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Crowds at the Hub in front of Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle.

Man, unable to merge, finally exits after 8 hours of circling the Hub

Thanksgiving week brought record-setting crowds to the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Despite the crowds, guests and their families in attendance still had a great time -- with one notable exception, a man who was not able to exit from the Hub in front of Cinderella Castle. Record breaking attendance causes massive crowd With an improving economy, more people than ever are visiting Walt Disney World for the holiday season. While this has a positive effect on ... Read more
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

Rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit lost again – News Brief for Dec. 10

Three o'clock parade fails to begin at three o'clock Panic ensued at Disney's Magic Kingdom Park on Saturday as the three o'clock parade failed to begin precisely at three o'clock. Guests waiting in Frontierland watched the parade starting point for almost four-and-a-half minutes past three before the music sounded and the leading performers of Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade appeared. During that brief time, over 75 complaints were logged at City Hall. Cast members are also shaken, and are now unsure how ... Read more
Baby Groot narrates Epcot's Candlelight Processional

Guests healed, abandon their ECVs after Candlelight Processional

Some are calling this the Christmas miracle of the season! Eighty-seven guests attending last night's 6:45 p.m. performance the Candlelight Processional at Epcot on December 7th were apparently fully healed, abandoning their ECVs (Electric Conveyance Vehicles). Candlelight Processional - a Christmas Tradition For nearly 60 years Disney parks have told the biblical story of the birth of Jesus during the much-loved Candlelight Processional, which is performed on select nights at both Disneyland Park and Epcot. Each performance has a celebrity narrator that reads ... Read more
Guests climb Tree of Life at Disney Animal Kingdom

Tree of Life on the chopping block; it’s a “hazard” after guests climb

Just three days after unidentified guests attempted to climb the Tree of Life at the Animal Kingdom (pictured above), Walt Disney World Resort announced that the iconic tree will be removed in order to avoid future incidents. A wonder of nature Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park opened in 1998, built around the 145-foot tall Tree of Life, which was discovered there in the late 1970's. Imagineers at the time marveled at the trunk of the Tree, the bark of which had grown in ... Read more
Multiple couples proposing marriage in front of Cinderella Castle

Frustrated boyfriend finds photogenic proposal spots already taken

Quinton Murphy has been planning for months to pop the question to his college sweetheart, and he knew the perfect place for the proposal to happen: Walt Disney World. But when the time came, Murphy found that other couples were already taking up the "good places." A "storybook romance" New Orleans native Murphy, 23, is a grad student at Louisiana State University. It was as an undergrad there that he met his girlfriend Isabel Lockwood of Mesa, Arizona. The two have been dating ... Read more