The storybook circus giggle gang performs several times each day in and around the storybook circus section of fantasyland. Located in the space that used to house mickeys toontown fair, it continues that former lands focus on little kids, through a rethemed ride. Guests spending their day in magic kingdom today may have noticed an addition to the shrubbery in the storybook circus themed area. Dumbo, the barnstormer, fantasyland train station, and a coming soon casey jr splash n soak station are all included. Fans of the famous mickey mouse pretzel can find him at the storybook pretzel cart along with several other locations on property. Entertainment located in fantasyland at magic kingdom park. Part of the fantasyland expansion project, dumbo was the first ride in the new section of. Part of the new fantasyland expansion at magic kingdom theme park, storybook circus invites you to explore a lively world inspired by the disney animated film dumbo. Hidden gems of storybook circus at magic kingdom theme park. Why for did storybook circus wind up replacing the pixie. One of those major changes was the closing of toontown fair to make way for storybook circus. Cinderella castle contains a mosaic depicting the story of cinderella and features the cinderellas royal table restaurant.
Today at magic kingdom, we stopped by big top souvenirs the gift shop near the dumbo the flying elephant attraction in storybook circus and it remains closed due to flooding. Extensive damage is being reported and the area is continue reading fire in storybook circus at magic. This new addition flew in overnight near the dumbo the flying elephant attraction. Articles related to the storybook circus subarea of magic kingdom s fantasyland. The dumbo the flying elephant ride was removed from fantasyland and rebuilt in. Construction underway in storybook circus at the magic. Ive been following the fantasyland expansion project at wdws magic kingdom for a couple of years now. Fantasyland in the magic kingdom at walt disney world resort has ten main attractions. Details attractions barnstormer rollercoaster dumbo casey jr splash n soak station walt disney world railroad petes silly sideshow shopping big top souvenirs dining storybook circus hot. Tomorrowland to storybook circus path at magic kingdom has closed for tron construction. Fire in storybook circus at magic kingdom affects character. The castle courtyard that consists of most of the opening day fantasyland attractions, the enchanted forest that.
Big top souvenirs in storybook circus at magic kingdom. Disney world magic kingdom outfit idea storybook circus as promised, im back with another disney outfit from my latest trip to walt disney world. Big top souvenirs and petes silly sideshow, located in the heart of the magic kingdoms storybook circus in walt disney world, were closed today. Today im happy to share new details on the storybook circus area thats planned as part of the new fantasyland expansion at magic kingdom. Filled with bright colors, circus posters and lively music, you will really feel like you just. The storybook circus gift shop has gifts for sale not found anywhere else in disney parks. The classic dumbo the flying elephant attraction at magic kingdoms storybook circus has been reimagined in vivid colors and with increased capacity and additional features. Storybook circus is also home to the fantasyland station of the walt disney world railroad.
Dec 06, 2012 a threeclown troupe chuckles buffoon mcmonkeyshine iii, whinny horselaugh, and snort amuses guests, sometimes with the assistance of a silly. Wdwmousing chapter 24 magic kingdom new fantasyland. Now, the pathway behind the tomorrowland speedway that runs from tomorrowland to storybook circus has been completely closed as well. Fire in storybook circus displaces character meet and greets. Buy disney world disneyland shot glass set magic kingdom storybook circus 4 pc shot glasses free delivery possible on eligible purchases. One of the busiest days of the year, and we never waited longer than 20 minutes. Storybook circus will be based on our animated film, dumbo.
Today we are taking an indepth glance at the hidden gems you can find within the land reimagined and. When you walk into the circus, youre walking back in time, back to the 1940s to the big top and the big show. These are delightful and unique character interactions and the imagineering that went into this area of the park is absolutely magical. Storybook circus is taken right out of dumbo the flying elephant. Lets find out with my top 5 things to love about storybook circus in the magic kingdom. Opened in 2012, storybook circus replaced the former mickeys toontown fair. The storybook circus giggle gang is a troupe of circus clowns inspired by the traveling circus acts and sideshows of the late 19th century, as well as classic films like walt disneys dumbo. Magic kingdom park is a theme park at the walt disney world resort in bay lake, florida, near orlando, florida. And while i love the level of design and attention to detail that ive been seeing in the completed portions of storybook circus, as a tinkerbell fan, i have to admit that i find myself missing what was originally supposed to have replaced mickeys. Owned and operated by the walt disney company through its parks, experiences and products division, the park opened on october 1, 1971, as the first of four theme parks at the resort. A new look at storybook circus at magic kingdom park. The extremely wellthemed storybook circus area of fantasyland in disney worlds magic kingdom can be easy to miss. History talk 0 articles related to the storybook circus subarea of magic kingdom s.
