We told you in March that a new Peppa Pig Theme Park is opening in 2024 in North Richland Hills near Fort Worth. Tuesday the park unveiled a look at the five rides, seven themed playscapes, water play area, and other attractions visitors will find at the park currently under construction.
The first Peppa Pig Theme Park opened last year in Florida. North Richland Hills will be home to the second standalone theme park in the U.S. based on the Hasbro preschool franchise.
Peppa Pig is a British preschool animated television series that has been airing for almost 20 years across nine seasons in over 180 territories. The series follows Peppa Pig, a “cheeky little piggy” who lives with her family—younger brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig—as well as her diverse community of friends.
The park’s attractions will include Miss Rabbit’s hot air balloon and Mr. Bull’s High Striker ride, which takes riders up into the sky for a bird’s eye view of the theme park.
Hasbro said that as many preschoolers’ first best friend, Peppa encourages kids to explore the world with confidence, treating every first step as a new adventure, from the everyday to the epic.
The new theme park in North Richland Hills combines interactive rides and themed playgrounds with character shows and an indoor cinema for climate-controlled entertainment. Every corner of the park is crafted with preschoolers in mind, from their first roller coaster rides and fairground games with the whole family, to a pedal path adventure built just for kids, and a colorful splash pad that celebrates “muddy puddles” jumping fun.
The park will have a similarly pink-pig-themed neighbor in Dallas-Fort Worth. Peppa Pig World of Play, an indoor attraction at Grapevine Mills mall in Grapevine, features free roaming play spaces for preschoolers.
Fun rides that “ride, soar, and set sail”
Per park operator Merlin Entertainments, families will ride, soar, and set sail together on five new rides at the Peppa Pig Theme Park:
Daddy Pig’s Roller Coaster – Take a ride with Daddy Pig in his iconic red car and go on an unexpected adventure when Mr. Bull’s “digging up the road” sends you on a curvy exploration of Daddy Pig’s new shortcut. This family-friendly thrill ride is the perfect first roller coaster for brave little visitors.
Peppa Pig’s Balloon Ride – Hold on tight as you soar into the sky and enjoy amazing views of PEPPA PIG Theme Park on this family-friendly aerial carousel ride.
Grandad Dog’s Pirate Boat Ride – Anchors away! Sail with Grandad Dog on this family boat ride to find his hidden treasure.
Grampy Rabbit’s Dinosaur Adventure – Take a ride on a friendly dinosaur and discover prehistoric surprises around every corner of Grampy Rabbit’s Dinosaur Park. Parents can ride along with their little explorers on this epic dino quest.
Mr. Bull’s High Striker – Once the hammer hits the bell on Mr. Bull’s High Striker, your family will bounce up to the sky. Hold on tight and be prepared for a surprise because, after all, what goes up, must come down,
Play spaces and additional attractions
Splash, climb and crawl! The fun keeps coming with water play, games and just-my-size playscapes.
Muddy Puddles Splash Pad – Have fun with Peppa and George doing their favorite thing: jumping up and down in “muddy puddles.” This lively play area has spouting fountains, slides and other watery surprises to keep the play experiences super fun, splashy and cool on hot days.
Peppa’s Pedal Bike Tour and George’s Tricycle Trail – Little ones will pedal their way through a camping adventure in the woods, through the icy mountains to see the sights and sounds of the great outdoors. Smaller cyclists can enjoy George’s shorter pedal path adventure on tricycles built just for them.
Fun Fair – Meet Peppa and her friends for a fairground adventure full of free games and rides, including Miss Rabbit’s hot air balloon and Mr. Bull’s High Striker ride which take you up into the sky for a bird’s eye view of the theme park.
George’s Fort – Make your way through a maze in Granny Pig’s Garden and discover George’s Fort, just waiting to be explored.
Grandpa Pig’s Greenhouse – Discover what Grandpa Pig is growing – could it be something red and squishy? Or green and round? Slide around his greenhouse and find out.
Peppa Pig’s Treehouse – Climb into Peppa’s not-so-high treehouse, then slide down to the bottom for even more free play fun.
Rebecca Rabbit’s Playground – Get active and find all the ways to play around the rabbit burrows, as you jump, crawl or hop over to explore Rebecca Rabbit’s Playground.
Madame Gazelle’s Nature Trail – Discover what has left mysterious footprints on the ground as you explore the nature trail with Madame Gazelle.
Mr. Potato’s Showtime Arena – Join Peppa and her friends under the canopy at Mr. Potato’s stage with live shows packed full of songs, games, snorts and giggles throughout the day.
The Cinema – Take a break from the sunny fun by watching some of your favorite episodes of PEPPA PIG on the big screen in the indoor cinema.
Hasbro is a leading toy and game company whose mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and exhilaration of play.
Hasbro has a portfolio of toys, consumer products, gaming and entertainment, with such iconic brands as Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Hasbro Gaming, Nerf, Transformers, Play-Doh, and Peppa Pig, as well as premier partner brands.
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