Last year the Magic Kingdom wrapped up a major overhaul of its central plaza, or hub, complete with a new forecastle stage and turrets for Cinderella Tower. Work continues around the Magic Kingdom on a number of smaller projects, some obvious, some less so. Here’s… Read More »Magic Kingdom – March Update
As we have posted before, the Central Plaza, or hub, at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is undergoing an update. The finished version will have more of a park like setting, with ample walking space to navigate around parades and shows, more outdoor dining seating, plus special viewing areas for fireworks and more.
Since our previous update Disney has added sand and earth to provide a way for construction vehicles to get to and from each side of the moat. At few more of the structures have been removed. Most of the progress has been made on the Crystal Palace side of the hub with extra dirt brought in to level the ground. There has also been some work on the paths around the entrance to Adventureland.
I do find it interesting that they’ve essentially given up trying to keep water out of the area on the Tomorrowland side. It may account for how slowly the project is progressing. But given all the rain in Central Florida, I’m not surprised.
More photos below the jump for those who can’t watch the brief video: