Tag Archives: Main Street USA

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

Windows Of Main Street U.S.A. - Magic Kingdom 1 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

Browse Main Street USA….. In Less Than 5 Minutes! (video on the link)

Browse Main Street USA..... In Less Than 5 Minutes! (video on the link) 2 Last week we launched a new YouTube series, TMSM’s Fast Five.  The series is geared to show our readers/viewers a quick look at various parts of Walt Disney World, but in less time! Last week we did our first Fast Five video on Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival.  This week, we’re showing you Main Street USA at Disney’s Magic Kingdom! Take a look below! Don’t forget to subscribe to o Continue Reading

The Main Street Characters! By Guest Blogger Heather Araskiewicz

The Main Street Characters! By Guest Blogger Heather Araskiewicz 3 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

#DisneySide Doodles: Baymax & Hiro on Main Street, U.S.A.

#DisneySide Doodles: Baymax & Hiro on Main Street, U.S.A. 4 From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. This week, we’re launching our #DisneySide Doodles artist series which features original artwork that depicts how different Disney characters may show their “Disney Side” while visiting a Disney theme park. This week’s contribution is from artist Ty Amato of Disney’s Yellow Shoes Creative Group. In creating this illu Continue Reading

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Main Street, U.S.A.

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Main Street, U.S.A. 5 From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Today we’re looking down Main Street, U.S.A., as work continues on bringing Walt’s dream of Disneyland to life. I’ve always had such admiration for the people who literally put hammer to nail to build the park. Looking at these photos, I can’t help but wonder what their stories were and what pride they m Continue Reading

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Roar Down Main Street, U.S.A. at the Walt Disney World Resort

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Roar Down Main Street, U.S.A. at the Walt Disney World Resort 6 In case you missed it, on March 19th, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flew down Main Street U.S.A. at the Magic Kingdom.  Robert Hitchcock, PR Manager/Content Producer, runDisney put out this story on the Disney Parks Blog. What happened on the morning of March 19th at the Magic Kingdom Park was really cool: to the cheers of thousands of guests gathered on Main Street U.S.A. and in front of Cinderella Castle, the U.S. Continue Reading

The Art of Glass Cutting at Disneyland Park

The Art of Glass Cutting at Disneyland Park 7 Have you ever been to Crystal Arts on Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland Park?  Shannon Swanson, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort put out a story about the shop and the amazing products made there from glass. There is a shop in Disneyland park that some say is a cut above the rest – and no doubt that’s crystal clear to glass cutter Manuel Arribas who has worked there for 47 years. Manuel is part of Continue Reading

Have You Been to Casey’s Corner?

Have You Been to Casey's Corner? 8 On this date in 1995, the Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner, located on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom, is renamed Casey’s Corner. The name Casey’s Corner  is a nod to the famous baseball poem, “Casey at the Bat,” which was penned by Ernest Thayer in 1888.  In the picture below of the shop’s signage, you will see a small reference to when the original poem was written. Casey’s Corner bri Continue Reading

The Dapper Dans To Start Off Your Saturday

The Dapper Dans To Start Off Your Saturday 9 All Disney fans are familiar with The Dapper Dans of Main Street U.S.A..  The “Dan’s” have been a Disneyland staple since 1959 and at the Magic Kingdom since 1971.  The Disney Parks Blog posed the question: how early in their lives did the famed Dapper Dans begin honing their skills as a barber shop quartet?  For years, The Dapper Dans have been favorites among Disney Parks guests for their Continue Reading
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