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Disney News Round-up: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party News

The 2017 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicked off last week and runs on select nights through November 1 at the Magic Kingdom. Today we have some fun updates about special goodies and more at the parties.

Disney Rumor Round-up: Changes Ahead for the Hall of Presidents, Paint the Night on the Move, and More

Happy middle of the week! Today we're taking a different spin on our regular Disney news round-up and we're talking about Disney rumors. That's right ... it's all rumors all day, but just for today. Also, these are rumors, which means there is no confirmation. Let's check them out!

Disney Vacation Club Announces '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and part of the celebration includes a '25 and Beyond Bash' at the Magic Kingdom. This event is planned for two nights and is a complimentary event for DVC members.

Disney Announces New Merchandise Items for 2016

It's not too early to start your Disney Parks merchandise wish list. Disney has recently released a list of 16 new items to ring in 2016 and there's something for everyone including trading pins, apparel, and two new Disney Dooney & Bourke designs.

Dwayne Johnson to Star in Movie Based on Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Disney has announced plans for a live-action film based on the popular Jungle Cruise attraction and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been announced as the star of the as-yet-unnamed film. Johnson is also one of the stars of Disney's animated film Moana where he'll play the demigod Maui.

Disney Announces Merchandise for The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend is this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort and runDisney has created a spooky and fun variety of merchandise.

The race shirt features the race logo for this year, which is an image of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror with Maleficent's dragon breathing fire around the Tower.

Other apparel items include long and short sleeve T-shirts with the same artwork. The "I Did It!" tees also have a course map on the back, along with the dragon.

Retail MagicBands Give Walt Disney World Guests the Option to ‘Link-it-Later’

There is a new option for the retail MagicBands sold at the Walt Disney World Resort.

It's called 'Link-It-Later' and this option gives guests the option to purchase a retail MagicBand and link it to a valid theme park admission at a later date.

Before the launch of Link-It-Later, guests who purchased a retail MagicBand had to link it at the time of purchase with a valid theme park admission, Memory Maker card, or another active MagicBand.

Special Commemorative Merchandise Items Released for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

If you have plans to attend this year's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom don't forget to check out the commemorative merchandise.

Guests at the party can purchase a limited-edition MagicBand that features the Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party logo. This MagicBand has an edition size of 5,000 bands and it retails for $29.95. The MagicBand must be linked at the time of purchase using a theme park admission, Memory Maker card, or another active MagicBand.

Tickets for the General Public On Sale Now for D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration

D23's Fanniversary Celebration kicks off August 9 in Burbank, and the general public can now purchase tickets for the event.

The D23 Fanniversy Celebration Presented by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection commemorates Disney milestones and landmark anniversaries from this year.

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The Top Ten Most Spooky And Villainous Attractions at Walt Disney World

Happy Halloween! It's the most ghoulish day of the year and we're rounding up all the usual suspects for our list of the most villainous attractions at Walt Disney World. If you've got a love for the sinister and spectacular, with a bit of the creepy crawlies thrown in - be sure to make sure they're on your must do list!

Host A Haunted Mansion Halloween Party At Home

I must admit, I stole this post. Our friend Jen over at Mickeyfix.com put together a "How To Host A Haunted Mansion Halloween Party" post and the whole Grown-ups team is so into it! I pulled together a few fun tips to help make your soiree something special.

Halloweentime Disney Food Art By Donna Yan

Just spreading around a little more love for cute Disney Food Artist Donna Yan! Donna's art has not only been featured by Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and the Disney Food Blog this month, but the story was picked up by Nerdist and is turning this fan art phenom into the must buy Disney inspired artist of the day. Since Fall is in the air we thought we'd give you a bit of a seasonal treat by showing off Donna's Halloweetime foodie fun from across the Disney Parks.

Original Magic Kingdom Attractions You Can Still Enjoy

A lot has changed at Walt Disney World since it first opened in 1971. Back then the Magic Kingdom was the only Park, and Disney resort choices included just the Contemporary, Polynesian Village, or the Fort Wilderness Camp Ground. Attractions at the Magic Kingdom have left, and now ones have taken their place, but through it all these time tested rides have survived it all. If you're looking for a taste of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom 1971 style, focus your your touring strategy on taking in these fourteen great original Magic Kingdom rides.

45 Things to Love About the Magic Kingdom in Honor of the Theme Park’s 45th Anniversary Year

The Magic Kingdom celebrated its 45th anniversary on October 1 so it seems like a good time to expand on our top 10 list of things to love about the Magic Kingdom and take it all the way to 45! When you sit down and really think about it, there are more than 45 things you might love about the Magic Kingdom, but somehow we narrowed it down..

Ten Things to Love About the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 45th anniversary this October so it only seems fitting to spend some time talking about 10 things we love about the original Walt Disney World Resort theme park. This park is more than just the iconic attractions that we all know and love, so let's check out what made the list this time around.

10 Top Tips To Make The Most Of Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party is a hard ticket event held from 7pm until midnight on select nights each Fall at the Magic Kingdom. The family friendly atmosphere and entertainment are fan favorites and a great special addition to add to your Walt Disney World Vacation. We've got 10 Top Tips to make the most your party experience.

8 Musts For The Magic Kingdom After Dark

While a trip to the Magic Kingdom is magnificent any time of day there are a few things that become even more special after the sun goes down. The Magic Kingdom takes on a different feeling under the night sky with thematic moods enhanced by distinct sound and lighting that easily lead you t believe you're in another place. These eight attractions go from being some of our favorites at any time - to truly spectacular experiences.

The Best of The Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the first of Disney's Theme Parks to be opened in Florida. Walt's dream, completed after his death with loving care by his older brother Roy O. Disney, opened to the public on October 1st, 1971. This homage to the child that lives in all of us sits on 142 acres, and at its center is the towering beautiful Cinderella Castle. Similar to the original Disneyland in California, the park is divided into six themed lands - Main Street, U.S.A.; Adventureland; Frontierland; Liberty Square; Fantasyland; and Tomorrowland.

Top 20 Photos You Don’t Want to Miss On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

An oldie but a goodie - take a look back at the Top 20 Photos You Don't Want to Miss On Your Walt Disney World Vacation!! It was our most popular post of 2015.

Taking photos during a Walt Disney World vacation is always on our 'must-do' list. Whether you're taking candid pics of the kids with the characters or if you're taking scenery shots, there are so many great photo opportunities around the parks and hotels.