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Disney News Round-up: Stitch’s Great Escape Goes Seasonal and the Muppets Arrive on October 2 at the Magic Kingdom

Happy Saturday and welcome to a short attraction-focused round-up! The Magic Kingdom is the source of some interesting and exciting attraction and entertainment news this week. Let's check it out.

The Muppets Are Coming to the Magic Kingdom this Fall with a New Live Show

The Muppets are coming to Liberty Square in the Magic Kingdom this fall with an all-new show, 'The Muppets Present...Great Moments in American History.' The new show will be performed outside the Hall of Presidents.

A Bit of Magic Kingdom Food News

For all of you WDW foodies out there, here is some news for you! It looks like there are a few new menu items to be had in the Magic Kingdom, including a Mickey pretzel.

Turns out, the pretzel is already popular at Disneyland and is being tested out at the Magic Kingdom. If you'd like to give the snack a try, head over to the Frontierland Pretzel Wagon (look for it between the Pecos Bill Cafe and the Diamond Horseshoe); at present, this is the only location within WDW to sell this iconic treat.

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13 Fun Facts About Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion

Fall has officially kicked off at Walt Disney World, with the opening nights of Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! To celebrate the arrival of this most spooktacular time of year I though I'd share 13 fun facts about Liberty Square's popular attraction, The Haunted Mansion.

Hall Of Presidents Reopens At The Magic Kingdom

The Hall of Presidents reopened yesterday at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Park. The attraction returns after a year-long refurbishment that updated show content, as well as adding high-impact projection, sound, lighting to upgrade the entire theater experience.

The Best Healthy Snacks at Walt Disney World

When visiting the Walt Disney World Resort it is very easy to over-indulge in all the delicious snacks and meals, even if you start out with good intentions and plans to "eat healthy." But sometimes you hit that no-more-french-fries wall and you really want something healthy to eat (and no, Dole Whip doesn't count).

Attractions to Relax On in the Magic Kingdom

In the middle of the day you may not need to head back to your room, but sometimes it's nice to take a little break in your touring schedule. These five great attractions let your party keep on touring while still giving everyone the chance to sit down and rest for a few minutes. Whether you want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a little climate control these classic attractions keep the magic alive and can help you rejuvenate.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

5 Reasons To Love Liberty Square

The next stop in our 5 Reasons To Love series if one of my personal favorite spots, Liberty Square. From the funnel cakes at Sleepy Hollow Refreshments, and year round Holiday glee at Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe, to the Rivers of America and the spectacular Haunted Mansion, Liberty Square offers Magic Kingdom guests a look into the birth of a nation, it's people and frontier.

Frightfully Fun Facts about Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion

Ghosts and ghouls gleefully cavort throughout the day and night in Walt Disney World's famous Haunted Mansion, while the Guests queue up over and over again to hop aboard a doom-buggy and join the fun. Since the Magic Kingdom's opening day in 1971 this pillar of Liberty Square has sparked imaginations and beckoned to the darker side in all of us.

The Patriotic Symbolism Of Liberty Square

Happy Birthday, America! OK, so I'm a couple days early, but what better way to celebrate than by taking a virtual tour of Liberty Square. In the midst of all of the fantastic action that exists elsewhere in Magic Kingdom, it's easy to understand why many guests rush through this area on their way to their next fast pass or dining reservation, but to rush through Liberty Square is to miss Walt Disney Imagineering at its finest.

The Top Spots to Take a Break at the Magic Kingdom

We've all been there. Fighting our way through the crowds at the Magic Kingdom when it's hot and you're melting and you're just about thisclose to a "Calgon take me a way" moment. In that instance it might seem as if you'll never escape the crowds and you'll just get swept up in a sea of Mouse Ear-wearing humanity. But there is hope. There are places to take a break and escape for just a few minutes.

Disney History: Liberty Square Then & Now

As much as the challenge of Tomorrowland is keeping up with real world innovation, the benefit of Liberty Square is that history rarely changes, making innovation in this land relatively unnecessary. Also, with only three attractions, very little updating is needed to keep this cozy American town running at peak efficiency.