History, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

On October 7, 1998, Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. In this attraction, you enter the world of Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story. By aiming your laser at targets throughout the ride, you are helping Buzz battle the Evil Emperor Zurg for control of the universe.   What's the… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Opens at WDW

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Today in Disney History: Big Thunder Mountain Opened at Walt Disney World

It's "The Wildest Ride in the Wilderness!" On September 23, 1980, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom park. The concept for this ride, which was originally part of the planned Western River Expedition, was created in the early 1970s. Construction was held in favor of Pirates of the Caribbean and… Continue reading Today in Disney History: Big Thunder Mountain Opened at Walt Disney World

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Disney World’s “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade Live Stream

Disney Parks Blog will live stream it's popular parade from Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this Friday, September 22. "Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade" is a cavalcade of popular Disney characters  floating through Magic Kingdom dressed in their Halloween best. You can even get a close encounter with The Haunted Mansion's Three Hitchhiking Ghosts. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween… Continue reading Disney World’s “Boo-To-You” Halloween Parade Live Stream

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5 Jolly Ways to Celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day at Walt Disney World

Ahoy! Get your pirate phrases ready for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19. If ye be lucky enough to be at Walt Disney World on this day, here are five fun ways to celebrate. Pirates Magic Shot Head over to the Pirates of the Caribbean clock tower for a special pirate-themed Magic… Continue reading 5 Jolly Ways to Celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day at Walt Disney World

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Things We Take For Granted at Walt Disney World

We visited our local amusement park a few weeks ago, and when we ordered a fountain drink, we watched the vendors struggle to find enough ice to fill our cup. This got us thinking, that would never happen at Disney. What else do we take for granted at Walt Disney World? Cleanliness Walt Disney picking… Continue reading Things We Take For Granted at Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom, News

Disney World 4th of July Fireworks Live Stream

Disney World will live stream its 4th of July fireworks, "Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky," from Magic Kingdom tonight at 8:55. Head on over to the Disney Parks Blog (look for their most recent post) to watch the show if you can't be there in person. Fireworks will begin at 9:00. Enjoy!

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From Wishes to Happily Ever After – Walt Disney World Replacing its Nighttime Show at Magic Kingdom

On May 11, 2017, Disney's nighttime fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, Wishes, will have its final show. Happily Ever After, the new show, will debut May 12. Reactions from Disney fans range from devastated to hopeful. Over the past 14 years, Wishes has been a favorite of visitors to Walt Disney World. The story of… Continue reading From Wishes to Happily Ever After – Walt Disney World Replacing its Nighttime Show at Magic Kingdom