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Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Starts June 17 at the Magic Kingdom

The newest live stage show at the Magic Kingdom is set to debut on June 17 at Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage. Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire stars Mickey Mouse, his "troupe of Merry Makers," and friends from other lands.

Summer Officially Starts this Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort

This weekend is the official start of summer and at the Walt Disney World Resort that means it is time to "Awaken Summer." Each of the four theme parks, and one of the water parks, is celebrating summer with new experiences.

Disney News Round-Up: Food Kiosks Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Dollars Discontinued, and More

Welcome to Monday! We're checking out some of the news that's been happening around the Walt Disney World Resort including the addition of new kiosks around Echo Lake at the Studios, the end of Disney Dollars, and so much more. Let's dive in to the news round-up.

New Experiences Debut this Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort

Summer officially begins on Memorial Day Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort with the debut of several new experiences at Disney's Animal Kingdom. But the magic continues throughout the summer as new experiences and attractions open at all four theme parks.

Star Wars: Force For Change Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on May 4

This year on Star Wars Day, May 4, the Star Wars: Force For Change initiative returns to the Walt Disney World Resort. Starting that day fans can purchase a T-shirt with the logo for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with some of the proceeds going to UNICEF.

Guests Can Now Get Married in Front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom

If you have ever dreamed about getting married in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom, your dreams have come true. Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings is now offering weddings in the enhanced East Plaza Garden with the Castle in the background.

Disney After Hours Price Reduced by 50 percent for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members can purchase tickets for the Disney After Hours at the Magic Kingdom for a reduced price. The new reduced price is $75 and is valid on tickets for the remaining dates of the event.

Updates on Toy Story Land, Frozen Ever After, and More at the Walt Disney World Resort

We have more exciting news coming out of the 'Awaken Summer' press event at Walt Disney World, including information on the opening of Frozen Ever After, Soarin' Around the World, and an update on Toy Story Land.

Tickets Now on Sale for Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort

Tickets are now on sale for the Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort. For the first time ever the event will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex rather than at the Magic Kingdom.

New Disney Early Morning Magic Event Coming to the Magic Kingdom

Disney has recently announced another new hard ticket event for the Magic Kingdom. This one, Disney Early Morning Magic, takes place before the park opens and includes access to three attractions plus breakfast at Pinocchio Village Haus.

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Breakfast at Be Our Guest – The Good and the Not-So-Good

A meal at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom is still one of the most sought after reservations at all of Walt Disney World Resort. Earlier this year it was announced that breakfast was going to be offered permanently, in addition to the quick service lunch and table service dinner offerings.

Holiday Hot Chocolates That Elevate The Classic To Spectacular

Florida may be known as the sunshine state, but when the warm sun dips below the horizon the Winter evenings at Walt Disney World can become down right cold. When you need to find a quick way to warm up, why not turn to the traditional with a delicious hot chocolate. We're not just talking about any old hot chocolate though, Disney's got oodles of great spots to grab a happy cup of warmth and elevate this classic drink into a holiday spectacular.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

Enjoy Comfort Food at The Friar’s Nook in the Magic Kingdom

If you find yourself craving comfort food the next time you're visiting the Magic Kingdom but you're looking for a quick bite to eat we recommend stopping by The Friar's Nook in Fanstasyland. It is the perfect spot to find a couple varieties of gourmet mac and cheese, which is the some of the best comfort food you can find.

Adventureland's Tortuga Tavern Introduces A Brand New Menu

Over the past week I have been fielding a lot of questions about where to go now for Barbecue in the Magic Kingdom since the Menu Changes at Pecos Bills Tall Tale Inn and Cafe.

Take A Break On The Walt Disney World Railroad

At some point in just about everyone's day at the Magic Kingdom they hit a wall. It's that point of time when the whole party needs to sit down and take a bit of a break, it may not be time to head back to the hotel yet, but it's certainly time to rest, regroup, and figure out what's next. So where's a great place for the Grown-up to regroup while the younger folks still have the fun of a ride? Why not take your break on the Walt Disney World Railroad?

Top 10 Savory Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

Updated August 2018!

A couple weeks ago we talked about the best sweet snacks at the Magic Kingdom but today we're talking about the salty and savory snacks that we can't resist. As much as we love a Dole Whip, there are days when nothing but a bucket of Disney World popcorn will do. And as great as a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar tastes, something you just need French fries.

Disney History: Epcot World Showcase Then & Now

One of the areas in Walt Disney World that has remained the most constant since its opening is Future World in Epcot. Of course after 33 years, small changes are evident everywhere, but the broad, sweeping changes that we have observed at other parks have not happened in World Showcase.

Where to Get Your Coffee Fix at the Walt Disney World Resort

Coffee at the Walt Disney World Resort used to mean a not-so-great cup of something resembling coffee but it wasn't exactly good. It was unlikely that many folks were overheard exclaiming "Wow! What a great cup of java!" unless of course you were lucky enough to score a French Press pot of coffee at certain restaurants. But lately, a good cup of coffee has become the norm at Disney.