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Dooney & Bourke Castle Tote Bag, Primeval Whirl Becomes Stroller Parking, & More: Magic Kingdom & Disney’s Animal Kingdom Photo Report 12/27/21

Good morning from a sunny day at Magic Kingdom!

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The Dooney & Bourke Cinderella Castle tote bag arrived at Uptown Jewelers.

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A 50th anniversary castle charm keychain is glittering on the shelves at the Emporium. For all of the details of today’s merchandise finds including pricing and locations, be sure to check out our daily merchandise roundup!

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A cute wooden clothing rack is in the nuiMO section to display all of your small friends’ outfits.

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A snow-ready holiday Mickey Mouse nutcracker will “Ski you Real Soon!” on the slopes!

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An ‘XOXO” Minnie and Mickey Mouse shirt is available before Valentine’s Day.

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Over in Tomorrowland, the MaDe shirt kiosk has three new styles of Walt’s Holiday Lodge shirts you can customize.

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A rather trendy nuiMO winter outfit with an orange vest and gray sweatshirt is at Star Traders.

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Over at TRON, workers were installing some paneling of sorts on the canopy.

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Lines were building throughout the day due to holiday crowds, like this extended queue at “it’s a small world.”

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Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe had quite a few new Sketchbook ornaments that arrived just after Christmas. Some of the ornament designs included Mirabel from “Encanto,” and Chernabog & Sorcerer Mickey from “Fantasia.” Full details and pricing of all of the ornaments we found are in our daily merchandise roundup.

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In Adventureland, the popcorn cart near Jungle Cruise across from The Enchanted Tiki Room is no longer serving the 50th anniversary pineapple-coconut specialty popcorn.

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The roped off Lightning Lane area for Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade in front of Cinderella Castle has been extended to the Fab 50 statue of Daisy to allow room for more guests.

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On our way out of the kingdom, we hopped aboard the express Monorail and caught a view of freshly painted concrete near the small pond behind Space Mountain. The concrete feature used to be gray before being touched up and painted greed to match the landscape.

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At the Transportation and Ticket Center, we switched Monorails to head to EPCOT to get aerial views of the construction projects happening down below.

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Workers are “below sea level” making progress on a trench recently dug at Moana: Journey of Water.

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Back on the ground near Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, the cast member entrance is seeing rapid progress after being paved.

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Since we had some time to spare before park hopping, we stopped in at Disney Springs where we found an out of this world Pizza Planet Spirit Jersey hoodie.

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50th anniversary reusable bags were recently restocked and now feature the barcode on their displays for mobile checkout. Previously, you had to visit a cast member to scan a sheet with all of the barcodes on them.

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A “Be Happy” shirt with a Mickey Mouse sun is shining on the T-shirt wall.

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The First Anniversary Vault Collection is making milestones with a new sweatshirt and sweatpants set at The Vault pop-up in Marketplace Co-Op.

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“Bad day?” Boba Fett comic and “Kid at heart” Darth Vader shirts are at Star Wars Trading Post.

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Tow Mater is hauling a hubcap Christmas tree in this tow-rrific Christmas ornament at Days of Christmas.

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Rey, Chewie, R2-D2, BB-8 and more are on this magnet at Galactic Outpost on the West Side.

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Marvel Legends X-Force action figure set is at Superhero Headquarters next door.

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Gold Christmas Tree popcorn buckets are available at kiosks throughout the parks and at Disney Springs today.

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Before we made our way out, we stopped at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. for a coffee in a new 50th anniversary disposable cup.

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After getting our shopping fix at Disney Springs, we made our way over to Disney’s Animal Kingdom where we found a few more Sketchbook ornaments. These ornaments featuring Anna and Lilo & Stitch are at Discovery Trading Co.

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A Marie Disney Park Pals is climbing the shelves near the keychains.

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The limited release Lunar New Year mystery pin collection is hitting the shelves.

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Primeval Whirl, originally supposed to reopen as a seating area, is now currently a stroller parking section.

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The single rider entrance at Expedition Everest was closed today due to capacity.

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The main entrance sign at the attraction also received a refresh with new Yeti posters. Occasionally, the posters around the park will be replaced and left to the weather for an aged appearance.

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In Pandora, Banshee Shoulder Plush Toys have been restocked where the jewelry-making station previously was.

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On our way out of the park, we noticed an unexpected visitor, the Minnie Premium Sipper. It is at the beverage cart closest to Island Mercantile!

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Thanks for following along today!

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  1. And the Dooney bag is already sold out and now scalped overpriced for over $400 on reseller sites! Great job Disney!!!!!

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