From the Disney Parks Blog
Many fans of “The Little Mermaid” have been asking for a mermaid-related update over the past few weeks, so today we’re happy to share the first look inside Ariel’s Grotto, a new character greeting location coming to New Fantasyland.
As you can see, Ariel will greet guests in mermaid form, seated on a giant seashell throne. The grotto will be located within the base of the seaside cliffs upon which Prince Eric’s Castle sits, but is separate from the Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid attraction.
This character greeting will debut with the rest of New Fantasyland for a preview period beginning November 19, and then a grand opening on December 6.
What do you think? Will you visit Ariel when New Fantasyland opens?