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Another Classic Disney Ride Closes Forever

Disneyland Signage

Tuesday May 30 is a unique day in Disney Parks history. Closed Forever It marks the officially closing of the original Splash Mountain ride at Disneyland Park in Anaheim. RELATED:¬†Where to See ‘Homeless’ Tiana at Disney World Based on the film Song of the South (1946) and also stemming from an idea of what to do with a bunch of ...

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2024 Park Hopping Info You Need to Know

MagicBand+ Spaceship Earth

Walt Disney World has made many announcements regarding changes to their theme park experiences. They have decided to bring back dining plans, eliminate hotel parking fees, and bring back extra magic hours, plus more. Some of these changes, however, won’t go into effect until 2024. RELATED:¬†Disney World Offers New 4 Park Ticket 2024 Park Hopping Another one of the big ...

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TRIVIA: How Well Do You Know the Haunted Mansion?

Haunted Mansion at the Magic Kingdom

The classic attraction debuted in Walt Disney World when the Magic Kingdom opened in October 1971. The idea for a haunted house attraction came from Walt Disney himself. However, he passed away before his actual vision could be realized. Nevertheless, Imagineers created the iconic dark ride after Walt’s passing, utilizing their skills and design talents to create what is today ...

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Rides You Can Skip at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

Liberty Belle/Liberty Square Riverboat

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom has more to do than any other theme Park in Disney World. This iconic Disney Park has many rides, shows, and attractions for Guests to enjoy. But not every attraction can be a Splash Mountain or Haunted Mansion. To help narrow down the list, here’s a suggestion of five attractions you can easily skip during ...

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Surviving Families Invited to Magic Kingdom

Memorial Day Event at Magic Kingdom

While the enchanting atmosphere of Disney Parks brims with magic and joy, Memorial Day serves as a gentle reminder to pause and reflect on the sacrifices made by fallen U.S. military heroes in their service to our nation. It’s also a time to pay homage to the families they have left behind. Since its founding, the Walt Disney Company has ...

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A Special Photo Op Returns to Magic Kingdom

Cinderella Castle

For a limited time (Memorial Day Weekend), Walt Disney World is bringing back a unique photo opportunity. RELATED:¬†Cinderella Castle: 10 Facts You May Not Know Cinderella’s Coach The rarely-seen Cinderella’s Coach is on display near the center of the Magic Kingdom (past the castle and near the stone archways by the Prince Charming Regal Carousel). Based on the one the ...

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The Jungle Cruise: A History

Jungle Cruise Sign

There are many iconic attractions throughout Disney World. Each has a history and a story behind its concept, opening, and modifications through the years. In some cases, films have been made based on the attractions, and in other cases, some have been demolished, never to be seen again. Let’s explore the history and the backstory of the famous Jungle Cruise ...

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Is This Magic Kingdom Attraction on Its Last Legs?

Cinderella Castle

As the original theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort, the Magic Kingdom is home to some of the Resort’s oldest attractions. While the Park’s classic rides maintain their integrity through regular maintenance work, one attraction that is just over 20 years old is in rough shape. RELATED:¬†Best & Worst Restrooms in the Magic Kingdom Some of the Park’s ...

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Disney Cast Member Befriends Guest for 17 Years

Disney Cast Member

In 2006, a six-year old girl named Ashley boarded the Jungle Cruise ride with her family. A Skipper In the Making Dressed as Tinker Bell from head to toe, she was selected by the Jungle Cruise Skipper named Heather to be her Jr. Skipper. RELATED: Disney Cast Member Hero Honored 25 Years Later Occasionally, Walt Disney World Cast Members bestow the ...

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UPDATE: Bans Issued After Bloody Magic Kingdom Fight

Guest Fight

On May 16, two families visited the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. But they soon became participants in a viral video of theme park violence. Details continue to emerge from the skirmish that took place earlier in the week. However, it has been confirmed that the cause of the fight originated from a disagreement over a photo spot ...

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