PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 10/16/20 (Tomorrowland Transit Authority Legs Painted White, New Clothing, Wendy Darling Greets Guests, and More)
Good morning from another beautiful day at the Magic Kingdom! It was a quiet day here at the most magical place on Earth, but we were here to bring you all the latest news! Let’s get started!
No trip to the Magic Kingdom would be complete with our checking the Toll Plaza refurbishment! The second set of lanes was reopened today, and cones were removed from the approach to the toll booths. It appears that the construction workers had the day, or at least the morning, off from repainting this iconic structure.
While work cannot be seen being actively done on the Walt Disney World Steam Train line, we do see tools and equipment move around the site from time to time. The tracks are still missing from the Fantasyland Station.
We noticed that the leg closest to the main walkway through Tomorrowland seems to need another coat of white paint, as the leg still appears a bit streaky.
We found one leg encased in scrim fabric-covered scaffolding yesterday, but this leg has not yet been painted white.
We noticed that the Rivers of America have continued to be drained, and the water level had dropped several inches since yesterday. While this isn’t immediately apparent, one only had to look at the dock structures to see the usual water line in order to see that the water had dropped below normal level.
While the holiday weekend may be over, the holiday weekend crowds seem to here to stay. The line for Pirate of Caribbean looped in front of the attraction three times, with a posted wait time of 60 minutes.
We found some fun merchandise find at the park today. The first find was an awesome sale pertaining to glow items throughout the park. Any glow item priced regularly at $12, $15, $17, or $20 is now $10, and any glow item regularly priced at $25, $27, or $30 is now $15. That means that you can get this light up bubble wand for 50% off! And don’t forget, your regular discount stacks on top of this sale!
We found a fun new merchandise line of women’s clothing featuring a retro college alumni and sequins vibe. For photos of the full collection as well as prices, see our article here.
Also giving us retro college vibes but in a different style altogether is this sweatshirt collection. For more pictures and information, see our article here.
In addition to Peter Pan, we found Wendy Darling out greeting guests from a safe social distance today on the porch of the Temporarily Unavailable Crystal Palace. She was just lovely, as you can expect!
We had a wonderful day at the Magic Kingdom, and we hope you had a great time coming along with us. Have a magical day!