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Tom Corless' 1/5-1/16 WDW Photo Report (Includes American Idol Experience and Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure Coverage)
I’ve finally returned from my 12 day excursion to the Walt Disney World with a ton of photos to share of the latest happenings around the vacation kingdom, including an in-depth look at the two biggest new attractions of 2009. With so much to see, let’s get started: These photos are not in chronological order, but are ordered by location, so let’s start in the Magic Kingdom.
Matt Paul was at the Magic Kingdom on Sunday to attend the Very Merry Christmas Party, and shares with us some very interesting photos: A huge vending location of some kind is rising up behind the construction walls in the location of the former fry wagon You can see fixtures for signage and an awning in this picture construction materials behind the building on the hill
A few interesting developments from the last few days to note in this mixed-bag report: -Matt Paul is reporting that the Mickey Mouse float in the Disney Dreams Come True Parade at the Magic Kingdom has been removed from the parade to be converted to the opening float for the latest version of the parade that will debut around January. The rumored name of the new parade will be the Celebrate Disney Dreams Come True Parade and it will most likely welcome in a slightly altered soundtrack for the parade using the “Celebrate You” theme song of the “What Will You Celebrate?” campaign. In the meantime, Mickey is appearing in a familiar spot on the castle finale float, where he once stood in his [...]
Our very own Matt Paul attended this weekend’s Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade tapings, and reports back to us with these photos: This Friday and Saturday were days for Walt Disney World Christmas Day parade taping Dream Along With Mickey performed on a slightly modified stage for the later performances These red curtains were put in just for the parade taping.
A new Grand Marshal vehicle has debuted in the Magic Kingdom theme park, carrying guests of honor down the daily parade route in grand style. To fit the theme of Main Street, USA, the vehicle was designed after a 1912 touring car. The new vehicle’s design also allows guests in wheelchairs to board easily and ride in the main seating area. Also an added touch of the new vehicle — Mickey Mouse tread designs on all four tires and the spare tire attached to the rear. (Garth Vaughan, photographer)
The Thomas Kinkade Company announced today that Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light, has unveiled A New Day at the Cinderella Castle, a depiction of the Walt Disney World’s Cinderella Castle as a new morning dawns, the Thomas Kinkade Company announced today. Kinkade exhibited A New Day at the Cinderella Castle for the first time at an October 20, 2007 event at Walt Disney World. The piece, which offers the discovery of a dawn every bit as festive and delightful as the castle itself, was inspired by the Kinkade family’s annual visits to the Magic Kingdom. “This year, I went in my imagination to explore a vision of the regal castle gently kissed by the golden light of a perfect [...]