A theme park gift under $10? Theme Park Insider: 2016 Year in Review
* A Re-imagined Splash Mountain to open in 2013, at Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Tokyo Disneyland.
* Disney California Adventure celebrate The Smurfs 2 with 2 Nighttime Smurfy Surprises: Smurfs Up! Party and World of Color Smurfs pre-show.
- Smurfs Up! Party a sucessor of Glow Fest, ElecTRONica and Mad T. Party, located in Hollywood Land. First, The Smurfs band will play in Pre-show stage (Festival of the Blue Moon; used in ElecTRONica), Then enter to Portal where enter to Smurfs Village to Dance, also include: The Smurfs 2 3D Sneak Peek in "Muppet-Vision 3D" Theatre, Smurfette Dancers, House of Smurfs (formerly End of Line Club during ElecTRONica and House of Cards during Mad T. Party), Maybe DJ (used in ElecTRONica) or a Stage (used in Mad T. Party) will use in front of Monsters Inc. ride, Storks (in projection) will flight in all stages of Hollywood Land, The Smurfs Dance Party Wii videogame Demo in front of Stage 12 (formerly Hollywood & Dine) and Smurfette, Smurf and Papa Smurf meet n' greet (during Night, and Day in Smurf Village at Disneyland) in Stage 17 (formerly Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Play it!)
- World of Color Smurfs Pre-show will be similar to World of Color Prep and Landing Pre-show, where it show clip from The Smurfs movie in Mist Screen and the fountain dance.
* The Smurfs Area will be in Disneyland and Tokyo Disneyland (retheming Critter Country) in 2013, Disneyland Paris in 2014, and Hong Kong Disneyland in 2015
* Smurfette appear in Disney California Adventure's new Parade, Disney's Stars and Cars Parade.
* Smurfette, Smurf and Papa Smurf appear in Disneyland's new parade, Mickey's Spectacular Parade and Magic Kingdom's untitled new Parade (maybe is a relocated Jubilation! Parade from Tokyo Disneyland)
* A Non-Smurf show, Finding Nemo: The Musical from Disney's Animal Kingdom will bring it to West Coast, at Disney California Adventure in Hyperion Theatre, replace Aladdin.
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1. The Smurfs have a shelf life.....and it has long expired. If Disney was going to buy the Smurfs, they should have done it in the mid-1980's when they were popular and not now when they are only a basis for a bad children's movie.
2. Disney has many things that they can make rides with that the already own. Buying and bring in new franchises seems a little on the silly side. The couldn't even close a deal for Harry Potter, what makes you think they would be interested in anything else that is not own already by the mouse?
3. The outline that you have above makes it sound like Disney should get rid of all of the Disney characters and internal franchises in favor of the Smurfs. Do you really think that that is a good idea?
4. When Disney puts in a new attraction it is typically a one shot deal. One ride at one park. Later if the franchise is really popular, they may move it to other parks, but they start with one.
5. Disney has already got a blue person franchise with Avatar. Don't you think it might cause a bit of confusion having both?
6. The Smurfs have already seen their time in theme parks and then been removed for lack of staying power. Why would Disney want to commit money and resources to something that failed at other parks. Do you not think that Disney is original enough in their ideas that they can't come up with something better than cast-offs from other amusement parks?
7. Peyo is dead. What good would it be to buy him?
8. The only park that this makes sense for is Euro-Disney, and I can guarantee they would much rather have Cars Land than Smurf Land.
Mike, you really need to get out more man! ;)
And thanks to all for the matchmaking efforts. But I'm sorry..I HATED the Smurfs with a passion, and all of a sudden they go and make Smurfette really hot. Still, Jessica Rabbit she ain't. Still wasn't enough to make me see the movie. You couldn't pay me to see it.
I mean, what theme park would be dumb enough to bring in those pathetic franchises?
What?..... Your kidding, right?...... Are you sure?...... um..... well.... nevermind........
Maybe Cedar Fair should grab the Barney license and make him part of the increasingly ubiquitous Dinosaurs Alive attractions. Put him next to the T-Rex..I doubt he'd last long.
I swear if I ever get my hands on a haunted house, I'm including a section of "Things that give adults nightmares". Barney will be my star attraction followed by the freaky sun baby-face thing from teletubbies.
I'm 15, and that thing scares ME!
@Jeff, You and me both! With the lights up it was totally creepy knowing it was Barney's house.
P.S. -- Carrie, your haunted house idea sounds truly terrifying!
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