Cinderella Castle to Receive Color Updates and Enhancements

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    TIMEFRAME

    July 2020

    RUMOR STATUS

    Completed

    Cinderella Castle will receive a royal makeover and new enhancements.

    The concept art indicates additional gold accents and a rose gold paint scheme for the upper spires.

    RUMOR TIMELINE

    August 12, 2020: The moat around Cinderella Castle has been refilled.

    July 7, 2020: The Magic Kingdom had a cast member preview today and work on Cinderella Castle appears to be complete.

    May 5, 2020: On Disney’s Quarter 2 Fiscal Year 2020 earnings call, Disney Chief Financial Officer Christine McCarthy stated the company’s plans to reduce capital expenditures during the Covid-19 pandemic. McCarthy stated that capital expenditures for the parks and resorts would be reduced by $900 million by way of pausing refurbishment and construction projects.

    Details of specific projects that may be subject to delay or cancellation were not stated, but construction on all ongoing Walt Disney World projects was suspended shortly after the park closure in March.

    February 17, 2020: Jason Kirk (Vice President of the Magic Kingdom) announced on the Disney Parks Blog that Cinderella Castle will receive a royal makeover and new enhancements.

    The concept art indicates additional gold accents and a rose gold paint scheme for the upper spires.