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Enchanted Tales with Belle Preview w/ Maurice’s Cottage, Magic Mirror, Madame Wardrobe, Lumiere and Belle! – Photos and Full Video

Hi everyone!

We have been very fortunate to have the opportunity to bring you “first looks” at different areas of Fantasyland. From Gaston in front of Gaston’s Tavern, to the sign in front of Be Our Guest Restaurant, we’ve found new details that we’ve enjoyed sharing with you.  Today we’ll be taking a look at Maurice’s Cottage behind the walls of the new Fantasyland! A friend of ours was invited by a Cast Member to preview this location yesterday, including “Enchanted Tales with Belle“.  He could either photograph or videotape at any given time, so we have photos of the outside and inside of Maurice’s Cottage, but only video of the experience within.  In the future, we’ll have both covered fully! Cast members in their new costumes lined the walkways to Maurice’s Cottage (below, left). The cottage itself has been seen quite a bit online, and has a whimsical look to it (below, right). There is even a wishing well!

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Celebrating Disneyland’s 57th Birthday at Walt Disney World, Former Fantasyland Skyway Station Area, Fantasyland Bonjour! Village Gifts and Gaston’s Taven – Photos and Video

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I’ve had the opportunity to celebrate Disneyland’s birthday (July 17th) in person many times in the past, including at the big media event for the 50th! But there are years that we don’t get to Disneyland in July – so we celebrate instead at the Magic Kingdom (below, right). We celebrated the 57th birthday of Disneyland on a very rainy day at the park. Our tradition is to ride opening day Disneyland attractions, but some of them are outside, so we couldn’t really be too choosy!

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Magic Kingdom Update: Dumbo The Flying Elephant Interactive Queue, New Fantasyland Construction, Grand Floridian DVC Villas – Photos and Video

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We spent a few hours yesterday at the Magic Kingdom (below, left) – it’s hard to believe it’s been a month since we’ve visited! The last visit we made was when the Casey Jr. Splash ‘N Soak area was opened. The Main Street Bakery had been under a facade for quite some time including the last time we were here, and it looks very nice and bright now (below, right).

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Magic Kingdom New Fantasyland Update Including Exterior Details, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Recent Storybook Circus Additions and More – Photos and Video

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Friday was a busy day at Walt Disney World for us, we started at Epcot for a Flower and Garden Festival seminar (partly hosted by Eric Darden) and then headed to the Magic Kingdom (below, left) to photograph the Fantasyland construction. The castle wall portion of the Fantasyland project is moving along (below, right), with Beast’s Castle in the background.

 

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Magic Kingdom Update: Fantasyland Construction Progress, Easter Bunnies, Former Fantasyland Skyway Station, Original Citrus Swirl Returns, Storybook Circus – Photos and Video

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Yesterday was a full day for us, taking photos of Fantasyland from the Contemporary Resort roof and then heading to the Magic Kingdom! This was our view of Cinderella Castle (below, left). Maurice’s Cottage (below, right) looks quite whimsical!

 

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Magic Kingdom: Fantasyland Construction, Dumbo Testing, Barnstormer Sign, New Trees in Town Square plus Disney’s Port Orleans Resort Mardi Gras Parade – Photos and Video

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We started out yesterday with a parade at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort and then ended it at the Magic Kingdom (below, left) to meet with friends. Dumbo the Flying Elephant’s new spinner was continously testing while we were in Fantasyland, with a Storybook Circus sign for “The Barnstormer” (below, right).

 

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Magic Kingdom Update: Sorcerer Fire Station, Big Thunder Mountain Tumbleweed, New Fantasyland Additions to Prince Eric’s Castle and Haunted Mansion – Photos and Video

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Changes at the Magic Kingdom have been happening swiftly! We stopped by the Main Street Fire Station to pick up our Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom cards to play, and a new banner was out (below, left). We were happy to see the patches are now back inside of the Fire Station, we had been told weeks ago that that would happen (below, right).

 

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