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Magic Kingdom Update: Be Our Guest Restaurant, Enchanted Forest, Former Skyway Station, Country Bears Pre Refurb, Grand Floridian Water Playground – Photos and Video

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Yesterday we went to the Magic Kingdom to see the last shows of Country Bear Jamboree before it went down for refurbishment. There is talk that several minutes might get cut from the show, so we wanted to make sure to capture it in photos and video just in case. But first, we took a look at New Fantasyland progress, and found that the sign for the Be Our Guest Restaurant is now up! Behind it appears to be a griffin (below, left). The Be Our Guest sign (below, right) features a rose and several symbols.

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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: Main Street Vehicles, Tinker Bell’s Magical Nook New Meet & Greet in Adventureland, Fantasyland Construction – Photos & Video

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Yesterday was a gorgeous, if hot day at the Magic Kingdom. The Main Street trolley was even making the rounds after 2pm! We enjoyed a few minutes of the Dapper Dans (below, left), before taking our group of 24 onto the trolley (below, right). We even sang a rousing version of “The Trolley Song“!

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Magic Kingdom Update: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2010 Part 2, New Fantasyland – Photos and Video

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Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2010 is in full swing, and there were even some changes from our first Halloween Party.  The large, inflatable pumpkins at the Magic Kingdom turnstiles are now up (below, left) and a gigantic spider was projected onto Space Mountain (below, right). I haven’t seen this effect in several years!

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Magic Kingdom Update: Celebrate A Dream Come True Parade Updated with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen plus Rain Parade, Peoplemover, Fantasyland and More – Photos and Video

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It was a dark and rainy afternoon, but the updated “Celebrate a Dream Come True” parade still was able to continue in an abbreviated form. Roy O Disney and Minnie Mouse (below, left) sit in front of a fierce looking cloud. The parade (below, right), was in “rain parade” mode, meaning that fewer floats were present and some characters walked ahead of the parade.

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