Exclusive Disney PhotoPass ‘Magic Shots’ Available During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

This year, Disney PhotoPass photographers have a ghostly surprise for guests attending the event: two exclusive “Magic Shots” featuring the Hitchhiking Ghosts. Available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party event nights only, photographers located in front of The Haunted Mansion, Liberty Square and the Adventureland bridge will pose you and your family alongside the iconic Disney Parks ghosts.While they might not be visible to the naked eye, the Hitchhiking Ghosts will appear in your … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips: Don’t Miss the Sponteneity

With the rumors and testing of Disney'sXPass coupled with the recent ticket price increase, one might wonder if you're expected to pre-plan every moment of your Walt Disney World vacation.I'm a planner. I love to plan. I will plan our vacation months in advance. It is part of the fun for me. I enjoy scrolling through the myriad of links I have bookmarked, reading and re-reading tips and tricks about planning your vacation at Walt Disney World. I make lists and spreadsheets of what we want to … [Read more...]

Five Rides for Little Guys (and girls) @ Magic Kingdom

There isn't a "magic" age for a child's first Disney visit.  I heard somewhere that visiting Disney World should be a rite of passage for all children.  Wow!  How awesome would that be?!  No matter what, with a little planning, your child can enjoy him or herself from a very young age.  Here are my top five attractions for little ones at Magic Kingdom.1.  Dumbo the Flying Elephant.  When I took my daughter on this for the first time, she was 9 months old.  I seriously cried.  It was so fun! … [Read more...]

Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders Invited to Special 20th Anniversary ‘Fantasmic!’ Performances

Calling all Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders! You may have already heard about the private performances of “Fantasmic!” being held just for you to celebrate its 20th anniversary this month. Did you also know about the commemorative “Fantasmic!” 20th Anniversary apparel for Annual Passholders that will be available at select locations in Disneyland park during these special events?In addition to the commemorative T-shirts and hoodies available for sale, Annual Passhoders will also enjoy … [Read more...]

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Review

My family and I just got back from a vacation to DisneyWorld. We had many things we wanted to try that were new in the parks, and one high on my kids lists (ages 8 and 11) was the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom interactive game that was recently introduced.On our FIRST day in the Magic Kingdom the kids saw the recruitment center (located inside of the Firehouse on Main Street) and the line was short so we headed over to be recruited.As we waited in line for the training  they had a video … [Read more...]

Orange Bird Returns to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom

Great news this morning!  D23 representatives announced the return of the historic Orange Bird character live in Adventureland before a small group of D23 members and on twitter.In case you aren’t familiar, Orange Bird was a character who was developed specifically for Magic Kingdom Park in the 1970s. This cheerful bird originally greeted families at Sunshine Tree Terrace in Adventureland, where guests could also enjoy citrus drinks like the Citrus Swirl and buy Orange Bird gifts. At one … [Read more...]

Top 3 Snacks at Magic Kingdom

Been awhile since lunch and too early for dinner? Snack time! There’s one thing you definitely won’t have to worry about on a Disney trip—going hungry. In fact, there are so many options, it’s often hard to choose. Some fan favorites, like the Mickey Premium Bar ice cream treats, are available pretty much anywhere on property. Other goodies can be found only at select locations. Here are our top three snack picks at Magic Kingdom:1)      This relatively new treat debuted just last year an … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Magic Kingdom Traditions

If you have been bitten by the Disney bug, then chances are you try to visit Walt Disney World as often as you can. If so, then you probably have some traditions that you must embrace each time you visit to make your trip complete. I have some Magic Kingdom traditions that I would like to share with you, and they just might be some of your traditions too!5. Ride Pirates of the Caribbean first-When my family and I visit the Magic Kingdom on our first day, it's tradition for us to head … [Read more...]

New Looks Coming to The Pirates League in the Magic Kingdom

The Pirates League in Adventureland at Magic Kingdom Park mesmerized all of us with a deluxe package called The Mermaid Transformation, as Disney celebrated the release of “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.” This hidden treasure was only available for a limited time, but we are excited to announce that this enchanting package has made its way from the depths of the sea back to The Pirates League beginning today! The new Mermaid Package is for daring new recruits who want to evoke the … [Read more...]

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Is Play-Tested at Walt Disney World

Watch carefully over the coming days and you may see people casting spells in Adventureland. Walt Disney Imagineering has recruited Cast Members to test a new interactive experience: Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.Early next year, Disney Guests become the heroes in this role-playing trading-card game as they try to defeat the Disney Villains who are working to take over the Magic Kingdom. Armed with magic spells in the form of special cards, players must search for the magic symbols … [Read more...]