Magic Kingdom reaches Capacity on Christmas Day – Expect long lines all week!

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Hello All this is Amanda here with some Magic Kingdom Capacity news. We have heard that the Magic Kingdom closed on Christmas Day around 11:42 AM due to Phase 2 capacity. It eventually reopened around 3:00PM. The lines continued to remain long as well as wait times. Around 2:50pm some of the wait times were - Space Mountain 130 mins, Peter Pan 110 mins, Big Thunder 90 mins, Barnstormer 80 mins, Under the Sea 80 mins, Haunted Mansion 75 mins,  Splash 75 mins, Winnie the Pooh 70 mins.With the … [Read more...]


Should You Take an Infant to Walt Disney World?

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Taking an infant to Disney World is very difficult. Now, I know that a lot of you are going to comment and say that you took a young child and it went just fine and to you I say "Bravo, my friend." But for the rest of us, it can be a lot of work. But it's also not impossible, not if you plan well and lower your expectations just a little bit.  With just a few adjustments to your usual vacation strategy, you can make traveling with an infant a lot easier.Sleeping arrangements are probably … [Read more...]


Journey of the Little Mermaid Characters Come to Life with Classic Storytelling and Innovative Technology

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Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid debuts in a few days at Magic Kingdom, advancing the great tradition of the “dark ride” – a theme park classic that transports riders in guided vehicles through specially lit scenes often featuring animation sound, music, and special effects.That said, the Little Mermaid attraction incorporates advanced technology and special effects to make guests feel as if they’ve been taken underwater as they encounter characters from “The Little Mermaid” in … [Read more...]


Disney Theme Park in St. Louis? Well Almost!

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Alright, Disney fans, store this in the back of your head for that Jeopardy Daily Double question.  Back in 1962, Walt Disney himself was in the process of negotiating a Disney Theme Park  in St. Louis, MO.  What could have been?Walt Disney was approached by the organizers of the St. Louis Bicentennial.  Their request was that he produce a film about the city.  So impressed was Walt with the newly expanding downtown area and the almost complete Arch, he had a better idea.With … [Read more...]


‘Big Thunder Mountain’ Set To Become a TV Series on ABC

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It looks like the wildest ride in the wilderness is about to become the wildest ride on your television. ABC is currently developing a new series, titled 'Big Thunder Mountain', based around the popular Disney attraction, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Details about the project are being kept tight-lipped at this time, but the show is set to be  supervised and produced by Chris Morgan ('Fast and Furious', 'Fast Five') and written by Jason Fuchs ('Ice Age: Continental Drift').  This isn't the … [Read more...]


Disney World And Disneyland Testing New Attraction Policy

This week two attractions at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Disneyland will test a new seating policy for the remainder of the month and see how guests feel about it.Both Toy Story Midway Manias and Haunted Mansions will test a new policy where children under the age of 7 must ride with a guest over the age of 14 in the same row.  Previous policy dictated that there be an adult in the same vehicle as children under 7.  A sign is near the entrance informing guests of the new policy and … [Read more...]


Create Your Own Disney Magic at Home this Halloween

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Between carved pumpkins, after-hours parties and tasty treats, Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Wouldn't you like to bring some of that Disney magic into your home this Halloween? How about conjuring up the 999 happy haunts that inhabit the Haunted Mansion?Our friends at Spoonful.com have hundreds of fun, Disney-inspired craft ideas – including tons for Halloween. Two of my favorites are these Haunted Mansion Ghost Masks and Haunted Mansion Cupcake Tombstones. They're so easy – … [Read more...]


Halloween Tricks and Treats Coming back to some of your favorite Disney/Playdom Facebook Games

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Spoonful and Club Penguin aren’t the only ghost hosts at Disney Interactive this month. Leading up to Halloween, players who dare will find exclusive Halloween chapters and collectibles across many of Playdom’s top games.  Check out some of the these special promotions today:Disney’s Ghosts of Mistwood is now more ghastly than ever with four new Halloween locations like the Candy Apple Forest and limited edition devilish décor on Facebook. Playdom.com players can enjoy these spine chilling … [Read more...]


Club Penguin’s Halloween Party Gets Spookier with Disney Parks Inspired Haunted Mansion and new Halloween Single, “Ghosts Just Wanna Dance”

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Ghosts and ghost hunters have taken over Disney’s Club Penguin, the #1 virtual world for kids, in its annual Halloween Party. With over 6 million penguins taking part in last year’s event, Club Penguin’s Halloween Party is the biggest Halloween event online for kids. The fun and fright continues in this year’s event, where players will need to solve the mystery of ghost-researcher Gariwald VIII’s disappearance and uncover the secrets behind his Walt Disney Parks and Resorts-inspired haunted … [Read more...]


Fun & Unique Halloween Decorating ideas from Disney’s Spoonful.com

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With Halloween creeping closer by the day, you're probably petrified that you won't have your Halloween essentials ready in time. Scare away your fears with these spook-tacular craft ideas from Spoonful.com that cover everything from pumpkins to costumes and more!Creating the perfect pumpkin is eerily easy with these printable carving templates, featuring traditional spooky faces as well as lovable Disney characters. For little ones, try these unique decorating ideas that require little … [Read more...]