Dirk Wallen’s 6/18/13 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

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WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited the Magic Kingdom on Tuesday and has some newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look:

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The Villas at the Grand Floridian are starting to match the Grand Floridian skyline

They are racing towards an October opening

Work continues on the third bus loop at the Magic Kingdom

The first awnings for the bus loop have started to appear


Tarps still up on the Adventureland Veranda

It looks like A Pirate’s Adventure is going to have FastPass+ at some point

Guests can’t board at the Frontierland Railroad Station currently as they work on the stairs

Sleepy Hollow Refreshments… say it with me… IS STILL BEHIND TARPS

Walls still up on the waterfront in Liberty Square

FastPass+ entrance at “it’s a small world” ready for testing this week

You can now buy your own Gaston’s Tavern sign at Bonjour Village Gifts

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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wow looks so cool cant wait to see all of the stuff when its done


Keep the pics coming! I can't wait to see the DVC Floridian when we visit in late Sept and early Oct. We hope to get a walk through after the DVC Member Cruise 9/29-10/3 :-)


Is there any pictures of the new bakery and do the still have the cookie ice cream sandwich they would make fresh? Dying to see it :0)