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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.
While Tom and the rest of our cast are down at WDW Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Epcot, I have just returned from a trip and bring you a rare Mayor’s Photo Report! Beware this report contains photos from inside Enchanted Tales with Belle! I also have brought you back some video from inside the attraction which we will be posting soon so stay tuned! Some of the rock work in the queue of the Magic Carpets is getting some work done The Rainy Day Cavalcade was out due to some rain earlier in the day Drizella and Anastasia aren’t thrilled about the rain either A Trio of Cranes now looms over the Magic Kingdom Be Warned Enchanted Tales Spoilers [...]
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 [...]
At a small media event this evening, Disney shared a few new pieces of concept art for the upcoming “Celebrate the Magic” show coming to the Magic Kingdom: Disney also announced that due to popularity, they are adding 1000 seats to the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, home of Fantasmic!. Work has already begun building the seating in what was formerly standing-room-only space for the show. So, what do you think?
So, here’s what guests picked at random for the FastPass Plus test are getting in their inboxes right now: So not only are they signing up for the date and attractions they wish to experience ahead of their trip, but they will be mailed the FastPass Plus cards prior to their arrival. This is what the system should be like if ever permanently implemented down the road. It seems that the scheduled test dates are September 18th through the 24th. Stay tuned to WDWNT as more information becomes available on this breaking story.
Walt Disney World is once again gearing up for a test of Fastpass Plus service as evidenced by the many kiosks and poles we’ve seen installed at many Magic Kingdom attractions. Disney confirmed the test to travel agents today: At the Walt Disney World® Resort we’re constantly looking for ways to make the Guest experience even better. As a part of these efforts, over the next several months we’ll be testing enhancements to our very popular Disney FASTPASS® service at the Walt Disney World Resort. The test, called Disney FastPass+, will allow a small number of Guests to make Disney FastPass+ selections for some of their favorite experiences at Magic Kingdom® Park before they even leave home. During this test [...]
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 [...]