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Frozen Ever After

Frozen Ever After Epcot

Frozen Ever After allows guests to sail through the world of Princess Anna, Queen Elsa, Olaf the snowman, and other friends from Frozen (2013) on this visually stunning dark ride.

Ride Information  Restrictions  Location  Accessibility Fun Facts  Top 5 Tips

Ride Information

Opening Day: June 21, 2016

Type of Ride: Boat adventure

Age Recommendation: All ages

Duration of Ride: About 5 minutes

Typical Queue Time: Very long

Single Rider Line: No

Chicken Exit Available: Yes

Baby Swap Available: No

Type of Vehicle: Boat

Type of Restraint: None

Attraction Open During Extended Evening Hours: Yes. See our Extended Evening Hours page for more information.

Ride Photo Available For Purchase: Yes

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Ride Restrictions

Height Requirements: None

Flash Photography or Video Allowed: No

Safety, Accessibility, and Guest Policies

Accessibility: Guests must transfer from Wheelchair/ECV, Handheld Captioning


Shopping: Frozen-based merchandise, including apparel and plush dolls, are the highlight of the adjacent “Wandering Reindeer” gift shop. Norwegian goods, including fragrances, fleece, woolens, porcelain, pewter, and toys, can be purchased at “The Puffin’s Roost.”

Dining/Refreshment: Two restaurants, the table service Akershus Royal Banquet Hall and the counter service Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe, are situated in Norway. Akershus features character dining at breakfast, lunch, and dinner; breakfast is served family style, while lunch and dinner are a la carte affairs with varied offerings, such as a Norwegian turkey club sandwich, Kjottkake, a slow-cooked beef sandwich, salmon, and cod. Characters may include Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Snow White, Aurora, Mulan, and Mary Poppins. Meanwhile, Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe offers Norwegian sandwiches and pastries, including the cult favorite school bread and lefse.

Restroom: Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe is adjacent to facilities.

Smoking Location: Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas only. Disney parks are smoke free.

Fun Facts

Did you know?

  •  The fictional kingdom of Arendelle is home to Anna, Elsa, and friends. Norway is the inspiration for this setting.
  • Frozen Ever After transpires after the events of Frozen.
  • On Frozen Ever After, guests sail through Arendelle to visit Elsa at her Ice Palace. Elsa has invited the entire kingdom to a “Summer Snow Day” celebration at the palace to honor Princess Anna’s unselfish act of true love that saved Elsa.
  • Frozen Ever After’s queue takes guests through a courtyard and Oaken’s Tokens (and Sauna). Here, guests will encounter portraits of Kristoff and Sven, Scandinavian decorations, a notice to beware of the Duke of Weselton, a notice for a “Summer Snow Day Blowout” sale at Oaken’s, a pamphlet from Kristoff’s performance at the Royal Arendelle Playhouse, and a newspaper article noting Prince Hans’s fall from grace.
  •  Frozen Ever After includes music; vibrant lighting and snow effects; and animatronics of Olaf, the Trolls, Kristoff, Anna, Elsa, and Sven. Songs include “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” “For the First Time in Forever,” “Let it Go,” and “In Summer.”
  • Frozen Ever After was the third major Frozen-based attraction to appear at a Disney theme park, the second at Walt Disney World and the first ride. “For the First Time In Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” premiered at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in July 2014, and the “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” stage show debuted at Disney’s California Adventure in May 2016.
  • Frozen Ever After replaced “Maelstrom,” a boat ride through Norwegian mythology coupled with a Norwegian travelogue, which operated from 1988 to 2014.
  • Guests can meet Anna and Elsa at the adjacent Royal Sommerhaus. The sisters previously interacted with guests at the Magic Kingdom’s Princess Fairytale Hall.

Top 5 Tips for Frozen Ever After


Frozen Flower and Garden Festival

  • Keep in mind that Frozen Ever After is a bit of a hike from either of Epcot’s park entrances.
  • Fans of Frozen should make this attraction a priority.
  • Consider (re)watching Frozen prior to your visit such as to better appreciate this attraction.
  • Take in the details throughout the attraction, including the queue.
  • If you visit during the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival, be on the lookout for topiaries featuring Frozen characters.
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