Brandon Struve’s 11/6/09 WDW Photo Report

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WDWNT Reporter Brandon Struve was on a mission Friday: to take as many newsworthy photos in one day as humanly possible. Did Brandon succeed in his mission? Let’s find out:

Welcome to the place “Where Dreams Come True”

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is coming to the Magic Kingdom

The Main Street train station is decorated

Main Street U.S.A. is already completely decked out for the holidays

Time to visit Bird Mount… I mean Space Mountain

The Space Mountain sign entering from the TTA has finally been changed after 35 years

The astronauts are still missing

Work on the exterior of the attraction is coming along nicely

Those lime green decorations used to be orange

The new sign on the pylons has finally been put into place

All of the overhead signage has been changed

A new planter and some trees stand outside the attraction

Work on the old Skyway building is wrapping up

The new Tomorrowland stage is ready for “A Totally Tomorrowland Christmas!”

Some walls are up near the Mad Tea Party while the attraction is closed

Donald’s Christmas Tree lot has been set up for what may be it’s last season

There are two scissor lifts behind the “tree lot”, possibly getting ready to tear down Mickey’s Toontown Fair

Ariel’s Grotto is also decorated for what could be its last season

Some small Christmas Trees outside the old Fantasyland Skyway station

Moving over to Epcot, Spaceship Earth is now featured on the map

Let’s head into Innoventions

Some new wall displays featuring the various exhibits are up inside

A new exhibit from IBM is coming called “Smarter Planet”

The exhibit is still behind walls

Plenty of Vinylmation available inside Mouse Gear

Vinylmation plush are now available at WDW

Here’s what is available in the 3″ size currently

The Gingerbread Mickey is the last holiday piece remaining

Ear Hat embroidery is now available inside Mouse Gear

The wooden Hummer inside Test Track’s Inside Track shop is gone

The fountains outside of Imagination! are not operating

Christmas Tree is up at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Decorations are up on Hollywood Boulevard

Decorations are also up on Sunset Boulevard

A Spectacle of Dancing Lights banner is up next to the Great Movie Ride

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights is up and ready

Have you seen the Christmas Carol greeting card?

Still funny!!!

Inside Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream, the Hollywood Studios 20th anniversary exhibit has been updated with items from The Great Movie Ride

A model of the New York Gangster Scene

One of the posters has also been changed to display images from The Great Movie Ride

Thanks for the report Brandon

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About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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