PHOTOS: Riverboat Smokestacks Installed Atop Tiana’s Palace at Disneyland

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Crews have installed riverboat elements atop Tiana’s Palace, a new restaurant in New Orleans Square at Disneyland Park. Tiana’s Palace is a reimagining of French Market Restaurant inspired by Tiana’s restaurant as seen at the end of “The Princess and the Frog.” French Market Restaurant closed permanently in February. Animators partially based Tiana’s Palace on … Read more

Redd, Esmeralda, Tinker Bell, Rapunzel, Jaq & Gus, Groot, and More New Sketchbook Ornaments

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The summer sun is still beating down on Florida as we gear up for the 2023 Halloween season — but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to prepare for Christmas. We’ve found several new Christmas ornaments at Walt Disney World Resort this month. These ornaments, inspired by the Disney100 celebration and classic Disney characters, can … Read more

PHOTOS: New Sod Placed Around Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Flume as Construction Progresses in Magic Kingdom

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While Disneyland crews have only just begun dismantling the tree atop the original California Splash Mountain to make way for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, the Florida version of the ride is much further along in demolition and construction. Both stateside Splash Mountains are being transformed, while Splash in Tokyo Disneyland is remaining the same. The Magic … Read more

Dismantling of Iconic Splash Mountain Tree Begins at Disneyland

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Construction crews have begun tearing into the top of the former Splash Mountain at Disneyland, as work continues toward the new Tiana’s Bayou Adventure attraction. Say Farewell to the Splash Mountain Tree As we shared with you in a construction update last month, scaffolding and scrim had climbed to reach the top of the former … Read more

PHOTOS: Tiana’s Palace Logo Added to Restaurant Façade at Disneyland

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We’re almost there! Tiana’s Palace is getting closer and closer to completion, as a new finishing touch has appeared at what used to be French Market Restaurant in New Orleans Square at Disneyland. Tiana’s Palace Painted Sign Appears French Market Restaurant first closed for good in February of this year to become Tiana’s Palace. Scrim … Read more

‘100 Years of Music and Wonder’ Spirit Jersey Available Now on shopDisney

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Strike up the band, because the latest addition to Disney’s “100 Years of Music and Wonder” collection has arrived on shopDisney in the form of a new Spirit Jersey. Mickey Mouse and Friends Spirit Jersey for Adults – Disney100 Special Moments (100 Years of Music and Wonder) – $79.99 The Spirit Jersey itself is purple, … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Tiana’s Foods Water Tower at Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in Magic Kingdom

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The Tiana’s Foods water tower was installed overnight at Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in Magic Kingdom. The upcoming attraction replaces Splash Mountain, which closed in January. Tiana’s Foods Water Tower The water tower is at the front of the Frontierland attraction, overlooking the exterior sections of the ride. The tower is dark brown and topped with … Read more

New Tiana Disney Visa Design Arrives to ‘Jazz Up’ Your Wallet

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You won’t have to “dig a little deeper” in your wallet to find this new Princess Tiana Disney Visa design, available now for Disney Visa card holders. New Tiana Disney Visa Design This Tiana Disney Visa card design themed to “The Princess and the Frog” has the entrepreneurial princess silhouetted against a starry blue background. … Read more

New Disney100 ‘The Band Concert’ Inspired Pin at Walt Disney World

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A new Limited Release pin in the Disney100 series inspired by the classic Mickey Mouse short, “The Band Concert,” is now available at Walt Disney World Resort. We found this new “The Band Concert” inspired pin at Frontier Trading Post in Frontierland at Magic Kingdom. ‘The Band Concert’ Disney100 Pin – $17.99 The pin features … Read more

New UV-Reactive Disney100 Ear Headband Arrives at Disneyland Resort

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A new Disney100 ear headband that sports UV-reactive art is now available at Disneyland Resort. We found it at World of Disney in the Downtown Disney District. UV-Reactive Disney100 Ear Headband – $34.99 The ears feature a cream and watercolor color scheme, with a matching cream headband and velour lining. This ear headband is made … Read more

PHOTOS: Pooh Corner Partially Closed Off, Pressed Penny Machine Remains Following Closure of Splash Mountain at Disneyland Park

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Construction on Tiana’s Bayou Adventure has now impacted nearby Pooh Corner as construction walls surround the back of the store. Take a look with us. Earlier this week, the Disneyland iteration of Splash Mountain permanently closed. Almost immediately, construction walls were erected around the area as it transitions to become Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. The construction … Read more

New Raya & the Last Dragon, Princess & the Frog, Mr. Toad, and Orange Bird Ear Hat Ornaments at Walt Disney World

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Four new Mickey ear hat ornaments inspired by “Raya and the Last Dragon,” “The Princess and the Frog,” Mr. Toad, and Orange Bird are now available at Walt Disney World. They can be found at Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe, the year-round holiday store in Liberty Square at Magic Kingdom. Light-Up “Raya and the Last Dragon” … Read more

New Disney100 Unified Merchandise Arrives at Walt Disney World

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Lots of new Disney100 Unified merchandise has arrived at the Emporium on Main Street, U.S.A at Magic Kingdom. The merchandise features a whimsical artistic take on several fan favorite Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters. Disney100 Unified Character Notebook – $19.99 The new Disney100 Unified Collection notebook features a very bright and colorful block … Read more

New Orange Bird, Mr. Toad, Tiana, and More Sketchbook Ear Hat Ornaments Premiere on shopDisney

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A new series of sketchbook ear hat ornaments designed by artist Costa Alavezos is now available on the official shopDisney website, with plenty of time to spare before the holiday season. We have the full listings with prices, descriptions, photos, and details transcribed and explained below. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride Sketchbook Ear Hat Ornament – … Read more

PHOTOS: Rockwork Reconstruction Underway as Splash Mountain is Reimagined to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

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Construction has really began picking up speed as Splash Mountain is being reimagined to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Rockwork Reconstruction Underway We stopped by Magic Kingdom today and noticed the construction crew working on the transformation from Splash Mountain to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure were hard at work at the bottom of the flume. Much of the … Read more

French Market Restaurant Surrounded by Scrim for Tiana’s Palace Transformation at Disneyland

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French Market Restaurant at Disneyland is remains completely surrounded by scaffolding and scrim as it is turned into Tiana’s Palace. Disney Imagineers are partnering with Disney Animation artists from “The Princess and the Frog” to bring Tiana’s Palace to life. The film’s designers took inspiration from the exterior of the original French Market Restaurant in … Read more