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First Look at Magic Kingdom Map Including New Fantasyland and Cast Member Costumes

First Look at Magic Kingdom Map Including New Fantasyland and Cast Member Costumes

So, we have a bit of a New Fantasyland exclusive for you today… Here’s our very first look at what the Magic Kingdom map will look like in a few weeks when the next phases of the expansion open. Notice that the Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train will be on the map despite not opening until 2014. Not earth-shattering news, but still kind of cool. Now let’s look at the cast member costumes that will populate the land: Storybook Circus merchandise (Big Top Souvenirs) Daytime busser and server at Be Our Guest Restaurant Daytime and evening greeter at Be Our Guest Restaurant Food and beverage (food carts and small vendors) Fantasyland Forest merchandise (Bonjour Village Gifts and smaller locations) Attractions (Under [...]

Jul 23, 2012     13 Comments
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Menu Revealed for “Be Our Guest” Restaurant, Reservations Open August

Menu Revealed for “Be Our Guest” Restaurant, Reservations Open August

From Pam Brandon on the Disney Parks Blog: Braised pork for lunch and a grilled strip steak for dinner – Chef Michael Deardorff had a hard time choosing, but says those are two of his favorites from the new menu for Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. Guests can start making reservations in late August (we’ll let you know the exact date as soon as we can), with the restaurant to be open for the holidays. Chef Deardorff has been at the helm in Disney kitchens for 25 years, most recently as part of the opening of the restaurants at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i. Now he’s back to open [...]

Jun 27, 2012     9 Comments
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A Look Inside the Ballroom at New Fantasyland’s Be Our Guest Restaurant

A Look Inside the Ballroom at New Fantasyland’s Be Our Guest Restaurant

Disney has released a stunning video of the interior of the Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland. The sound-bites are from Chris Kelly (Show Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering) and Tim Warzecha (Senior Project Manager, Walt Disney Imagineering): This video is released today as Disney formally announced that Be Our Guest Restaurant, Enchanted Tales with Belle, Gaston’s Tavern, Ariel’s Grotto, and Under the sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid will not open until Holiday 2012. The Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station and the second Dumbo spinner will open July.

Apr 27, 2012     4 Comments
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Disney Imagineers Provide Tour of New Fantasyland Construction

Disney Imagineers Provide Tour of New Fantasyland Construction

If you’ve been dying to see what’s happening over those construction walls in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, you’re going to love this video:

Apr 26, 2012     3 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 4/4/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 4/4/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom yesterday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: AVENGERAIL! A look from the inside The jet-black look is pretty sweet A beautiful day on Main Street U.S.A. Work continues slowly on the Castle Walls in Fantasyland Supports for the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train have risen The little details on Prince Eric’s castle are beginning to emerge The crane is still on site It looks like they are trying to age the building a little Looks like the Mine Train will block the view of Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid Shingles going on the rooftops in Belle’s Village Work continues on removing the [...]

Apr 5, 2012     6 Comments
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Even More Aerial Pictures of New Fantasyland – March 2012

Even More Aerial Pictures of New Fantasyland – March 2012

Courtesy of Scott Keating and scottkeating.net, we once again have some fantastic aerial photos of Fantasyland to share with you: Supports for the Seven Dwarves Mine Train are going up The base of the Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station is in place at Storybook Circus and the second tent is now fully covered A lot of work still to go on the second Dumbo spinner The bases for the Castle Walls are starting to go in at the old Dumbo site

Mar 30, 2012     2 Comments
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Jeff Lukas’ 3/25/12 WDW Photo Report

Jeff Lukas’ 3/25/12 WDW Photo Report

We welcome Jeff Lukas to the WDWNT team with his first photo report, taking us to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot: Work continues on the Bakery facade Dapper Dans Fantasyland Woodwind Society The roof on Prince Eric’s Castle is almost complete More scaffolding came down at Be Our Guest Restaurant The Fantasyland Skyway station is completely gone The queue building at Big Thunder Mountain has been rebuilt for the most part Work continues on the track Site looks completely cleared for the Grand Floridian DVC On to Epcot Story Time is still occupying the former Velcro exhibit in Innoventions Still closed… Work continues on the VISION House Welcome to the Wonders of Flower and Garden Festival Stages and Shopping Kind [...]

Mar 29, 2012     3 Comments
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An Aerial Look at New Fantasyland – March 2012

An Aerial Look at New Fantasyland – March 2012

Courtesy of Scott Keating and scottkeating.net, we once again have some fantastic aerial photos of Fantasyland to share with you: The base of the old Dumbo is still lingering, guess it isn’t that easy to completely remove… A lot going on here: The bridge that will serve as the entrance to the Be Our Guest Restaurant is nearing completion, the Mermaid queue entrance is out from behind scaffolding and appears mostly complete with the exception of pavement, and we can now make out a distinguishable footprint for the Seven Dwarves Mine Train Another angle shows that Gaston’s Tavern is far behind the other buildings in the village We can now see where the Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak Station is going [...]

Mar 29, 2012     5 Comments
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More Photos of Storybook Circus with Construction Walls Down!

More Photos of Storybook Circus with Construction Walls Down!

Well, everyone enjoyed the photos we shared yesterday so much that WDWNT reader Jessica Walker decided to take another pass at Storybook Circus from the Walt Disney World Railroad, and there was plenty more to see: Most of the Fantasyland Station is now visible Plenty of construction going on inside the building though Still a little more work to be done But the workers are excited to near completion! Cool vest! Even cooler vest! Oh Goofy! If you like behind the props in the queue, you can see the red Barnstormer plane vehicle This queue is much improved They were fixing the smoking rocket Some final touches being added We can see the front of the train! From the other [...]

Mar 10, 2012     3 Comments
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Disney Offers First Look Inside New Fantasyland’s “Be Our Guest” Restaurant

Disney Offers First Look Inside New Fantasyland’s “Be Our Guest” Restaurant

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker on the Disney Parks Blog: “Be our guest! Be our guest! Put our service to the test!” Or so the song goes. Who doesn’t love this playful scene from “Beauty and The Beast,” in which the enchanted staff welcomes Belle to the castle in grand style? And speaking of “style,” Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) has been busy recreating the castle’s very detailed beauty in the form of the Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. In this video, provided by WDI, Senior Concept Designer Ted Robledo presents our very first sneak peek inside this highly anticipated restaurant. Imagineers recently put the finishing touches on one of its major elements: a massive mural that [...]

Mar 8, 2012     4 Comments
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