Category Archives: Main Street U.S.A.

All Aboard the Magic Kingdom train before its temporary close!

Guests heading to Magic Kingdom have the next few days to catch the Walt Disney World railroad before it temporarily shuts down. The train, which does a loop around the park and is often used to get to different lands, will run through Sunday, December 2nd and then close for an undetermined amount of time. The closure is due to the construction of the Tron ride in Tomorrowland, which will be located beside Space M Continue Reading

Fort Wilderness Beach Dessert Party

If you will be at Walt Disney World for New Years Eve and don’t want to fight the crowds in the parks, Disney has an alternative that is a little more low key. Happening at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground this year, guests can ring in the new year at a private bash on Clementine’s Beach! The party will be held on New Years Eve from 10 pm – 12:30 am at Clementine’s Beach, located behind Continue Reading

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

A Look at the Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour

The bronze Partner’s statue of Walt Disney holding Mickey’s hand right smack in the middle of the hub grass is a well known Disney landmark at the Magic Kingdom. Walt’s image stands stoic with his open hand extended in the air as if conjuring some kind of magic down Main Street giving the impression that this visionary’s work is just beginning. You can almost hear him whisper “Picture this Mickey Continue Reading

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

Windows Of Main Street U.S.A. – Magic Kingdom

When you enter the Magic Kingdom and walk down Main Street, U.S.A, it’s easy to get swept up in the beauty of Cinderella Castle. Actually, it’s expected! Once you catch your breath, take a look around. You’ll notice the amount of detail Disney has put into every inch of the park. You may also notice the windows above the shops are advertising businesses. Ever wonder what it’s all about? Let us explain. The Continue Reading

New Counter Service Breakfast Options Coming to the Magic Kingdom

In the upcoming weeks several locations in the Magic Kingdom  will be offering new counter service new breakfast options.  On Main Street St. Plaza Ice Cream will be be serving Mickey Waffles, cereal and donuts as well as a donut sundae featuring ice cream, apple, peanut butter and chocolate chips hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry. Casey’s Corner will be offering guests muffins, bagels and a croiss Continue Reading

The Main Street Characters! By Guest Blogger Heather Araskiewicz

Arriving at the Magic Kingdom early has its advantages. You may get there in time to see the “rope drop” park opening show. You could enter the park before most of the crowd and run for your favorite attraction hopefully avoiding the lines. But if you are in no rush and take your time walking up Main Street you may be lucky enough to see some of the Main Street Characters. I recently met the Mayor of Continue Reading

Windows of Main Street USA Part 2

Let’s continue our journey down Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom to discover the stories behind the 2nd story windows. Before we proceed, let’s get a clear view into why these windows even exist. The tradition of putting names on the Main Street windows began with Walt Disney in Disneyland in 1955. When Walt was alive, he wanted to honor some key people that were instrumental in the creation of Disneyland i Continue Reading

Disney Traditions By Guest Blogger Shelley Dion

This past March, we had the pleasure of taking my nieces to Disney World while they were on spring break.  Even though both girls are in college, they are pure Disney geeks just like us.  At the end of our Magic Kingdom day, one of the girls announced that they wanted to get sundaes at the ice cream shop on Main Street.  At the time, the fireworks were about to start and we were trying to figure out how to fit i Continue Reading

Casey’s Corner – Hitting Lunch Out of the Park for 20 Years at Magic Kingdom Park

From Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Imagine sitting at the end of Main Street U.S.A., looking at Cinderella Castle, the ragtime pianist serenading you as you bite into a juicy all-American hotdog. Is there anything better? Twenty years ago today, Casey’s Corneropened, pleasing hungry guests and baseball fans alike. Decorated with vint Continue Reading