PHOTOS: Construction Walls Erected Outside of Beaches & Cream Soda Shop as Restaurant Expansion Continues at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

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Hold on tight Beaches & Cream fans, the expansion of everyone’s favorite soda shop is officially underway and has taken over Lafferty Place Arcade at Disney’s Beach Club Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort. We’re one step closer to enjoying a kitchen sink again!

As you can see from the pictures below, construction walls now envelop the exterior of the soda shop, while the adjacent arcade space has been sized down considerably with the help of some black curtains, meaning the possibility of more seating for us to satisfy our ice cream needs and desires is high.

Construction walls now wrap around the entrance to Beaches & Cream. At least they match the building’s exterior.

We still don’t know if the soda shop’s iconic signage will remain after the refurbishment.

While the refurbishment is underway, be sure to head on to the temporary location inside of Ariel’s for your ice cream fix.

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Updated opening hours for Lafferty Place Arcade while construction is underway.

The Lafferty Place Arcade will be open limited hours while the construction is taking place. You can visit between 10AM-11PM until October 4th 2019, instead of the usual 6AM-12AM.

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Black curtains blocking guests’ view of the construction.

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Two construction workers working inside of the arcade with guests inside.

The Beaches & Cream Soda Shop expansion closed the shop on August 26th this year and is set to reopen towards the end of 2019 with no official date being set as of right now. WDWNT will update you as soon as a date is announced.

Will you be visiting the expanded Beaches & Cream Soda Shop when it reopens? Have you ever dared to try the infamous Kitchen Sink? Let us know below in the comments.

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Rosie has been an avid Disney and Disney Parks fan for over two decades, experiencing Disneyland Paris multiple times before crossing the Atlantic on a solo trip to experience the American parks. It was there that she met her (now) husband and was whisked away on her own fairytale. You'll usually find Rosie either at Trader Sam's or Magic Kingdom, talking about Walt Disney or defending her opinion on It's a Small World being a Disney masterpiece. Rosie is a collector of all things Zero and has a huge soft spot for sassy princes and fiery princesses.

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