It’s official! The opening date of the much-awaited Guardians of The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is finally announced. Yes, the upcoming attraction is set to open at Epcot, Walt Disney World on May 27, 2022.
The Memorial Day opening will feature the $450 million ride is one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world. the action-filled ride will rotate folks 360 degrees. Let us get to know about this cosmic ride.
About the Cosmic Rewind Ride
The Guardians of The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is manufactured by the famous Dutch amusement ride manufacturing company Vekoma. The family-friendly ride will be the first-ever reverse launch on a Disney coaster.
The ride is located at the Wonder of Xandar Pavilion, the first other-wold showcase pavilion at Epcot. ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind’ was initially planned to launch in Spring 2021 just before Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary. However, it was halted due to the Covid showdown and further restrictions.
FYI, the Disney Parks Blog released a video in 2018 stating that 960 truckloads of concrete were used for the foundation of the new show building. Now, the wait is finally over! You can finally get on this thrilling roller coaster this summer at Walt Disney World.
World’s longest enclosed ride
The name of this ride was officially announced in August 2019 at the D23 Expo 2019. However, its filming began in October 2021 wherein Guardians of the Galaxy film series’ stellar cast like Chris Pratt (Star-Lord), Dave Bautista (Drax), Zoe Saldana (Gamora) and Glenn Close (Nova Prime) reprised their role from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The first footage from the ride was released in March 2022. Guardians of The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will be the world’s longest enclosed roller coaster ride. Its length is approximately 5,577.4 ft (1,700.0 m) and its height is 42 in (107 cm).
Walt Disney World took to Instagram yesterday and released a thrilling video. The company wrote, “✨The magic is cal͞l͞i͞…͞<͞<͞e͞c͞a͞p͞S͞ ͞a͞n͞d͞ ͞t͞i͞m͞e͞ ͞a͞r͞e͞ ͞r͞e͞w͞i͞n͞d͞i͞n͞g͞!͞ ͞T͞h͞e͞ ͞g͞a͞l͞a͞x͞y͞ ͞n͞e͞e͞d͞s͞ ͞Y͞O͞U͞.͞ ͞G͞e͞t͞ ͞t͞o͞ ͞E͞P͞C͞O͞T͞!͞ ͞M͞ay 27.” Fans were confused about the caption but don’t you know that is what happened when you go 360 degrees on the world’s longest enclosed roller coaster?
Join the Force
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— Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) April 4, 2022
You’ll be joining Rocket, Groot, Gamora and Star-Lord on this roller coaster ride. So get ready to rewind, rotate and head towards action through an exciting space pursuit with your favourite heroes. where they’ll rewind, rotate and head toward the action through an exciting space pursuit.
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States. It is celebrated on the last Monday of May to pay tribute to the US military personnel who laid their lives for their country. May 27th will be a perfect day to spend time with your family and friends on this cosmic ride.
Walt Disney World has just brought smiles to many Guardians of the Galaxy fans with this announcement. Don’t miss the opportunity to go 360 degrees on this thrilling ride. Spread the word. See you at Epcot, well, only if I can make it, but I am sure you will.