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Magic Kingdom Turns 40 and Life Goes On

(click to embiggen) The 40th Anniversary of Walt Disney World and the Magic Kingdom was punctuated by big moments at the start and end of the day with long lines for everything in between. Since Disney has chosen to ignore … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World 40th Anniversary is Today!

Today marks the big 40 for Walt Disney World and the Magic Kingdom. I’m out and about today trying to soak in as much of the atmosphere and celebration there is today. Disney is putting on a small bit of … Continue reading

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Fan Led Walt Disney World 40th Celebration – Project XL

Project XL: The World at 40 is not about your shirt size, but rather is the latest in a series of fun fan organized events by the group WDW Celebrations. This one centers around the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Project XL: Fans celebrate Walt Disney World’s 40th Anniversary

I’ve attended a number of fan organized celebrations and conventions in the past. However, none had access to the parks like WDWCelebrations has been able to get. That’s due in part to the nature of their events they work with … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom 1971 – Walt Disney World 40th Anniv

Continuing the series on celebrating the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World, here’s a 10 minute clip that looks at the first ever holiday season for the Magic Kingdom back in December 1971. There’s a little Busch Gardens there in … Continue reading

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