Tag: Magic Kingdom
Disney's Blue Monorail

Pieces Break Off of Blue Monorail

Monorail service at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and loop resorts was suspended on June 16, 2017 after a piece of Monorail Blue broke or fell off of the tram causing it to spark and slow to a halt.  The train had just left the Epcot Station and was heading toward the Magic Kingdom when this […]


Wishes, Thank You for the Memories

THE END OF AN ERA The “Wishes” nighttime fireworks spectacular debuted in Magic Kingdom in Florida on August 12, 2003.  After a truly spectacular 13 1/2 year run, the amazing “Wishes” display had it’s triumphant finalé last night to a crowd of nostalgic onlookers. My first view of “Wishes” was in April, 2005, when my wife […]


Day 1 of Our Disney World Vacation

Our Disney World Traditions The first day of our Disney World Vacation in Florida started on a very warm April, Florida Morning with temperatures in the upper 70’s, it was going to be a warm one. We start every Disney Vacation the same way.  On the first day, we try to get out of the […]


Wait, What? Magic Kingdom Airport???

Really?  Magic Kingdom has an airport?  Why have I been flying into MCO all of these years then? Not so fast, Magic Kingdom USED TO have an airport. More like a landing strip and it is still there, sort of. The Lake Buena Vista Airport (IATA:DWS) was built in 1971 as a STOLport for use […]


Minor Disappointment When Entering Disney World Property

One thing that is going to be a minor disappointment to this year’s trip to Disney World in Lak e Buena Vista, FL is that visitors are no longer able to drive under the Walt Disney World Properties sign to to a major road construction project in the area.  The highway that is driven as […]


The Dawgs Invade Magic Kingdom

Only 6 more days until the Dawg and his pups visit Disney World…  Look at the forecast…  Couldn’t ask for any better weather


Goodbye Wishes…

Disney has announced that May 12, 2017 will be the last showing of the “Wishes”. Which has been the night time fireworks show at Magic Kingdom for 14 years.  It will be replaced the following night by “Happily Ever After”. It  will also feature fireworks, laser lighting and projected images on Cinderella’s Castle. HISTORY “Wishes” debuted […]


Disney Continues to Raise MORE Prices…

Several weeks ago both Disney World and Disneyland raised ticket prices on all tickets and average of 5%.  This is Disney’s annual money-grab.  But they have not just stopped there to take more money out of their guests pockets for less entertainment. It has been announced that Disney World has raised the cost of all […]


DisneyDawgs Podcast Ep. #2

 


Disney Raises Theme Park Admission Prices Again

Almost exactly one year ago, Universal Studios bumped up theme park prices a few bucks, resulting in children’s one-day admissions hitting the $100 mark for the first time. Disney followed suit by increasing park prices a couple weeks later in February—one year after the previous previous price hike was added, like clockwork. Disney has beaten […]


Cosmic Ray’s Under Renovations

Cosmic Ray’s quick serve restaurant in the Magic Kingdom is currently undergoing renovations on it’s rest rooms and they are expanding the outdoor seating area as well as remodeling the interior of the restaurant.


Disney is Testing Single Day Quick Serve Dining Plans

Starting on January 12, 2017 through February 22, 2017 Guests of the Magic Kingdom will have the opportunity to purchase a one day Quick Serve Dining Plan.  At the time of this post, no prices have been announced. Guests will be able to purchase certificates to be used as follows: One lunch quick service meal […]