By Bruce Pecho, Special to Tribune Newspapers
6:54 PM EST, December 2, 2012
Storybook Circus has become the new home for the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride. It's not the Dumbo you remember. Now there are two Dumbos revolving in opposite directions straddling a Big Top circus tent. Inside lies a surprise: a next-generation pager Fastpass system that allows kids to play interactive games in the Big Top while their parents relax until they are paged to ride Dumbo.
Check out the detail in Storybook Circus: the circus train tracks that lead everywhere, even into the bathrooms; the peanut shells embedded into the concrete; the smell of caramel corn. Other circus-themed attractions include the Barnstormer, a kiddie coaster featuring the Great Goofini; the Casey Jr. Splash 'N' Soak Station water play area; and Pete's Silly Sideshow, where kids can meet Disney characters.
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