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Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Starts June 17 at the Magic Kingdom

The newest live stage show at the Magic Kingdom is set to debut on June 17 at Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage. Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire stars Mickey Mouse, his "troupe of Merry Makers," and friends from other lands.

Summer Officially Starts this Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort

This weekend is the official start of summer and at the Walt Disney World Resort that means it is time to "Awaken Summer." Each of the four theme parks, and one of the water parks, is celebrating summer with new experiences.

Disney News Round-Up: Food Kiosks Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Dollars Discontinued, and More

Welcome to Monday! We're checking out some of the news that's been happening around the Walt Disney World Resort including the addition of new kiosks around Echo Lake at the Studios, the end of Disney Dollars, and so much more. Let's dive in to the news round-up.

New Experiences Debut this Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort

Summer officially begins on Memorial Day Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort with the debut of several new experiences at Disney's Animal Kingdom. But the magic continues throughout the summer as new experiences and attractions open at all four theme parks.

Star Wars: Force For Change Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on May 4

This year on Star Wars Day, May 4, the Star Wars: Force For Change initiative returns to the Walt Disney World Resort. Starting that day fans can purchase a T-shirt with the logo for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with some of the proceeds going to UNICEF.

Guests Can Now Get Married in Front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom

If you have ever dreamed about getting married in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom, your dreams have come true. Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings is now offering weddings in the enhanced East Plaza Garden with the Castle in the background.

Disney After Hours Price Reduced by 50 percent for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members

Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members can purchase tickets for the Disney After Hours at the Magic Kingdom for a reduced price. The new reduced price is $75 and is valid on tickets for the remaining dates of the event.

Updates on Toy Story Land, Frozen Ever After, and More at the Walt Disney World Resort

We have more exciting news coming out of the 'Awaken Summer' press event at Walt Disney World, including information on the opening of Frozen Ever After, Soarin' Around the World, and an update on Toy Story Land.

Tickets Now on Sale for Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort

Tickets are now on sale for the Night of Joy 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort. For the first time ever the event will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex rather than at the Magic Kingdom.

New Disney Early Morning Magic Event Coming to the Magic Kingdom

Disney has recently announced another new hard ticket event for the Magic Kingdom. This one, Disney Early Morning Magic, takes place before the park opens and includes access to three attractions plus breakfast at Pinocchio Village Haus.

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Take A Break On The Walt Disney World Railroad

At some point in just about everyone's day at the Magic Kingdom they hit a wall. It's that point of time when the whole party needs to sit down and take a bit of a break, it may not be time to head back to the hotel yet, but it's certainly time to rest, regroup, and figure out what's next. So where's a great place for the Grown-up to regroup while the younger folks still have the fun of a ride? Why not take your break on the Walt Disney World Railroad?

Top 10 Savory Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

Updated August 2018!

A couple weeks ago we talked about the best sweet snacks at the Magic Kingdom but today we're talking about the salty and savory snacks that we can't resist. As much as we love a Dole Whip, there are days when nothing but a bucket of Disney World popcorn will do. And as great as a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar tastes, something you just need French fries.

Disney History: Epcot World Showcase Then & Now

One of the areas in Walt Disney World that has remained the most constant since its opening is Future World in Epcot. Of course after 33 years, small changes are evident everywhere, but the broad, sweeping changes that we have observed at other parks have not happened in World Showcase.

Where to Get Your Coffee Fix at the Walt Disney World Resort

Coffee at the Walt Disney World Resort used to mean a not-so-great cup of something resembling coffee but it wasn't exactly good. It was unlikely that many folks were overheard exclaiming "Wow! What a great cup of java!" unless of course you were lucky enough to score a French Press pot of coffee at certain restaurants. But lately, a good cup of coffee has become the norm at Disney.

5 Reasons To Love Adventureland

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups has told you all about why we love Walt Disney World Resorts, in our popular "5 Reasons To Love" series, but today we're turning the Disney Parks as we begin to highlight some of our staff's favorite places to play. I'm often asked what my favorite "land" is, and since I was a small child I've always replied with the same thing - Adventureland. So read on and find out what makes this area of the Magic Kingdom feel so special to me.

Top 10 Sweet Snacks at the Magic Kingdom

If you find yourself needing to satisfy your sweet tooth while touring the Magic Kingdom there is no shortage of great things to eat. You can choose from the old standbys like the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar to something a little bit healthy like apple slices with caramel sauce. Or you could go all out and order a sundae at the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor.

Why Grown-ups Love Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is a fun filled hard ticket event for all ages held at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Taking place on select nights during September, October, and November, party-goers are invited to enjoy a family-friendly romp through the night. Every year I'm asked if this is a good event for adults, and my answer is always a resounding "Yes!" If you love Halloween but can do without the anxiety, fear and gore " this is the party for you.

Tips For Planning A Spooktacular Fall Trip to Walt Disney World

While Disney maintains its famous family friendly attitude throughout all of it brands, fans of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night still have their share if nostalgic fan fun on a Walt Disney World vacation. If you're planning a fall trip and would like to theme your trip with some extra spooktacular vibes, here are a few fun ideas!

Top 9 Ice Cream Cool Downs at Walt Disney World

It's hot outside, really hot, and when the weather gets like this my mind turns to just one sweet treat that can't be beat - Ice Cream! Walt Disney World has an abundance of sweet and icy options for guests when they want something to help cool down in that Florida sun, so we're counting down our top 9 favorites!