Tag Archive: Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

If you’re traveling to Walt Disney World this Fall, you will have the opportunity to attend a fun and not-so-scary Halloween event at the Magic Kingdom. This annual spooktacular celebration runs for 36 nights this year, from August 16-November 1. The Magic Kingdom closes to the public at 6:00 PM on the days the party is offered. Mickey’s Not So…
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My Top 8 Reasons to Plan a Family Trip to Walt Disney World

We moved twice last year and I don’t mind saying it was an ordeal. In the course of moving the second time, some bins got stacked to the side until a later time when I could go through them. That time is now! This past weekend I was looking through all the items in our Hurricane Preparedness bin. This includes…
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Free Disney Vacation Planning Videos

Like I always say, there’s only one thing better than Disney and that’s FREE Disney stuff!  If you missed my recent post about my favorite free offerings from Disney be sure to check it out. Today, I’m sharing one more awesome thing I love receiving for free: Disney Vacation Planning Videos. Did you know that you can sign up to receive free Disney…
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Wednesday Q & A: What Time is the Magic Kingdom Parade?

Welcome to Wednesday Q&A. Today we are talking about Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom. Q: What time is the Magic Kingdom parade? A: There used to be a running joke among cast members about just how often people would ask “What time is the 3:00 parade?” Well, now that joke is on them because Disney’s Festival…
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A Hug Among Disney Friends: Client Spotlight on the Burkett Family

To me the human element is such an important part of my travels to Disney or anywhere else. Our lives are all woven together in one way or another. Taking the time to pay attention and to soak it all in is so important. I like to use some of my posts to spotlight someone I have met in the…
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Review: Disney’s Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Party

While planning our recent trip to Walt Disney World, I decided to splurge a bit and book us into Disney’s Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Party. There are two main reasons I booked it: 1) it was our first time to see the new Happily Ever After Show, and 2) Aleyah and McKinley are small so I really wanted them…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 30 – Fun Ride Secrets

There are many hidden secrets all around Walt Disney World. Disney Imagineers are a rare breed and you can imagine that their quirky personalities might spill over into little extra fun added to the rides and attractions. This is not limited to the large number of Hidden Mickeys around the parks but includes special secrets on rides as well. Today,…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 27 – Electrical Water Pageant

As you leave the Magic Kingdom in the evening, or walk around the properties of any of the nearby Disney resorts at night, you may see and hear a true Disney treat. The Electrical Water Pageant is a floating parade transported by a one-thousand-foot-long string of barges that travels the Seven Seas Lagoon and Bay Lake every evening. It is…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 26 – Tom Sawyer Island

Have you ever been to Tom Sawyer Island inside the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World? I am often asked by my guests just what Tom Sawyer Island is, so I thought I would share some pictures with you today of what can be found across the Rivers of America. Tom Sawyer Island is a lushly-landscaped outdoor playground in Frontierland where…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip: Day 21 – The Monorail Run Down (Plus a Couple Extras)

The monorail system at Disney World opened with the original complex on October 1, 1971. It is one of the best, and most fun, ways to get around the Walt Disney World Resort area. In fact, it’s my favorite mode of transportation at WDW. I use the monorail for many reasons: it’s a fantastic way to see the WDW property; it’s a relaxing and…
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