New and exciting Disneyland Paris updates are coming in 2023! From a new Pixar show to restaurant updates, here’s what you need to know.
2023 is an exciting year for Disneyland Paris! The park has been celebrating its 30th anniversary for the past year, with the celebration lasting through September 2023. And now Disney has shared a few updates guests can look forward to at Disneyland Paris this year, including the reopening of a refurbished attraction as well as reimagined restaurants.
New Pixar Restaurant Updates
Over at Diseyland Park, two restaurants will be given Pixar updates! Pizzeria Bella Notte will soon open a new room inspired by Luca. Additionally, the restaurant Fuente Del Oro in Frontierland will be transformed into Casa de Coco — Restaurante de Familia. Disney revealed new concept art for the latter restaurant, giving a sneak peek for what fans can look forward to later this year.
“Toon Plaza” to Be Given Pixar-Theme
Over at Walt Disney Studios Park, “Toon Plaza” will be updated and reimagined into an immersive experience paying tribute to Pixar films. The space will have a new raised backdrop that will feature Ember and Wade, the main characters of Disney/Pixar’s upcoming 2023 film Elemental.
A New Show, Together: A Pixar Musical Adventure
Disney also shared new details on the upcoming show “Together: a Pixar Musical Adventure.” The 30-minute show will be arriving at the Studio Theater this summer, blending together both French and English dialogue into an original story. Featuring a live eight-person orchestra, the show will bring the audience through ficve scenes of “fan-favorite worlds” from films like Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., and more.
Disneyland Paris Updates for “it’s a small world” and Les Mystères du Nautilus
The iconic “it’s a small world” in Disneyland Paris has been undergoing a refurbishment, and Disney has announced it will reopen to guests starting on May 5, 2023.What was refurbished, exactly? Walt Disney Imagineering worked closely with Disneyland Paris “to refresh more than 300 dolls, animal figurines, animated accessories, and more than a hundred toys.” The exterior also received a fresh new coat of paint. Additionally, Les Mystères du Nautilus received a refresh, with updates to the sets, accessories, lighting, and sound systems that will debut when it reopens this summer.
Just like Disneyland and Disney World, Disneyland Paris will also be joining in on the Disney100 celebrations. Disney teased that an “extraordinary day awaits” on October 16, 2023 (Disney’s 100th anniversary) with “one-of-a-kind festivities, exclusive character encounters and unique Disney experiences.” While not many details were revealed, they said they would be sharing more soon.