Experience the ever-evolving magic of the Magic Kingdom! As one of the most beloved theme parks in the world, Disney World’s Magic Kingdom continuously strives to provide new and exciting experiences for its visitors. In this article, we’ll explore the recent updates and changes that have taken place on the Magic Kingdom in the last little while. Get ready to discover what’s new and plan your next enchanted adventure!
For a pdf download of the updated Magic Kingdom Map, scroll down to the bottom this page.
New Attractions and Experiences:
The Magic Kingdom is always evolving, and last couple years have brought forth exciting additions to the park. Here are some notable new attractions and experiences to look out for:
TRON Lightcycle Run:
This highly anticipated coaster inspired by Disney’s TRON has arrived in Tomorrowland. Tron Lightcycle Power Run is a brand new coaster-style attraction at Magic Kingdom that opened on April 4, 2023. Inspired by a similar ride at Shanghai Disneyland, this thrilling coaster puts guests aboard a “lightning cycle” for an adventure through the digital frontier.
TRON Lightcycle Run has quickly become one of the most popular rides at Walt Disney World, offering a unique experience. The attraction does not have a traditional standby line and utilizes a virtual queue system. Guests can also purchase Individual Lightning Lane access for expedited entry.
The Magic Kingdom’s entertainment offerings have received updates to provide even more magical experiences. Here are a few enhancements to look forward to:
Happily Ever After:
Happily Ever After, a beloved nighttime show at Magic Kingdom, has made its return on April 3, 2023. The show, which originally ran from May 2017 to September 2021, features castle projections, a popular theme song, fireworks, and Tinker Bell’s iconic flight. The enhanced version now includes projections on Main Street, creating a more immersive experience for guests. Happily Ever After draws massive crowds, highlighting its popularity among Walt Disney World fans.
Mickey’s PhilharMagic Upgrades:
Mickey’s PhilharMagic, the 4D concert experience, now features enhanced visuals, sound, and even more beloved Disney songs. Immerse yourself in this magical musical journey in Fantasyland. Locate Mickey’s PhilharMagic on the Magic Kingdom map.
Country Bear Jamboree Update
The Country Bear Jamboree in Frontierland is getting an update that has been in the works since 2018. The bears will be singing classic Disney songs in different genres of country music, such as rockabilly, bluegrass, pop country, and more. The new show is expected to debut in 2024.
Refurbishments and Temporary Closures:
To ensure the park remains in top condition, occasional refurbishments and temporary closures are necessary. Here are some updates on ongoing work:
The Hall of Presidents Refurbishment:
The Hall of Presidents attraction is currently undergoing refurbishment to enhance the audio-visual elements and provide an updated experience. Check the Magic Kingdom map for the reopening date.
Liberty Square Riverboat Closure:
The Liberty Square Riverboat is temporarily closed for maintenance. While it may be unavailable during your visit, be sure to check the map for alternative attractions and experiences in Liberty Square.
Updated Park Services:
To enhance guest experiences, several park services have received updates. Here are some notable changes:
Several restrooms throughout the park have undergone renovations to improve cleanliness and accessibility. Check the Magic Kingdom map for the locations of the updated restrooms.
The Magic Kingdom is committed to providing accessibility for all guests. Recent updates include improved wheelchair and stroller accessibility and updated assistive listening systems. Find these accessibility features on the Magic Kingdom map.
Updated Official Map:
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