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Disney's Magic Kingdom News

Want to keep up with the latest Disney's Magic Kingdom news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Fantasyland expansion concept art
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 20:28

Walt Disney World has released a new time-lapse video showing off the progress of construction work on the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland expansion.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train coaster concept art
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 08:27

The chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts has revealed that the Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom won't be completed until 2014, and not 2013 as previously claimed.

Storybook Circus concept art
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 08:40

The new Storybook Circus area that will form part of an expanded Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom has "soft opened" to the public for the first time.

Be Our Guest restaurant concept art
Friday, March 09, 2012 08:39

Disney has released a new video showing off the interior of the planned Be Our Guest restaurant at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Jungle Cruise FASTPASS station
Thursday, March 08, 2012 08:36

Cast Members at Walt Disney World have begun to turn away guests that return to FASTPASS-enabled attractions with passes that have reached the end of their time window.

The move, announced last month, is designed to free up capacity in the FASTPASS system to enable Disney to implement its planned "XPass" offering. This will enable visitors to the resort to pre-book time slots during which they can ride its most popular attractions without having to queue.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 08:31

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom is testing the use of its FASTPASS queue-jumping system on the Main Street Electrical Parade and the Wishes firework show.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 08:37

Walt Disney World has confirmed the schedule for "One More Disney Day", the special promotion that will see the Magic Kingdom remain open for a full 24 hours on February 29, 2012.

Storybook Circus concept art
Friday, February 24, 2012 08:32

Walt Disney World has confirmed that the first elements of the new Storybook Circus area in the Magic Kingdom's expanded Fantasyland will open in late March 2012.

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom logo
Friday, February 17, 2012 08:46

Walt Disney World has confirmed that the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game, which is currently undergoing play-testing, will open up to all guests on February 22, 2012.

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom map
Thursday, February 16, 2012 08:30

Disney has released a new video that explains further details of Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, the new interactive game that is currently undergoing testing at Walt Disney World.

Realityland book
Monday, February 13, 2012 20:40

Are you a Disney fan? Do you love reading about Walt Disney World? Don't miss this chance to win a copy of David Koenig's inspirational book Realityland!

Jungle Cruise FASTPASS station
Thursday, February 09, 2012 08:40

Walt Disney World is set to begin stricter enforcement of the time windows employed by its FASTPASS queue-jumping system, as it prepares to introduce a premium version.


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