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When The Giggle Gang was announced by Disney a few days ago, many guests were worried that scary clowns would be invading Storybook Circus in New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. After having seen a show from the new group, I can safely say that scary clowns are hardly what guests are seeing in the park. The show is actually pretty cute; that being said, it probably could still use a little work. As with most comedy shows, some things work and some don’t, and I’m sure they will figure it out as they go along. The following video is from a very early preview performance of the Giggle Gang, so please keep in mind that they had only completed [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom and Downtown Disney yesterday and took plenty of newsworthy photos, so let’s take a look at what’s new: It appears some of the elements for the Adventureland interactive game have been installed This icon should help guests locate the game area Not sure what this will do A different icon near this cannon You can see the cannon aiming at something behind this tarp Another game area Looks like there is a skeleton under the water where the Junior Jungle Boats used to be Another game area being set-up The Crow’s Nest is still behind walls We expect this is where the game will begin for guests Golden Oak Outpost is closed [...]
Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom is now open daily for lunch & dinner, but if you haven’t had to chance to experience it for yourself just yet, you may want to check out this comprehensive tour we’ve put together: After seeing the beautiful exterior and interior, what do you think of the latest Magic Kingdom dining establishment?
Disney is adding several new entertainment groups to Fantasyland leading to the December 6th grand opening of New Fantasyland, the first of which was announced today. Meet the Royal Majesty Makers who will meet guests starting November 19th: The Royal Majesty Makers engage boys and girls in random acts of “royaldom,” endowing them with the skills to become princes and princesses. These royal consultants, official ambassadors of Cinderella’s court, inspire and delight visiting villagers with magical moments throughout the land. Led by retired knight Sir Sterling and royal etiquette expert Lady Llewellyn, the Royal Majesty Makers also include squire extraordinaire Tobias and flirtatious lady-in-waiting Bridget. They may be found in the Castle Courtyard, conducting Knight School, delivering invitations to a royal [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Epcot and the Magic Kingdom on Sunday and has a bunch of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: Habit Heroes – still closed The exterior of Test Track is making quick progress as we race towards soft openings Signage about to go up They finally painted the exit A look over the walls Epcot Christmas tree Food and Wine is now over, but at least we have the memories… The temporary Epcot Character Spot is in the old Epcot 25th Anniversary exhibit space The backdrop is retro-tastic… Some remnants of the exhibit remain The actual Character Spot in down for a lengthy refurbishment Looks like it is [...]
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and a few of the resort hotels last week and has some newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: It’s Autumn Pins available for Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak has a pin Holiday pins are out Walls still up near the Haunted Mansion Tarps up on Columbia Harbor House The Yankee Trader is still behind tarps Work continues on the new restrooms in Fantasyland The Village Haus balcony is still closed, but tarps have started coming down Looks nice The souvenir cups from Gaston’s Tavern are also at Village Haus Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train construction continues Wow… Fun “character” [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom on Wednesday evening and has some great newsworthy photos to share with us, including New Fantasyland and our first look inside of the Be Our Guest Restaurant and how the counter service portion of the restaurant will operate. Let’s take a look: Frankenweenie merchandise available in Caribbean Plaza Still not selling… A Halloween collectible cup is now available at Sunshine Tree Terrace along with that Orange Bird thing… Lights on inside Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train Let’s check out Storybook Circus at night Still strange… As they need this path to move consturction items into Mine Train, it may be a long time before you can travel from Circus to Mermaid The calliope [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom and the surrounding resorts on Monday and has a TON of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Work continues on RFID turnstiles at the Magic Kingdom Walls up on the other side too Holy… That’s more like it… That isn’t Osh Popham… These “black and white” plush have been out for a few months now We look at Wreck-It Ralph stuff for the 40th time Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom shirts are selling well Still gross… Wow… Magic Carpets of Aladdin closed for refurbishment A lot of guests want to see mermaids! Walls still up at the Crow’s Nest Golden Oak Outpost closed I’d rather not… This [...]
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen did some park hopping this weekend, so let’s take a look at some newsworthy photos from the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train construction Princess Fairytale Hall Work continues on the upper-level of Village Haus Work continues on the new restrooms coming to the former Skyway site Modifications are taking place at “it’s a small world” related to new guest flow for when stroller parking once again moves next door at the old Skyway site More metal guardrails are being installed on the Tomorrowland bridges Magic Carpets of Aladdin is closed for refurbishment Work continues on the Grand Floridian DVC wing EVEN THE WALLS HAVE WALLS! Moving to Epcot, work continues [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom again on Monday and has some photos of New Fantasyland and other assorted newsworthy items to share: The castle walls have been completely revealed No bushes now Scuttle is a living character in the Under the Sea queue, so he can interact with guests He also talks to the crabs Sleepy… We think these crabs are going to become beloved We have to stop here… PORK SHANK! and some LeFou’s Brew Souvenir mug Still awesome Yep… There are books titled for the land in the Magic Kingdom next to the Donald service statue Some Haunted Mansion wallpaper in the background as well I don’t think Phil Holmes asked for the tribute, I’m [...]