Tag Archives: Magic Kingdom

Disney Parks Blog Celebrates ‘Villaintine’s Day’ with the Dapper Dans

Did you know that today, February 13, is ‘Villaintine’s Day’ at the Disney Parks Blog? Neither did we, but we found out in a quick hurry as we watched the video below of the normally cheerful Dapper Dans quartet from Main Street, U.S.A. pay a visit to Master Gracey at the Haunted Mansion. You see, […]

Roller Coaster Engineer Bill Watkins Visits Disneyland Park

Earlier this week, Bill Watkins, a retired Imagineer who worked on the engineering for Space Mountain at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom, plus Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Park, paid a visit to Disneyland. Watkins, 87, got a pre-park-opening tour of Space Mountain, chatted with Cast Members and rode the attraction twice. Space Mountain […]

Squirrel Caught Climbing on Princess Merida’s Dress in the Magic Kingdom

A guest visiting the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World caught on video a squirrel climbing on Princess Merida’s dress! This short six-second video has gone viral among the Disney fan community, with over 62,000 views. As Merida remained very still, you can hear guests giggle at the outlandish situation. The cast member remained very calm […]

Speedway Gas Station Outside of the Magic Kingdom Closing for Refurbishment on February 12

As you exit the Transportation and Ticket Center parking lot just outside of the Magic Kingdom, there is a conveniently located Speedway gas station. That station, at 1000 Car Care Lane, will be closed for an extended refurbishment starting on February 12. When the refurbishment is completed, the Speedway station will include a Speedy Café, […]

The Instagram Effect: 3 Ways Disney is Adapting in the Social Media Age

Disney Parks were well represented in the most Instagrammed locations of 2017.  Not only did Disneyland claim the #1 spot, 4 out of the top 10 were Disney theme parks, with Tokyo Disney taking the #5 position, The Magic Kingdom sitting at the #6 spot, and Disney California Adventure coming in at #9.  A great […]

Connecting with Walt: Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland

“To the youngsters of today, I say believe in the future, the world is getting better. There is still plenty of opportunity. Why, would you believe it, when I was a kid I thought it was already too late for me to make good at anything.” – Walt Disney Walt Disney was an optimist. He […]

Progress Being Made on the Assumed Club 33 Construction – Photos

Last year it was officially announced that Walt Disney World would be creating their own version of Club 33. If you don’t already know, Club 33 is an exclusive club in Disneyland Park where members can enjoy a break from the theme park crowds in a private lounge and restaurant. Each of the Walt Disney […]

Tune In Today for #DisneyParksLIVE Stream of Super Bowl Celebration at Walt Disney World

UPDATE 2/5/18 5:30 p.m.: For those who missed the live stream, take a look below! UPDATE 2/5/18 2:50 p.m.: UPDATE: Our #DisneyParksLIVE stream celebrating Eagles Star Nick Foles will start at 3:05 p.m. ET: https://t.co/oLr5TzRcO7 #SBLII — Disney Parks (@DisneyParks) February 5, 2018 MVP Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Nick Foles will be celebrating his team’s Super […]

New Experiences Coming to Walt Disney World for an ‘Incredible Summer’

It’s shaping up to be an “Incredible Summer” at the Walt Disney World Resort with new attractions, entertainment, experiences, and more at all four theme parks beginning Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, 2018! Read on to see what guests can expect at each Walt Disney World Resort location: The Incredibles Take Over Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom […]

RUMOR: Has the Main Street Theater Project Been Canceled?

At the 2017 D23 Expo, there was an announcement made about a new theater coming to Main Street, U.S.A. inside Magic Kingdom Park. The theater was said to be based on the iconic Willis Wood theater in 1920s Kansas City, where Walt lived after he left Marceline. Additional details were supposed to follow, but we […]