The Story That Brings Disney Springs to Life

Everything Disney creates has a back story… movies, viagra sale malady parades, attractions, resorts — everything! I believe this has a lot to do with why the things they create are so well received. They engage the visitor, even on a subtle level.  

A prime example of this is taking place now in Town Center, the final phase of the new Disney Springs shopping and entertainment district. Let’s take a look at the story that brings Disney Springs to Life.Disney Springs Construction 2015According to the Disney Parks Blog, “At the heart of Disney Springs is a bubbling spring located in Town Center that represents not only the power and beauty of nature, but optimism and possibilities. More than a century ago, this spring attracted the first settlers and over time, the town of Disney Springs grew around the spring, eventually creating three additional neighborhoods: The Landing, Marketplace and West Side – each with its own distinct charm.”

Theron, a Disney Imagineer, shares the back story and creative process of creating the springs at Disney Springs.

When the “springs” and Town Center officially open this summer, be sure to check out the elaborate details in the running water of the springs.  Now that you know the story that brings Disney Springs to life, you’ll be able to really appreciate all the countless hours of research and the intricate detailing.

(Photo from Orlando Sentinel)


F. G. Mama

About the author…F. G. Mama, Katie McDill, has been in love with Walt Disney World since first entering the gates in 1976. After her two kids went off to college, she moved from Georgia to the backdoor of the Magic Kingdom in Florida. She worked several years at Walt Disney World performing as Fairy Godmother in day parades, the “Best of Disney” castle stage show, and the original Electric Light Parade. For the last ten years, she along with daughter and family, have enjoyed “living the dream” in Celebration (the town that Disney built) just across the bridge from Disney World. During this time she has collaborated with son-in-law Jimmy in several production projects including Orlando Attractions Magazine-The Show, The Mindy Mouse Show and FunaticsTV. Her other career included being a writer, artist/designer, special events creator and coordinator. Now she is enjoying the good life of Anna Maria Island, Celebration, Disney World and, of course, sharing magic at FUNaticsTV!

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