The newly glowing Big Thunder Mountain will get a head start on its official 17th December 2016 re-opening date with public testing taking place from
9th 10th December, Disneyland Paris has confirmed.
Update 7/12: Disneyland Paris has directly confirmed that soft opening is actually hoped to start from Saturday, 10th December 2016. This Friday (9th) will be the date Imagineering hands over to the ride to park operations.
Hong Kong Disneyland just unveiled a comprehensive multi-year expansion project, encompassing major new lands attractions based on Frozen and Marvel, with the aim of bringing the struggling resort to profitability.