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Festival Of Fantasy Fun Facts

“It’s the Festival of Fantasy” One of the best parts of being in a Disney park is the parades. Kicking off in 2014, the Festival of Fantasy Parade is a must see for anyone visiting the parks. It is full of characters, princesses, and brightly colored costumes. Here are some fun facts about the parade! The parade is about 25 minutes long There are more than 100 cast members in the parade It has Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Fun Facts Part 2

We are always looking for fun facts about Disney that others may not know of. Here are some that we were unaware of that are pretty interesting. One of the original names suggested for Walt Disney World was The Vacation Kingdom of the World In the Seas With Nemo & Friends, Nigel, the pelican that saves the day, is the only main character not depicted Back in the early days, the Seven Seas Lagoon had a wave mac Continue Reading

Disney Cruise Line Fun Facts

Disney Cruises are among the best in the industry. Here are some fun facts provided by Disney Cruise Line that you may find interesting. • The Disney ships are painted in Mickey Mouse-inspired colors –black hull, white superstructure, yellow trim and two giant red funnels, each with the Disney Cruise Line Mickey Mouse logo. • Disney Cruise Line was the first cruise line to have yellow lifeboats, instead of t Continue Reading

Jungle Cruise Quiz

Think you know the Jungle Cruise? The Disney Parks Blog recently posted a quiz to test your knowledge of this ‘punny’ attraction. 1. Where in Magic Kingdom Park is the Jungle Cruise located? Frontierland Fantasyland Adventureland 2. What’s the name of the famous waterfall you pass on the Jungle Cruise? Albert Falls Schwitzer Falls Lily Falls 3. Which of the following rivers is on that you’ll venture thr Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion Singing Busts

Haunted Mansion is a fan favorite ride and has been for decades. There are so many details that make this a great attraction, from the vanishing and reappearing footprints to the hot and cold running chills, it’s hard to take it all in! One of my favorite parts of the ride is the graveyard scene where the Grim Grinning Ghosts come out to socialize! Not only is the tune catchy, but I love to look at the animated f Continue Reading

“it’s a small world” Quiz

We’ve been on it. We’ve had the song stuck in our head for days. So, how well do you think you know It’s a Small World? Take this fun quiz provided by Disney Parks Blog and post your results in the comments! 1. What is the name of the waterway that carries you throughout “it’s a small world”? a. Seven Seas Waterway b. Happiest Waterway c. Small World Waterway 2. Who wrote the “It’s a Small World” Continue Reading

Tales Of The Crypts

We’re back with the next edition of the Haunted Mansion tombstones. The focus this time will be on the crypts located around the mansion. Before we delve into the underworld, let’s learn a bit more about how the Haunted Mansion came about. Disney Legend Harper Goff was the original brain behind Haunted Mansion. Goff contributed to the early drawings and concept art for Disneyland and several areas of Walt Dis Continue Reading

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Re-post! Howdy partners! Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a fan favorite and must do at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Who’s ready to learn more about the wildest ride in the Wilderness? Opened November 15, 1980 Took 15 years of planning Construction was put on hold to build Pirates of the Caribbean Also located in Disneyland and Disneyland Paris Town is called Tumbleweed (Rainbow Ridge in Disneyland and Thunder Mes Continue Reading

Walt Disney World Railroad

All aboard! The Walt Disney World Railroad is a special part of the Magic Kingdom and represents Walt himself. There is a lot of history in those steam engines. Let’s take a look at some neat facts about the Walt Disney World Railroad. One of the opening day attractions 4 steam engine trains in total Manufactured by Baldwin Automotive Works of Philadelphia Made between 1915 – 1928 Originally made for United Continue Reading

Wishes Fun Facts ~ Did You Know….?

Star light, star bright……. We’re going to miss Wishes! Wishes is a fan favorite fireworks show that takes place at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World nightly. Do you ever wonder how many fireworks are used or how much the show costs? Well, wonder no more. Here are some fun facts about Wishes! Wishes is the biggest fireworks show in Magic Kingdom history Debuted in 2003 and replaced Fantasy in th Continue Reading

Star Wars Facts You May Or May Not Know

Today is May 4th, Star Wars Day.  Star Wars fans refer to the day as, “May The Fourth Be With You.”  The Star Wars Universe is filled with so many little tidbits of information, that trivia buffs can talk about them endlessly.  I wanted to share some of my favorites and see how many others know.  “Luke, I am your father” is one of the most misquoted film lines of all time. Darth Vader doesn’ Continue Reading