Saturday 14 October 2023

October 15th Theme Park News in a Nutshell

 This week's Theme Park News:

Disney imagineers have this week play test 3 walk around BD-1 droids at Disneyland’s version of Galaxies edge. And they are beautiful.

Disneyland resort released details of their upcoming enhancement of Downtown Disney, including a new park and stage. They also Ann 3 new restaurants : GG's Chicken Shop, Seoul Sister, and Sip & Sonder.

Disneyland resort has also raised ticket prices across the board with single day tickets up 8.9%.

All-day Park Hopping returns to the Walt Disney World Resort starting January 9, the date when park reservations will no longer be required. And it also raised prices of its annual passes, but did not raise day ticket prices.

Disneyland Paris will swap two scenes in Le Pays des Contes de Fées ("The Land of Fairy Tales") as part of a "complete refurbishment" of the Fantasyland ride over the next year. The new new scenes will feature Frozen and Winnie the Pooh. The resort also showed teaser images of Disney Symphony of Colors which will play on and above Sleeping Beauty Castle, starting January 8, 2024.

Hong Kong Disneyland has revealed the menus it will be serving at its new World of Frozen when that land opens November 20. And there are lots of desserts.

The Whos of Whoville will take the Universal Plaza stage for a new show during this year's Grinchmas celebrations at Universal Studios Hollywood. They are also bringing back their Harry Potter Magic of Christmas projection show.

Six Flags Over Georgia are holding a fan vote to pick the name of their up coming Ultra Surf coaster. The three choices are: Aquaphobia, Georgia Surfer, and Iron Splash: The Surf Coaster.

Over at Legoland California, The City of Carlsbad has posted notice of a planning application by the park. The application calls for the removal of two existing attractions, which the park has announced are Safari Trek and Fairy Tale Brook. In their place will be three new attractions:

- A single-story, 32,200-square-foot, 43-foot-tall building with an interior ride

- A 33-foot tall, 4,120-square-foot outdoor ride

- A new children's play area with a 30-foot tall structure

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