Let’s take a soggy trip through a rain soaked Magic Kingdom to find the latest news and construction in the park. Along the way, we’ll see what’s going on with FastPass+, what’s new with our long lost character friends, where the Seven Dwarfs have set down tracks and much more. Let’s put on our galoshes and go stomping through the park!
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Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!
Right outside the park, the left side of the turnstiles is being torn down to make way for RFID entry.
Speaking of RFID, there are Fastpass+ booths at City Hall now.
The Long Lost Friends were back for Limited Time Magic (again), but it was pouring so they were not out.
Gaston is now featured on the park maps.
Inside the Starbucks location, the signs now advertise the Starbucks Refreshers.
The sign for the Hall of Champions is now out, but is under a very small construction wall.
These walls are still up, it’s been close to 5 months now, I believe.
Fastpass+ and Standby signs are now out at Pirates. Also, I’d never wait 50 minutes for Pirates.
These walls are still up in Liberty Square.
You know it’s busy when these signs are out.
The side door for Yankee Trader is now open again.
No movement on this side of Columbia Harbor House.
Time for Mine Train photos! There has been some movement, but it still feels like this project is crawling along.
Brief interlude for Prince Eric’s village photos.
And back to Mine Train.
This was an extended queue for the Tomorrowland Speedway. Yep, it was busy.
The Speedway also has Fastpass+ installed now.
The tape came off of Monsters Inc.’s FP+ signage.
Tomorrowland Terrace was open all day to help handle busy crowds.
Outside the park, you can get nice views from the monorail of the new bus loops being built at Magic Kingdom, as well as the DVC construction at the Grand Floridian.
Well, that does it for this week’s very wet Dateline. What do you guys think of the new Fastpass+ signage in the parks? How about the pace of construction at the Mine Train? Let us know in the comments!!
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