Tag Archives: Magic Kingdom

Wizarding in Disney

All Hail the Main Streeters! Blow the fanfare; they have returned to read the blog!  Happy Thursday Friends, and welcome back to The Main Street Mouse! As I continue down memory lane, unearthing Walt’s classic movies and finding enlightenment, life lessons, and wonderful quotes to share with you all, the journey continues to the 18th animated film by Walt; the Sword in the Stone. Unfortunately, if you follow Di

Gone But Not Forgotten: Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them – Walt Disney As one of the Magic Kingdom’s opening day attractions, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride was modeled after the Disneyland version with one difference; two separate boarding areas which allowed the vehicles to travel on separate tracks. This created a slightly different ride and scenes to pas through depending on the boarding location. If bo

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ Back to Work…. and a bit of Disney Magic!

Happy Wednesday! I hope you’re all doing well and are ready to catch up! It’s been a crazy week, so let’s go! We’re pretty much settled into the new house, thank God. Are all my boxes unpacked? No, but almost. It’s finally starting to feel like home, and that’s a good feeling. It’s funny how quickly we adjust to new surroundings. Sometimes the thought of going someplac

Gone But Not Forgotten: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

  “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future” – Walt Disney Tonight, we will submerge ourselves in the past and begin Disney’s first journey under the sea. Of course we are talking about 20000 Leagues under the Sea! One of the original flagship attractions, 20000 Leagues opened at WDW Magic Kingdom on October 14, 1971. It took 38 riders ‘under

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

Pirates of the Caribbean at Walt Disney World Resort Reopens Today with New Auction Scene

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Kathy Mangum When Pirates of the Caribbean reopens at Magic Kingdom Park March 19, guests will be introduced to the new version of the attraction’s auction scene we first announced last summer. Just as Walt Disney embraced and encouraged Disney Parks to “keep moving forward” since the opening of Disneyland Park in 1955, Walt Disney Imagineering has introduced many n

Ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train…. No FastPass needed!

As locals, we basically are NEVER able to get Fastpasses for the beloved Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at the Magic Kingdom.  There aren’t ever any passes available, so we have to wait in the super long line.  Well, here’s a clip of one of the times we actually waited and took a ride on the mine train!  It’s such a smooth and enjoyable attraction, one of my favorites! Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to