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Disney’s Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display, Magic Kingdom: New Fantasyland from Contemporary Roof and Ground, Storybook Circus Water Tower Re-theme and More – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

Yesterday we went to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (below, left) to see the beautiful Easter Egg Display in the lobby (below, right). This is the first year of the lobby display, though the decorated eggs have been placed in restaurants during the Easter holiday for the last 15 years. Each egg is hollow milk chocolate, weighing 9 – 12 pounds and is 16 – 20 inches tall!

 

There are quite a few chocolate sculpted rabbits, with a base of brightly colored chocolate shavings (below, left). This chick is hatching out of it’s egg, all ready to go to Walt Disney World (below, right).

 

Rapunzel and Maximus (we forgot his name in the video) share a moment on this highly detailed egg (below, left)! Crush and Squirt are shown gliding through the water in the Finding Nemo egg (below, right). The opposite side of the Tangled egg features Rapunzel and Flynn Rider, which we’ll show below.

 

Video #1 – Disney’s Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display 2012 With Commentary, Disney World – Rapunzel, Duffy – This is the beautiful Easter Egg Display at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort with our commentary! Highlights include Eggs Featuring Rapunzel, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Little Mermaid and much more!

This lush piece of art on the egg is unfamiliar to us (below, left). We don’t know if it’s orginal artwork, or based on something else. Snow White picks flowers as her prince gallops by (below, right). On the flip side of this egg – which you’ll see in the above video – is the Seven Dwarfs! The base also has characters from the film.

 

Ariel sits on a rock as Eric, Flounder, Ursula, Scuttle, King Triton and other Little Mermaid characters surround her (below, left). The opposite side of the egg shows Ariel and Eric in the rowboat. Rapunzel (below, right) helps Flynn Rider up to her balcony. Gorgeous!

 

The eggs span quite a bit of the width of the lobby (below, left). A bunny sits in chocolate candy shavings (below, right) near the Garden View Tea Room, which includes two more eggs as well.

 

Spring flowers are displayed inside the lobby (below, left), and outside the back of the resort (below, right). We were impressed by the colorful arrangment in the grass! To help get you in the mood for Easter, check out this video below from last years Happy Easter Pre-Parade at the Magic Kingdom!

 

Video #2 – Happy Easter Parade Pre-Parade 2011 Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World – Two Locations – This is the Easter Pre-Parade at the Magic Kingdom 2011, shot from two locations! Features Chicken Little, Daisy Duck, The White Rabbit, Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny and more.

We next went to Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and took some photos of Fantasyland from the roof. The Avengers monorail passed us by as we were there – many times – we have photos and video of it in our last update. Beast’s Castle (below, right) looks larger and more imposing than it really is.

 

The work of the day seemed to be on each roof, including at Maurice’s Cottage (below, left), along with Gaston’s Tavern and Bonjour Village Gifts (below, right).

 

Video #3 – Fantasyland Construction from Contemporary Roof 4/5/12 Mermaid, Beast’s Castle – Magic Kingdom WDW – A unique view of the Fantasyland construction from the Contemporary Resort roof on 4/5/12! Includes close up views of Belle’s Cottage, Beast’s Castle, The Little Mermaid and Snow White Mine Train Ride Buildings and more!

The Center Street refurbishment is now complete, and everything looks fresh (below, left). The brick work looks more detailed (below, right), it will be nice to have the street fully open again!

 

Gaston’s Tavern (below, left) can be seen above the wall in Fantasyland. Snow is being added to Prince Eric’s castle (below, right).

 

Work has progressed on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, with it going vertical (below, left). Castle walls can be seen behind the construction wall (below, right).

 

Video #4 – Fantasyland Construction Details 4/5/12 Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Wall, Belle’s Cottage, Eric’s Castle – We’ve shown you Fantasyland from the Contemporary Resort roof, now here it is from a closer view! Snow is being added to Eric’s Castle, and roof work is the main draw here – and the show building walls for the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

A sea of strollers were parked in Fantasyland near it’s a small world, with guests funneling their way during a very busy day (below, left). The former Fantasyland Skyway Station (below, right) is cleared, and you can even see the Liberty Belle Riverboat over the fence beyond it’s a small world (below, right).

