Entries from Searching Disney with Steve tagged with 'magic Kingdom'

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland and Splash Mountain

I've been wondering about a few images that folks have let me know about. This first image is on the steampunk dragon (Maleficent) in the Festival of Fantasy parade. Find it on the plate just below the right shoulder joint....

Questionable Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom

Groups of circles abound on Disney property. But which circle threesomes can count as decent Hidden Mickeys? Some are convincing and some not. What do you think about the following images? Three cannonballs along the left entrance queue of Pirates...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom and Disney Springs

Check out these first few images in the Magic Kingdom. In the Standby interactive queue of the Haunted Mansion, look for this skull on the wall with the musical instruments. Is the nose of the skull a classic Hidden Mickey?...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom and DinoLand U.S.A.

Let's study a few images from the Magic Kingdom. Along the entrance queue of Under the Sea - Journey of The Little Mermaid, many collections of circles and circular objects can resemble classic Hidden Mickeys. For example, just before you...

Hidden Mickeys in Japan, Be Our Guest Restaurant, and Tren-D

Stop by the Mitsukoshi Store in Epcot's Japan Pavilion and look for Hidden Mickeys in the oyster-pearl display. Sometimes, you can find pearls arranged as a classic three-circle Mickey, and other times Cast Members arrange the oyster shells into a...

Hidden Mickeys and other Hidden Images around Disney World

Many intriguing images are scattered here and there inside AbracadaBar on the BoardWalk. Like this photo of Walt Disney pulling a rabbit out of a hat! Look in the room to your right as you enter the Bar from the...

Possible Hidden Mickeys at the Magic Kingdom and in Epcot's Norway

For years, folks have been spotting the following two images in the Magic Kingdom. The question is: are they legitimate Hidden Mickeys? The first image is in the first room, which is the children's bedroom, along Peter Pan's Flight. Chocolate...

Hidden Mickeys around Walt Disney World

I want to take you around Walt Disney World to find various images that may or may not be Hidden Mickeys. Let me know what you think. On "it's a small world," a scene of Great Britain is in the...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom Resorts

As you know, some images seem more convincing than others as Hidden Mickeys. I like to get opinions on the ones that are questionable. In Magic Kingdom's Adventureland, I've walked over the following image many times without spotting it. Evidently,...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom

Look for this big spoon standing upright just before you meet Tinker Bell at her Meet 'n' Greet in Town Square Theater on Main Street, U.S.A. Do the three round flowers on the handle form an upside-down classic Hidden Mickey?...

Questionable Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom, Disney Springs, and the Wilderness Lodge

I'm debating on a few Hidden Images around Walt Disney World. What do you think about the ones below? Let's start in Fantasyland. This first image is in the women's restroom in the Tangled area. Three purple spots are at...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom

We will likely never stop finding Mickey images in the lush and intricate and ever-changing Disney detail that surrounds us. That's fine with me, as it means that Disney is keeping the Hidden Mickey game alive for all of us!...

Hidden Mickeys at Tom Sawyer Island, Magic Kingdom

Tom Sawyer Island is a huge playground for kids (and adults like me). Not surprisingly, Disney placed some cool Hidden Images here. Let's start at the very back of the island, at Fort Langhorn. What do you think of this...

Hidden Mickeys around Walt Disney World

In the Magic Kingdom, I checked out a questionable Hidden Mickey image and a few old standards. I like to assure myself that some of the old Hidden Mickeys are still present, as I'm not surprised anymore (although I'm a...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom

Check out these images in various lands in the Magic Kingdom. Some are convincing to me as Hidden Mickeys; others are, well, maybe a stretch? Along the inside Standby entrance queue of the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, you'll pass this...

Hidden Mickeys at Be Our Guest Restaurant, Magic Kingdom

I stood in line for lunch at Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland. You guessed it: I waited quite a while in that line, but I did enjoy studying the impressive details around the Beast's Castle. What do...

Hidden Mickeys in Carousel of Progress and on Main Street, Magic Kingdom

The props in the Carousel of Progress in Tomorrowland change from time to time, especially in the final scene. Salt and pepper shakers with black classic Mickey heads were added to the right side of the kitchen counter in front...

Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom's Enchanted Tales with Belle

I checked out a few images in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, at Enchanted Tales with Belle. Let me know what you think! On my way to the entrance of the Magic Kingdom, I stopped by the brick I purchased...

Searching for Hidden Mickeys in the Magic Kingdom

As I wandered the Magic Kingdom one afternoon to find some Hidden Mickeys, I stopped first to admire the awesome dragon (Maleficent) in the Disney Festival of Fantasy parade. In the Briar Patch Shop near Splash Mountain, logs are piled...

Looking for Hidden Mickeys at Walt Disney World

One of my real joys is having fun at the Disney Parks with friends and relatives who enjoy Disney as much as I do! Here's a fun group standing over the classic (three-circle) Hidden Mickey in the pavement across from...

Some Hidden Mickeys in Magic Kingdom's Mine Train and Tomorrowland

Vickie and I got FASTPASSES for The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride in Fantasyland. The ride's exit walkway parallels the FASTPASS queue in front of the dwarfs' cottage. Along the FASTPASS queue, just before the inside part of the queue,...

Hidden Mickeys and other Hidden Images in the Magic Kingdom

The recent expansion area of Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom is filled with compelling Hidden Images. Disney Imagineers put much thought into these great creations, and I'm still stumbling across ones I didn't know about! Like this one. To find...

More Hidden Mickeys and Images at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

It's always been a challenge for me to snap clear photos in Spaceship Earth. I may be improving with practice because recently I came away with a few decent photos. A Hidden Surprise (one of many along the Spaceship Earth...

