The Top 12 Walt Disney World News Stories of 2018

12.) Maleficent is dead – May 11, 2018

On May 11 of this year, the fire-breathing dragon version of Maleficent caught fire during that day’s presentation of the Festival of Fantasy parade at Magic Kingdom. No Cast Members or Guests were hurt when the dragon caught fire, and the fire was quickly extinguished. Maleficent, however, was absent from the daily parade as a result.