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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: Fantasyland Storybook Circus Walls Down, Barnstormer Great Goofini Coaster Testing, Big Thunder Rehab, Former Skyway Area Clearing – Photos and Video

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We went to the Magic Kingdom yesterday afternoon to enjoy a little downtime – but it turns out, there was a lot to see and we ended up spending most of our time taking photos and video! A friend told us that the scrims on Main Street U.S.A. had been blown off buildings during a windstorm (below, left). We rode the Walt Disney World Railroad – 3 times! – and enjoyed the view of the new Fantasyland train Station which will be open soon (below, right).

 

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Magic Kingdom Update: New Fantasyland Construction, Dumbo The Flying Elephant, Former Skyway Station Area Progress – Photos and Video

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Yesterday was a gorgeous, cool day at the Magic Kingdom (below, left). We encountered the Main Street streetmosphere characters by the Fire Engine as soon as we walked into the park (below, right). We once again play tested the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom interactive game and added to our growing collection of Sorcerers cards.

 

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Magic Kingdom Update: New Fantasyland Art From WDW Railroad, Haunted Mansion Queue – Expedition Everest 5th Anniversary Passholder Event – Photos & Video

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We had a very full day at Walt Disney World yesterday, with a short visit to Epcot before heading to the Magic Kingdom. We ended our day at Animal Kingdom, for the Expedition Everest 5th Anniversary Passholder Event. Our first stop at the Magic Kingdom was to ride the Walt Disney World Railroad, and it was the first day of the Storybook Circus and New Fantasyland artwork now being on the walls (below left and right). There is now a solid wall where the mesh fence used to be.

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