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Blizzard Beach to get Unspecified "Enhancements" During Extended Refurbishment

Is a short refurbishment enough time for a new attraction?

Image: Disney

Though a few months' closure may not seem like enough time for a new ride to be constructed at a Disney park, there is some precedent for a quick turnaround at Disney's water parks. Prior to the 2017 opening of Miss Adventure Falls, the most recent attraction built at a Disney water park, Crush 'n' Gusher, only took a few months itself to construct, with work beginning on this massive slide complex in October 2004 and the attraction welcoming its first guests in March 2005, over a decade ago.

So even though the refurbishment is currently only going to be around 6 months or so, If a new attraction's construction is indeed in the cards and follows a similar pattern, we may be looking at an official announcement for this project sometime this summer (perhaps at the upcoming D23 Expo next month)  and then a potential opening in either spring or summer of 2020.

Image: Disney

Though this is all speculation at the moment, it would make sense for Disney to finally start paying attention to Blizzard Beach, and hopefully these "enhancements" mean a new attraction is finally on the way for this park after over two decades of the exact same attraction lineup since 1995. 

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