Today we’ll visit the Magic Kingdom and explore the various projects happening around the park. . . including the first signs of Christmas!

Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!
Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!

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Up for an Omnibus ride?
Up for an Omnibus ride?

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This section by Tomorrowland in the Hub is now done and has food and beverage service inside.
This section by Tomorrowland in the Hub is now done and has food and beverage service inside.

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All of the new turrets by Cinderella Castle are now out from behind tarps.
All of the new turrets by Cinderella Castle are now out from behind tarps.

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Water fountains in one of the new turrets.
Water fountains in one of the new turrets.

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Work being done to change the walkway up to the Castle.
Work being done to change the walkway up to the Castle.

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Temporary tents for show control in the Hub.
Temporary tents for show control in the Hub.

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I love that these style signs have returned.
I love that these style signs have returned.
They acknowledge Caribbean Plaza!
They acknowledge Caribbean Plaza!
A mirror image food and beverage stand on the Liberty Square side of the Hub.
A mirror image food and beverage stand on the Liberty Square side of the Hub.
The outer ring is now fully open to guests, with the Liberty Square side being the final piece.
The outer ring is now fully open to guests, with the Liberty Square side being the final piece.

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Progress on the Jungle Cruise Skipper themed restaurant opening later this year.
Progress on the Jungle Cruise themed restaurant opening later this year.

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Pirates of the Caribbean is now open after a three month long refurbishment.
Pirates of the Caribbean is now open after a three month long refurbishment.
No more Yo Ho, Yo Ho sign out front.
No more Yo Ho, Yo Ho sign out front.

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The lighting on the attraction is much more pleasing now.
The lighting on the attraction is much more pleasing now.

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The AAs are all looking great!
The AAs are all looking great!

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Check out the rum cup on fire down by his leg!
Check out the rum cup on fire down by his leg!

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Overall, the attraction got some really needed TLC. The sets, lighting, and figures all look much better than before. Well done!
Overall, the attraction got some much needed TLC. The sets, lighting, and figures all look much better than before.
No more peg leg on the ramp heading out of the attraction.
No more peg leg on the ramp heading out of the attraction.
Pecos Bill had a big menu change this week, ditching burgers and chicken and going Tex Mex.
Pecos Bill had a big menu change this week, ditching burgers and chicken and going Tex Mex.
Good for Disney for adding some variety to MK dining. Hopefully it lasts.
Good for Disney for adding some variety to MK dining. Hopefully it lasts.
Country Bear exterior getting a touch up. Attraction is still open though.
Country Bear exterior getting a touch up. Attraction is still open though.

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Liberty Tree is still closed, probably due to sharing a kitchen with the soon to open Jungle Cruise eatery.
Liberty Tree is still closed

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Crane behind the castle for Christmas light installation.
Crane behind the castle for Christmas light installation.
Work still happening at the Cinderella fountain.
Work still happening at the Cinderella fountain.
There are some interesting takes on Mac n Cheese at the Friar's Nook.
There are some interesting takes on Mac n Cheese at the Friar’s Nook.
Even on a slow day at 9:30am, Mine Train had a 45 minute wait.
Even on a slow day at 9:30am, Mine Train had a 45 minute wait.

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While the Christmas Dream Lights are being installed, you shall not pass here.
While the Christmas Dream Lights are being installed, you shall not pass here.
Some of the lights are installed already.
Some of the lights are installed already.

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Mary Poppins doing meet and greets in the Hub gardens is a great idea.
Mary Poppins doing meet and greets in the Hub gardens is a great idea.
Who do you have winning the World Series?
Who do you have winning the World Series?

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See ya real soon!
See ya real soon!

 

 

MiceChat WDW Invasion Oct 22 through 25th

We have back to back adventures in October as MiceChat invades Orlando and then sets sail on the amazing Disney Dream. In Orlando, we’ll enjoy a variety of activities and hope you’ll come join us for some or all of this excitement:

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The MiceChatters getting ready to Sip and Nibble their way around the world.

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Don’t miss it!!!
  • Oct 24Animal Kingdom day (for an email with final meet locations and times, please click to sign up HERE)
  • Oct 25Magic Kingdom Meetup – Meet us at noon at the Walt and Mickey statue for a MiceChat meet, followed by attractions and a late lunch at Chef Mickey’s (to be added to lunch reservations, please contact Teresa Cory). We’ll resume our celebrating at 4pm for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. There’s an optional Hallowishes Dessert Party, if you’d like to be added, please contact Teresa Cory.
  • Oct 26-30, 2015 – All aboard the Disney Dream on its first trip following a big refurbishment. We’ll be Visiting Nassau and Disney’s private Island Castaway Cay!

Join us for WDW, the Disney Dream or both adventures on this fantastic vacation!!! For more information on any of these Walt Disney World activities, please contact [email protected]com. To be added to our WDW Event Information Email, please fill in your info below:

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