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Magic Kingdom Tests Free Cell Charging Lockers

Cellphone charging lockers at Magic Kingdom. With My Disney Experience taking over the phones of guests at the Walt Disney World resort, it’s obvious that there just aren’t enough electrical outlets for all the charging that needs to be done. To say nothing of people using their phones for photos, texting and Facebook posting! Well, Disney is working on some changes for that with complimentary phone charging lockers that began testing in the Magic Kingdom today, April 25, 2014. Continue reading Magic Kingdom Tests Free Cell Charging Lockers

Disneyland! Mickey and the Magical Map

Videopolis in DisneylandThe Fantasyland Theatre opened as Videopolis in 1985.  Videopolis was the place to see shows during the day and dance to music at night.  The venue changed gears in 2009 when it was re-named Fantasyland Theatre.  Now it will see another change.  Mickey and the Magical Map is the newest show getting ready to  open in Disneyland.  The opening is set for summer 2013.  The Fantasyland Theatre is being refurbished for this new show.  Today’s new technology merges well with the traditional outdoor  feeling at this theatre.  This will be a welcome transition. Continue reading Disneyland! Mickey and the Magical Map

Disney News ~ Party in Disney World!

Disney News Fantasyland OpensWalt Disney World has been a busy place this week.  The new Fantasyland opened on December 6, 2012.  Fantasyland has been the focus of lots of Disney news.  We have all waited a couple of years to see what Disney would create.  Was it worth the wait?  The pomp and circumstance at the opening says it was worth the wait!  The grand ceremony took place in front of Cinderella’s Castle.  Ginnifer Goodwin from ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” was there.   American Idol’s Jordin Sparks was also there.  Mickey Mouse was the master of ceremony.   He led guests into the new Fantasyland. Continue reading Disney News ~ Party in Disney World!

Disney News Reviews From Disney World

Disney News Artist View of FantasylandThe new Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom is open for the official preview period.  This is very exciting Disney news from Walt Disney World!  The opening of a land in a Disney theme park is a process.  Disney will watch everything.  They will change anything that doesn’t quite work how they want it to work.  The preview openings are all about making sure everything is perfect.  In fact there have been unofficial preview periods for a while now.  Those are called soft openings.  If you plan to visit keep in mind that Disney might not have everything operating.  The official opening is December 6!  I am excited to see everything when I visit Walt Disney World. Continue reading Disney News Reviews From Disney World

Disney News Review Fantasyland Details

Disney News Walt Disney Imagineeering DetailsDisney loves helping their guests create vacation memories.  They are always adding new vacation experiences for us to enjoy.  I love that Disney always attends to all the little details of everything they create.  The new Fantasyland in Walt Disney World has amazing details.  The Disney news this week has information about those details.  Disney’s realistic touches are what make the themes of each area of Fantasyland come to life.  You might smell the cuisine from Be Our Guest Restaurant.  There will be music in the air.  You can expect marvelous souvenir choices.  Today I am going to explore some of the details in the new Fantasyland. Continue reading Disney News Review Fantasyland Details

Fantasyland to Feature Belle’s Village

Belle's Village Will Feature the Character Gaston in FantasylandThe new Fantasyland in Walt Disney World is almost ready to open.  Belle’s Village is especially busy.  The restaurants are being prepped.  The stores are being stocked with merchandise.  Disney is checking all the details.  They aren’t afraid to make last minute changes.  We will be able to see Belle’s Village soon.  I heard some of the Disney characters have already visited Fantasyland.  Gaston was seen admiring his statue.  He wanted to make sure it was manly enough.  I think he looks pretty pleased, don’t you? Continue reading Fantasyland to Feature Belle’s Village

Disney News Reviews Fantasyland News

Fantasyland Fantasy PictureThe Disney news this week is all about Fantasyland!  Walt Disney World is getting ready for the grand opening of the new Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom.  The date of the opening is December 6, 2012.  It is so exciting!  Did you know that the new Fantasyland already exists?  According to Disney lore it is hidden by a curse.  A hero must come along and break the curse.  I will be watching for updates on this.
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Disney News Reviews in Disney World

Disney News Presents the New Marquee for test Track at EpcotWalt Disney World is a busy place these days.  There is so much Disney news coming out of Florida!  Let’s start at Epcot.  Test Track is being renovated.  The new sponsor is Chevrolet.  The queue will be completely new.  You will be introduced to Chevrolet in the queue.  As you walk through you will learn how Chevrolet designs cars.  There will be sketches to look at.  You will see models that no one has seen before.  In the design studio you can actually design your test drive.  The design you make will follow you through the ride.  Your design will be scored as you move through the ride.  It will be very interactive.  I can’t wait to see the new Test Track in person!

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Disney Characters in Disney World!

Disney Characters Mary Poppins and BertThere are so many Disney characters to meet when you are visiting Walt Disney World.  Everyone has their favorite Disney character.  Who is your favorite Disney character?  My favorite character is Mary Poppins.  On my last visit I saw her in the Magic Kingdom parade.  I saw her in United Kingdom in Epcot on another day.  Disney Characters Mary Poppins United KingdomI love seeing her there.  The area is so intimate.  Mary has time to talk and it feels so very real.

Did you know that with a little planning you can meet all your favorite Disney characters?  Yes, you can!  There are several Disney character dining experiences at the Disney theme parks and resorts.  You can plan at home and meet all the characters while you have your meals in Walt Disney World.  That is one way to go.  I prefer to visit with Disney characters away from my dining.  Continue reading Disney Characters in Disney World!

Disney World’s New Fantasyland Opening Dates Released!

Exciting News! Get ready to jump up and down because Disney just released the dates for the grand opening of the New Fantasyland expansion.  In Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort New Fantasyland will open on Dec. 6, 2012! Attractions included in this opening are Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid, Be Our Guest Restaurant (Be Our Guest is a full service and a counter service restaurant.), Enchanted Tales with Belle, Ariel’s Grotto, Gaston’s Tavern and Bonjour! Village Gifts. Continue reading Disney World’s New Fantasyland Opening Dates Released!