Thursday, May 30, 2013

Transformers and Simpsons Springfield Update



Soft openings has begun!

Optimus Prime added on top of the Transformers Ride Entrance:


Simpsons Springfield Expansion construction Update:

Opening June 1st most of everything on the Simpsons ride side. Area closer to lagoon will open later.





Monday, May 27, 2013

Antarctica : Empire of the Penguin now open!


On Friday, SeaWorld opened its newest attraction. Antarctica : Empire of The Penguins. Guest were let in prior to the parks 9 am opening to attend grand opening show located just across the Journey to Atlantis attraction, it is one of the two ways you can get to the new attraction. SeaWorld Orlando president greeted guest and introduced Lauren Alaina who performed the attractions theme song.




The first couple hundred guests received a sticker and an Antarctica bracelet.


The new Antarctica area includes a new eatery, ( Expedition Cafe ) and a gift shop ( Glacial Collections ). Expedition Cafe serves breakfast in the morning. During lunch and dinner, food selections include American, Italian and Asian foods. For all my Disney fans it is similar set-up to the Sunshine Seasons in The Land pavilion at Epcot.






Outside the attraction is where you can find the South Pole photo-op and the penguin wall which has the different kinds of penguins.



As said on a previous post, the ride exits into the penguin exhibit. All must queue to get into the attraction even if you do not want to ride. Once you get past the pre-show, and before selecting mild or wild expedition is where you can break off from the line and see the penguins. (See a team member) Mild expedition is a smoother ride which twirls and glides while wild spins a little more and rocks back and forth depending on the scene. Guest under 48 must ride mild. See video of the mild ride below. Each ride vehicle seats 8, 4 front and 4 back. 

Part of the inside queue and pre-show room:



Queue outside 



Penguin exhibit 30 degrees F. A 2 - 4ft glass in between you and penguin. The ride ends and docks by the penguins. The ride itself does not go through the penguin exhibit.





Underwater viewing:



More Coke freestyle machines in the new area, also new souvenir cups available. 




The ride is currently not included with quick queue. The restaurant also does not participate in the all-day dining deal. In the future, SW hopes to add a backstage tour for the new penguin exhibit.

Video on ride mild expedition Antarctica Empire of the Penguin:

 

Opening ceremony SWO President and Lauren Alaina (thrillgeek.com):

Friday, May 24, 2013

24 Hours at The Magic Kingdom. Monstrous Summer

  

At the Magic Kingdom today! kicking off summer with a Monstrous 24-Hour All-nighter! The Magic Kingdom will be open for 24 hours (6amFriday-6amSaturday). Special entertainment is scheduled for the day. Will post updates on what's going on around the Magic Kingdom. 


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Mike, Sulley counted down along with Mickey and friends to open the park for 24 hours 
Special treats for the event:
Special special event times guide:
Sunrise on Main St:
Special Merch:
Hats:


Grand Marshall's of the Share A Dream Come True Parade 12:30 & 3pm - Mike & Sulley








Video:
Mike and Sulley Grand Marshalls Pre Parade.


Monstrous Summer Countdown Welcome Show 5:50 am

Mile and Sulley replaces The Mad Hatter and The Genie on the Move it Shake it parade: 10am 5:15 and 6:45




Monstrous Mania Dance Party at Tommorowland 4pm-9pm:

Packed Main St before the first parade and fireworks

Sulley and Mike meeting guest in MU outfits 11pm-5am
Main St Electrical Parade 9pm and 1am



Up All Night Dance Party 2am-5:45







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