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Video: 1971 Grand Opening of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

Video: 1971 Grand Opening of Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

| October 1, 2011 | 1 Reply

In this video, released by Disney, Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters down Main Street, U.S.A. to officially open Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on October 1, 1971.  Parking lots are jammed and traffic was backed up for miles as folks headed to the new theme park.  Also included in the video is a [...]

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Video: Magician Mickey Greets Guests at the Magic Kingdom

Video: Magician Mickey Greets Guests at the Magic Kingdom

| April 3, 2011 | 2 Replies

Mickey Mouse has moved out of his country home at the ToonTown Fair, and is now the star of a magic show at the Town Square Theater.  The new meet and greet location officially opened to guests on April 1, 2011, and is the first time that visitors to Walt Disney World can obtain a FASTPASS [...]

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Disney Junior – Leaving the “Playhouse” Behind?

Disney Junior – Leaving the “Playhouse” Behind?

| March 31, 2011 | 2 Replies

I’ll admit it.  I went to see the new Disney Junior Live on Stage show at Disney’s California Adventure with a bias on my shoulders.   Let me explain. Even though I love most of Disney’s pre-school shows and have kids that fit their target demographic, I need to disclose that I grew to become a “hater” of [...]

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Town Square Theater Meet and Greet at Magic Kingdom

Town Square Theater Meet and Greet at Magic Kingdom

| March 30, 2011 | 4 Replies

The former Exposition Hall in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has been renamed as Town Square Theater. It formally opens on April 1, 2011 as the new home of Mickey and Minnie Mouse and the Princesses.  Disney was operating the meet and greet as a soft opening today.

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Video: Talking Mickey Mouse Makes His Magic Kingdom Debut

Video: Talking Mickey Mouse Makes His Magic Kingdom Debut

| March 6, 2011 | 7 Replies

Disneyland tested a talking version of Mickey Mouse in California last summer.  Walt Disney World fans have wondered if this talking version of Mickey Mouse would also be appearing sometime in Florida.  Friend of the DIS, Mike Holland (DISboards name k5jmh) captured video on Friday, March 4th of the new “talking” version of Mickey Mouse appearing during [...]

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First Ever Character Meet FASTPASS Coming to Magic Kingdom

First Ever Character Meet FASTPASS Coming to Magic Kingdom

| February 24, 2011 | 4 Replies

On Tuesday, February 22, the DisneyParks blog announced that this spring guests visiting Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will be able to secure a FASTPASS to reserve a time to visit with Mickey Mouse.  The new meet-and-greet-location will be right as you enter Town Square in a re-modeled Exposition Hall.  This is prime real estate for Mickey’s new [...]

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Disney Epic Mickey Winners and Grand Prize Giveaway

Disney Epic Mickey Winners and Grand Prize Giveaway

| December 6, 2010

There’s a buzz and level of excitement for the new Wii video game Disney Epic Mickey I haven’t seen since Pac Man Fever.  Did I totally date myself with that reference?  People were clambering to get a sneak peek at the game before it was released at the Festival of the Masters.  Our conversation with Epic [...]

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