Disney sets the closing date for Mickey's Toontown Fair at Walt Disney World
Written by Robert Niles
We now have an official closing date for Mickey's Toontown Fair at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. The land's last day will be February 11, 2011. So if you want to see Mickey's House on the east coast, or ride Goofy's Barnstormer, you'd better do it before then.Tweet
Mickey and the gang will remain in the park for meet and greets after Feb. 11, of course, eventually settling into a new location on Main Street. And the roller coaster will return as part of the new circus-themed Dumbo mini-land within the Magic Kingdom's new Fantasyland, which is scheduled to debut in 2013.
Scale model of the new Dumbo section of the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland expansion. Photo courtesy Disney.
(Of course, if you're in the Orlando area and simply must have a Vekoma Junior Coaster to ride before then, there's always the Flight of the Hippogriff over at Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.)
On the west coast, Disney's making construction changes, too. The giant CALIFORNIA letters in front of Disney California Adventure go away on January 4, 2011, so get there before then if you want a photo.
And Brian is ticked that there's no 'B' in California
The next day, Disney begins construction on the front plaza of that park, which will ultimately result in a new front gate that will look very much like the front of Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida.
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