Ariel's Grotto - Home of the Little Mermaid
PHOTO - Concept art of Ariel's Grotto meet and greet in the new below), the Little Mermaid meet and greet coming to the new Fantasyland. The Little Mermaid greets friends from land and under the sea in a rocky coastal retreat. The attraction sign outside Ariel's Grotto featuring a trumpet-playing. It took them long enough, but Disney World has finally released a little bit of concept art for the new Little Mermaid meet & greet that will be.
Having the quiet room can be helpful for shy children and for parents who want to videotape the interaction because they actually will be able to hear their children talk with Ariel. Other than the Princess Storybook meals at Epcot, this is the only location at Walt Disney World where guests can ask for The Little Mermaid's autograph and take photos with her. At her grotto, Ariel appears in her mermaid form, while she is a human at Epcot. Ariel also takes part in various parades and shows.
Concept art for Ariel's Grotto - New Fantasyland Meet and Greet | The Disney Blog
Ariel's Grotto is wheelchair accessible. A Disney's PhotoPass photographer is stationed with Ariel and will take photos of your family. You can decide afterward if you would like to purchase them. Cast members will be happy to use your own camera to take photos, as well, if you ask. There also are restrooms in the Storybook Circus area.
To meet her, visitors must go through the attraction and volunteer for a small role in a production in Beast's library. And guests will enjoy privacy while meeting with Ariel, one group at a time, engaging in conversation before taking pictures and getting autographs.
And what a sight it is, particularly the giant waterfall cascading across the rocks nearby. And this is where Gaston himself meets with guests, always hilarious and full of himself. But the tavern also serves pork shanks and cinnamon rolls, which should both prove to be popular menu items.
The experience is essentially the same today as it was during recent previewsthough a few exterior details have been added, shared below. More still on the way… Even as official opening day approaches, there is still much more work to be done in New Fantasyland, culminating in with the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster.
Sooner, the Be Our Guest restaurant will begin dinner service on November 19 and will be available for tours during special preview engagements before that. Scuttle's Scavenger Hunt Under the Sea: Riders board their clam shells in Eric's castle and ride through Ariel's story. This ride is similar to The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure at California Adventure. Opened on December 6, Princess Fairytale Hall - Scheduled to open sometime in The coaster is the first of its kind in the world to have a swinging car.Ariel's Grotto meet-and-greet in New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World
Rapunzel's Tower - A tower to signify the Tangled part of the expansion. The restaurant has three dining rooms, which are the West Wing where the Beast's rose is, a gallery, and the ballroom where Belle and the Beast danced. A completed picture of the ballroom dining room in Be Our Guest restaurant.