PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 9/13/21 (50th Anniversary Wrap Glitters on Monorail Gold, 50th Anniversary Cinderella Pumpkins in the Hub, New Lightning Lane Signs Arrive, & More)

Royal greetings from a rather golden day at Magic Kingdom!

A gleaming new 50th anniversary Monorail wrap was fit on Monorail Gold.

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The Main Street, U.S.A. golden lamppost makeover is complete, and they shine along the sidewalks to the castle.

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The new “Walk In The Park” Dooney & Bourke collection arrived at Uptown Jewelers, featuring an Annual Passholder exclusive bag.

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Glittering, golden Cinderella carriage pumpkins glistened in the central hub where they replaced the Mickey pumpkins for the 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Orange Bird had a little more room to shine as the chairs that blocked his EARidescent perch were pushed all the way forward. The plant he was tucked behind was removed the day prior.

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More scoring for the expansion of jungle green pavement is stretched along to the Adventureland popcorn kiosks.

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The far corner of Aloha Isle that used to hold a touchpoint for Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom has been completely removed.

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More staining on the side and back of the Frontierland Train Station facade at Splash Mountain was completed as it continues its refresh.

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Pavement replacement on the pathway behind Liberty Square Market is completed.

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New Lightning Lane signage has popped up at Mad Tea Party, Dumbo, & PhilharMagic in Magic Kingdom.

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Cinderella Wishing Well, next to Cinderella Castle, received one too many wishes and was overflowing onto the pathway.

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New trees were installed along the pathway to the castle and the well.

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Varying yellow shades of paint shine brightly at Storybook Circus as the final tent’s refurbishment is underway.

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Scoring appeared at the FastPass Kiosks in Tomorrowland next to Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor.

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Two new Marvel-ous Apple Watch bands featuring Spider-Man and Iron Man flew into Tomorrowland Light & Power Co alongside a new magnet.

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Commemorative Bricks were available again today in Tomorrowland after they were previously unavailable due to stock concerns.

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Over at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, the splash zone has been fitted with new blue flooring and the back wall painted.

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At Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, the beautiful water feature that is a central focus of the newly opened entrance, was off and more foliage was planted in front.

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Down by the waterside, new railings are being installed in front of the netting at the boat launch dock to Magic Kingdom.

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Making our way over to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Primeval Whirl in Dinoland sees new construction walls up in front of the attraction.

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One of the Discovery River Theatre entrances has been blocked off as its seating receives a fresh coat of paint.

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The dock for KiteTails sees more movement as housing structures are built up in preparation for its debut.

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New Lightning Lane signs arrived around the park here as well, including Kali River Rapids.

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While Expedition Everest has not received a new Lightning Lane sign as of yet, one of its Fastpass+ signs across the way has been removed from the tree.

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Across from Mr. Kamal’s in Asia, Caravan Road now has a sign out showcasing its new menu, hopefully indicating its return soon!

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While Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery had a delayed opening, we were there today to try three of its new menu items. Stay tuned for our review!

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Restaurantosaurus has construction walls up in front of its entrance in Dinoland U.S.A.

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New props were added to the area in front of The Festival of the Lion King.

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Thanks for following along today as we made our way from Magic Kingdom to the jungles of Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

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