Scaffolding Completely Takes Over Beast’s Castle in Magic Kingdom

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Left Image Credit: ITM / Right Image Credit: Bioreconstruct

Construction continues on Beast’s Castle in Magic Kingdom as scaffolding completely takes over.

Back in June, we reported on a permit filed which was for “general construction” for the area that is home to Be Our Guest, Gaston’s Tavern, and the restrooms nearby.

We speculated that the permit could have been filed so that the theme park could transform this area to commemorate 50 years of magic at Walt Disney World. Though Disney has not announced exactly what will happen with Beast’s Castle or Be Our Guest, we are seeing the construction continue on Beast’s Castle as scaffolding now takes over the restaurant icon.

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Credit: Disney

In July, we reported on the construction work beginning on Beast’s Castle as scaffolding appeared next to the castle. Now, as Imagineers continue their work, we are seeing the scaffolding completely take over Beast’s Castle.

Bioreconstruct took to Twitter to share a photo of the scaffolding along with the caption:

Current work refurbishing the Beast’s Castle.

This is just another construction project happening in Magic Kingdom as we have already seen the theme park spruce up other areas of the park, including the Tangled-themed restrooms, parts of Fantasyland including Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, and Casey Jr.’s Soak ‘n’ Splash.

More on Be Our Guest

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Credit: Disney

Beast’s Castle is the icon for the popular Be Our Guest restaurant, which is located in Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom. The official description of Be Our Guest reads:

Feast on French-inspired fare in one of our elaborately themed rooms—straight out of the beloved Disney classic!

Be Our Guest Restaurant is an expansive and elegant dining destination located at the foot of Beast’s Castle in Fantasyland. Whether you are enjoying lunch or dinner, you will experience an atmosphere made for memories.

Royal Rooms for Loyal Subjects

Be Our Guest offers 3 meticulously imagineered dining areas, each designed to immerse our Guests in the heartwarming mystery and romance of Beauty and the Beast:

  • The Grand Ballroom – Go for baroque in this magnificent ballroom with its high, domed ceiling, chandeliers and snow-laced Gothic arches.
  • The West Wing – Dine in the Beast’s mysterious West Wing study—if you dare—and perhaps you’ll even spy his enchanted rose.
  • The Castle Gallery – Get swept up in the romance of Belle’s private library, and inspired by the larger-than-life figures of Belle and Beast dancing.

Each room is unforgettable.

Be Our Guest
Credit: Inside the Magic

Related: Disney Recipe: Make Gaston’s Famous Cinnamon Rolls At Home

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