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Hall of Presidents at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park.

Hall of Presidents reopens; one President to be eliminated each week

The Hall of Presidents, Disney's tribute to all who have served as chief executive of the United States of America throughout history, reopened on Tuesday, December 19, at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park in Florida. The newly-refurbished attraction not only adds current President Donald Trump, it now features enhanced projection, sound, lights, and a new twist -- the elimination of one President each week. History come to life Building on Disneyland's animated tribute of Abraham Lincoln, Disney Imagineers created The Hall of Presidents in ... Read more
A near-empty Main Street USA at Disneyland on Christmas morning.

Extremely light crowds at Disney Parks today

Merry Christmas!! Have any plans for this morning? Because you might want to consider visiting Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort today, and take advantage of the lowest crowds of the year! Family and friends Most casual Disney fans think that Christmas Day might be crowded at the parks, because almost everyone is off work or out of school, and it's such a festive place to be. But hardcore fans, including your knowledgeable and reliable reporters here at Uncle Walt's Insider, know ... Read more
Santa Stitch riding on a stolen sleigh at Disneyland Park in California.

Santa Stitch hijacks parade float – News Brief for Dec. 24

Père Noel and Father Christmas slap-fight witnessed All was not merry and bright at Epcot yesterday as two of Disney's Holiday Storytellers, Father Christmas from the United Kingdom pavilion and Père Noel from the France pavilion, were seen arguing loudly on the bridge between the two areas. Details of the argument were not readily available, but some guests report hearing the words "baguette," "chunnel" and "toad in the hole" amongst the yelling, as well as disparaging comments about the relative sizes of ... Read more
PARIS – December 31, 2013 – Disney Christmas Parade in Disneyland Paris.

Our favorite Disney Christmas traditions

Disney Parks and Resorts are magical all year round, but there's something special about the holiday season that brings out Mickey's very best! Here are some of our favorite Disney Christmas traditions: 8. There's only one Santa - Disney is known for keeping things real -- that's why you'll never hear them talk about Mickey or their other beloved characters as if someone is in costume playing a part. And they extend that same magic to the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus! ... Read more
The dragon in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade. Photo from DepositPhotos.

Festival of Fantasy Dragon escapes; many suffer burns

Chaos and calamity visited the Magic Kingdom on Tuesday -- and no, those aren't the names of previously unknown dwarfs -- when the dragon in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade escaped its handlers. Five guests and 12 cast members suffered minor burns, and one person was treated for "trampling," before control of the dragon was regained. A plus or a minus? Disney Parks and Resorts are always striving to enhance guest experiences, and to that end try to make every new attraction or ... Read more