Tagged with " Haunted Mansion"

Dirk Wallen’s 2/2/13 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Dirk Wallen’s 2/2/13 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom on Saturday and has some fantastic pictures of new progress on the Big Thunder Mountain interactive queue, A Pirate’s Life: Treasures of the Seven Seas, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and more, so let’s take a look: While the Main Street Bakery is closed, guests can head to the Tomorrowland Terrace Plenty of options at Tomorrowland Terrace, including beignets! The flowers in the hub have gone to Valentine’s Day colors and the ducks love it… Valentine’s Day cupcakes available at Big Top Treats I’ve heard of panning for gold… More props and interactive elements have been installed in the queue at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad The “exploding” crates are no longer under [...]

Feb 4, 2013     3 Comments
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Haunted Mansion and Toy Story Midway Mania Test New Child-Rider Policy

Haunted Mansion and Toy Story Midway Mania Test New Child-Rider Policy

There may be no windows and no doors, but Disney believes those under the age of seven should have an older guest sitting with them when they ride the Haunted Mansion or Toy Story Midway Mania. From TouringPlans.com: Beginning Monday November 5, 2012 the Haunted Mansion and Toy Story Midway Mania attractions in both Walt Disney World and Disneyland will temporarily testing a new seating policy for the rest of the month and gauge guest reactions. According to the new policy, children under 7 years of age must ride with someone over the age of 14 in the same row. The previous Toy Story Mania policy was that an adult must be in the same vehicle. There will be a sign [...]

Nov 2, 2012     3 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 10/12-14/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 10/12-14/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth has been all over the Disney Parks this weekend. Here are some assorted photos (that don’t include his 400 from New Fantasyland) he took at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot: Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom shirts available at Sir Mickey’s Work continues on the restrooms going in at the old Skyway site Yankee Trader still behind tarps Weird… Rock-work appearing FastPass Plus still installed at Haunted Mansion The Magic Kingdom is getting ready for RFID park entry We believe that the purpose of the steel truss at the park entrance is a test for a new possible exit Cast members have been routing guests leaving the park through wider gates in the center and counting off [...]

Oct 15, 2012     3 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 8/18/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 8/18/12 WDW Photo Report

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 [...]

Aug 21, 2012     12 Comments
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Dirk Wallen’s 8/16-19/12 WDW Photo Report

Dirk Wallen’s 8/16-19/12 WDW Photo Report

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 [...]

Aug 19, 2012     4 Comments
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Zach Larson’s 5/7/12 WDW Photo Report

Zach Larson’s 5/7/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Monday and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Construction has gone vertical on the Disney Vacation Club wing of the Grand Floridian Welcome to the Magic Kingdom There are two of these posters in the tunnel now… not only is it not an attraction… but it has more posters than any others… Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom sign near Town Square Theater Work continues on the Confectionary and Chapeau facades Work still going on near the Main Street bridge This new railing was installed during the work Didn’t your parents ever teach you not to touch trash-cans? Still [...]

May 9, 2012     7 Comments
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AJ P’s 2/12 Walt Disney World Resort Photo Report

AJ P’s 2/12 Walt Disney World Resort Photo Report

WDWNT reader AJ P. was nice enough to offer us some newsworthy photos they took on their recent trip to Walt Disney World, so let’s take a look around all 4 parks and Downtown Disney: Land clearing continues for the Grand Floridian DVC wing the rain left some large puddles Welcome to the Magic Kingdom Chamber of Commerce behind tarps The Bakery as well On to New Fantasyland Work being done on the facade of Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid Large walls popping up on the site of the Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train Supports and such for the Mine Train in the foreground, Storybook Circus tents in the background A green and red wall will separate the [...]

Feb 25, 2012     5 Comments
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Josh Siegel’s 2/23/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Josh Siegel’s 2/23/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom yesterday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: The Bakery is still behind tarps A tarp came down in the bad weather Some lighted effects added to another Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom window A line building for some of the windows A new poster inside the Fire Station A decent amount of guests waiting The Chapeau is still behind tarps Some new, smaller trees planted in Town Square Chamber of commerce (package pick-up) is also still behind tarps A temporary wheelchair ramp installed while work is being done Another look at the new trees everyone seems to hate I don’t see what all of [...]

Feb 24, 2012     3 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 2/13/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 2/13/12 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited the Magic Kingdom on Monday to do some homework (if only we were so lucky) and he managed to take plenty of newsworthy photos to share with us in the process: Let’s grab a times guide  The parade route is back to normal Work continues on the bakery and center street facades The bakery is open Plaza Ice Cream still closed Work continues on the supports in Tomorrowland   This side of the Dumbo queue is finally being painted   Scaffolding coming down on the circus tent queue area   The other Dumbo centrifuge is in place   They are working everyday to get the attraction up and running as soon as possible     Beast’s [...]

Feb 15, 2012     5 Comments
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Zach Larson’s 2/6/12 WDW Photo Report

Zach Larson’s 2/6/12 WDW Photo Report

From Super Bowl MVP parades to Animal Kingdom, WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson brings us around the world with him on a very busy photo report. Let’s take a look: Land clearing continues for the Grand Floridian DVC wing Meanwhile, some brush is being cleared from this island in the Seven Seas Lagoon The main street characters were out entertaining guests waiting for Eli Manning to parade down the street. I really don’t like the new one in the beige shorts… They were offering free balloons with every audio guide purchased! Giants fans out in force Here comes the Super Bowl MVP Congratulations to our hometown champions, the New York Giants… even though I’m a Dolphins fan… stop laughing… The Big [...]

Feb 7, 2012     3 Comments
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