It all started with a new paint job, but then we watched as beautiful drapes were added to the towers and pretty gold ribbons were added to the spires. This ain’t the Pepto-pink castle from 25 years ago!
BIG changes are coming to Magic Kingdom for Disney World’s 50th anniversary!
We’ve told you all about the transformations coming to Disney World’s park icons — including Cinderella Castle! And while the big birthday is still quite a few months away, we’ve already seen that makeover begin. We’ve been following the progress as fancy draperies and golden swirls were added…and now, there are more additions!
We’ve been following Cinderella Castle’s iconic transformation closely here at DFB!
In case ya haven’t heard, Cinderella Castle is getting a glow-up for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary! We’re talkin’ new paint, draperies, and MORE. We’ve already gotten a sneak peek at the inspiration behind the new design — and we’ve watched as phase one of the transformation was completed! And now, we’ve got another update for you.
Do you know the significance of October 1st in Disney World history?
Walt Disney World opened on October 1st, 1971, which means that this year, the resort will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary. With new offerings around Magic Kingdom and the fact that it’s a milestone occasion, we’re expecting massive crowds for the 50th. However, an anniversary isn’t the only thing big in Disney World that day, so today we’re sharing the full list of what’s happening on October 1st, 2021!
It may only be March, but the 50th anniversary of Disney World is closer than we think!
Starting on October 1st, there will be an 18-month long celebration with new overlays to each Disney World park icon, new character outfits, and more! Now, some of the decor for this magical event is ALREADY out on display!
If you didn’t know, Disney World is celebrating a BIG birthday this year — 50 years of magic!
Disney has been pretty quiet so far concerning details for the anniversary — until now! We now have a first look at the changes coming to ALL FOUR park icons in Disney World for “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.”
As you may very well know, Disney World is temporarily closed. This comes as a crazy time as Disney was gearing up for their BIG 50th anniversary. In celebration of this monumental time in Disney’s history, Disney has announced and begun work on many new attractions, restaurants, and even a hotel. Most of these were set to open BEFORE October 2021. But during this closure, it has been revealed that in-park construction projects are currently at a standstill.
Now, this has many of our readers wondering if Disney World and all of the projects scheduled to open before the 50th will be ready in time. We’re doing our best to put your minds at ease and to give you all of the information that we have, so let’s check out the possible outcomes.
This has truly been a bizarre week not only for Disney guests, but for families all across the country.
While Disney World prepares for an unprecedented closure due to the Coronavirus, we’ve been doing our best to answer all of your questions during a time where things are changing by the minute. While we have already answered several of your questions about how this closure could affect your travel plans, we’ve also received some important questions that you may have not thought about!
Welcome back, DFB friends! We’re here with another What’s New at Magic Kingdom!
And, we’ve got PLENTY of merchandise, food, and construction updates for you, so let’s dive right on in!