Refurbishments are very common occurrences around the Walt Disney World parks. Recently, guests were wondering if a refurbishment in Disney’s Hollywood Studios could signal the end of a fan favorite attraction. Find out what the current state of this attraction is.
Refurbishment is a dreaded word for Disney fans that will soon be visiting Walt Disney World. In theory, we all understand that refurbishments are a very necessary part of keeping each Park magical. However, it is sad when one of your favorite rides or attractions are affected by an extended refurbishment.
There were quite a few refurbishments in the Magic Kingdom in preparations for the 50th Anniversary celebration. Check out many of these refurbishments HERE.
In Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Dinoland USA is undergoing an epic transformation with the possible removal of one attraction. Check out this update HERE.
While in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Guests were greeted with a surprising refurbishment to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster.
Are you ready to Rock?
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is currently undergoing a refurbishment. The good news is that Guests can still enjoy this favorite attraction. The bad news is that the entrance to this location is a bit less than magical.
For weeks the exterior of this popular attraction has been covered by scrim. This scrim covers the entire front featuring the iconic guitar. Many wondered if this could simply be a small refurbishment project or if something bigger may be underway.
Last month, we shared that Aerosmith recently signed a contract with the Universal Music Group. Read about how this change in licensing could affect this attraction HERE.
Walt Disney World did not share any information regarding the refurbishment, but today a permit was found that helped quiet our concerns. According to this permit this will simply be a general improvement that will include: “sand, prime, and paint exterior of Guitar Icon.”
For many Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster fans this is great news that a bigger refurbishment is not underway. It sounds like we will again be able to snap selfies in front of this iconic guitar soon.
According to this permit this will simply be a general improvement that will include: “sand, prime, and paint exterior of Guitar Icon.”
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