Magic Kingdom Makes Disney History As All Disney World Parks Go Turnstile Free

magic Kingdom is Turnstile free

Earlier this week the Magic Kingdom Park reached a milestone in Disney history when the park’s final touch point entry system was unveiled at the park – a moment that signified that all Walt Disney World Resort park entrances are now turnstile free.The first park to trade turnstiles for touch point entries was Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, which became the first turnstile-free park in late February. Similar replacements have taken place at parks across Walt Disney World property … [Read more...]



Christopher Cross Featured During Epcot Eat to the Beat Concert Series Wearing MagicBand

CC

Christopher Cross was  featured this weekend during Epcot's Eat to the Beat Concert Series for the International Food and Wine Festival. This was the first year he has been a performer in the concert lineup. He kicked off his first performance on November 2, 2013. The American Gardens Theatre was over-flowing with spectators enjoying the beautiful music and "getting caught between the moon and New York City." We got these photos during his first performance on his first day. Once we got home and … [Read more...]



Fastpass+ Will be Offered for Disney World Parades and Fireworks

Magicband Box

Starting September 30th to October 30th, Disney will be offering Fastpass+ for Wishes, Celebrate a Dream Come True and The Main Street Electrical Parade.You can only use Fastpass+ during days when the Magic Kingdom does not close early for the Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween Party.The FastPass+ viewing area for parades is located right in front of Cinderella Castle, in the Castle forecourt stage area. The fireworks viewing area will continue to be in the Rose Garden.I am liking this … [Read more...]



New at Walt Disney World – MagicBand Accessories!

magicsliders

MagicBands have not been fully released to the public just yet, but Disney is releasing more of them to guests who are arriving for resort stays. One can not be left with a naked MagicBand! So isn't it great news that  MagicBand accessories are now being sold at Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House and the Contemporary Resorts? As of yesterday, you can find them at Fantasia gifts at the Contemporary Resort and Zawadi Marketplace at Animal Kingdom Lodge. These fun accessories allow you to customize … [Read more...]



Walt Disney World Replaces Turnstiles With Apple’s iPod Touch Trial

disney ipod

With all of the talk about Disney's "MyMagic+" and the upcoming roll out of the "Magicbands" one device has been quietly helping Disney with a trial at the entrances to it's theme parks - the iPod touch.Walt Disney World has started to eliminate their turnstiles at the entrances to their theme parks and guests are now greeted with cast members holding iPod touches.  It's a move to make it a more welcoming and seamless experience when entering the parks. For the trial cast members are using … [Read more...]