PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 8/16/21 (50th Anniversary Celebration Banners Arrive, Tortuga Tavern Reopens in Adventureland, Harvey’s Halloween Bags Cast A Spell On Main Street U.S.A., & More)

Good morning from a magical day at Cinderella Castle!

Before even walking into the park, another 50th anniversary surprise awaited us at the gates! New 50th banners lined the transportation areas just outside the tapstiles to the kingdom.


A new limited release Halloween MagicBand crept into The Emporium.


Across the way at Uptown Jewelers, the spooky new Harveys bag collection arrived. Check out the full collection here!

Tortuga Tavern in Adventureland reopened today with a sweet menu addition you’ll go bananas for.


Construction continues in Frontierland, where new concrete was poured at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe.


Check our latest boardwalk update here.


Staining comes to a short standstill on the bridge to Liberty Square from the central hub, where only half of the bridge has been completed.


Columbia Harbor House now sports, or doesn’t, missing shutters to match the anchor removed from the building’s exterior a few days prior.


Areas under the newly refurbished Peter Pan’s Flight entrance sign that had marks where the old sign was hung have been patched and painted for an all-over cleaner look.


More blue paint was added to line the geometric shapes at the loading dock at “it’s a small world” as its colorful makeover continues.


MaDe kiosks at Tomorrowland Power & Supply Co. at the exit to Space Mountain now have Black Widow Apple Watch Bands and a new phone case option.


Over at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, fresh paint covers the tiles where a leak occurred as refurbishment continues.


Heading over to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, work continues on the Monorail station as stairs continue to be built and railings are added. To see our latest Monorail station update, check here!


Thanks for following along today as we made our way through Magic Kingdom and nearby resorts!

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