First look at New Orlando Airport Disney Store
The Orlando International Airport is getting a new Disney store! When the new state-of-the-art, 1.8 million square foot terminal C opens later this month, so will a new Walt Disney World Store.
Expected to open Sept. 19, the store will bring even more Disney magic to the airport, giving travelers a convenient spot to buy commemorative souvenirs, including items that celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World. But before the store opens, cast members are working their magic to prepare for guests.
Since airport travelers can get a little distracted with all the sights, Design Director Steve Carsella set out to find a way to make travelers stop and notice the magic of Disney with a stunning 3D display that covers the front of the Walt Disney World Store.
“This challenge combined with the beautiful backdrop of this store and the massive digital real estate was inspiring. This is now a magical place, not merely screens, where the possibilities are endless.”
Also outside the store, guests can experience their first Instagramable Disney moment of their vacation, complete with a sculpted character and castle imagery. Inside, guests will instantly feel the Disney magic, made possible with a sprinkle of pixie dust from Disney’s cast.
David Soliman and his WDW Merchandise Presentation team were the creative drivers of the visual elements around the store.
“This location is different in many ways, there are so many gorgeous details to take note- from the LED wallpaper and a sculpted castle to the oversized park icons placed on the ceiling in the center atrium.”
There are still finishing touches being placed in the Walt Disney World Store and the team is setting the curated collection of merchandise before we welcome our guests to experience it.
Will you be stopping by the new Disney store on your next visit to the Orlando airport?
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