It’s a big, bright and beautiful update from the Magic Kingdom today. But first, a bit of news from around the Walt Disney World . . .

  • Epcot continues to present the “ Sounds Like Summer” concert series thru this Saturday, July 23rd, featuring DSB – A Tribute to Journey.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios recently debuted a special out of this galaxy Stars Wars Galactic Dessert Party.  You’re invited inside Star Wars Launch Bay to dine on specially prepared desserts and both alcoholic & non- alcoholic drinks. Character Meet and Greets, exhibits and special photo opportunities will be available throughout the Dessert Party. Included in this special event package, VIP seating for the  Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular. Cost is $69 for adults, $39 for children age 3-9. Admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios is required to attend, and is not included in the price of Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party.
  • In June, Alex and Ani debuted “ Words Are Powerful” bangles infused with color and inspired by classic Disney sayings and key attributes of favorite animated characters. On July 18th, several new characters were introduced including Elsa from Frozen and Tinker Bell! These new and all other previously introduced characters, are created in both Shiny Gold and Shiny Silver finishes and available throughout the Walt Disney World resort shops.

Now, on with the show . . .

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

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The restrooms have reopened on Main Street.
The restrooms have reopened on Main Street following refurbishment.

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The Native American statue is currently missing.
The Native American statue is currently missing.

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One of the fountains in the new Hub wasn't running this visit.
One of the fountains in the new Hub wasn’t running this visit.

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Swiss Family Treehouse is currently closed for refurbishment.
Swiss Family Treehouse is currently closed for refurbishment.

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Still not busy enough even in summertime to have Golden Oak Outpost open.
Still not busy enough even in summertime to have Golden Oak Outpost open.

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Lots of these signs all over property now.
Lots of these signs all over property now.

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The Native American stands in Frontierland!

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Another alligator/snake sign near the Rivers of America.
Another alligator/snake sign near the Rivers of America.
There is a large photo scrim going up on the Haunted Mansion.
There is a large photo scrim going up around the Haunted Mansion.
There are rumors of a Muppet themed experience getting installed into Liberty Square.
There are rumors of a Muppet themed experience being installed into Liberty Square.
I love the Muppets, but I'm not sure this area is the right place for them.
I love the Muppets, but I’m not sure this area is the right place for them.

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Anyone ever see these black tarps here before? They're quite ugly.
Anyone ever see these black shade tarps here before? They’re quite ugly.
Also notice that the Frozen sisters are no longer meeting in the Magic Kingdom.
Also notice that the Frozen sisters are no longer meeting in the Magic Kingdom.

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The exterior changes to the Carousel of Progress continue.
The exterior changes to the Carousel of Progress continue.
Looking sharp!
Looking sharp!

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I love this logo on the doors. Hopefully the interior gets a proper refurb to go along with the outside.
I love this logo on the doors. Hopefully the interior gets a proper refurb to go along with the outside.

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Time to head out!
Time to head out!

That does it for this week. What do you all think? Is enough being done at the flagship Florida park right now? Let us know in the comments below! Thanks for reading!

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