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New Jungle Cruise-Themed Restaurant Might be Coming to the Magic Kingdom

There is some exciting restaurant news to report! If the rumors are true (and we hope they are), there just might be a new Jungle Cruise-themed restaurant coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom. The rumored spot would be located at the Adventureland Veranda, right next to the new location of the Sunshine Tree Terrace.

Reservations Now Open for New Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party at the Magic Kingdom

If you're looking for a special way to end your evening at the Magic Kingdom, today is your lucky day. Reservations opened today for the newly enhanced Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party in the Magic Kingdom and the first party is planned for July 5!

Be Our Guest Testing a Prix Fixe Breakfast Menu through June 18

Be Our Guest is arguably the most popular Advance Dining Reservation at Walt Disney World right now, and as of March 20 they're adding breakfast to their lineup for a limited time. Reservations opened on March 17 for the prix fixe breakfast at Be Our Guest and the test period for the fast casual breakfast runs through June 18.

Aloha Isle and Sunshine Tree Terrace Trade Places at the Magic Kingdom

If you're looking for Dole Whip the next time you're at the Magic Kingdom you'll need to wander a little deeper into Adventureland. Aloha Isle, home of the Dole Whip, recently switched places with the Sunshine Tree Terrace, home of the Citrus Swirl!

Pirates of the Caribbean Closing for Refurbishment on May 11

If you're headed to the Magic Kingdom this summer there is one less FastPass+ you'll need. Pirates of the Caribbean is closing down May 11 for a several-months-long refurbishment and won't be open again until sometime in September.

Disney Announces ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ and Plans to Kick Off Summer with a 24-Hour Party

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that this summer will be the 'Coolest Summer Ever' and to kick off the cool season there will be a 24-hour party on May 22-23 at the Magic Kingdom. Disney made the announcement from a still snowy Boston where a little bit of summer was created thanks to a 20-foot-wide beach complete with Cinderella Castle and Olaf.

Dates Announced for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this fall and you want to attend either Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, get out your calendars! Dates for both Magic Kingdom holiday events have been released by Disney.

Ticket Price Increases Announced at Walt Disney World Resort

After several weeks of speculation, it's official. You'll be paying more for single-day and multi-day tickets at Walt Disney World. A one-day ticket for the Magic Kingdom is now $105 plus tax. The ticket price for the other theme parks has also increased to $97 plus tax.

Trolley Car Café Opens as Starbucks Location in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Coffee fans have another Starbucks location to visit on their next Walt Disney World vacation. The Trolley Car Cafe is now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios, serving up coffee, cupcakes, cookies, and more on the corner of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.

Disney Pulls Starbucks Epcot Mug Featuring Purple Monorail

If you visit the Fountain View at Epcot looking to pick up your daily Starbucks fix and one of the Epcot "You Are Here" series coffee mugs, you won't find the mugs on the shelf. Disney pulled the Epcot Starbucks mugs this week because the design included the Monorail with a purple stripe.

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The Most Romantic Quick Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World

Not every Disney traveler has room in the budget to hit one of the fabulous fine dining experiences at Walt Disney World. But those looking to add some romance to their trip don't need to worry, because amore' is about more than laying out the big bucks. Dim lights, a water view, soft music, and starry sky go a long way to turn these quick service restaurants into romantic musts. Here are my picks for Quick Service favorites that can be big on romance.

Best Spots to Find a Quick Breakfast at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks

Maybe you've experienced this: you wake up before dawn at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel and you're the first people in line for the bus to your favorite theme park so you can get there at rope drop. But then as you're standing there waiting for the park to open you realize you're starving! You forgot to grab something quick at your hotel and now you need to eat breakfast before tackling your daily touring plan.

All About Walt Disney World's Extra Magic Hours

Remember that list of 20+ Reasons Staying At A Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Is The Best Thing Ever? I loved that post! Since it published we've received a lot of questions about some of the great perks available. One of the most common questions has been about Extended Theme Park Hours - Extra Magic Hours!

Ice Cream Sundaes Made For Sharing at Walt Disney World

Ask my kids for a bite of their Ice Cream at Walt Disney World and you're likely to get a look that would send a chill down the spine of Queen Elsa herself. However some Disney restaurants are serving up sundaes that are meant for the whole family to enjoy. Where can you dig into an avalanche of sweet frosty flavor? Read on for the answers to your Ice Cream Dreams.

Grab an All-American Meal with a Great View at Casey’s Corner in the Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is home to a variety of great counter service locations and no matter what you're craving, you're sure to find that perfect place. But despite all the delicious options, there's one counter service spot that I just have to visit every single time I'm in the Magic Kingdom, and that place is Casey's Corner.

Saturday Style: Lots of Dots

Minnie Mouse is known for her signature style "must," and that's lots of dots! This swingy casual dress with a touch of elastane in the fabric is a comfortable and stylish frock perfect for a Dapper Day at the Parks (Saturday, March 14th at the Magic Kingdom). Add a pop of red with some festive flats and a slim belt, and finish with a touch of sparkle around your neck by Arribas. You'll be the toast of Main Street.

Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress Celebrates 40 Years At The Magic Kingdom

This week marks the 40th Anniversary of the Magic Kingdom's Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

15 Things You Should Do at Walt Disney World in 2015

It's the New Year, so that means everyone is making (and breaking) resolutions. As a Disney fan it seems only fitting that we make some Disney-themed resolutions too. And so we have come up with 15 things that Disney fans should do at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2015. We've included food, rides, experiences, and more to our list of things we can't wait to do this year.

No One Keeps The Magic Alive Like Gaston

Over the past several years, long time Disney fans have noticed a considerable decline in the quality of face characters at Walt Disney World. It was bound to happen with so many different meet and greet opportunities for guests to visit, Disney needed to hire more and more actors to fill those slots. One fantastic actor cannot meet all the guests all the time. However in creating a larger talent pool sometimes is seems like the Characters got watered down.

Disney History: Main Street U.S.A. Then & Now

Walt Disney once said that his parks were not intended to be museums, but that they should be constantly changing and evolving, so it should come as no surprise that the Main Street, U.S.A. that we enjoy at Magic Kingdom today is substantially different than the Main Street, U.S.A. that debuted on October 1, 1971. Although the Main Street skyline has remained largely consistent, the composition of the shops inside has varied over time. The overall look and feel of the area has changed as well.