What's New or Under Construction at Top Theme Parks
Epic Universe park that had been announced for Universal Orlando Resort was shelved in 2020, but is now back on, with an expected completion by 2025.
Genting SkyWorlds in Malaysia opened in 2022, as did the Peppa Pig Theme Park next to Legoland Florida. In San Diego, the former Aquatica water park became Sesame Place in March.
Other parks opening in 2022 include
Lost Island in Iowa and COTAland at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Newly Open in 2022
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Ice Breaker at SeaWorld Orlando
Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World
Iron Gwazi at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Emperor at SeaWorld San Diego
Tumbili at Kings Dominion
Pantheon at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Pirates of Speelunker Cave at Six Flags Over Texas
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at Walt Disney World's Epcot
Disney Wish from the Disney Cruise Line
Wonder Woman Flight of Courage at Six Flags Magic Mountain
VIDEO Under Construction
Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom
TRON Lightcycle Run - A clone of the TRON coaster from Shanghai Disneyland. No date yet, but expected in 2023.
Disneyland Universal Studios Hollywood
Super Nintendo World - The first U.S. installation of Universal's Mario-themed land. Will include the Mario Kart Bowser's Challenge augmented reality interactive dark ride. Opens in 2023.
VIDEO SeaWorld San Diego
Unnamed coaster - A launched family coaster replacing the Wild Arctic simulators. No date yet. Dollywood
Big Bear Mountain - A multi-launch Vekoma family coaster coming to Wildwood Grove in 2023.
VIDEO Legoland Florida
Pirate River Quest - A "family-friendly treasure hunt" through "the uncharted waters of the legendary Cypress Gardens." Opening 2022. Tokyo DisneySea
Believe! Sea of Dreams - A new nighttime spectacular on the Mediterranean Harbor lagoon. Opening November 11, 2022.
Fantasy Springs - A new "port" between Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta that will include four new attractions, three restaurants and a hotel, with the attractions themed to the Disney films "Frozen," "Tangled," and "Peter Pan." The project is expected to be completed in late 2023 or early 2024.
VIDEO Universal Studios Japan
No Limit! Parade - New parade featuring characters from Pokemon, Super Mario Bros., Minions, Sing, Peanuts, Sesame Street, and Hello Kitty. Opening late 2022.
Donkey Kong - A Super Nintendo World expansion, opening in 2024. Shanghai Disneyland
Zootopia - A new land themed to the Disney animated film. No date yet. Hong Kong Disneyland
New "Frozen" land - Featuring a clone of Epcot's Frozen Ever After boat ride and a Wandering Oaken's Sleighs family roller coaster. No date yet.
Avengers Campus - Incorporating Tomorrowland's Iron Man and Ant-Man attractions along with another officially unannounced ride.
Efteling Universal Studios Singapore
Minion Park - the "Despicable Me"-themed land from Universal Studios Japan.
Super Nintendo World - Another installation of Universal's Mario-themed land. Both lands are expected to be complete by 2025.