Tom Corless’s 10/16/15 WDW Photo Report (Disney Springs, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Etc.)

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I managed to visit Disney Springs, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom over the course of the last week, so let’s take a look at what’s new and noteworthy in my latest photo report:

Construction of Town Center is coming along nicely

STK Steakhouse as seen from the top of the Orange Parking structure

New 4 parks ornaments

New Mickey Mouse food magnets were recently released

The expansion continues inside World of Disney

Cool new Mad Tea Party hat for sale


With the stage gone, the Chinese Theater is unobstructed for the first time since 2001 at Hollywood Studios




New “purchase with purchase” items available around the resort


There is a throw with a matching design inside this bag



New Fantasia ear hat ornament set


Work continues on Star Wars Launch Bay, opening in December


Billboard for The Force Awakens behind the Chinese Theater


One for Jungle Book as well


Sunset Showcase visible behind Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster

Pop Secret is now the sponsor of Fantasmic! at Hollywood Studios


The once temporary railing inisde the Great Movie Ride finally got a more permanent look


New antenna topper


Not sure I have ever seen Disney character dreidels before…




Mulch, Sweat, and Shears had their final show on Saturday, the group is being retired as the park heads in a new direction

Moving to Animal Kingdom, 4 cranes loom over the AVATAR construction site


The hyena area on Kiliminjaro appears to be finished, just obscured from view by plants


The new building on Discovery Island is coming along nicely

Disney Outfitters actually lost a room in the construction of the new building

Some years ago, the Art of Disney store would have started right about here

Disney Outfitters has a lot of great Conversation Fund merchandise

Work continues on the backside of the new building as well

You can find the Vampire Mickey popcorn bucket at Animal Kingdom

The Duffy meet and greet may be gone, but Shellie May is coming to Walt Disney World. The book is the first item to hit shelves.