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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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Town Square Theater concept art
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 22:19

Walt Disney World is to introduce the FASTPASS system for meet-and-greets with Mickey Mouse at the Magic Kingdom, enabling guests to skip the regular line.

Jungle Cruise FASTPASS station
Friday, February 18, 2011 08:36

Disney is working on plans to offer guests at its theme parks the ability to book rides months in advance, the company has revealed.

Mickey's Toontown Fair sign
Friday, February 11, 2011 10:01

The Mickey's Toontown Fair area at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom will open for the last time on Friday, February 11, before it is closed permanently to make way for an expanded Fantasyland.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train concept art
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 08:39

New concept art has been posted on construction walls at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, providing a glimpse of the planned Seven Dwarfs Mine Train rollercoaster.

Splash Mountain vehicle
Monday, January 24, 2011 08:34

Walt Disney World is to install lap bars on the Splash Mountain attraction at the Magic Kingdom, following persistent problems with guests standing on the log flume.

Fantasyland expansion concept art
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 09:07

Walt Disney World has revealed updated plans for the expansion of Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, including the addition of an indoor rollercoaster themed around Snow White.

Mickey's Toontown Fair sign
Monday, December 13, 2010 08:51

Disney has confirmed that the Mickey's Toontown Fair area at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom will close permanently on February 11, 2011.

World of Color Alice sequence
Wednesday, December 08, 2010 07:55

Disneyland is believed to have outperformed Walt Disney World this summer, recording a small attendance increase while its East Coast sister resort faced fierce competition from Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh queue image
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 08:36

Disney has released a video showing off the updated queue area for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

Gowalla logo
Friday, November 19, 2010 08:41

Disney's US parks have launched a partnership with location-based social networking service Gowalla, allowing guests to track their visits to Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Walt Disney World Vacation Mirror screenshot
Monday, October 18, 2010 08:37

Walt Disney World has released a new application for Apple's iPad device, which is designed to act as interactive brochure for the resort.

Magic Kingdom Haunted Mansion image
Thursday, October 07, 2010 08:47

Walt Disney World is reportedly planning to update the queue area for its classic Haunted Mansion attraction, adding interactive elements to entertain waiting guests.

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