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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Muppets Present..Great Moments in American History to Debut on October 2 at Magic Kingdom

The new Muppets live show at the Magic Kingdom – ‘The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History’ – is set to debut on October 2.
This new show stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and The Great Gonzo, and is hosted by James “J.J.” Jefferson, town crier of Liberty Square, and Sam Eagle.
The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History will take place several times throughout the day in Liberty Square, just outside the Hall of Presidents.
The cast will share their unique views of the founding fathers as they retell …

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[22 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Stitch’s Great Escape at the Magic Kingdom Moving to ‘Seasonal Operation’

Beginning October 2, Stitch’s Great Escape in the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland will no longer be open daily.
The attraction is moving to a “seasonal” operation schedule and will only be open when park attendance is higher.
Stitch’s Great Escape opened back in 2004, taking the place of ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter which opened in 1995.
The attraction uses a theater-in-the-round format, but the Stitch attraction is less frightening than its predecessor.
The attraction tells the story of what happened prior to the events in 2002’s Lilo & Stitch.
There have been rumors swirling about lately that …

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[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Magic Kingdom 45th Anniversary Merchandise Debuts this Month

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 45th anniversary next month but guests can pick up some commemorative merchandise this month.
The commemorative logo products including apparel, pins, home goods, and more will be available beginning September 22 at select Magic Kingdom locations.
The locations include: Emporium, Mickey’s Star Traders, Big Top Souvenirs, and Briar Patch.
Two 45th anniversary Dooney & Bourke purses are currently available on the Shop Disney Parks app. The purses will be at the Emporium starting September 22.
Guests and Annual Passholders can purchase a commemorative “I Was There” T-shirt starting …

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[18 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Starts, ‘Doctor Strange’ Sneak Peek at Parks, and More

Happy weekend! It’s been another week of fun Disney news so let’s jump right in.
The 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival started on Wednesday, September 14! The Food and Wine Festival features more than 30 Marketplace Booths – including a few in Future World for the second year in a row.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog checked out all the eats and drinks at the Festival on opening day and have compiled a list of the “Best of the Fest.”
The Coca-Cola Polar Bear is now greeting guests at the …

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[14 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Festival of Fantasy Dining Package Coming to the Magic Kingdom

The end of the Main Street Electrical Parade on October 9 doesn’t exactly mean the end of the dining package at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant.
Guests can still book the prix fixe lunch at Tony’s Town Square that includes parade viewing, but as of October 10 that parade will be the Festival of Fantasy Parade.
The lunch package includes choice of an appetizer, entree, and dessert (plus beverage) at Tony’s Town Square and a voucher for a reserved spot for the parade.
The Festival of Fantasy Parade begins at 3 p.m. each day …

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[7 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Specialty Treats for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

The Magic Kingdom is officially celebrating Halloween with Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party which kicked off September 2!
One of the best parts of any party is the food – and guests will find delicious and not-so-scary sweet treats at the Magic Kingdom on party nights.
Gaston’s Tavern is serving up an Enchanted Pumpkin Spice Cupcake, which is just one of the specialty cupcakes this holiday season.
Other cupcakes include the Spider Cupcake and the Chocolate Dirt and Worms Cupcake, both available at the Main Street Bakery.
At the Friar’s Nook guests will find the …

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[3 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Animated Magic Shots Available During Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party started on September 2 and this year guests can take advantage of special themed Disney PhotoPass stops in the Magic Kingdom.
The new Animated Magic Shots are only available during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.
A special photo with the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow is available at the Main Entrance of the Magic Kingdom, while a pumpkin patch Magic Shot can be found in Town Square.
The Disney PhotoPass photographers on Main Street U.S.A. can take your photo with some ghosts.
Animated Magic Shots can be viewed in a PhotoPass …

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[2 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Hocus Pocus’ Apparel Returns to Disney Parks Online Store for a Limited Time

If you’re a fan of the film Hocus Pocus, you’ll want to check out the Disney Parks online store starting September 5.
For just one week – September 5-11 – Hocus Pocus-inspired clothes are making a return to the store.
Items in this limited release include the three costume T-shirts from 2015 that resemble the Sanderson Sisters’ dresses, a costume T-shirt inspired by William “Billy” Butcherson, and a new graphic tee and hooded sweatshirt featuring dialogue and icons from the film.
Fans can only find these items online, but other Hocus Pocus-inspired items …

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[31 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Buses Now Traveling Between Theme Parks and Disney Springs

Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks can now hop on a resort bus and go directly from the theme park to Disney Springs.
Buses are departing Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom each day starting at 4 p.m. with a direct route to Disney Springs.
There’s also a new drop-off location in the heart of Disney Springs, putting guests in the middle of Town Center.
This new theme-park-to-Disney-Springs route is one way. Guests can take buses from Disney Springs to their resort hotel, but if they …

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[31 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Finale Scene Debuts in Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire in September

The Magic Kingdom is transforming for the fall holidays with pumpkins and Halloween decorations popping up this week, and the new daytime live show is getting a fall makeover too.
A new fall finale scene is set to debut September 2 in Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire. The show will also feature new costumes, décor, and choreography.
A new song celebrating fall is also set to debut.
The show tells the story of Mickey Mouse and his Merry Makers celebrating friendship with their friends including Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Rapunzel, Tiana, and …