All New Areas Open in Fantasyland

Fantasyland News to keep you prepared for your trip. The New Fantasyland has given us a lot to talk about in the last few months. It being the largest expansion in Disney history it is not yet completed and things are still being added. Below are a few new pieces of information about what is going on for your upcoming trip.The Enchanted Forest to Storybook Circus access opens for the busy spring period. The walkway between Storybook Circus and New Fantasyland is now open to allow easier … [Read more...]

An Invitation to join us in celebrating the biggest story in Magic Kingdom history…The Grand Opening of New Fantasyland

The packages were delivered last week and on the front it said these magical words:An Invitation to join us in celebrating the biggest story in Magic Kingdom history …the Grand Opening of New FantasylandDisney delivered magical invitations to select media to invite them to join in the celebration! The Grand Opening is an invitation only event and if you received one of these magical packages then you were invited! Inside the package was a book titled,  "The Story of New Fantasyland," and … [Read more...]

Fantasyland Soft Opening Has Begun!

Twitter is a buzz right now with the soft opening of Fantasyland! Many different Disney World Bloggers are there now checking out the Fantasyland Expansion Rides and Attractions!According to our friends at Touring Plans, Cast Members are saying that they expect New Fantasyland to be open every day after today barring any issues.Great news if you are in the Orlando area and want to get a first hand look at all the new attractions in the Magic Kingdom. If you are there and want to send us … [Read more...]

Behind the scenes look at the detail of the Fantasyland Expansion

Located in Magic Kingdom, Prince Eric’s Castle is home to Ariel and her friends in Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid. This new attraction will take guests through beautifully rendered scenes featuring classic songs from the popular animated feature film. The attraction is part of New Fantasyland, a multiyear project and the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history. Grand opening of New Fantasyland is set for Dec. 6, 2012 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, … [Read more...]

You’re invited to a Passholder Preview at New FANTASYLAND

I got this in the mail yesterday and wanted to pass it on so you can see what is going on at Disney World.In New Fantasyland—the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history—you can experience Disney storytelling like never before as you enjoy new attractions and interact with characters in ways you never dreamed possible. And as a member of our Walt Disney World Passholder family, you are cordially invited to be among the first to experience it!So, beginning at noon EST on October 8, … [Read more...]

Menu Offerings at Be Our Guest Restaurant

Did you know that you can start making your dining reservations for the new Be Our Guest Restaurant Today at 7am eastern standard time?!  I don't know about all of you but I can hardly wait!  The restaurant officially opens November 19, 2012.  I plan on dining there when my family vacations in December!  Since we have to wait lets take a sneak peek at some of the menu offerings!It is important to note that no character dining will be offered at this location, however I think it is safe to … [Read more...]

WDW’s New Fantasyland Opens December 6th, Including “Be My Guest” Restaurant!

It's been the news WDW fans have been waiting for...and yesterday Walt Disney World announced that the New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom will open on December 6th of this year!Included in the opening will be the attractions Under The Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid and Enchanted Tales with Belle as well as the Be Our Guest Restaurant and Gaston's Tavern!The Be Our Guest Restaurant will start taking reservations in late August.  Guests will have two dining options for the Be Our … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Is Cars Land coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios?

 Here there guys and gals Anonymouse here.Rumor has it that Walt Disney World is about to make a lot of people very happy, and no not just Chip, many more Disney fans very happy...and make those at Universal Studios not so happy.  Many of you thought that Disney World's answer to Universal Studios, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, was just the Fantasyland Expansion. Was it going to be enough to counter Universal with? Who knows, but looks like we do not need to end it there. The … [Read more...]

Update on Fantasyland Expansion

More than a dozen television stations and print publications got a peak behind-the-construction wall at Fantasyland. The largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history will create approximatley 1500 jobs and nearly double the size of Fantasyland.Since construction began in 2010, up to 700 construction jobs have been created, with an additional 800 operational jobs coming online over the next two years.“By nearly doubling the size of Fantasyland, we will be able to accommodate more guests, … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Fantasyland Expansion Gossip

Here there guys and gals Anonymouse here.We get tons of questions here on Chip and Co about the Fantasyland Expansion. The biggest one is when is it going to open? While I would love to see it open as soon as possible but unfortunately an Expansion this size is going to take some time. Not to mention we are coming up on the busy season at the parks and Disney is not going to open anything when the park is SLAMMED.But I wouldn't be a gossip columnist if I didn't have some tidbits to … [Read more...]