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Experience the Exciting World of Disney's TRON Ride

Published May 10, 2023

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I. Overview of TRON Lightcycle / Run

Get ready to immerse yourself in the exciting world of the Grid at the TRON Lightcycle / Run ride, located in Tomorrowland at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. This high-stakes race, inspired by the Disney sci-fi film TRON: Legacy, offers guests a chance to speed across a world with no horizon while aboard their own Lightcycle.

Connection to the TRON Film and Its Legacy

In 1982, Disney made filmmaking history with the groundbreaking film TRON, which combined live action with computer-generated visuals and backlit animation. The iconic movie-inspired video games, comic books, an animated series, and the 2010 sequel TRON: Legacy. The TRON Lightcycle / Run ride is the latest addition to this legacy, bringing the world of TRON to life as a thrilling theme park attraction.

II. Entering the Grid of TRON

A. Description of the TRON Universe

The TRON universe, known as the Grid, is a dark, computerized world with no horizons. As you enter this immersive environment, you'll leave the real world behind and join Team Blue in their Quest to race against the Grid's most menacing Programs.

B. Team Blue and the Quest Across the Grid

As a member of Team Blue, your mission is to secure your team's victory by crossing through 8 Energy Gates while racing against the Grid's formidable opponents. Prepare to surge past your adversaries as you embark on this high-speed adventure.

III. The Ride Experience of TRON

A. Lightcycles: Unique Ride Vehicles

The TRON Lightcycle / Run ride features unique Lightcycle ride vehicles inspired by the TRON universe. These sleek, futuristic vehicles offer an unparalleled racing experience as you speed through the Grid.

B. Racing Against the Grid's Menacing Programs

As you embark on your high-speed adventure, you'll find yourself racing against the Grid's most threatening Programs. These opponents will push your racing skills to the limit as you attempt to secure victory for Team Blue.

C. The Challenge: Crossing Through 8 Energy Gates

The key to winning the race is crossing through 8 Energy Gates scattered throughout the Grid. As you navigate the twists and turns of this thrilling race, you'll need to strategize and maneuver carefully to pass through each gate and achieve ultimate victory.

D. TRON Lightcycle / Run as One of Disney's Fastest Coasters

TRON Lightcycle / Run is an immersive experience and one of the fastest roller coasters at any Disney theme park in the world. Prepare for a heart-pounding ride as you speed through the Grid, with thrilling drops and exhilarating turns at every corner.

IV. Virtual Queue and Individual Lightning Lane for TRON

A. Requesting to Join the Virtual Queue

TRON Lightcycle / Run utilizes a virtual queue system to manage guest access to the ride. To join the virtual queue, you must use the My Disney Experience app, which allows you to request a spot during regular park hours. Note that each guest can only request to join the virtual queue once per day, and a standby queue is not available.

Using the My Disney Experience App

My Disney Experience app is essential for entering the virtual queue for TRON Lightcycle / Run. Download the app, sign in with your Disney account, and request to join the virtual line on the day of your visit.

Limitations and Availability

Boarding groups for the virtual queue are limited and subject to availability, and not all boarding groups may be called to return based on the ride's capacity. Late arrivals may not be accommodated, so check the app for important information about the virtual queue system.

B. Purchasing Individual Lightning Lane Entry

In addition to the virtual queue, guests can purchase individual Lightning Lane entries for the TRON Lightcycle / Run ride. Lightning Lane entry purchases are limited in availability and may vary by date. Remember that Lightning Lane access is subject to change or closure and is not guaranteed.

V. Related Activities: TRON Identity Program

A. Creating a TRON-Inspired Action Figure

For an extra dose of TRON excitement, participate in the TRON Identity Program, where you can create a TRON-inspired action figure—or Program—that looks and sounds just like you. This personalized souvenir will be a reminder of your thrilling adventure in TRON.

B. Personalizing Your Figure with Appearance and Sound

To make your TRON-inspired action figure unique, you'll have the opportunity to customize its appearance and sound. Choose from various options to create a Program that resembles you and captures your personality.

VI. Planning Your Visit at Disney for the New Tron Ride

A. Walt Disney World Vacation Assistance

If you need assistance with your Walt Disney World vacation, including resort and package bookings, tickets, or dining reservations, you can contact us. Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.

B. Dining Reservations and Other Park Information

For Walt Disney World dining, make sure to book your reservation online. Park hours, transportation options, and other essential information can be found on the Walt Disney World website or the My Disney Experience app.

C. Park Hours and Contact Information

On your visit to experience TRON Lightcycle / Run, Magic Kingdom Park will be open from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Check the park's website or the My Disney Experience app for the most up-to-date information on park hours and availability.

VII. Last Tron Ride Thoughts

A. Embarking on a Thrilling Adventure with TRON Lightcycle / Run

With its high-speed racing, immersive environment, and unique ride vehicles, TRON Lightcycle / Run is a must-visit attraction for fans of the TRON universe and adrenaline seekers alike. Take your chance to leave the real world behind and embark on a thrilling adventure in TRON.

B. Exploring the Fascinating World of TRON at Disney

The TRON Lightcycle / Run ride is just one part of the larger TRON experience at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park. By participating in the TRON Identity Program and exploring other related activities, you can fully immerse yourself in the captivating world of TRON and create unforgettable memories.