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We know New Fantasyland is stunning during the day, but just wait until you see the incredible lighting and ambiance at night. We take a video tour of New Fantasyland at night, including a look inside the stunning ballroom at the Be Our Guest Restaurant, in our latest video:
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth was on the scene for a soft opening of New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom earlier today, so get ready for an exhaustive look at Gaston’s Tavern, Bonjour Village Gifts, Ariel’s Grotto, Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid, and Scuttle’s Scavenger Hunt in photos: We begin with a popcorn cart! We know this is what you waited for… A nearby seating area One permanent looking wall on the Mine Train side Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid Amazing… The details are stunning We know… Cool sign A full color Ariel on the front of a shipwreck The backside of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ariel’s Grotto had a 20 minute wait Not [...]
We have over 400 photos coming up shortly, but first enjoy this video of Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid from the soft opening of New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom earlier today:
Disney released a ton of images from inside Gaston’s Tavern and around Belle’s Village in New Fantasyland today: The statue of Gaston out in front Poor Lefou The Gaston’s tavern sign Animals Gaston has hunted adorn the walls His weapon The antler chandelier Gaston’s portrait They have been playing darts, and Gaston is winning So not only are there cinnamon buns and Lefou’s Brew, but there is a pork shank! So, the menu is slightly more expansive then we thought, including chocolate croissants and even hummus Even the water fountain is insanely themed… Looks great! This cart was out in Fantasyland for a while, but now that it is in its permanent home, I hope we are getting flavored [...]
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom and Epcot on Tuesday and he has some newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: A strange large canopy has appeared near the Magic Kingdom turnstiles… Not sure if it is RFID related or for something else… Magic Carpets of Aladdin is open while some exterior work is being done The Yankee Trader is still behind tarps A view of the new walkway and restroom area from the front of the Haunted Mansion A look at the former Skyway site Princess Fairytale Hall construction The Crow’s Nest is still behind walls Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom shirts are now available and they offer aid in the playing of the game! [...]
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Epcot and the Magic Kingdom on Sunday and has a TON of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Great chocolate art at the Festival Center at Epcot It’s dark, but nice to see them use more of the pavilion space Work continues on Test Track as we race towards December 6th The IBM Runtime game is now closed inside Innoventions, it opened back in 2008 Rumor is that IBM Smarter Planet is getting some updates I hope so because it wasn’t really working… The seating area that was formerly Rockin’ Robots is now walled off as well Some scaffolding inside Still nothing going on at the former Segway Central Habit [...]
Our own Justin Heyman was lucky enough to take part in a play-test of the new Enchanted Tales with Belle attraction in New Fantasyland a few weeks ago. Lucky for us, he has a video of the entire experience to share with us: It is important to note that what you see in the video is not the finished product and the attraction may change a lot before it officially opens on December 6th.
WDWNT Reporter Jose Castillo visited the Magic Kingdom and Tuesday and has some great newsworthy photos to share with us of all the fantastic progress in New Fantasyland: Big Top Souvenirs is now open in Storybook Circus Humphrey the Bear got his billing on Big Top Treats inside The checkout areas are animal cars from the train A candy dispenser is disguised as a stand for fire-hoses Plenty of baked goods available Drinks are in the Penguin car… Some new Dumbo merchandise was ready for the opening The cast costume for Storybook Circus merchandise The side entrance The third tent features more seating and FastPass distribution for Dumbo and Barnstormer The tables outside are pretty neat They look like the [...]
Big Top Souvenirs has finally opened in Storybook Circus along with the remaining walkways and tent area in the back of the land. We took a quick video walkthrough of the area for you to enjoy: Pete’s Silly Sideshow has since opened and we will have coverage of that for you as well in the coming days. Stay tuned!
WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth took a stroll through New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom on Thursday and has some newsworthy photos of the construction to share with us: Castle Walls are pretty much finished You can see the track recently installed at Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train Cute details on the Castle Wall A closer look at the track A look back The Storybook Circus sign is nearing completion The grass on the top of Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid is looking good A closer look at the Storybook Circus sign Lights were on in the third tent, which we now expect to have seating and FastPass distribution for Dumbo and Barnstormer Signage up on Pete’s Silly Sideshow [...]