Tag: Magic Kingdom

#79: 12 Days of Christmas #4: Main Street Trolley Show

SamsDisneyDiary - Holiday Main-street Trolley Show

Welcome to Sams Disney Diary 12 Days of Christmas 2016!  Day #4 – Magic Kingdom’s Holiday Trolley Show. Like Disneyland’s Main Street USA, there is something magical about a walk down Main Street USA in Walt Disney World.  While different than Disneyland, Walt Disney World’s Main Street has a charm all its own and it

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#77: 12 Days of Christmas #2: Mickeys Most Merriest

SamsDisneyDiary Mickey's Most Merriest

Welcome to Sams Disney Diary 12 Days of Christmas 2016!  Day #2 – Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration. I’ve covered Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party previously on SamsDisneyDiary.  Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom transforms into Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, a hard ticketed event that transforms the Magic Kingdom into a holiday celebration.  New for 2016:

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#75: The Muppets Present: Great Moments in American History

The Muppets Great Moments in History - But Just the American Parts

The Muppets are coming, the Muppets are coming… This past October (2016) saw the debut of “The Muppets Present: “Great Moments in American History” at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom. The show takes place daily at the Magic Kingdom in Liberty Square, near the Hall of Presidents. The approximately 10 minute live show has multiple

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#74: Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

SamsDisneyDiary 74 - Hocus Pocus

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a ghoulish time to visit Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom. An evening filled with special events and Halloween thrills, not to mention trick or treating – A “Boo to You Parade”, a special Celebrate the Magic castle projection show, HalloWishes fireworks and special Disney character appearances. SamsDisneyDiary Video #74: Hocus

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#66: Jingle Cruise

Sams Disney Diary Episode #66 - The Jingle Cruise - some lights, a few decorations and a single letter is all that's needed

What’s that I hear from Adventure Land during the holiday season?  Jingle Cruise, Jingle Cruise, Jingle all the way!   Changing a ”U” to an “I” along with some well-placed holiday decorations and holiday themed narration is all it took to change the “Jungle Cruise” into the “Jingle Cruise”.   I’m sure you’ve heard the story… The

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#65: Cinderella Castle Holiday Lights “Cinderella vs Frozen”

Sams Disney Diary #65 - Elsa in the process of freezing the castle - The Castle "Transforms" during the process in 2015

The holiday season at Walt Disney World is a magical time; with so much to see and do, it’s difficult to keep track of everything.  One of the most magical experiences of the holiday season is the lighting of “Holiday Dream Lights”.    The Cinderella “Castle Holiday Lights” were added to Cinderella’s Castle in 2007. 

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#49: Keys to the Kingdom Backstage Tour

Sams Disney Diary Episode #49 – Walt Disney Worlds Keys to the Kingdom backstage tour. The Video Edition “SamsDisneyDiary Episode #49” below, features a ride on the Jungle Cruise like no other, inside information on the Haunted Mansion, The Enchanted Tiki Room and Pirates of the Caribbean, The video is direct from our Keys to the

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#47: Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin – Score the MAX!

You too can be a Galactic Hero, scoring the maximum 999,999 on Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin, Don’t tell anyone, it’s our little secret! Need to Help? Check out the video below… and good luck Space Ranger!! Thanks for watching… When Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom opened “Buzz Light Years Space Ranger Spin” (November 1998),

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#46: Magic Kingdoms Secret Recharging Station – No, It’s not that one!

If you’re like me, your electronic devices have become absolutely essential at Walt Disney World. Cameras to capture memories, phones for keeping in touch with others in the park, or smart phones for making last minute dining reservations or Fast Pass Plus changes.. We are lost without power! Finding a place to charge your devices

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#38: Festival of Fantasy

“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” – Walt Disney That famous quote holds true not only at Disneyland, but at every Disney Park around the globe.   With all of the recent changes in Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom, I was recently

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