It’s been a grand series of updates from an incredible time at Walt Disney World. We are now on day two of D23’s Magic & Merriment. It will be a day where we tour the Cinderella Castle Suite and journey through Disney’s Animal Kingdom at night. But first we start our morning with some incredible band performances and other random Disney magic. So march on through the break.
It’s a sepia kinda morning at the start of Day 2 of D23’s Magic & Merriment.
But some things are just better in black and white 😉
The actual morning is winter cloudy but we won’t let that get us down, we are in Disney after all!
One of the great things about arriving at the parks early is that you never know what unique experiences you might have. In this case No. 71 is out on patrol. Can you guess why #71? Come on that is easy 🙂
The wreaths along Main Street USA and the patchy clouds make for an interesting pattern.
So many wonderful things happening around us as we quickly make our way to our morning Magic & Merriment Day 2 Rendezvous.
Care to Dance?
Seriously, you might just be part of the fun…
Moving right along…
Welcome Aboard the Columbia Harbour House for continental breakfast. The latter part we were none too happy about.
The Columbia Harbour House provides some neat views from the second floor…
The Liberty Belle is ready for many round trips on this MK day.
We were given these maps to help us find the location of our reserved parking at Animal Kingdom for when we meet up there in the afternoon.
The Columbia Harbour House has many interesting things on display…
…like this “Hidden” Mickey 🙂
But it isn’t long before we find some not so hidden Mickeys & Minnies too!
A wonderful photo spot and the topiaries serve to guide guests right to it.
We have some time to burn at the Magic Kingdom before we meet up later to tour the Cinderella Castle Suite! So let’s strike up the band 🙂
What a grand Disney tradition…
I’ll admit I was a band nerd back in the day. But I think everyone can appreciate the sights and sounds along with how big a role music plays in the history and future of Walt Disney World.
And now for the Bridgeport High School Marching Band
The sights, sounds and colors, they really add a nice hometown, Americana feel to Main Street USA.
…and now for the drumline!
The band takes up almost all of Main Street USA…
Old Glory waving “inside” the arch of Cinderella’s Castle.
Something tells me he is going to be unanimously re-elected 😉
A random shot of the Walt Disney World Railroad as we travel to take pictures of Storybook Circus.
Through the power of the internet we are back on Main Street & What an incredible sight it is.
Almost time to enter Cinderella Castle Suite! MORE EXCITED THAN USUAL, that means a lot 😉
Love capturing Cinderella’s Castle with its reflection…
Looks like some people have a Fast Pass for the Cinderella Castle Suite Tour!
Actually, these guys know Cinderella, it is kinda like having a Fast Pass but way better 🙂
Stay tuned for the next post in this series where we tour the Cinderella Castle Suite!