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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train To Open May 28 at the Magic Kingdom

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This morning was the dedication of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland, and we FINALLY have the information we have all been waiting for! The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will officially open in the Magic Kingdom on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

The attraction may see some soft opening any time now; however, do keep in mind that soft openings are not guaranteed and that even if the attraction does open, it may only be open for part of the day.

During the cute ceremony, which was live streamed via the Disney Parks Blog, Snow White joined her friends, the Seven Dwarfs, along with Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts Chairman, Tom Staggs, as they used a golden pickax to officially dedicate the attraction, which is the final piece in the New Fantasyland project.

According to Mr. Staggs, “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is both literally and figuratively the centerpiece of New Fantasyland, so we knew it had to be something special,” Tom said. “The attraction appeals to everyone in the family and provides just the right blend of heart, humor, and thrill while keeping with the charm of this special land.”

It is exciting that we finally have an official opening date for this brand new attraction. Who’s ready to ride?


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24 thoughts on “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train To Open May 28 at the Magic Kingdom

  • So upset!! May 17-24th. I am hoping for a soft open. Really expected it to open right before my trip.

  • will Seven Dwarfs Mine Train be available for Extra magic hours evening or morning?

  • I think we have broken Disney. AT least for me the web site and the app are both down.

  • Could someone please explain how soft openings work? Do they post it anywhere or do we just have to keep checking?

  • Was really relying on the “inside” info touring plans has been showing up until now. They were showing an opening date (although speculative w/ no official announcement)of May 2,2014. Did my palnning for 2 wks later, just in case, thinking it would be safe. Now very disappointed!

    • Did the same thing Amy… I won’t spend my entire day waiting to see if they soft open it while in MK either… Guess I will have to wait til next trip (year or two).

  • So what is the opening going to do to crowd levels on 5/28? That is currently our only MK day. I managed to snag a FPP for 7DMT, but still considering rearranging for fear of a very busy MK park…

  • How exciting! My daughter’s band, Fontainebleau High School, will be marching down Main Street that day!

  • Just made my FP+ reservation for May 29th! So excited!

  • so excited – we will be at MK on the 28th, got FP+ for both the Mine Ride and Frozen meet and greet!! yipee!!

  • When do FP+ reservations begin? I’m going June 17-24 and don’t see that it’s an option at that time. It is listed, but the circle to select it isn’t available.

  • YAY! So pleased to hear this as we arrive in WDW on June 1st! Cant wait to ride!

  • So much for our trip May 10-17. I was really hoping it would be open by then.

    • I’m heading home on the 19th, myself, but Brett, you could happen upon a soft opening.

    • Us too, May 12-18. Hoping for a soft opening. Will check every morning.

    • I’ll be there the 10th-17th also and I’m so disappointed now 🙁

    • Me too Brett (May 12-18th here) Really don’t understand it taking another 26 days after media event.

  • Game on! Just got our FP+ reservations. We’re gonna break the Internet this morning!

  • It currently appears that you cannot HOld FP+ for both the mine train and Frozen Meet and Greet….

    • You might try again, I have FP+ for both the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Meet Anna and Elsa on the same day.

      • So do I!

    • I have both on the same day too- May 28th

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