UPDATE 5/18/23: The new meet and greet with Ariel from the new live-action story The Little Mermaid officially opens May 26 at Disneyland and inside the Walt Disney Presents attraction in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.
In celebration of the all-new live-action The Little Mermaid film’s release on May 26th, the new Ariel will be heading to select Disney theme parks this summer, where guests will be able to meet her.
Walt Disney World – Disney’s Hollywood Studios
When Ariel’s adventures on land take her to Walt Disney World Resort, guests will be able to meet her by visiting Walt Disney Presents at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Ariel invites guests to be ‘part of her world’ and for a limited time, see a special sneak peek and props from the film available at Walt Disney Presents Theater. Come be immersed in the live-action The Little Mermaid story at Walt Disney World!
Disneyland Resort – Disneyland Park
Heading west to Disneyland Resort, Ariel will venture on land to greet guests along the promenade near “it’s a small world” at Disneyland park. Is life under the sea better than anything they have on land?! Guests will have to come see for themselves this summer at Disneyland!
Starring singer and actress Halle Bailey (grown-ish) as Ariel, the film holds an all-star cast, including Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Javier Bardem and Melissa McCarthy.
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