Most of the events will be happening in the Hollywood section of Disney's California Adventure, where The Muppets are giving up their theater for a Frozen sing-along show. The soundstage next door will become a snow-filled Olaf meet and greet, with an indoor snow play area to occupy kids while they wait their turn for a warm hug with the enchanted snowman. There will be a Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post store, too, and an Anna and Elsa meet and greet in the Disney Animation building across the street.
In the evenings, Frozen will provide the replacement for the now-departed Mad T Party, with "Freeze the Night! A Family Dance Party." Disney's describing this as a family-friendly event, so we will see if the focus moves away from the club-like atmosphere and abundant "adult beverage" stations that the park featured in its previous versions of this evening dance event. And, if so, if the event will remain as popular with its local fans.
Over at Disneyland, a Frozen-themed show will replace the Tangled and Beauty and the Beast shows in the Fantasy Faire Royal Theatre near Sleeping Beauty Castle, starting January 7, 2015. Disney's also adding a Frozen display to Storybook Land, starting later this month. That will be the first change to Storybook Land since the addition of Aladdin's Agrabah in the mid 1990s.
The events over in California Adventure will soft-open on Dec. 20, to soak up the overflowing holiday crowds, but Disney will wait until Jan. 7 for an "official" opening and media event, in an effort to boost attendance after the holidays. The Disneyland Fantasy Faire show won't start until the official opening on the seventh, however.
All of these events are listed as being for a limited time, with all but the Storybook Land addition expected to close sometime in late spring.Tweet
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