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Tron Lightcycle Run at Disney's Magic Kingdom

TRON Lightcycle / Run Opens April 4th!

March 15, 2023

TRON Lightcycle / Run will open at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on April 4th, 2023! This highly anticipated attraction is based on the popular Tron movies and is sure to be a hit with guests of all ages.

Guests may have the early opportunity to experience TRON Lightcycle / Run beginning March 20th during a limited soft open via virtual queue or purchase of Individual Lightning Lane entry.

Earlier this year at the D23 Expo, Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, shared the exciting news of this brand new attraction coming to the Tomorrowland area of Magic Kingdom earlier this year at the D23 Expo!

Ride Overview

TRON Lightcycle / Run is a high-speed coaster that takes riders through the Grid, just like in the movies. Guests will board their own lightcycles and race through the digital world at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour! The attraction includes a section where riders will go upside down, so it’s sure to be a thrilling ride.

According to Disney Parks Blog, “When guests enter the queue at Magic Kingdom, they’ll feel as if they’ve been digitized and transported to the Grid for a special Lightcycle race. It’s your Team Blue against the Grid’s menacing Programs, Team Orange. Your goal is to be the first to race through eight Energy Gates and secure victory. The attraction will be one of the fastest coasters at any Disney theme park in the world.”

Prepare for the Grid – Important Details


As a first for Walt Disney World, prior to boarding a Lightcycle, Guests will be required to place all bags, hats, and other personal items into a double-sided locker that can be opened and locked via MagicBand, MagicBand+, or theme park ticket. Smaller items such as cell phones, sunglasses, and wallets can be stored in a small compartment located on each ride vehicle.

Virtual Queue

Guests wishing to ride TRON Lightcycle / Run when it opens on April 4th will be able to utilize one of two methods:

  1. Individual Lightning Lane – Purchase a lightning lane for you and your travel party to ride.
  2. Virtual Queue – Join the virtual queue on the day of your visit via the My Disney Experience App.

There will be no standby queue offered when TRON opens.

Height Requirements

To ride TRON Lightcycle / Run, guests must be at least 48 inches tall.

New TRON Merchandise

Along with the new ride, Disney has revealed a wide range of merchandise that will launch with TRON Lightcycle / Run. From -themed apparel, collectible pins, must-have toys and light-up accessories, and even a customizable TRON action figure, there is something for everyone.

Energy Bytes Quick-Service Food

Get ready for a spin on some food offerings inspired by TRON’s sister coaster at Shanghai Disneyland when you dine at the new Energy Bytes quick-service kiosk.

Items include:

  • Digital Dumplings – Choose from Buffalo Chicken: Chicken Dumplings, Blue Cheese Powder and Cayenne Pepper Broth; or Beef & Broccoli: Beef Dumplings, Broccoli Pesto and Ginger-Soy Broth
  • Strawberry IceOform – Strawberry Ice Cream Mochi, Graham Crackers and Cheesecake Foam
  • Watermelon Refresher – A frozen beverage with Yuzu and Ginger
  • Chocolate Doughnut Holes with Mocha Sauce
  • Joffrey’s™ Cold Brew Coffee with Mocha Sauce

Cast Members, Annual Passholders, and Disney Vacation Club Members have been among the first to experience TRON Lightcycle / Run. The ahead of its April 4th opening date!

Start planning your trip to Walt Disney World! Be one of the first to ride TRON Lightcycle / Run. Spring 2023 will be here before we know it!

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