 

Here is another view of the clearing (below, left), as well as the Pet Cemetary at the Haunted Mansion (below, right). This will eventually be the new path to Liberty Square to make room for the upcoming Peter Pan’s Flight interactive queue.

 

Video #5 – Fantasyland Former Skyway Station Area Construction 4/5/12 Cleared to Mansion Pet Cemetary – A look at the Fantasyland former Skyway station area construction on 4/5/12. This will eventually be the new path to Liberty Square to make room for the upcoming Peter Pan’s Flight interactive queue. You can see major clearing has been done especially by the Haunted Mansion pet cemetery.

The water tower and utility buildings that were themed to Mickey’s Toontown Fair (below, left) are now painted to match the Fantasyland Train Station (below, right).

 

Video #6 – New Fantasyland Storybook Circus Train Station Water Tower Theming 4/5/12 Walt Disney World Railroad – The water tower area has been re-themed in Storybook Circus at Walt Disney World! You’ll first see what it looked like until a few days ago (still themed for Mickey’s Toontown Fair) then morph into the new look plus some added details.

New decorative pillows found at the Emporium include a Haunted Mansion pillow (below, left – with both sides shown) and a FASTPASS pillow (below, right) as well os other cool designs. Some of this may be coming home with us soon!

 

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

Celebrate Spring – Epcot Flower & Garden Festival 2011:

Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2011

Celebrate spring at one of Disney’s most anticipated events of the year: The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2011.

Experience these unique panoramic displays throughout Epcot’s Future World and all around World Showcase!

Running Time: 64 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2010, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 09, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2008

Latest Release – The Very Best of Disney’s Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars!

Jeff Lange Presents: Walt Disney World Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars

Jeff Lange takes you to Walt Disney World to experience the very best of Disney’s Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars!

Featuring: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky, Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams – 40th Anniversary Special Edition, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, Let There Be Peace on Earth Finale, Fantasy in the Sky New Years Eve Fireworks and BONUS: The Magic, The Memories, and You! (Romance Segment).

Running Time: 66 min

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Remember Christmas: Holiday Treat 2011 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2011 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2011)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2011 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“, The Magic, The Memories and You! (Holiday Segment),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 at Walt Disney World (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011) – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2011 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Br’er Rabbit’s Laughin’ Place Candy Patch, The Headless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Dance 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 – 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party)

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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Also available: Halloween Titles (Including Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

All New Summer Releases – Disneyland Summertime 2011 and Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011

Join Jeff Lange as he brings the magic of Disneyland into your home with “Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011″!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Mickey’s Soundsational Parade, The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean with Blackbeard, The Magic, The Memories and You! plus BONUS: “Magical” A Fireworks Spectacular!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Celebrate the summer of 2011 in style, as Jeff Lange brings you the newest offerings from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue, Haunted Mansion Ride, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Magic, The Memories, and You! plus BONUS: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks Spectacular !

Running Time: 66 min

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

Recent Releases – Frontierland Classics, Adventureland Classics and Liberty Square Classics:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Frontierland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Frontierland” attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following: Splash Mountain (1992), Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade (2006), Country Bear Jamboree (1992), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1997), Tom Sawyer Island (2006) and more!

Running Time: 65 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Adventureland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Adventureland” attractions. This fourth volume in the series features the following: Adventureland Tour (1992-1997), Jungle Cruise (1993), Enchanted Tiki Birds Tropical Serenade (1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (original version including Barker Bird 1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (1997) and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Liberty Square Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Liberty Square” attractions. This third volume in the series features the following: The Hall of Presidents (Original Version – 1993), Mike Fink Keel Boats (opening day attraction – 1992), Haunted Mansion (original version – 1992), Haunted Mansion Bonus Ride (my final recording of the original version with some special surprises – 2006)!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Epcot Center Historical DVDs – Available Now:

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

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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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