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[2 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Fantasyland Charm Gift Set Available at PANDORA Jewelry

Fans of Fantasyland and PANDORA jewelry are going to love the new three-charm collection available at the Disney Parks.
The three-piece charm gift set was inspired by classic Fantasyland attractions and includes an Alice’s Tea Cup charm in sterling silver with white and pink enamel, a Flying Dumbo charm in sterling silver, and a Classic Carousel charm in sterling silver with 14K gold top.
The set also includes a Fantasyland-themed lithograph.
The individual charms might be available separately at a later date but currently are only available as a three-piece set.
Guests at Disney …

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[5 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Officially Opens to Public on May 28 at Magic Kingdom

The wait is almost over.
The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is scheduled to officially open to guests on May 28 at the Magic Kingdom.
The family friendly coaster is being called the “crowning jewel” of the New Fantasyland expansion and was dedicated at a press event on May 2 at Walt Disney World.
“Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is both literally and figuratively the centerpiece of New Fantasyland, so we knew it had to be something special,” said Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs during the ride’s dedication. “The attraction appeals to …

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[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Poster-Inspired Disney Attraction T-Shirts Arriving at Disney Parks Online Store

Four new T-shirts inspired by Disney Parks attractions are making their way to the Disney Parks online store this month.
The shirts were inspired by attraction posters featured in the Poster Art of Disney Parks book by Vanessa Hunt and Danny Handke.
The first two shirts are available from April 15 through April 20 and celebrate Fantasyland at Disneyland Park and the Sunshine Tree Terrace at the Magic Kingdom. The Fantasyland T-shirt is purple and the poster that inspired the tee was created in 1955 by Bjorn Aronson.
The green tee features a …

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[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Whimsical and Contemporary Festival of Fantasy Parade Debuts in March at the Magic Kingdom

The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade is set to debut next month at the Magic Kingdom with 100 performers and brand new floats, all in a tribute to Fantasyland.
The parade is the first in a new generation of Disney Parks parades and includes new technology, a new musical score, and floats that are three stories tall.
“The parade celebrates and pays homage to what the Magic Kingdom is all about,” said Randy Wojcik, senior show director Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Creative Entertainment. “It has the most beautiful floats, enchanting characters, …

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[15 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Maleficent to Join the Magic Kingdom’s ‘Festival of Fantasy Parade’ when it Debuts this spring

The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade is set to debut later this spring at the Magic Kingdom, and Disney has just announced a new float for the parade.
The float will represent Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent in the form of a 35-foot-long, 26-foot high Steampunk-inspired dragon.
The Maleficent Dragon was designed in partnership with Michael Curry, a Tony Award winner who also collaborated with Disney Parks on the Tapestry of Nations parade at Epcot, and Finding Nemo – The Musical at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade will also feature floats …

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[27 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Experiences Introduced at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and the Pirates League

If your little ones are dreaming of becoming princesses, pirates, or mermaids they’ll have a few new magical experiences to choose from at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Disneyland, Downtown Disney Marketplace, and the Magic Kingdom.
The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique recently launched a Sofia the First transformation for little princesses inspired by the Disney Junior hit show. This experience gives little girls the chance to look like a princess with a package that includes Sofia hairstyling, makeup, nail polish, and accessories including a crown and hair bow. The Sofia the First …

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[6 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Show ‘Mickey and the Magical Map’ to Debut at Disneyland This Summer

Last August, Disneyland’s Fantasyland saw the closing of the Princess Fantasy Faire to make way for a brand-new live entertainment offering. This week, we found out just what that new show will be, as Disney officially announced their new show “Mickey and the Magical Map.”
The new show will be taking place inside Disneyland’s Fantasyland Theatre, making this the first time in seven years that Fantasyland will have a theatrical production.
“Mickey and the Magical Map” focuses on Yen Sid, the sorcerer from Fantasia, and his beloved apprentice Mickey Mouse. The titular map, …

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[30 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Disney Gallery at Disneyland Park to Debut Fantasyland-Inspired Artwork

Next month, guests can immerse themselves in the wonders of Fantasyland with new artwork created by Walt Disney Imagineers and Disney-inspired artists.
The Disney Gallery on Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park will feature a variety of Fantasyland-inspired art from Imagineers Brian Crosby, Jim Crouch and Jeremy Fulton. Artwork will also be available from artists Steve Adams, Jody Daily, Jeff Granito, Katie Kelly, Maggie Parr, Jimmy Pickering, George Scribner, Darren Wilson and Yakovetic.
The artwork will be available in a variety of formats, including original artwork, deluxe prints and limited edition works. …

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[30 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look: Concept Art for Magic Kingdom’s Princess Fairytale Hall

While the official opening of the Fantasyland Expansion in Walt Disney World will be taking place in just a few short months, the next phase of the expansion is still underway. This week, Disney released our first look at one of these future attractions, Princess Fairytale Hall, with a new piece of concept art.
Princess Fairytale Hall, which will be located in the former location of Snow White’s Scary Adventures, will be the park’s new home for the Disney Princesses. The location will feature stone walls and stained glass windows, a …

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[2 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
First Look: New Fantasyland’s Enchanted Tales With Belle

We’re just a few short months away from the grand opening of Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland Expansion in Walt Disney World, and the beautiful new landscapes and experiences in the new area are almost ready. Recently, Walt Disney Imagineering and the Disney Parks Blog released a sneak peek of the new attraction Enchanted Tales with Belle, which gives us a first look at some of the incredible technology and theming that went in to this new interactive experience.
Enchanted Tales with Belle is a new attraction that allows guests to meet Belle …