Storybook circus is based from elements of the film dumbo and other characters from the mickey mouse universe. Storybook circus was inspired by the classic disney animated film dumbo. Not only are two dumbos, side by side, unprecedented for a disney park anywhere in the world, they even fly in opposite directions. Possible fire at magic kingdom closes gift shop in. A miniland that is part of new fantasyland and pays tribute to. Get full access to the wdw crowd calendar, lines mobile app, touring plans and more.
Disney world disneyland shot glass set magic kingdom. Specialty desserts, like the moonlight magic dessert dome, will also be available at all quickservice dining locations main street bakery, aloha isle, and popcorn carts in tomorrowland and. Photo storybook circus on new magic kingdom park map today. Giggle gang clowns storybook circus magic kingdom allears.
My disney top 5 things to love about storybook circus in. Mickeys toontown fair was closed on february 11, 2011 in order to build the storybook circus area of the fantasyland extension. Come one, come all to hear the tale of the humble beginnings and details often overlooked in storybook circus at magic kingdom in walt disney world. Work on the tron roller coaster has started to ramp up, with the walt disney world railroad closing down today and the tomorrowland speedway due to shut down after the first of the year to make way for the new ride. Magic kingdom storybook circus live bgm loop youtube. This look is inspired by one of my favorite disney classic movies and a beloved classic ride at the disney parks too, dumbo. The area will be filled with colorful circus tents and nods to the famous film. Along with todays soft opening of storybook circus, the magic kingdom issued a new map to guests featuring the new area. Fire in storybook circus displaces character meet and. Storybook circus is one of two areas that together make up new fantasyland at the magic kingdom the other is the enchanted forest located in the space that used to house mickeys toontown fair, it continues that former lands focus on little kids, through a rethemed ride, a moved ride, a character meet and greet area, and a play area. Sep 03, 2017 live recording of the background music loop in the storybook circus section of the fantasyland area at disneys magic kingdom, fl. We provide you with daily news from the walt disney world theme parks and beyond. Tucked away in the northeast corner of the magic kingdom is storybook circus.
Extensive damage is being reported and the area is. Main street philharmonic storybook circus walt disney world resort. When visiting magic kingdom, be sure to head back to storybook circus for its abundant details, vibrant colors, and attractions featuring. These snacks at magic kingdom maximize your dining plan. The first phase of the new storybook circus area of fantasyland soft opened to guests including. It became mickeys starland on may 26, 1990, and was briefly renamed mickeys toyland in late 1995. Since receiving a major expansion, it is divided into three subareas.
The cart is located inside storybook circus in the new fantasyland at the magic kingdom. Disney news, disney parks, featured, magic kingdom, news, snacks tagged with. The storybook circus giggle gang debuted in early december 2012, to coincide with the grand opening of the new fantasyland area in magic kingdom. Complimentary ice cream will be available at calliope tent in storybook circus. This legendary band marches right into your heart with tunes from classic disney films mixed with ragtime and swing at walt disney world resort in florida. It will typically close one hour before the park closes. Storybook circus is one of two areas that together make up new fantasyland at the magic kingdom the other is the enchanted forest. Saturday stroll around storybook circus magic kingdom. Petes silly sideshow, storybook circus merchandise, and. A new look at storybook circus at magic kingdom park by jennifer fickleybaker, editorial content manager, walt disney world resort i know its going to be a great week on the disney parks blog when i get to start by posting a new fantasyland update. The evolution of storybook circus at magic kingdom. A new look at storybook circus at magic kingdom park disney. What could be better than the most classic of all disney rides. As you can see in the photo below, storybook circus is closed off to the public, and the fire, which reportedly occurred overnight, has been contained.
Main street philharmonic storybook circus walt disney world. Storybook circus fantasyland magic kingdom walt disney world. Opened in 2012, storybook circus replaced the former mickeys toontown fair land. Storybook circus is just one part of the multiyear, largest expansion of fantasyland in magic kingdom history.
