The long wait is nearly over; the fairy dust is floating in the air! The new Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Fantasyland is set to open December 6, 2012 -- just in time for the busy holiday season.
The news was announced on the official Disney Parks blog and via their twitter, with pictures at the blog. Here is a sample of what you can expect, come December -- Prince Eric's Castle, which is home to the Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid attraction:
For a gallery with more sneak peeks, including some of the amazing details in queue lines, restaurant decor, and stained glass, go the Disney Parks gallery. Then start marking the days on your calendar, and buy your Disney Passes now (the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is normally super low capacity for crowds, so even with the big opening, it's the perfect time to plan your trip).