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Category: Magic Kingdom

Disney Construction Everywhere

Published: October 27, 2017 in Animal Kingdom, Avatar, Blog, Disney News, Epcot, Featured, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, notice, Rumors, Theme Parks

Hello All.  It has been quite a while since I have been able to post to the blog.  Family and work issues have constricted my time, but in no way has it caused me to forget everyone that reads it. A lot of changes have been mentioned and quite a bit of construction is underway […]

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Disney's Blue Monorail

Pieces Break Off of Blue Monorail

Published: June 21, 2017 in Disney News, Epcot, Featured, Magic Kingdom, Media, News, notice, Technology, Theme Parks

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 […]

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Disney Closing Loophole in FastPass+ System

Published: June 14, 2017 in Animal Kingdom, Blog, Disney News, Epcot, Featured, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, notice, Technology, Theme Parks, Water Parks

With every technology there are holes and backdoors that dishonest people try to take advantage of.  Disney’s FastPass+ app is no exception.  Disney has discovered that it is had been possible to book rides through the FastPass+ using an unused ticket or Magic Band. To most, this does not seem like a big deal, but […]

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Where is Paint the Night Going?

Published: May 19, 2017 in Blog, Disney News, Featured, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, notice, Rumors, Theme Parks

“Paint the Night”, which was the former nighttime parade at Disneyland in California before the “Main Street Electrical Parade” was brought back to California after a short stint in the Magic Kingdom in Florida, has been packed up and is ready to be shipped to another park, but where? “Paint the Night” is a brightly […]

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Wishes, Thank You for the Memories

Published: May 12, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Magic Kingdom, notice, Theme Parks, Wishes Fireworks

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 […]

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Day 1 of Our Disney World Vacation

Published: May 10, 2017 in Attractions, Blog, Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe, Dining, Featured, Magic Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Media, Our Trip Blog, Pop Century, Quick Service, Resorts, Resturants, Rumors, Theme Parks

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 […]

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We Are Off To Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL

Published: April 28, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Magic Kingdom, Our Trip Blog, Pop Century, Resorts, Theme Parks

It is incredible how quickly a week’s vacation at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL can go by.  We had been so excited to go on this trip since it was booked on December 24, 2016 and now it is over. Our vacation started on April 18, 2017 with a 7PM flight on JetBlue […]

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Wait, What? Magic Kingdom Airport???

Published: April 13, 2017 in Blog, Disney News, Featured, Magic Kingdom, notice, Strange but True, Theme Parks

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 […]

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Minor Disappointment When Entering Disney World Property

Published: April 12, 2017 in Disney News, Featured, Magic Kingdom, notice, Theme Parks

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 […]

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Goodbye Wishes…

Published: March 24, 2017 in Featured, Magic Kingdom, notice, Theme Parks, Wishes Fireworks

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 […]

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Disney Raises Theme Park Admission Prices Again

Published: February 15, 2017 in Animal Kingdom, Disney News, Epcot, Featured, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, notice, Theme Parks

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 […]

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Nachos Rio Grande

Published: February 13, 2017 in Dining, Featured, Magic Kingdom, Resturants, Theme Parks

If you’re looking for a different dining experience at a Disney Quick Service Restaurant at Magic Kingdom, mosey on over the Pecos Bills in Frontierland. Pecos Bills is now offering a secret menu offering “Nachos Rio Grande”.  A monster-sized nacho dish that will feed 6-8 adults along with a VIP treatment. Nachos Rio Grande is […]

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