For the first time, the Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom will receive a seasonal change this November when it becomes the Jingle Cruise. [Read more…]
A new offering is coming to Frozen Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios that will give kids a chance to prepare for Coronation Day in Arendelle. [Read more…]
The Winter 2010 issue of Orlando Attractions Magazine is now available for preview and pre-order.
Feature articles in this issue include:
• COVER STORY: A Whole New World
Reimagined and expanded Fantasyland to deliver more magic than ever before.
• Blast Off Into Superspace
Disney’s Space Mountain reopens with new enhancements.
• Star Tours II: The Imagineers Strike Back
Disney finally announces a long-awaited Star Tours makeover.
• From Stamps to Sleeping Beauty
Disney animator Ron Dias lives his dream.
• Skipper Ben’s Top 10 Tourist-Area Restaurants in Orlando
• Muggles To Be Allowed Into the Wizarding World
Harry Potter fans are excited for the opening of his Wizarding World this Spring.
• Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue
Still serving up great entertainment (and dinner) after 35 years.
• Fun Meets Luxury
Second-ever Waldorf Astoria is just one of three new Orlando hotels.
…and much more!
Here are a few preview pages:
You can flip through a preview of the entire issue here.
If you subscribe now, you’ll be among the first to receive the new Winter 2010 issue when it begins to be mailed in mid-December. And you should receive it in time for Christmas!
We recently had the chance to follow two young girls as they ventured into the Magic Kingdom for makeovers. One wanted to become a princess at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique inside Cinderella Castle and the other made her way into Adventureland to join the scallywags at the Pirates League.
You can read about their journeys in an article written by our own “Out of the Loop” writer Andy Guinigundo in the Fall 2009 issue of Orlando Attractions Magazine.
To accompany the article, here is a fun video I put together documenting the two girls’ makeovers:
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Thanks to Andy’s daughters Abby and Isabella for putting up with our cameras during their makeovers.
Below is the exciting announcement of the long-rumored Star Tours makeover featuring Stormtroopers, Darth Vader, and Jay Rasulo, chairman of Disney Parks & Resorts.
Details are scarce but you can read a little more about the announcement here.
Here is a video of the full Walt Disney World Fantasyland expansion announcement made by Disney Parks & Resorts at the Disney D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif. on Sept. 12, 2009:
Read more about the upcoming major expansion and view all of the concept art in our previous post.