World of Disney Grand Reveal Ceremony at Disney Springs

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Join us for a photo recap of the World of Disney Grand Reveal ceremony!

World of Disney entrance at Disney Springs. Photo by Courtney Reynolds.

A Whole New Look!

After what has felt like an eternity, the World of Disney renovations are finally complete! We are so excited to share some more magical details with you!

Before we begin, I suggest checking out last week’s World of Disney blog post if you haven’t already. In that post, we talk about the back story of the new renovations and give you a glimpse at some new décor and merchandise that debuted last week ahead of the Grand Reveal ceremony.

Laura Caszatt (Manager, Merchandise Strategy & Product Development) speaks to media about some of her favorite new Disney products. Photo by Courtney Reynolds.

World of Disney Media Event

Although the Grand Reveal ceremony on October 27th was open to the public, we were invited by Disney to attend a media event prior to the ceremony to chat with the Disney Cast Members that worked on creating the magic for the store’s new look.

The main checkout area is one of my favorite new additions to the store! There’s still a little Pixie Dust left in these old paint jars. Keep an eye out for a magical display while you’re in line!

 

World of Disney Grand Reveal Ceremony

After our chat with the media, we were escorted outside to a special reserved area to view the ribbon-cutting ceremony. We couldn’t have asked for a better view!

There’s nothing better than a surprise visit from Mickey Mouse! Hearing the cheers from the crowd as he stepped onstage and seeing the happiness on the Cast Members’ faces was truly heart-warming.

Congratulations to all the Cast Members who worked so hard to bring this vision to life! Check out our video to see some of the magic in action:

Video by Courtney Reynolds.

Thank you again to Disney for inviting us to the ceremony and for giving us a few goodies to take home. We love the new reusable bags!

Mickey Mouse Club merchandise given to us by Disney as a part of the media event. Photo by Courtney Reynolds.

Be sure to check out our holiday merchandise blog post to get a glimpse of what’s new for the holidays at World of Disney!

By Courtney Reynolds

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About the Author

Courtney Reynolds

Courtney is a Photographer for WDW Magazine and former Disney Cast Member. She is originally from New England, but is currently enjoying life in Orlando where you will often find her with a camera in one hand and a coffee in the other. She also loves tacos, Donald Duck, riding roller coasters, and celebrating Halloween. For more about Courtney, you can follow her on Facebook and Instagram.