Welcome to another edition of your Weekend Update. Denise nbodyhome Preskitt has more photos from the Disney Dream this week plus another Walt Disney World update. That's followed by some of RegionsBeyond's quiet moments at Disneyland. We finish up this week with an excerpt from a stellar trip report from MiceChatter biggsworth. This week we visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Have a great weekend. Stay dry!

Denise nbodyhome Preskitt has photos of the Enchanted Art on the Disney Dream plus a Walt Disney World update

First up, more Disney Dream photos. One of my favorite things about the Disney Dream is the Enchanted Art, which look like regular pieces of artwork but they come to life when you get near them.

There are many piece of Enchanted Art, we didn't even find them all in the time we were there. My favorite actually was found on the morning we debarked from our 2 night trip.

These are pirate ships fighting each other (artwork to artwork fighting!)

Video of the Enchanted Art on the Disney Dream:

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This artwork is a game:

And on our last morning, I couldn't sleep so I went wandering the ship. I found this Walt Disney artwork, which included the Enchanted Art in the center of it. The video shows all 3 versions of the art featuring cartoons of Walt Disney's.

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Mickey and Minnie are now meeting guests in several areas of the Magic Kingdom, including Frontierland now that Mickey's Toontown Fair has closed:


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The princesses have also moved from Mickey's Toontown Fair, they are in Adventureland:


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And lastly, the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is taking shape in a big way! This is now my very favorite time of the year at Epcot, and I could walk the park every day if I had the time - it's beautiful.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse:

Mickey, Minnie and Pluto (as Pluto holds a kite):

Terence and Tinker Bell in their new Pixie Hollow meet and greet:

Vidia and Rosetta:

Lady and the Tramp:

Pandas in China:

Looking towards Spaceship Earth:

And the Odyssey:

The Butterfly Tent houses several topiaries - Bambi, Thumper and Flower:

I can't wait for the Festival to start!

Follow Denise's trips around Walt Disney World and beyond at her website: mousesteps.com.

More quiet moments at Disneyland from RegionsBeyond

MiceChatter biggsworth's epic trip to Orlando

MiceChat member biggsworth took an epic trip to Florida recently, visiting the Disney parks, Universal Studio's Islands of Adventure and the Kennedy Space Center. He ended up with a wonderful collection of photos, many of which we will be bringing you over the course of the next few weeks. We're starting with his take on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of Adventure. You'll find a lot more photos along with his commentary at the link to his trip report below.

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Visit these MiceChat columns each week:

Every Monday: Dateline Disneyland

Every Friday: In the Parks

And that brings us to the end of another week. Our photographers have just enough time to reload their cameras before we see you all again next weekend. Thank you to all of our wonderful readers, and as always, a huge thank you to our amazing team of global photographers, spies, and gossips:

Denise nbodyhome Preskitt (mousesteps.com)
SummerInFL (summerinfl.smugmug.com)
sir clinksalot
Ian Parkinson and Richard Williams
Abominable Snowman
Jack Hollywood 1939 Wixom
Ken Eslick (DisneylandPostcards.net)
ichigopara (TokyoDisneySweets)

Your Editor - Rixter

Our thanks to our special contributor this week, biggsworth.

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