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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 [...]
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 [...]
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: