Magic Kingdom guests blink back in amazement at the scene: not one, but two colorful Dumbos spinning through the sky above Storybook Circus. To the delight of fans of the beloved Dumbo, the Flying Elephant attraction, a second Dumbo flies alongside. The playful pachyderm is joined in Storybook Circus by the Barnstormer Coaster re-themed to the Great Goofini, the Casey Jr. Splash â€˜Nâ€™ Soak Station water play area and the Fantasyland Train Station â€” all part of the multiyear, largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history. Thereâ€™s more to come as the expansion of the New Fantasyland â€“ nearly doubling in size â€” continues at Walt Disney World Resort. In fact, so many more attractions are coming on line later this year that 6th December 2012 has been set as the Grand Opening of Fantasyland. Previews begin 19th November. Slated to make their debuts: Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, a major attraction where guests will travel with Ariel and her friends through their exciting adventures above and below the waves â€“ all against a musical backdrop of songs from the film. The new attraction combines the enduring appeal of a classic Disney â€œdark rideâ€ with wonderful technological innovations to offer guests a personal journey into the scenes of the film. Adventurers will feel as if they are descending below the oceanâ€™s surface. Once â€œunder the sea,â€ guests will find themselves immersed in the story of â€œThe Little Mermaid,â€ sharing Arielâ€™s adventure through a magical cast of characters and a captivating musical score that will entice everyone to sing along. The fun continues at â€œArielâ€™s Grotto,â€ a meet-and-greet with the mermaid heroine herself. The castle of the Beast stands majestically upon a hill across an old stone bridge from Arielâ€™s new home. The Be Our Guest Restaurant will feature a lavish dining experience in the elegant ballroom, gallery, and mysterious â€œWest Wingâ€ of the castle. With seating for 550, this magnificent facility will offer â€œgreat food fastâ€ service by day and full table service dining in the evening. Nearby in Belleâ€™s Village, guests will find the rousing Gastonâ€™s Tavern and Bonjour! Village Gifts. Just outside the village is Belleâ€™s cottage and Enchanted Tales with Belle. The adventure begins in Mauriceâ€™s workshop, where a magical mirror is the doorway to a captivating new kind of storytelling experience: guests will be transported to the Beastâ€™s library to meet Belle and Lumiere, and share in a lively, interactive re-telling of the â€œtale as old as time.â€ â€œFantasyland is a place where a very special kind of memory is made: where children just old enough to understand the moment come in contact with princesses and heroes and meet their most beloved friends,â€ said Meg Crofton, president, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, United States and France. â€œWe are excited about sharing our treasured stories in new ways and giving guests the opportunity to interact with their favorite characters like never before.â€ Beyond 2012, thereâ€™s more in store for Fantasyland guests: Located in the Castle Courtyard in the center of Fantasyland, Princess Fairytale Hall will be the new home for visiting royalty in the Magic Kingdom. The castle-like entrance will feature walls of stone and stained glass windows, opening up into a large gallery â€“ an airy space with a high ceiling, where portraits of the Disney princesses adorn the walls. When itâ€™s time for their audience with a princess, guests will proceed to elegantly finished rooms to meet Aurora, Cinderella and other Disney princesses, such as Tiana and Rapunzel (2013). The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will take guests on a rollicking, musical ride into the mine â€œwhere a million diamonds shine.â€ The coaster will feature a first-of-its-kind ride system with a train of vehicles that swing back and forth, responding to every twist and turn of the track. The journey will be accompanied by music from the classic Disney film and animated figures of Snow White and the Dwarfs (2014).