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Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)

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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2018, 09:59:45 AM »
This would sort of make sense... If they do a holiday overlay, it would then reopen as Phantom Manor in early 2019.

If they've done a whole refurb of the attraction, it would seem stupid not to make arrangements for an overlay, given the popularity in CA and Tokyo.

It may not be ready in time for this Christmas still but if they're going to make it possible to do a holiday overlay in future they would have to test that things work so...
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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #46 on: September 30, 2018, 12:28:53 PM »
This would sort of make sense... If they do a holiday overlay, it would then reopen as Phantom Manor in early 2019.

If they've done a whole refurb of the attraction, it would seem stupid not to make arrangements for an overlay, given the popularity in CA and Tokyo.

It may not be ready in time for this Christmas still but if they're going to make it possible to do a holiday overlay in future they would have to test that things work so...

I think this was probably planned along. If we think about it, it sort of makes sense.

Phantom Manor was scheduled to reopen fall 2018, before being delayed to early 2019. It could be possible the plan was always to reopen in fall 2018 in the NBC overlay, and then officially reopen as PM2 in early 2019.

Unless they are just decorating the outside like some people think, but then that makes no sense at all (why would they be testing where to put Xmas decorations outside before the Xmas season? Wouldn't make sense xD!)
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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #47 on: September 30, 2018, 12:30:42 PM »
At the least, the props could be for a festive Meet'n'greet with Jack and Sally.

However, I wouldn't be surprised if they are testing things for a future overlay - and I'd guess some of the items could remain inside the attraction for quicker install.


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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #48 on: October 18, 2018, 09:42:08 PM »
Disney&More is reporting that the Manor will now open it's doors around Febuary 14th or 15th.


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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #49 on: October 26, 2018, 10:53:31 AM »
That's cutting it close for my next visit at the end of February. I hope there aren't any more delays

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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2018, 04:21:09 PM »
Hi all,

It seems that Phantom Manor is't opening in time for my next visit in March, that's what i read on the renovation section
at the DLP site.

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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #51 on: December 08, 2018, 08:07:22 PM »

This picture surfaced yesterday, after an interview with Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald. When they started the refurbished i read somewhere that an audioanamatronic of Melanie would be placed upon the stairs of the boarding area. I'm really excited now!

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Re: Phantom Manor 2018 refurbishment (Reopens Autumn)
« Reply #52 on: December 09, 2018, 10:01:12 AM »
Booked for Nov just passed and Feb 19  after opening dates given by DP only to be delayed again, not booking again till I see it is actually open. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy the rest of the park but PM is my all time favourite and to ride the refurbed version was what I made my booking for.
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