans – September 7, 2023
  30. Figment Meet & Greet – September 10, 2023
  31. Mirabel Meet & Greet in Magic Kingdom – September 15, 2023
  32. Avengers Vault – September 18, 2023
  33. Disneyland Hotel DVC Tower – September 28, 2023
  34. DreamMakers statue at Hong Kong Disneyland – October 16, 2023
  35. Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana – October 16, 2023
  36. Adventureland Treehouse – November 10, 2023
  37. Downtown Disney Stage and Lawn – November 10, 2023
  38. World of Frozen @ Hong Kong Disneyland – November 20, 2023
  39. Hatbox Ghost coming to Haunted Mansion – November 30, 2023
  40. ‘eet by Maneet – December 4, 2023
  41. Luminous: the Symphony of Us – December 5, 2023
  42. World Celebration & Dreamer’s Point – December 5, 2023
  43. Brasserie Rosalie – December 8, 2023
  44. Summer House on the Lake at Disney Springs – December 14, 2023
  45. Zootopia at Shanghai – December 20, 2023

Things that have permanently closed in 2023:

  1. Planet Hollywood in Disney Village at DLP – January 7, 2023
  2. King Ludwig’s Castle in Disney Village at DLP – January 8, 2023
  3. Splash Mountain at WDW – January 23, 2023
  4. French Market Restaurant at Disneyland – February 17, 2023
  5. Disney Enchantment – April 2, 2023
  6. Harmonious – April 2, 2023
  7. Play Pavilion in Wonders of Life – Officially Confirmed to be Cancelled on April 3, 2023
  8. Uve Bar & Cafe and Catal at Downtown Disney, Disneyland – April 10, 2023
  9. Disney Illuminations – April 11, 2023
  10. Trail’s End Table-Service restaurant – April 17, 2023
  11. Splash Mountain at Disneyland – May 30, 2023
  12. Avengers Super Store – September 14, 2023
  13. Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser – September 30, 2023
  14. Dream… and Shine Brighter – September 30, 2023
  15. Disney D-Light – September 30, 2023
  16. Beast’s Library in Animation Academy in DCA – December 10, 2023

Thanks to DISboards poster @Gusey for compiling this list for us!

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