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Official opening date announced for Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Aug 7, 2012 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
The Disney Parks Blog today has made the announcement that many theme park fans have been waiting for - the opening date for the New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom! The grand opening will be December 6, 2012. Until now, the only date guests had to go on was "Holidays 2012," so this will be a much-welcomed announcement. Including in the grand opening will be "Under the Sea - Journey of The Little Mermaid," "Be Our Guest Restaurant," "Enchanted Tales with Belle," "Ariel's Grotto," "Gaston's Tavern," and Bonjour! Village Gifts. The land will begin previews November 19, which normally means that it will be open sporadically for guests to test the attractions.


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Reservations for the Be Our Guest restaurant are expected to be available sometime this month.

The new Storybook Circus has been open since March, with various attractions opening through July. Still to come is the Princess Fairytale Hall in 2013 and the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in 2014.