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Pirate’s Adventure at the Magic Kingdom Adds New Incentive for Players

If you've ever wanted to sail the high seas with Captain Jack Sparrow, there's an interactive game at the Magic Kingdom just for you (or your kids). Pirate's Adventure: Treasure of the Seven Seas gives guests the chance to play the role of a pirate recruit in Adventureland.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Remove Iconic Sorcerer’s Hat

Love it or hate it, the 122-foot tall Sorcerer's Hat is an iconic symbol of Disney's Hollywood Studios.

And now it has been confirmed by Disney that the much-maligned hat will be removed from the park in early 2015. There have been rumors of the hat's demise for several weeks as its image was missing from newly printed park maps.

More Details Released for the ‘Villains Unleashed’ Event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

In a just a few weeks the Disney villains are descending upon Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney has released more spooky details.

More than 50 Disney villains are scheduled to attend Villains Unleashed on August 23, with Hades, Megara, and Pain and Panic serving as hosts.

After kicking things off at 8 p.m. the Hercules villains will be joined on stage by the Underworld Dancers, DJ Igg Nite, and other villains including the Queen of Hearts, the Sheriff of Nottingham, the Big Bad Wolf, and Captain Hook.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Celebrating Silver Anniversary on May 1

May 1 marks the 25th anniversary of Disney's Hollywood Studios and there are a couple special events planned for the day.

The silver anniversary celebration kicks off at 10 a.m. with a special rededication ceremony. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will be in attendance along with Disney's Hollywood Studios Vice President Dan Cockerell.

The ceremony will honor some of the 25-year cast members at the park.

Pirates of the Caribbean Celebrates its 40th Anniversary at the Magic Kingdom

Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 40th anniversary at the Magic Kingdom on December 15.

The original Pirates of the Caribbean opened in Disneyland in 1967, taking guests back in time to a pirate-filled Caribbean complete with cannons, swordfights, and songs. The Magic Kingdom's Pirates attraction opened in 1973 and was one of the park's first major additions after its 1971 opening.

Legend of Captain Jack Coming To Hollywood Studios

Those of you out there wanting to see something fresh at Disney's Hollywood Studios will be happy to learn plans for a new attraction at that park are in the works. Disney Parks Blog confirmed recently there are plans to bring a little "Pirates of the Caribbean" to DHS this fall with the new attraction, The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow.

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5 Reasons To Love Adventureland

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups has told you all about why we love Walt Disney World Resorts, in our popular "5 Reasons To Love" series, but today we're turning the Disney Parks as we begin to highlight some of our staff's favorite places to play. I'm often asked what my favorite "land" is, and since I was a small child I've always replied with the same thing - Adventureland. So read on and find out what makes this area of the Magic Kingdom feel so special to me.

The Top 10 Can't-Miss Walt Disney World Attractions

It isn't easy to list the top 10 Walt Disney World Attractions. The four theme parks have so many incredible dark rides, thrill rides, and classic rides that making any kind of top 10 list is a bit of a challenge.

But we aren't afraid of a challenge. Unless that challenge includes riding Expedition Everest, then we're afraid. And so, without further ado here is a list of what we consider to be the top 10 attractions at Walt Disney World.

Live A Pirates Life at Walt Disney World Resort

If your family is a pirate loving crew then the Walt Disney World Resort may be just the place for a summer break. With multiple attractions spread across the property you can be living an imaginative pirate's life whether your favorite is Captain Jack or Captain Hook. We've scoured the land and come up with tips to guide you to the treasures.

Voyage With The Pirates of the Caribbean in Adventureland

The original Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland was the last attraction that Walt Disney oversaw the construction of, opening just three months after his death in 1967. The attraction earned raves from guests and by popular demand a version of the attraction debuted at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida on December 15, 1973.

Why Is The Rum Gone? Five Fantastic Rum Cocktails at Walt Disney World

Pirate Captain, Jack Sparrow is known for his love of rum. It's one of the things that the two of us have in common, and maybe you do too! In his honor I thought that I would gather together a few of the most popular Rum Drinks that you can try on your next Walt Disney World Vacation.