Front and center is Cinderella Castle. The transformation of the castle, which was announced in February and began shortly after, is bringing royal blue turrets, gold accents, and quite a bit of rose pink to Magic Kingdom’s icon. As it stands now, it appears that the entirety of the main castle structure has received this royal treatment.
Taking a look from a higher angle, we can also see the smaller towers which sit in front of the castle have been similarly converted. The roofs appear to have been fully painted in the new royal blue, and gold accents can be seen as well.
Looking a bit more closely at those towers, we can see that the gold accents aren’t quite complete, as the two towers on the left still have a few areas that are split between the old grey and the new golden color. Underneath those details, and covered in tarp, it appears that new banners may have also been installed on the towers – the closest elements to guests in the hub.
Elsewhere on the castle, this lift is extended for workers to continue adding color detail to the castle. While we don’t have a good view on what element they’re working on, their mere presence indicates that the outer turrets are not quite complete. With that being said, it appears that the vast majority of the castle is indeed complete, and may well be totally transformed by the time the park opens.
TRON Lightcycle Run Construction
Moving over to Tomorrowland, TRON Lightcycle run is undergoing construction activity on a daily basis. Work on the Shanghai Disneyland attraction clone, which was announced in 2017, underwent a brief delay during the park’s extended closure, but has since resumed.
The main building for the roller coaster still remains exposed, with paneling having been added to two sides before the closure, but the southern and eastern sides have yet to receive such coverings.
Scaffolding still extends nearly to the roof of the structure on the side closest to Space Mountain, and we can see additional scaffolding (pictured to the right of the building) extending a bit higher. Recently, most work on the site has been internal or involved supports for the canopy structure. The attraction was originally scheduled to open prior to the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World next year, but that date is in doubt due to closure delays.
What are your thoughts on the new color scheme of Cinderella Castle now that it is nearly complete? Let us know your reaction to the drastic transformation in the comments.