Tentative Opening Date Announced for Epcot’s FROZEN Attraction

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In October 2014, Maelstrom in Norway at Epcot closed for conversion into a FROZEN-themed attraction. Disney had previously stated that the new ride based on the blockbuster animated hit from 2013 would be finished by Early 2016, but they are now providing a more definite date.

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The Maelstrom ride closed after 25 years at Epcot in October 2014

According to information being distributed to Disney travel agents, the FROZEN attraction will tentatively open on May 1st, 2016. This date may change, but Disney is clearly aiming to have the new ride open to guests for Summer 2016.


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