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Disney shared the concept art for Princess Fairytale Hall in New Fantasyland earlier today, one piece you probably have seen and one you probably haven’t: The first is the previously seen concept art of the facade This new piece show what the interior may look like when the experience opens in Fall 2013. If it stays true to this artwork, we can expect to see each Princess below a portrait of themselves and in front of a stained-glass window that represents something from their respective films. If you look closely, you’ll also see statues representing characters from Cinderella, Princess and the Frog, and Sleeping Beauty.
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen took a short trip to the Magic Kingdom on Sunday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: A look at the former Fantasyland Skyway site construction Storybook Treats remains open during pathway work, but the Seven Dwarfs Mine shop is gone Track is being installed on the Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train roller-coaster The second level of Village Haus that has been closed for some time is now being refurbished The former Crow’s Nest in Adventureland is still closed Tinker Bell is now in her winter clothes in Adventureland Her sister Periwinkle is now doing meet and greets Halloween cups are now being used for drinks Frankenweenie merchandise has hit [...]
Walt Disney World not only previewed some of the delicious dishes for the Be Our Guest restaurant opening November 19th as part of New Fantasyland today, but they actually revealed that assorted wines and beers will be served as well. This will make Be Our Guest the first restaurant in the 41 year history of the Magic Kingdom to serve alcohol. “More than ever, we’re using storytelling and creativity as we develop our menus,” says Maribeth Bisienere, vice president of Food & Beverage and Merchandise for The Walt Disney Company. “We’re continually creating magical experiences, and Be Our Guest Restaurant at New Fantasyland is the next step in the evolution.” As guests dine amongst either the Ballroom, Rose Gallery, or the West [...]
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen was on the scene at the Magic Kingdom earlier this morning and has some newsworthy photos to share from his trip: Work continues on the Grand Floridian DVC wing Lampposts installed in the new parking lot If you closely, you can see the new children’s water play area themed to Alice In Wonderland that is being installed There is a new Fall trolley show running every morning at the Magic Kingdom. We have a short video clip: Everyone likes to point out budget-cuts and declines in show, but offering seasonal new shows like this prove Disney still cares despite what you may read elsewhere Speaking of declines though… the bears are gone from the Brave meet [...]
If you enjoyed Red’s Apple Freeze from Cars Land at Disney california Adventure, you’ll be happy to know that the signiature beverage of Gaston’s Tavern in New Fantasyland is the same: “a no-sugar added frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow, topped with all-natural passion fruit-mango foam”. The new drink will be called LeFou’s Brew, named after Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. The drink will also be available in a souvenir stein or goblet as seen above. If the drink isn’t your thing, Gaston’s will also specialize in fresh cinnamon buns which will be served all day long. So, are you excited for Gaston’s Tavern?
I visited the Walt Disney World Resort last week covering all four of the theme parks and I have plenty of newsworthy pictures to share, so let’s take a look at what’s happening around the Vacation Kingdom: The Rainforest Cafe sign inside Animal Kingdom is still missing Beastly Bazaar is closed to become a character meet and greet experience this Fall Wreck-It Ralph has taken over the display at the exit of the Magic of Disney Animation show Vannelope is voiced by Sarah Silverman That cake looks so real… The game Fix-It Felix is inspired by games such as Rampage and Donkey Kong Ralph even started as a monster just like one you would find in Rampage Niceland is the [...]
WDWNT’s diligent reporter Adam Roth was on the scene at Walt Disney World this weekend, visiting Epcot and the Magic Kingdom. Adam took a number of newsworthy photos on his trip, so let’s take a look at what’s new and exciting: Art of disney at Epcot recently was refurbished and is now open once again, now featuring the Castle Collection merchandise Looks like they just cleaned up the place a bit They did rearrange some shelves Work continues to prepare a new entrance at the Seas with Nemo and Friends This new wave awning replaces the plain umbrellas that had been here Work continues on a new entrance, presumed to be a new queue for Turtle Talk with Crush Work [...]
Walt Disney Imagineering has provided a video taking a look inside Enchanted Tales with Belle today. Albeit still not as cool as the look we gave you a few weeks ago, it is nice to hear from those behind the project about it and see more of the little details:
WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen was all over the Walt Disney World Resort this weekend, visiting Downtown Disney, the Magic Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. He took some great photos on his trip and has them to share with us in this photo report: Looks like the Earful Tower is being painted or repaired At the Magic Kingdom the Bakery has been out from behind tarps for a while now The old Swan Boat dock is getting refurbished at the moment Work continues on Princess Fairytale Hall The Castle Walls are approaching completion We still can’t go on the second level of Village Haus to take photos… More grass being placed on the facade of Under the Sea: Journey of the [...]
Well, you have been asking us for months and Disney has finally answered the question: You can make your reservations beginning at noon August 20 at 407-WDW-DINE for Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. You can make reservations for up to 180 days out – the very first seating will be for dinner on November 19 by calling 407-WDW-DINE (3463), or visiting any Guest Relations theme park location or Guest Services desk at a resort. Online reservations will be available beginning two days later on August 22 by visiting www.disneyworld.com/dine. On the Disney Dining Plan, Be Our Guest is one quick-service entitlement for lunch, and one table-service restaurant entitlement for dinner. Guests will be required to give a credit card number when making reservations [...]