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1973 Magic Kingdom retro photo tour – part 3 of 3

Today we’re wrapping up our time travel trip back to 1973 and the early days of the Magic Kingdom. Courtesy former cast member Daniel Adams’ photos we’ve so far seen the park from on-high via the skyway and enjoyed the Main Street parade characters. Today… Read More »1973 Magic Kingdom retro photo tour – part 3 of 3

The Dapper Dans, Musical Harmony Masters of Disneyland

Disneyland continues their semi-regular series of “Every Role a Starring Role” highlighting different positions throughout the resort. This latest video features the sweet barbershop quartet harmonies of the Dapper Dans, one of Disneyland’s longest running entertainment options. In this video Jim Campbell shares what its… Read More »The Dapper Dans, Musical Harmony Masters of Disneyland

Instapic: Mickey & Minnie in Festival of Fantasy Parade

via Instagram. Mickey’s airship in the Finale of Festival of Fantasy parade is the main the reason Main Street Xmas decorations will be different this year. It’s just too tall, it soars over the rooftops of many Main Street buildings. So, put on your holiday… Read More »Instapic: Mickey & Minnie in Festival of Fantasy Parade

Magic Kingdom Central Plaza Construction Bonus Update

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Since our previous update, Disney has let water back into the moat all around the hub. On Main Street you can see that both the information booth and the retail booth are now closed. They’ve also closed the second popcorn vending location and moved them toward the periphery of the hub. Finally a Mickey and Minnie cutout has been added to the wall over by Crystal Palace.

The central plaza, or hub, at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is undergoing an update. The finished version will have more of a park like setting, with ample walking space to navigate around parades and shows, more outdoor dining seating, plus special viewing areas for fireworks and more.

A gallery of photos is below the jump:

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Main Street Sweets Delight

Do you self a favor next time you visit the Magic Kingdom, stop in at the Main Street Confectionery to watch cast members as they assemble some of the scrumptious sweets available for purchase just a few feet away. With everything arriving pre-packaged at the… Read More »Main Street Sweets Delight

Main Street Trolley Show Gets Summer Update

Part of what makes a trip to the Magic Kingdom so, well, magical is all the little detail that goes into making it a transporting experience. Sure, there were never roaming horse drawn trolleys of signing and dancing folk back in the early 1900s, but… Read More »Main Street Trolley Show Gets Summer Update

Tour Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland with Imagineer Kim Irvine

Imagineer Kim Irvine hosts a new video that takes us through some of the changes brought by recent remodeling along Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland. I can almost taste the delicious decor in the Candy Palace and am impressed with what they’ve done with the… Read More »Tour Main Street U.S.A. at Disneyland with Imagineer Kim Irvine