New and Old Hidden Mickeys at the Magic Kingdom

I recently visited the Magic Kingdom to check out a few new Hidden Images. Across from Ariel's Grotto a classic three-circle Mickey metal design sits atop the Disney Vacation Club sign. (Thanks to Kevin Yee and Erin Blackwell) I catch...

More Hidden Mickeys in Fantasyland

Folks continue to unearth Hidden Images in Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom. What do you think about this depression in the rock ceiling? Is it a side profile of Mickey Mouse? Find it on the left upper part of an...

More Hidden Mickeys from Under the Sea in the Magic Kingdom

The Disney Imagineers unleashed their creative forces when they designed and built the New Fantasyland in WDW's Magic Kingdom. For example, we continue to discover new Hidden Mickey images in Ariel's Under the Sea attraction! The ornate rock formations lend...

Checking out Hidden Mickeys at Splitsville and the Magic Kingdom

I started my day at Splitsville Luxury Lanes at Downtown Disney West Side. I was expected to bowl at a charity event for Give Kids the World. I say "expected" because I haven't bowled seriously for many, many years, so...

More Hidden Mickeys at Storybook Circus, New Fantasyland

New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom is packed with impressive new Hidden Images! I highlight below a few more Hidden Mickeys in the Storybook Circus section. A poster of Daisy Duck ("Madame Daisy Fortuna") is outside to the left of...

Hard-to-Find Hidden Mickeys at the Magic Kingdom

Some Hidden Mickeys are hard to spot. Many of these images are discovered by folks when an attraction ride stops for some reason. If you find yourself in such a situation, it sometimes pays to study your surroundings. You may...

Newer Hidden Mickeys at Walt Disney World

Several folks have enlightened me about a few Hidden Mickeys I wasn't aware of around Walt Disney World. Check these out! On the "Journey of The Little Mermaid" attraction in Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland, look to the right of your...

An Afternoon at Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland Area

Vickie and I enjoyed a warm Florida summer afternoon in the Magic Kingdom. We checked out the new attractions in Fantasyland. Goofy (my favorite Disney character) has his own ride: The Barnstormer. At the bottom of the sign at the...

A WDW Afternoon with new Hidden Mickeys

I wandered Walt Disney World recently to check out some new Hidden Mickey sightings. Sarah McGovern wrote me about a pine cone Hidden Mickey on the ground near Fort Wilderness. I walked the trail from the Wilderness Lodge to Fort...

Magic Kingdom and the (New) Retro Tiki Room

Vickie and I visited the Magic Kingdom to experience the refurbished "Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room." This show is a tribute to the original Tiki Room show that Walt Disney put together in 1963 and which opened at Walt Disney...

Hidden Mickeys Research in the Magic Kingdom

I'm working on the next edition of the Walt Disney World Hidden Mickeys book. It's a great excuse to visit Disney World, as often as I can! On this particular day, I parked at the main MK parking lot and...

A January Sunday at WDW Downtown Disney and Tony's Restaurant

My wife Vickie and I visited Downtown Disney Marketplace one recent winter Sunday. We had lunch at Wolfgang Puck Express. I started with butternut squash soup, which was presented well, with colorful sauces and garnishes, and it was delicious. Vickie...

Pixie Hollow Magic Kingdom Hidden Mickeys

I checked out a few Hidden Mickey sightings at Pixie Hollow inside the Toontown Hall of Fame Tent, Mickey's Toontown Fair. A feeling of nostalgia was part of my motivation for returning to Pixie Hollow, since this colorful area may...

Christmas at MK with friends

This 2009 Holiday season, I spent time with friends and family in the Magic Kingdom. In this photo are (from left to right) Jeff, Donna, Regina and 7-year old Katie, who is wearing her "1st Visit" button. These Texans love...

Autumn Hidden Mickeys Tour

I joined up with some great folks for a Hidden Mickeys tour in the Magic Kingdom. They bid on the tour this summer at Lou Mongello's auction for the Dream Team Project (at Fred Block's MagicMeets). The Mulfingers brought along...

A Sunday at the Magic Kingdom

I had the privilege of meeting up with Lou Mongello one recent weekend. As you know, Lou is the favorite Disney trivia guy for many Disney fans, including me! Late one morning, we had coffee (I had cappuccino) at the...

Fun in The Magic Kingdom with a College Friend

If you live in Florida, especially if your address is near Walt Disney World, you can expect to be visited often by friends and relatives. Occasionally, you'll be pleasantly surprised by friends from long ago. Judy, a past college friend...

Notes from the Magic Kingdom

I like to check out old favorite Hidden Mickeys, just to be sure they're still around. (It gives me another reason to experience the Disney attractions!) In Splash Mountain, the fishing bobber classic Mickey is right where it supposed to...

Cinderella's Royal Suite Hidden Mickeys

I was fortunate to able to join a tour of the special suite in Cinderella Castle, Magic Kingdom. (Actually, Deb Wills had toured the suite before, so she kindly offered me her spot! Very cool!) We entered an anteroom through...

Main Street Magic Kingdom Hidden Mickeys

Now and then, I'm enlightened about an awesome new Hidden Mickey. At least, new to me. Kelly McAdams wrote to me about a classic Mickey image in Tony's Town Square Restaurant in the Magic Kingdom. I'll admit, I get really...

Fun with the Felty Family

Last summer, at Fred Block's Magic Meets in Pennsylvania, the Felty family won an auction item in Lou Mongello's Dream Team Auction. The auction item was: time with me! Of course, I was honored. A few weeks ago, I met...

Preparing for MouseFest, 2007

I lead Hidden Mickey hunts in the four major WDW theme parks during MouseFest. 2007 will be my fifth MouseFest, and more authors, webmasters, podcasters, and guest registrants than ever before will congregate soon at this wonderful celebration. I look...

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