Theme park refurbishment and reopening schedule for March 2012 and beyond
Written by Robert Niles
Here's the latest schedule for what will be opening and reopening at the Disney, Universal and SeaWorld theme parks in Central Florida and Southern California this year: [*with updates from the comments.]Tweet
The new Blue Sky Cellar exhibition, focusing on Cars Land, opens at Disney California Adventure on Feb. 29.
Mark Twain Riverboat at Disneyland reopens March 5.
Disney California Adventure's Grizzly River Run reopens March 9. *The Disneyland Monorail will reopen that day, after a short refurbishment beginning Feb. 27.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man reopens with its HD 3D upgrade sometime in March. No specific date yet.
The first two elements of the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, the relocated Dumbo and the Great Goofini (formerly Goofy's Barnstormer) also reopen in March - *starting with Dumbo on the 11th.
SeaWorld Orlando's Turtle Trek opens April 27.
The Magic Kingdom's Liberty Square Riverboat reopens May 20.
SeaWorld San Diego's Manta roller coaster opens May 26.
Walt Disney World's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad reopens May 27.
Walt Disney World taketh away but also giveth: The Art of Animation Resort opens the same day, May 31.
Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds reopen June 14.
The next day, is Disney California Adventure's big reopening, with the Cars Land attractions opening June 15.
Epcot's Test Track will be closed from April to September 2012.
No firm opening dates yet for Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, or Universal's Cinematic Spectacular and Universal's Superstar Parade at Universal Studios Florida.
Please add any other attraction opening/closing/reopening dates in the comments. Thanks!
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