Though it’s been in “soft open” mode for the last several days, today Disney California Adventure celebrated the official grand opening of Jessie’s Critter Carousel, the rebooted attraction that replaced King Triton’s Carousel on Pixar Pier.
The carousel features snakes, turtles, bunnies, skunks, and other desert critters inspired by the Toy Story films and the world of Woody’s Roundup.
Here’s a look behind-the-scenes at the creation of the attraction and the final result:
The DIS got to experience the attraction last week and shared this video from onboard the carousel:
Source: Disney Parks Blog
Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.