This week’s Dateline Disney World takes us to both Epcot and the Magic Kingdom! Let’s take a look and see what’s new and how the Christmas season is chiming in.

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Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!

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With the Christmas parade taping being this weekend, the flagpole on Main Street USA is down, creating once a year photo opportunities.

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The stages are also set for the live performances.

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Back at the Village Haus, part of the walls came down to reveal a new entrance and new seating area.

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Some walls are still up, though.

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Over at the Mine Train, some trees have been planted, and it seems that more final details are starting to be installed.

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The walkway between Storybook Circus and New Fantasyland was closed this week.

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The Philharmonic was performing in Storybook.

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it’s a small world is currently closed.

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I’m happy to report that these signs are back outside the Haunted Mansion.

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And lastly from the Magic Kingdom, Mickey and Minnie now have their Santa hats on.

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Welcome to Epcot!

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This week, I caught two of the holiday storyteller performances.

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These experiences are nice and short, as well as classy and understated. They’re one of my favorite holiday offerings at WDW.

 

Well, that does it for this week. Make sure to let us know how you feel about what’s happening at WDW by leaving a comment below!

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