Category Archives: Haunted Mansion

Top 5 Places in the Magic Kingdom to watch the sun set

While in the parks, do you ever make time to stop and enjoy the little things that bring out the magic? At the end of a long day of running from ride to ride, sometimes it’s just nice to stop and take in the beauty of the park. Nothing enhances the park more than the Florida sunset. Sunsets are one of my top 5 things to photograph, and I find myself chasing them all the time in the parks, especially during th Continue Reading

The Hatbox Ghost Revisited

A few years ago, Michele put out this story in regards to the Hatbox Ghost.  To this day, that article is one of the most read that we have ever had on TMSM.  In going with the Halloween theme for October we wanted to share it again.  Enjoy!!   Obviously, I’m a Disney Fanatic. I have been since I was 5 years old. Until recently, I was more of a pop culture kind of girl. I knew a lot of useless trivia, an Continue Reading

Keys to the Kingdom

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! The Pumpkins are out at Magic Kingdom, and it is officially the most magical time of the year, this is of course, my very humble HalloQueen opinion. Because the park is decorated in its Fall Finest, I want to share with you another fantastic Enchanting Extra that is just extra magical during this time of year. I’m talking about the Keys to the Kingdom Tour. If you are a collector of Continue Reading

Reviving the HatBox Ghost ~ In honor of the Haunted Mansion DL!

Today, the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland celebrates a birthday! I thought that finding the article I did on the mysterious HatBox Ghost was something that seemed appropriate. When we first started TMSM years ago, the Hatbox Ghost was one of the first things I researched. Last month, we finally got to see him since they put him back in the ride in 2015. A dream come true, he’s awesome. This is one of my favori Continue Reading

Chilling Challenge: What’s Hiding Inside the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland Park?

From our friend, Erin Glover, Social Media Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Now that Jack Skellington has given the Haunted Mansion back to its 999 happy haunts, the classic attraction is open once again for Disneyland park guests. And those with a keen eye will notice something strange when they leave the mansion and enter its spooky cemetery on their Doom Buggies … but what disq Continue Reading

Digging Up Details About Memento Mori Shop in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World

From our friend Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager. Memento Mori, the new Haunted Mansion-themed shop, recently opened in Liberty Square at Magic Kingdom Park. This location is the destination for new Haunted Mansion Authentic products at Walt Disney World Resort. In recent weeks, I’ve enjoyed hearing guests’ reactions and seeing photographs from their visits to the shop. Since it’s Halloween, Continue Reading

999 Happy Haunts: Here Comes The Bride

If you have been following along, the Disney Parks Blog has been doing special blogs this month on the different residents of The Haunted Mansion.  Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager, released this blog about the Bride.  Enjoy! This week our Happy Haunts series is taking a look at the true lady of the house – The Bride. (This character’s storyline varies a bit at Haunted Mansion attractions around t Continue Reading

10 Things To Know About The Haunted Mansion Theme ‘Grim Grinning Ghosts’

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager with 10 facts you may not know about Grim Grinning Ghosts. Of all the Disney Parks attractions with catchy theme songs, I sure don’t mind when this one gets stuck in my head. “Grim Grinning Ghosts,” the theme of The Haunted Mansion, is both merry and spooky at the same time, and is perfectly fitting for one of our guest-favorite attractions. As our Hallowee Continue Reading

999 Happy Haunts: The Hitchhiking Ghosts

Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager this month on the Disney Parks blog has been talking about the different characters in the Haunted Mansion attraction.  This week she is covering my favorites, the Hitchhiking Ghosts.  When I see “hineas, Ezra and Gus at the end of the ride, I always wave good bye to them. Our weekly series in which we take an in-depth look at the ghostly residents of The Haun Continue Reading

Fun Facts of WDW’s Haunted Mansion

In continuing with our Halloween Celebration for the month of October, I thought we’d do some fun facts for one of the most beloved attractions at Walt Disney World, The Haunted Mansion. Sure, we love the Haunted Mansion, and we think we know a lot about the attraction itself, but it would certainly be fun to learn more. So, here’s part one of our fun facts for the Haunted Mansion, some you may know, s Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion Attraction Poster T-Shirts Coming to Disney Parks Online Store October 6-12, 2014

Our friend, Steven Miller, Mercandise Communications Manager, announced these great Haunted Mansion Post T-Shirts that will be available starting today. The Disney Parks online store continues its attraction poster T-shirt series this month with a salute to the Haunted Mansion. These Hanes Beefy-T shirts will be sold online from October 6-12, 2014. I did some digging to learn more about the original designs that i Continue Reading