Magic Kingdom

“The Most Magical Place on Earth!” Welcome to Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom Park. Here is the latest in Magic Kingdom Park news, dining, attractions, and beyond.

Disney Genie+ Is 1-Year-Old; Check Out Its Unfortunate Timeline


It’s hard to believe, but services including Disney Genie, Disney Genie+, and individual Lightning Lanes are officially one-year-old. Sadly, we don’t feel like celebrating. Instead, check out the timeline of the Disney Park system’s unfortunate evolvement in just 365 days. Credit: Disney Flash back with us to 2019. Visiting the Walt Disney World Resort was seemingly as magical as one ...

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Young Expectant Woman Goes into Labor After Riding Magic Kingdom Attraction with Posted Warnings

An expectant mother went into spontaneous labor following a ride at the Tomorrowland Speedway at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in September. An official report released by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) on Tuesday lists a 27-year-old female as one of six Guests who were injured or experienced a medical incident while visiting the Walt Disney World ...

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Elderly Man Dies After Riding PeopleMover Attraction at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

An 83-year-old man who was visiting Disney’s Magic Kingdom died following a ride aboard the PeopleMover attraction, according to a report from the State of Florida. The Orlando Sentinel reports that an elderly man suffered a “cardiac event” after riding the Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover at Magic Kingdom on September 25. His is the first death of a Guest by ...

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Disney Genie+ Dips to Lowest Price Yet

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Last week we reported that Disney was instituting variable pricing for Genie+, the day planning service that allows you to book Lighting Lane reservations to skip the lines. We have been keeping a careful eye on it and found that the price, which was reported to fluctuate between $15-$22, immediately jumped to its highest levels and tended to stay there.  ...

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The Lines are Insane at Disney World, and it’s All Your Fault

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If you’re alive and well on planet earth right now, you have been, are, and will forever be, a victim of long lines. Like sunsets, roller coasters, birthday cake, family, spiritual growth, weddings, and funerals, long lines are simply a fixture of the human experience. But the lyrics from the song are true, that “time is ticking away, tick-tick-ticking away,” ...

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VIDEO: Sonny Eclipse Trailer Leaves Disney Fans Wanting a Movie


Food is most definitely required to fuel a day at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Resort. While we highly recommend dining reservations at table-service restaurants such as Be Our Guest or Jungle Navigation Co. LTD Skipper Canteen, sometimes quick-service restaurants make for an easy meal on the go. Credit: Disney One of the largest and most popular quick-service ...

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Traded Disney for Universal? You’re Not Alone According to Recent Report

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Every year the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) releases a report on the most visited theme parks in the world. Unsurprisingly, Walt Disney World’s 4 Parks usually top that list. 2020 brought many changes to the Parks, though, and the list for 2021 shows a startling shift. Universal Orlando now outpaces three of Disney World’s four theme parks.  Magic Kingdom easily ...

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Tips to Beat the Disney Crowds

The seasonal crowds at Walt Disney World have picked up again. Every year there is a small window of time after school starts when the crowds disappear, but they soon return with a vengeance just in time for the holidays. This week, Rise of the Resistance sported a 7-hour wait! 7 hours! Other rides saw at least an hour and ...

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The Best Magic Kingdom Attraction You’ve Probably Never Done!

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Whether you’ve been to Disney 100 times or are planning your first trip, you probably daydream about what you’d like to do once you’re there. Maybe you’ve even made a  “must-do list” for your day at Magic Kingdom, and it’s probably a great one. If I had to guess, I’d say your list has rides like Jungle Cruise,  Pirates of ...

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Genie+ Price Jumps to Highest Price Point Today

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Recently we reported that the price of Disney’s Genie+ had increased. Not only has it increased, but it will now be subject to daily pricing, like airline tickets, based on crowd levels and demand. The price for the premium service (that replaced the complimentary FastPass) will now range from $15-$22* per person per day. Since guests cannot purchase Genie+ ahead ...

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