The New Fantasyland section of the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World has revolutionized the signature property in Central Florida, adding new dining, attraction, and shopping experiences for visitors of all ages. In the spring, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will have park guests singing Heigh, Ho, Heigh, Ho all the way through the park, while an all-new parade set to roll down Main Street, U.S.A. starts yet another new tradition of fun and excitement at the most magical place on Earth.
According to the Walt Disney World News website, "The lovable world of Sleepy, Doc, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Happy and Dopey comes to life in spring 2014 when the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train takes New Fantasyland guests on a rollicking, musical ride into the mine “where a million diamonds shine.” Inspired by the 1937 Disney animated film classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” the fun starts as guests cross a stone bridge and walk through a beautiful forest with the Dwarfs’ cottage in the distance, leading to the entrance to the attraction — and immersion into the endearing story of the radiant and kindhearted Snow White and her forest friends led by the lovable Dwarfs."
This year will also bring the official rollout of MyMagic+, taking the Disney guest experience to an exciting new level. Downtown Disney is also under construction as it continues its magical, multi-year re-imagining to Disney Springs. The dining adventure also takes on a new dimension at Epcot, where a new exotic and and aromatic addition to the Morocco Pavilion is currently under construction.
"Disney Parks is encouraging guests to let their inner selves come out to play during “Show Your Disney Side” in 2014," the release continued. "Disney Side is the exact flip of the everyday, work-centric lives we lead – the more fun-loving, adventurous side that washes over anyone who sets foot inside a Disney Park. In Disney advertising and marketing, Disney Parks will make the call for all guests to “let out the fun” and show their Disney side in 2014. The program got off to a magical start in the fall of 2013 when all-stars in the social media realm showed their Disney side to the delight of millions of followers."
Fans of the nightly fireworks shows at Walt Disney World now have a new way to make themselves more of a part of the show thanks to new Glow with the Show Ear hats that magically change colors in sync with fireworks, shows and each other at Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
“Technology allows the Ear hats to dance and play along with each musical and illuminated sequence. They truly bring the show’s environment out of the lagoon and the sky, and into the audience in an amazing and dazzling new way, making our guests truly Glow With the Show,” said Dara Trujillo, manager of merchandise marketing, communication, synergy and integration, Walt Disney World Resort.
The hats interact with Fantasmic!, the nighttime spectacular presented in the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, as well as Celebrate the Magic, the nighttime projection show at Cinderella Castle and the Wishes fireworks extravaganza at Magic Kingdom.
Florida residents can currently enjoy a special discounted admission offer of 3 days for $129 plus tax, (one theme park per day; can be used at any of the four Walt Disney World theme parks), with the option to add a fourth day for just $20 more plus tax.
The ticket offer is valid through June 6, 2014, and can be purchased beginning Jan. 4. Guests can call (407) 939-7208 for more information on special ticket offers. Florida residents can also enjoy extra savings when they book overnight accommodations at select resorts for stays most nights now through April 8. Guests can make reservations online or call (407) 934-7639 for availability.
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