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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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Blackbeard projection
Monday, May 09, 2011 08:36

Disney has revealed that the Blackbeard character featured in the latest movie based on Pirates of the Caribbean will soon be added to the ride itself.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Tuesday, May 03, 2011 08:36

Walt Disney World has announced that tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party events at the Magic Kingdom.

Fantasyland expansion concept art
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 08:42

Walt Disney World has released a new photo showing off construction progress on the Beast's castle, a key element of the expansion to the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland area.

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 08:37

Walt Disney World has completed its renovation of the Haunted Mansion attraction at the Magic Kingdom, opening an all-new "hitchhiking ghosts" finale to the public for the first time.

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Friday, April 01, 2011 08:24

Walt Disney World is testing new cutting-edge special effects for the Haunted Mansion ride at the Magic Kingdom, according to a new report.

Backstage Magic with Mickey sign
Thursday, March 31, 2011 08:38

The new Town Square Theater has opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom for the first time, allowing guests to experience "Backstage Magic with Mickey".

Backstage Magic with Mickey sign
Friday, March 25, 2011 08:33

Walt Disney World has revealed new details of the planned Town Square Theater meet-and-greet location at the Magic Kingdom, where guests will be able to interact with "Magician Mickey".

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Thursday, March 24, 2011 09:29

Walt Disney World has added new versions of the famous animatronic "hitchhiking ghosts" to the finale of the Magic Kingdom's Haunted Mansion attraction, with work on updating the classic ride nearing completion.

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 08:48

Walt Disney World has released an official preview video showing off the new interactive queue for the Magic Kingdom's Haunted Mansion ride, which soft-opened to guests earlier this week.

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 08:43

The first members of the public have been experiencing the new interactive queue line for the Haunted Mansion at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, with a "soft opening" period now underway.

Magic Kingdom castle image
Thursday, March 10, 2011 08:29

Walt Disney World has announced that it will end its annual Grad Nites events after 2011, blaming increasing attendance at its theme parks during April and May.

Haunted Mansion exterior
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 19:59

Walt Disney World has temporarily replaced the famous "hitchhiking ghosts" at the end of the Magic Kingdom's Haunted Mansion attraction, as work continues to update the classic ride.

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