Disneyland Shows Off Its Revamped Snow White Ride

December 21, 2020, 5:34 PM · Disneyland is sharing a preview of its newly redesigned Snow White ride in Fantasyland, which will be renamed Snow White’s Enchanted Wish.

Disney announced last year that it would upgrade the Snow White's Scary Adventures ride, which had been operating at the park since its opening day (minus the "Scary" in the name, which was added in 1983's Fantasyland refurbishment). The revamped attraction now features a new animation system, laser projections, smell effects (including a baking apple pie) and new music.

Walt Disney Imagineering's Kim Irvine and John Gritz talk us through the ride's history and the new changes:

Snow White figures prominently in the reimagined attraction, including with a new dancing Snow White figure. That's quite a thematic change from the ride's original configuration, in which riders experienced much of the journey from Snow White's point of view, meaning that you did not see her on the ride. The new also will feature a new ride scene, which at first look evokes the same scene in the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

The Imagineer's descriptions, on top of the name change, suggest that Disney is going for a lighter tone on the new ride, which will bo longer hav "Scary" in its name. Disneyland also has repainted the attraction's exterior to match the new color palette of the nearby Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Snow White’s Enchanted Wish will open whenever Disneyland does. The park is currently closed under the State of California's Covid-19 restrictions.

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Replies (4)

December 21, 2020 at 6:18 PM

It looks good! I look forward to going on it whenever Disneyland opens.

December 21, 2020 at 10:39 PM

I do still miss the ride in Florida even as California had superior version so looking forward to full video here.

December 22, 2020 at 11:10 AM

Maybe it's just me, but it seemed like all of the early Disneyland rides had a threatening crocodile that appeared in them. It felt odd and made me wonder if Walt had a phobia for them.

December 22, 2020 at 12:47 PM

There is no mention or reveal of the Wicked Witch, is she not in it? The Snow White story would not be complete without her. Maybe she's just downplayed, but I hope not in the way that Ursula is downplayed, even made physically small in the Little Mermaid ride. Yeah I know Ursula is supposed to be far away, but they really reduced her evil impact in the ride.

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