Project size. Doubles the size of Fantasyland. Originally 10 acres; today’s Fantasyland with expansion: 21 acres.
Team effort. Between Walt Disney Imagineers and Cast Members from Merchandise, Food and Beverage and various lines of business, it took more than 140 disciplines to bring New Fantasyland to life.
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will feature five-car trains that are designed to sway independently as they swing around the track.
The lion-like figures flanking the door at the entrance to Be Our Guest Restaurant were referred to as “golions” by the design team, a combination of goat and lion.
Figures above the entrance doors, eagles with snake tails, are called “sneagles.”
The six stone figures on the bridge leading to Be Our Guest Restaurant were all given the name “Frank” during the design phase simply as a way to identify them.
Centerpiece chandelier at Be Our Guest Restaurant measures more than 12 feet tall and 11 feet wide. It boasts more than 84 candles and more than 100 jewels that hang down to give it added shine.
At Be Our Guest Restaurant, the delicate Rose Gallery adorned with rose accents, paintings and tapestries, is centered by a music box nearly 7 feet tall with a twirling Belle and the Beast.
Storybook Circus has set up in Carolwood Park – this name references the steam train that was in Walt Disney’s backyard.
At the Magic Kingdom Park, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, and at the Disneyland Resort, Timothy Mouse carries a magic feather atop the Dumbo attraction. At Tokyo Disneyland, he holds a circus whip.
A version of the popular attraction “Dumbo” has been included in every Disneyland-style park since the first one in 1955: