Cinderella Castle stage at Magic Kingdom being transformed for the World's Most Magical Celebration

Sep 26, 2021 in "Cinderella Castle"

Cinderella Castle stage 50th anniversary wrap
Posted: Sunday September 26, 2021 9:16am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The Cinderella Castle stage will have a new look for the World's Most Magical Celebration 50th anniversary.

Crews are busy this morning installing the new vinyl flooring to cover the entire surface of the stage.

The new design uses the now familiar deep blue with golden accents, and includes "The World's Most Magical Celebration" tagline along with Cinderella Castle in the center.

October 1 will see the return of the Magic Kingdom welcome show - "Let the Magic Begin," but beyond that there are no announced plans for the stage.

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BrianOct 26, 2021

I'm in the minority, but I actually liked them. I thought they added some pizzaz to an otherwise bland looking stage. Now, if there were no stage, I'd obviously be fine without the arches. Also, I'd take those arches any day over the Mickey one seen here during and around the 25th anniversary.

OtaminOct 25, 2021

The arches will not at all be missed. They were so incredibly tacky.

Animaniac93-98Oct 25, 2021

How fitting that the arches installed for one 50th birthday celebration get removed for another 50th birthday celebration.

Disney AnalystOct 25, 2021

Thank goodness 🙏🙏🙏

TouchdownOct 25, 2021

I think we can finally stick a fork in those arches, railings installed on both staircases.

jrhwdwOct 13, 2021

Great!

SpectroBroOct 13, 2021

Yes.

jrhwdwOct 13, 2021

Might Today's news about a Show for Merriest AH be connected?

SpectroBroOct 11, 2021

There’s something happening after Halloween…

MagicHappens1971Oct 11, 2021

They must have a new/returning show coming back soon? Wonder why they haven't announced it

DCBakerOct 10, 2021

James AlucobondOct 05, 2021

Right, that’s what I thought I remembered. So I imagine that they won’t clutter the right side with 5 arches even if they do come back.

hpyhnt 1000Oct 05, 2021

Yep. Asymmetrical before whereas it is now symmetrical. Previous version for reference from just before the Covid closure (boo to the arches, but goodness do I miss the non-pink castle scheme):

James AlucobondOct 05, 2021

It looks like they've changed the layout. Wasn't it asymmetrical before with a taller stage, longer staircase, and more arches on the right? For that reason, even if the arches return, I imagine they won't be as visually distracting due to the lower profile design.