Disney have just announced via the Disney Parks blog that they will be retiring the Welcome Show that many guests have come to enjoy outside the Main Street U.S.A. Train Station.
Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager for the Disney Parks Blog, said “Beginning January 9, guests will be allowed to enter the Main Street, U.S.A. area of the park even earlier than the park’s scheduled opening time. This will allow guests time to savor the charm of Main Street, U.S.A., enjoy breakfast or a warm drink at the Main Street Bakery featuring Starbucks. Then promptly at opening, a new welcome show will officially open the park for the day on the Castle Forecourt Stage. A Royal Herald will appear to deliver a proclamation and welcome a few familiar characters to the stage, officially opening the park so ‘the magic can begin!'”
So while we still have a welcome show, it will now be held in front of Cinderella Castle. Be sure to check back with us for future updates on this new experience.