Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re checking out the fall decor at the Magic Kingdom. But first, the news from around Walt Disney World:

This weekend, Epcot starts a two month long “ Food and Wine” celebration! From Marketplaces where you can sample savory foods to fun music festivals and cooking demonstrations led by World Renowned Chefs… There is something fun for everyone this year.

Things to be on the look out for this year: “The Marketplace”  is host to many different options for food and beverage, but new this year “Chocolate Studio” featuring the perfect mix of desserts and wine. “Islands of the Caribbean” will showcase the flavors and wines of the Islands.

The “Eat to the Beat” concert series has lined up some names you might recognize (Performances are 530pm /645pm /800pm at the America Gardens Theater):

  • Sept 14-15th will feature “ Wang Chung”
  • Sept 16-18th will showcase “ Starship: featuring Mickey Thomas”
  • and Sept 19th -20th will feature “Air Supply”

The” Magic Kingdom”  continues to celebrate Fall and the approaching Halloween season with “Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party”. Though a separate ticket is required,  this party is a wonderful alternative to the more “ Scary” Halloween events in the area.

Speaking of the Magic Kingdom, let’s see how the park looks . . .

Ads for the Halloween party are out everywhere.
Ads for the Halloween party are out everywhere.
Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!
Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!
Pumpkins everywhere.
Pumpkins everywhere.

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Information regarding parties/Wishes.
Information regarding parties/Wishes.

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All these guys are out in Town Square again.
The pumpkin people are out in Town Square again.

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The famous Mickey pumpkins are out on Main Street once again.
The famous Mickey pumpkins are out on Main Street once again.

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Halloween decor in the Emporium.
Halloween decor in the Emporium.

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The Native American statue is back after being gone for refurbishment.
The Native American statue is back after refurbishment.
Crane at Cinderella Castle for repainting.
Crane at Cinderella Castle for repainting.

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Heading into Tomorrowland.
Heading into Tomorrowland.
These rocks are brown...
The old rocks were brown-ish…
...and these rocks are blue. Do you like this change?
…The new color scheme is blue. Do you like this change?

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We're all a little mad sometimes.
We’re all a little mad sometimes.

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Exterior refurbishment on Enchanted Tales with Belle is all wrapped up.
Exterior refurbishment on Enchanted Tales with Belle is all wrapped up.

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Mosquito prevention in Fantasyland.
Mosquito prevention in Fantasyland.
it's a small world is currently closed for refurbishment.
it’s a small world is currently closed for refurbishment.

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The top of Haunted Mansion's exterior refurb is done.
The top of Haunted Mansion’s exterior refurb is done.
But the bottom is not.
But the bottom is not.
Fall decor in Liberty Square.
Fall decor in Liberty Square.

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First, the right side of the Riverboat station got cleaned up. Now, it is the left side's turn.
First, the right side of the Riverboat station got cleaned up. Now, it is the left side’s turn.

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Pays to arrive early!
Pays to arrive early! These walkways fill up fast.

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Refurbishment continues on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
Refurbishment continues on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.
Nothing to see here, move along.
Nothing to see here, move along.

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Swiss Family Treehouse remains closed for refurbishment.
Swiss Family Treehouse remains closed for refurbishment.

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Some Halloween merchandise.
Some Halloween merchandise.

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See ya real soon!
See ya real soon!

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That’s it for this week. Are you planning on visiting during the Halloween season? Maybe attending a party of two? OR is Halloween Horror Nights more your style? Let us know in the comments below. Thanks for reading!

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