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Mickey’s Toontown Fair Closed, Walt Disney World Railroad Full New Spiel, New Mickey Meet & Greet, Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue – Epcot Fairy Meet & Greet – Pleasure Island Update – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

Today we have a lot to cover from The Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Pleasure Island. Mickey’s Toontown Fair (below, left) is now closed for good, though we do have video and photos from the last day! Donald’s Boat, the S.S. Miss Daisy can be seen above the fence from the Walt Disney World Railroad (below, right). Mickey’s Toontown Fair will be replaced with the Storybook Circus area of Fantasyland.

Guests can currently see through the fence (below, left), though that likely will change later. The Mickey’s Toontown Fair sign can still easily be seen behind the fence (below, right). The new Fantasyland is supposed to open in stages during 2012 and 2013.

Video #1 – WDW Railroad Full New Spiel, Mentions New Fantasyland and Stops at Toontown 2/12/11 – This is the new spiel on the Walt Disney World railroad, which includes a segment on the new Fantasyland. This is the first day that Mickey’s Toontown Fair was closed, and it can be seen through the fencing.

It was a beautiful day at the Magic Kingdom (below, left). The wait for Mickey and Minnie at their new location in Tomorrowland was at 40 minutes (below, right).

Mickey and Minnie have a Tomorrowland-look background to their new digs, but they are dressed in their classic attire (below left and right). This is an interim location, Mickey and Minnie will eventually be in the Town Square Theater (which is currently Exposition Hall).

Video #2 – New Mickey Minnie Meet & Greet in Tomorrowland 2/12/11 Walt Disney World – Mickey and Minnie were formerly at Mickey’s Toontown Fair, and will eventually be moving into a permanent spot in what is currently Exposition Hall on Main Street. This is their interim meet-and-greet area.

There is a roof being added to the Haunted Mansion interactive queue as it’s being constructed (below left and right). I’m not sure how much longer there will be anything to take photos and video of!

We were told that the new Haunted Mansion queue may still be a few months from finished (below left and right).

Video #3 – Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue Construction 02/12/11 Walt Disney World – Video of the Haunted Mansion queue construction, Walt Disney World.

One of the perks of living near Walt Disney World is enjoying aspects of the different events even before they actually start!  Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival doesn’t start for a few weeks, but the flower quilt is filling in quite nicely (below, left). Purple flowers grace the breezeway between Future World and World Showcase (below, right).

Tinker Bell and Terence pose for guests in their new location, the hallway near Innoventions West (below, left). Rosetta smiles for the cameras (below, right). The fairies were originally at Mickey’s Toontown Fair but should soon be in Pixie Hollow for Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival.

Vidia strikes a pose (below, left) and talks with guests as Rosetta joins her (below, right).

Video #4 – New Fairy Meet and Greet, Epcot – Tinker Bell, Vidia, Rosetta, Terence Walt Disney World 2/12/11 – When Mickey’s Toontown Fair closed, the characters from the land were moved into different areas. The fairies were sent to Epcot, where they are supposed to be at Pixie Hollow for the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival (maybe before as well). But right now, they are in the hallway near Innoventions West.

The AMC Dine-In Theaters are set to open at Downtown Disney in May 2011! (below, left) AMC has already added two bars as well as a new concessions area with a freestyle Coke machine with over 100 flavors. We also have photos and video of the rubble that is left from the clubs Motion and the Rock & Roll Beach Club, taken from different angles (below, right).

Two more photos show the new landscape of Pleasure Island (below left and right).

Video # 5 – Pleasure Island – Motion and Rock & Roll Beach Club Demolished Video 2/12/11 – This is video shot from several different locations of Pleasure Island’s Motion and Rock & Roll Beach Club demolished and gone from the landscape.

For many more great photos, please check out MouseSteps latest update HERE!

Epcot Center Historical DVDs – Available Now:

For fans of classic Epcot Center, I present my Epcot Center Historical Collection!

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Latest Release – The Splendor of the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts!

Jeff Lange Experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind Disney experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions.

Experience the splendor of the holiday season at the following Walt Disney World resorts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Bonus: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Walt Disney World Swan.

Running Time: 66 min

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Holiday Treat 2010 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2010 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2010)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2010 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, “Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show“, Very Merry Party Scenes, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Trick or Treat (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Featuring: Spooky Halloween Party Scenes, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy, Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies Fireworks, Haunted Mansion Holiday and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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More Halloween Fun (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party’s 2003 – 2010 Available)

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 7 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Alice & Mad Hatters Treat Party, TheHeadless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Mix and Mingle, Not So Scary Party Scenes, Haunted Mansion at Midnight and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Trick or Treat vol 1 – 6 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2009) – Click HERE

Disney Theme Park Seasonal Celebrations (Including “Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies” from Disneyland)

Jeff Lange Experiences: Disney Theme Park Seasonal Celebrations

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind experiences that you can only find in the Disney theme parks!

Features: Happy Easter Parade (Magic Kingdom, 2010), Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky (Magic Kingdom, 2010), Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies (Disneyland, 2009), Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade (Animal Kingdom, 2009), “Let There Be Peace On Earth” Fireworks Finale (Epcot, 2009) and Lights, Camera, Happy New Year! Fireworks Spectacular (Disney’s Hollywood Studios, 2009)

Running Time: 66 Min

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Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010:

Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010 (Featuring SpectroMagic, Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show, Main Street Electrical Parade and more!)

Jeff Lange brings the grandeur of Spectromagic, the brilliance of the Main Street Electrical Parade, and the dazzling display of the Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show to your door with Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010.

Featurers: SpectroMagic (Final showing of the season 06/05/10), Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show (Premiere 06/06/10), Main Street Electrical Parade (Premiere 06/06/10) plus, BONUS: “Top of the World” Fireworks Viewing (2010)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Vintage Disney-MGM Studios:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Disney-MGM Studios Classics – Vol 1

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience the early years of the Disney-MGM Studios. This first volume in a series features the following vintage footage:

Studios Entrance Scenes (1989-1992), Here Come The Muppets (1991), Soundstage Restaurant (1992), The Studio Showcase (1992), Star Today Ceremony (1992), The Great Movie Ride (1991) and more!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange’s Disney-MGM Studios Parade Classics – 20th Anniversary Collectors Edition DVD

Wishes Fireworks – All Versions!

Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Wishes DVD

Jeff Lange takes you to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom to experience the best of all the “Wishes” nighttime fireworks spectaculars!

Features: Wishes – A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Holiday Wishes – Celebrate The Spirit of the Season plus Bonus: Magic, Music & Mayhem Fireworks!

Running Time: 61 Min

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Walt Disney World Vintage Footage:

Jeff Lange DVD Presents: Bob Welbaum’s Walt Disney World 1986 DVD

Jeff Lange turns back the clock to 1986, where you will experience Walt Disney World through the eyes of Disneyana documentarian Bob Welbaum. This incredible vintage footage includes select narration from Mr. Welbaum, who shot this video before recording was commonplace.

Walt Disney World 1986 contains clips from the following: Walt Disney World Resorts, Original Disney Shopping Village, Epcot Center, Discovery Island, Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and much more!

Running Time: 65 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics and Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Disneyland Vintage Footage (5 Volumes Available):

Jeff Lange Remembers Disneyland Classics Vol 5

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience classic Disneyland attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following:

Aladdin’s Royal Caravan (1993), Disneyland Railroad(1992) including the burning settlers cabin, Big Thunder Ranch and more, Beauty and the Beast Show (1993),Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (1993), Alice in Wonderland (1993) andFantasy in the Sky Fireworks (1993)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Classics Volume 1 – 4.

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