Storybook Circus ‘soft-opens’ at Magic Kingdom Park Photos

This week was a big day for the Magic Kingdom! The first phase of the new Storybook Circus area of Fantasyland “soft” opened to guests including:The first part of “Dumbo, the Flying Elephant,” with Dumbo spinning clockwise for the first time in Magic Kingdom history “The Barnstormer, Starring The Great Goofini,” a family coaster attraction featuring Mickey’s best pal and “The Fantasyland Train Station,” one of the three stops for The Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

Soft Opening of Storybook Circus and New Buses Coming to Walt Disney World


Here there guys and gals Anonymouse here.Its been a busy week already and its only Tuesday! Yesterday the Magic Kingdom decided to open the doors early on the Storybook Circus. Opening the Great Goofini & Dumbo.There is no reason to reinvent the wheel so I will post a link to one of my favorite Disney Videographers Jeff Lange who I think has some beautiful pictures and video available to check out.Check them out here.If that News/Gossip wasn't enough it seems Disney has been … [Read more...]

First Look: Be Our Guest Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom


Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) has been busy recreating the castle’s very detailed beauty in the form of the Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park.In this video, provided by WDI, Senior Concept Designer Ted Robledo presents our very first sneak peek inside this highly anticipated restaurant. Imagineers recently put the finishing touches on one of its major elements: a massive mural that will serve as the restaurant’s backdrop. Here, Ted shows how WDI combined … [Read more...]

Fantasyland’s Storybook Circus Will Open By Late March, Snow White Closing May 31st


Great News! Disney is reporting the first elements of Storybook Circus will open by late March, marking the first in a series of progressive openings for the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom Park history.Among the first experiences to open will be one carousel of Dumbo the Flying Elephant, a re-themed Barnstormer starring the Great Goofini and the Fantasyland Station of the Walt Disney World Railroad.In designing Storybook Circus, Imagineers were inspired by Disney’s animated film, … [Read more...]

How to Tour the Parks – Floating through the Magic Kingdom

Peter Pan Flight

With all the construction going on at the Magic Kingdom visiting here can be difficult. With all the closures and refurbishments throughout the park it can make navigating a little interesting.Having said that I feel you can do Magic Kingdom in a day if you really push it but if you like to take your time and really enjoy spreading the magic over 2 days, or if you have little ones, might I suggest splitting my touring plan up. Either way I will help you navigate around the park and help make … [Read more...]