Category Archives: Cast Member Magic

My Favorite Disney Memory – What is yours?

Who remembers the morning show that used to take place every morning to open Magic Kingdom? It was my absolute favorite! The Mayor of Main Street, USA would come out and welcome everyone, the dancers/singers would perform, the train would roll in with the characters, and that one family would walk out to join in the countdown. How lucky were those people that got picked? Speaking from experience, super lucky! I had Continue Reading

What’s the Disney Secret?

Truth time; haven’t you always been curious, why do we keep coming back to Disney? We’ve been on the rides dozens of times, seen the fireworks from every possible viewing spot, walked down Main Street hundreds of times, did loser laps in the largest of parking lots trying to find the best spots, and yet, we keep coming back for more. Being of the inquisitive, research oriented mind I set out to discover what’ Continue Reading

Family Magic Tour

Happy Thursday Main Streeters, and welcome back to my series on the hidden gems of Disney parks. I’m covering fun and exciting experiences available to guests in what Disney calls their Enchanting Extras Collection. Disney is a place of magic for everyone, but it’s also considered a staple experience for families to travel and visit the House of Mouse. It can understandably be a source of trepidation when you t Continue Reading

Grand Floridian Greeter Richard

With the passing of this beloved man, I thought I’d share an article that Susanne did on him awhile back, in his honor.  God bless you Richard! ~M   We often talk about the special touches that keep us coming back to Disney year after year, and the Cast Members often play a big part in that experience. If you’ve ever been to the Grand Floridian Resort, you may have walked right by a Disney legend and Continue Reading

Disney Magic By Guest Blogger and former Marine, Cliff!

Disney magic is real, and it can come in many shapes and sizes! On a recent trip to Walt Disney World, a former Marine shared a very touching story about an encounter he had with a Cast Member. While boarding a bus, the guest noticed how the bus driver was standing. These are his words from the encounter, “This bus driver stands at parade rest while folks load onto his bus. He said he does this because his father Continue Reading

Random Acts of Kindness Thursday Rewind ~ Cast Member Magic!

Here is a story we posted from our Cast Member friend Michael last year and we wanted to share it with you all again It’s Thursday Everyone, time for a feel good story with a Disney spin to it! Our entry today comes from one of my WDW Cast Member friends, Michael. Michael used to make magic at the Emporium on Main Street, now he’s helping create magic as a Character Attendant for some of our favorite p Continue Reading

Celebrate with Magic! From Guest Blogger Heather Araskiewicz

During my recent WDW visit I celebrated my birthday with some Disney Magic. Upon check in at the resort I was given a birthday button to wear all week. From the moment I put on the button until the moment I took it off  I was wished Happy Birthday by cast members and guests. The most fun was when another guest who was celebrating their birthday extended wishes to me. I started to watch for other people’s bu Continue Reading

TMSM’s Random Acts of Kindness ~ More Cast Member Magic!

It’s time for our weekly feel good article, Thursdays Random Acts of Kindness! Here’s one from one of my favorite Cast Members! Michael is a CM at the Magic Kingdom, and works with some of our most cherished characters. Here’s what he had to say~ “It was my first set with Prince Ali and Princess Jasmine to start my day. I had cleared the line when a Princess came up to me and asked if she could se Continue Reading

Cast Member Kindness at Cosmic Rays, Magic Kingdom!

Going to a Disney Park on your Birthday is an experience like no other! Cast Members really know how to go out of their way to make you feel special. On Sunday, we were at the Magic Kingdom with a group of friends for my birthday, and decided to go into Cosmic Rays to eat. I had a lot of different CM’s wish me a happy birthday, which was wonderful. Then, out of the blue, a whole group of CM’s came wa Continue Reading

What’s today? It’s Random Acts of Kindness Thursday!

Each week we share a random act of kindness with a Disney twist, and today we have a Cast Member story for you. My friend Michael works at the Magic Kingdom, and is always sure to go the extra mile to share the magic. Here’s a little story that he shared this past week, and I wanted to share it with all of you…. It’s one thing to see a “MAKE A WISH” child… However, when both th Continue Reading

Cast Member Out of Breath ~ A Little Random Act of Kindness By John Leever

Cast Member Out of Breath – a Little Random Act of Kindness By John Leever There are so many amazing things at Disney, and it does not matter if it is Walt Disney World or Disneyland. You will find things that will amaze you. One of those amazing things are the cast members and there are those who seem to be sprinkled with an extra dose of pixie dust, who know that magic is real, and know that they are part of Continue Reading