Disney world magic kingdom outfit storybook circusinspired. Storybook circus is so typical of what you will find at walt disney world. At the magic kingdom, mickeys toontown fair now storybook circus initially opened as mickeys birthdayland on june 18, 1988. Storybook circus is a miniland, located in fantasyland at the magic kingdom. Today we are taking an indepth glance at the hidden gems you can find within the land reimagined and based on the disney animated classic film. Reports are coming in about a possible fire that occurred last night at storybook circus inside magic kingdom park at the walt disney world resort. This area will open 45 minutes after park opening, unless the magic kingdom has extra magic hours and during busy holiday seasons. We use reasonable efforts in our sourcing, preparation and handling procedures to avoid the introduction of the named allergens into allergyfriendly menu choices. Full tour of storybook circus at the magic kingdom youtube. The first part of dumbo, the flying elephant, with dumbo spinning clockwise for the first time in magic kingdom history the barnstormer, featuring the great goofini, a family coaster attraction featuring mickeys best pal and. Today at magic kingdom, we stopped by big top souvenirs the gift shop near the dumbo the flying elephant attraction in storybook circus and it remains closed due to flooding after inquiring with a cast member about the reason for the closure, we were told that dumbo had a pool party that got a tad out of hand so there is a bit of cleanup to do. Some elements of mickeys toontown fair were demolished and others were rethemed to the new area. This portion of fantasyland is perfect for children ages five and under with the attractions being geared more toward that target age. Petes silly sideshow, storybook circus merchandise, and walkthrough magic kingdom 10812 part 1 october 8, 2012 11 minutes read 61 comments well finally make our way out to petes silly sideshow, which opened all the way back on october 4th.
Five reasons not to miss storybook circus at the magic. Our touringplans subscription was a lifesaver on our trip. According to cast members weve spoken with, there was a fire in storybook circus last night that has led to some entertainment changes today as crews assess the full scope of the damage. Joining dumbo, the flying elephant and barnstormer featuring the great goofini, casey jr. Splash n soak station brings the circus to new fantasyland with a water play area where monkeys, elephants and giraffes splash along with guests. Storybook circus dumbos circus comes to fantasyland. The new fantasyland project began at magic kingdom in 2010, which brought big changes to a large portion of the park. My favorite things to do are knit at disney and eat tacos. Home magic kingdom dining storybook circus pretzels location. Magic kingdom guests blink back in amazement at the scene. Dec 11, 2019 reports are coming in about a possible fire that occurred last night at storybook circus inside magic kingdom park at the walt disney world resort. It is a place where memories of dumbo the flying elephant and his circus adventures come to life. Boss clown is chuckles buffoon mcmonkeyshine iii and he appears with. I didnt like the idea of storybook circus when i initially saw the concept.
Guests may consult with a chef or special diets trained cast member before placing an order. Guests spending their day in magic kingdom today may have noticed an addition to the shrubbery in the storybook circus themed area of the park. Overnight fire in storybook circus wdwmagic unofficial. To give you a taste of the magic that awaits at storybook circus here are 6 reasons why we are huge fans. All the elements of toontown were either destroyed or recycled to fit the new big top circus theme. Dec 11, 2019 the fire reportedly took place in big top souvenirs, which is a gift shop within storybook circus, and the damage is said to be quite extensive. Several disney websites are reporting a fire occurred in storybook circus at magic kingdom last night which has disrupted entertainment and merchandise locations in the area.
Part of the fantasyland expansion project, dumbo was the first ride in the new section of the park to undergo a soft opening on march 12, 2012. Storybook pretzel cart fans of the famous mickey mouse pretzel can find him at the storybook pretzel cart along with several other locations on property. According to cast members, a fire broke out at big top souvenirs which is a merchandise location in the land. Tags storybook circus refurbishment magic kingdom magic kingdom construction. Amazingly rare characters to appear at magic kingdom. Live recording of the background music loop in the storybook circus section of the fantasyland area at disneys magic kingdom, fl. The storybook circus giggle gang is a group of clowns who will tickle your funny bone. Dec 11, 2019 several disney websites are reporting a fire occurred in storybook circus at magic kingdom last night which has disrupted entertainment and merchandise locations in the area. Take a stroll around storybook circus at disneys magic kingdom in this weeks saturday stroll. The first phase of the new storybook circus area of fantasyland soft opened to guests including the first part of dumbo, the flying elephant, with dumbo spinning clockwise for the first time in magic kingdom history.1631 132 1553 1016 956 18 1567 238 337 169 935 7 1231 532 684 957 640 1141 1064 1209 1148 1160 1290 1256 1203 668 935 357 414 1234 1544 400 202 570 376 398 1402 144 1255 117 514