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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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Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom map
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 08:37

Disney has released new images of the playing cards that will feature in the interactive Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game at Walt Disney World.

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom logo
Monday, January 09, 2012 08:14

Guests at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom have been given the chance to test the park's latest addition, role-playing game Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.

Storybook Circus concept art
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 08:40

Walt Disney World has begun testing the second Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride that will form part of the Magic Kingdom's expanded Fantasyland area.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Monday, January 02, 2012 11:16

Disneyland and Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom will remain open for 24 hours on February 29, 2012, Disney announced on New Year's Eve.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 08:32

Disney is set to make a "surprise announcement" on New Years Eve, as Walt Disney World and Disneyland gear up for its "Year of More Magic" promotion for 2012.

The announcement is widely expected to relate to February 29, the additional day that the resort's parks will open for in 2012 due to it being a leap year. Disney is yet to confirm the nature of the announcement, although it is widely expected to reveal a one-off promotion covering the extra day.

Jungle Cruise FASTPASS station
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 08:49

Walt Disney World will introduce a new system that enables guests at luxury resorts to pre-book the times that they will experience major attractions, according to rumors.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 08:23

Walt Disney World has revealed its refurbishment schedule for early 2012, with a number of popular attractions set to close temporarily during January and February.

Storybook Circus concept art
Friday, November 18, 2011 08:36

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom has installed a second Dumbo The Flying Elephant ride, as part of ongoing expansion work in the park's Fantasyland area.

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom logo
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 08:52

Walt Disney World has begun testing of its new Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom interactive game, with Cast Members putting various "spells" through their paces.

Storybook Circus concept art
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 08:18

Walt Disney World has confirmed that the Storybook Circus area will be the first part of the Magic Kingdom's expanded Fantasyland to open, in "early 2012".

Talking Mickey Mouse character
Saturday, November 05, 2011 10:38

In this week's poll, we ask whether Disney's talking Mickey Mouse character should become a permanent fixture at its parks.

Sleeping Beauty Winter Castle
Friday, November 04, 2011 08:26

The Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World are both well into preparations for their respective Christmas events, with some holiday festivities already underway.


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