PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 10/28/22 (Remodeled Kona Cafe, Disney’s Grand Floridian Pumpkin Decorating Contest, KiteTails Popcorn Buckets, & More)

Good morning from Magic Kingdom! We got a lot to do around Walt Disney World, so let’s get started.

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We stopped by Kona Cafe at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort first thing to see the scrim removed to showcase a new look! The restaurant will reopen on November 1.

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Not much change is happening at Spirit of Aloha, although workers appear to be continually clearing the land.

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What a beautiful view of Cinderella Castle!

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Interesting, are those KiteTails popcorn buckets from Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the popcorn cart in Magic Kingdom?

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Inside the Emporium, some glittering new Disney Parks collection jewelry featuring Mickey & Minnie and Donald & Daisy has hit the shelves. Necklaces and bracelets feature the pairs in varying shades.

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A very sleepy looking Stitch is available as a new Cuddlez plush. We’ve seen various characters as these now.

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We love this sign at the Confectionary!

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Center Street is still waiting for new brick pavers on the portion of the pathway that extends onto Main Street, U.S.A.

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Once the park opened, we hopped aboard the PeopleMover to get a good look at the progress at TRON. Changes can be seen daily down below as workers are cleaning up the walkways and adding more foliage.

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If you come to the parks early enough, you’ll see a lot of character drawings on the ground undisturbed. They make very cute photo ops.

Hundred Acre Goods has new Character Bites featuring Minnie Mouse on sour gummi lollipops.

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Not much was happening around the park today, so we made our way over to Haunted Mansion to go for a ride with all of the Happy Haunts. Our new favorite Loungefly backpack is also still in stock at Memento Mori.

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We also stopped in at Splashdown Photos to check in on the area scrimmed off near the back of the shop. No visible changes yet!

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We were happy to see plenty of Disney’s Contemporary Resort ornaments in stock at BVG just in time for the holidays.

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Save the galaxy with this new Mandalorian and Grogu Star Wars hat at BVG.

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Chef Mickey’s magnets are now available at Fantasia. We previously found these on MaDe kiosks around the parks.

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is ready for Halloween with a bunch of spooky and scary pumpkins on display! Cast Members at the resort have decorated some pumpkins, and it’s up to you to vote and decide on the best one.

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It was pretty quiet today, so we made our way out to go hang out on the beach at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and enjoy the beautiful weather. Thanks for following along!

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