Walt Disney World has officially announced an opening date for EPCOT’s long-awaited coaster, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind! Since the attraction concept was first shared at the D23 Expo in 2017, Disney fans of all ages have been excited to see it come to life over the past few years. With this family-friendly coaster’s debut right around the corner, we’re sharing everything we know about it so far.

What is Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind?
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is a family-friendly thrill attraction located in World Discovery at EPCOT. Join Groot, Star-Lord, Rocket, and Gamora on an action-packed mission where guests will rewind, rotate, and head towards the action through a thrilling space chase.

What Makes Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Different?
This attraction is one of the largest fully-enclosed coasters in the world! Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind also boasts the title of first reverse-launch on a Disney parks coaster. It even features a new innovation from Walt Disney Imagineering – the ability to rotate 360 degrees! You won’t miss any of the action while experiencing this family-thrilling coaster.

Does Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Have Any Restrictions?
Guests must be at least 42 inches tall to experience Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. Children under age 7 should go with someone age 14 or older. Due to the seating and restraints on this attraction, Disney guests of certain body shapes and sizes may not be able to experience this attraction. It still hasn’t been shared if EPCOT will be using a Virtual Queue system for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.

When Does it Open?
Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind opens at EPCOT in the Wonders of Xandar pavilion on May 27, 2022. 

What is the Wonders of Xandar pavilion?
The Wonders of Xandar pavilion will be located in World Discovery and is the very first “other-world” showcase at EPCOT. Brought to EPCOT by people of planet Xandar, this pavilion is where guests will learn more about Xandar’s culture and technology. We may find that our two worlds are much more similar than we realize!

The World’s Most Magical Celebration is all about celebrating Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary in a big way, and the opening of this new EPCOT experience only adds to the excitement. There’s still so much to uncover about this new one-of-a-kind Disney attraction coming to EPCOT next month! The countdown is on for the launch of Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind – will YOU be making a trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth to experience it?