Cinderella Castle to Receive Royal Makeover This Spring

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It will be all trimmed in gold!

The Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom is getting a royal makeover!

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Beginning next month, the Castle walk-through into Fantasyland will be closed for 3 months.

The stunning golden castle enhancements will begin in early March 2020 and continue for about 3 months into early summer.

It’s being repainted the same light pink shade used last year at Sleeping Beauty Castle, with royal blue turrets and lots of gold trim.

The castle’s tarps and barriers should go up around March 1st.

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The pretty mosaic murals in the Castle walk through.

You won’t be able to walk through the Cinderella Castle Walk-Through during renovations.

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It’s pretty golden inside the walk through already.



The Cinderella stained glass mural.

It’s the 70th anniversary of the release of the Cinderella movie today.


Cinderella greeting her Royal Table guests at every meal.


Cinderella opened to glowing reviews on February 15, 1950.


This follows the golden enhancements given to Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle last year:

Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland is More Beautiful Than Ever!

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May 24, 2019: Grand Re-Opening of Sleeping Beauty Castle

The $300,000 refurbishment of Sleeping Beauty Castle is complete and the Castle’s walk-through has re-opened for guests.

Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle now features vibrant new colors, a new roof, and other pixie dust enhancements.

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May 24, 2019: Sleeping Beauty Castle’s new, much bluer paint job.

“What’s interesting is that we used an ages-old painting technique called ‘atmospheric perspective’ to visually heighten the castle,” said Kim Irvine, art director at Walt Disney Imagineering. “We warmed the pink hues on the lower towers and gradually added blue to lighten the colors toward the top.”


Golden accents and a pixie dust sprinkled roof.

The same technique was used for the new roof, now in gorgeous cobalt blue hues. Each of the 18 original turrets was digitally scanned to create the same roofline and sparkly pixie dust was sprinkled on the center roof.

“We focused the golden accents and pixie dust around the entrance to the castle, as though it has been magically enchanted,” said Irvine.


The walk-through has brand new LED lighting.

Colorful banners, pennants and landscaping were also included in the refurbishment and the Sleeping Beauty Castle walk-through received new paint and interior lighting.

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We think it’s beautiful!

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The beloved Partners statue with Walt holding Mickey’s hand.

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Princess Aurora looking over her refurbished castle.  ❤

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Christian admiring the Sleeping Beauty Castle too.


But, this is what guests have to look forward to this spring at the Cinderella Castle:  Tarps and Barriers.

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April 17, 2019: Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle has been tarped now for almost 2 months! 😦

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March 24, 2019: Renovating the Sleeping Beauty Castle turrets.  The tarps are so ugly!  You can’t walk through the Castle into Fantasyland.


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January 2020:  Seeing Sleeping Beauty Castle with it’s new golden look.  We love it!  ❤

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!


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Cheers to the new year!


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Ready for a fun – and long – day at the Magic Kingdom!  Can’t wait to see all the improvements later on this year!

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Now, that’s PINK!!!

People are complaining already about this new light pink color ahead of the 50th anniversary celebration next year, but we remember when the Cinderella Castle was REALLY PINK for the 25th anniversary celebration!!!

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