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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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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.

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.

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