Frozen Ever After
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The Story: It's time for the Summer Snow Day
Celebration in honor of Princess Anna saving her sister Queen
Elsa. All of the kingdom is welcome to join the celebration
inside the Ice Palace!
Height Restriction: None
Attraction Length: Five Minutes
The History: On June 3, 1988, the Norway
Pavilion opened up in World Showcase becoming the 11th country
to join World Showcase. In addition to the Stave Church,
restaurants, and merchandise locations, Maelstrom would open up
a month later on July 5th. The attraction took guests through
the history of Norway while focusing on vikings, polar bears,
trolls, and oil rigs.
In November of 2013, Frozen was released and
became an immediate smash hit. While the film
doesn't take place in Norway, the land of
Arendelle was inspired by the European country.
Due to the popularity of the film, it was
decided in 2014 to close down Maelstrom and
replace it with an attraction based off the hit
film. Maelstrom closed down on October 5, 2014
to make way for the new attraction.
Frozen Ever After made its debut on June 21,
Fun Facts: Imagineers used the
same track as Maelstrom while incorporating a
new storyline to focus on. The new attraction
begins and ends where guests used to debark
Watch our complete ride through of the
Touring Tips: Due to the attraction being based
off the hit film, guests should expect long waits ranging from
one hour up until 6. A Fastpass is strongly advised!
Reader Review: If you'd like to share your
thoughts on Frozen Ever After, please comment below!
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