Disney Magic Kingdom Winnie the Pooh and Piglet Statue overlooking water

13 Best Movies to Watch Before Going to Disney World (Magic Kingdom Edition)

Are you searching for the best movies to watch before going to Disney World? In particular the Magic Kingdom theme park…

Before you go making your Advanced Dining Reservations and cramming your suitcase with your entire collection of Mickey ears, you’ve got some major homework to do!

That’s right, a trip to Walt Disney World can’t be all fun and game, can it?

Don’t worry, ThemeParkHipster – I’ve got you!

Here, you will find a helpful list of the best movies to watch before going to Disney’s Magic Kingdom, all of which tie into an attraction, restaurant, or bathroom.

That’s right… . bathroom!

I’ve even sprinkled in a few Fun Facts and Extra Credit throughout, just to make sure you’re primed and ready for your next visit to the Most Magical Place on Earth!

So, dim the lights, bust out your favorite Disney popcorn bucket, and fire-up the Disney+… because we’ve got some binge watching to do!

Lights, Camera, Action!  

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Disney Magic Kingdom Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster going over the bridge Frontierland

Ultimate Guide to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: From Wild Claims to Kidney Stones!

Howdy Folks! And welcome to the Wild West. Since you’re here, let me take you on a virtual ride of BIG Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park!

And by wild west, I really mean Frontierland location at Walt Disney World.

Home to Peco’s Bills, Tom Sawyer Island, Country Bear Jamboree, the upcoming attraction Tiana’s Bayou Adventure and of course the star of today, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad!

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is one of the four “Disney Mountains,” the other being Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, and Expedition Everest.

Considered a true Disney Classic and one of the must-do experiences when you visit the resort, today I will be diving deep into the history of the attraction and its impact on the park in which it resides.

For your safety, remain seated with your hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the train—and be sure to watch your kids. If any of you folks are wearin’ hats or glasses, best remove ’em—’cause this here’s the wildest ride in the wilderness!

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Be Our Guest Restaurant with rose room

Be Our Guest Restaurant at Disney 2022 Guide: Menu, Reservations, and More!

Are you trying to figure out if Be Our Guest restaurant at Disney World is worth a visit on your vacation?

In case you’re wondering, it’s absolutely worth fighting for a reservation to this magical place!

I have all the details you need to know about this unique dining spot at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. From where to sit, what to order, and how to get those coveted reservations!

So, let’s dive right in.

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Be Our Guest Restaurant with gargoyle and castle

Tale as old as time: Beast’s Castle at Walt Disney World

Did you know that you can enter into the Beast’s castle at Disney World?

One of the many reasons guests come to the vacation destination that is Walt Disney World, is to have the ability to step into the world of the animated classics that they grew up with on their televisions.

Disney takes pride in their Imagineering team and their ability to transfer animation to reality in their parks with immaculate storytelling, theme and a perfect blend of familiarity with new extensions.

The Beast’s Castle in the Magic Kingdom is a great example of some of the intricate techniques that WDI (Walt Disney Imagineering) have come to utilize through the years.

Today, I will be letting you in on the mystery of this castle.

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Magic Kingdom Happily Ever After Show

10 BEST Magic Kingdom Shows You Have to See!

Do you want to know what the BEST Magic Kingdom shows are for your upcoming trip to Disney?

Well ThemeParkHipster, you already know when it comes to the title of “The Most Happiest on Earth” – Disney’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, FL takes the cake.  

And that’s not just because the Disney Parks and Resorts in Orlando, FL are the biggest in the world – it’s also because of the endless choices when it comes to Magic Kingdom entertainment.

Truly, if you wanted to spend an entire park day at Magic Kingdom just watching shows – you could!

And that’s why today we’re going to rank the BEST Magic Kingdom shows. So on your next park day, you’ll know which Magic Kingdom shows are first class, and which are a HARD PASS!

So without further ado, let’s get to it!

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Haunted Mansion MagicBands

5 Best Disney Haunted Mansion MagicBands You Gotta Buy!

Ever had a hard time deciding which Disney accessory best suited your needs? If you’re a major fan of Disney’s spooky attractions, then the Haunted Mansion MagicBand is a perfect gift for you.

You can even get if for a diehard fan of the 999 Happy Haunts!

Before we dive into your many Haunted Mansion MagicBand options, let’s first talk about the purpose of a Disney MagicBand.

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Haunted Mansion Merchandise at Disney Magic Kingdom

13 BEST Haunted Mansion Merchandise Gift Ideas for Disney Fans 2022

When thinking about any of Disney’s most legendary attractions, you know there’s always a strong fan base to follow. If you are a part of the spirited club, then you’ll want to know what are some of the top Haunted Mansion merchandise ideas to buy for yourself or that fan in your life.

Before we go through any of the ghostly merchandise, let’s first understand why the Haunted Mansion is so special to us.

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Disney Boo Bash Magic Kingdom Halloween Main Street USA

Disney’s Boo Bash vs Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: What’s the Difference?

Boo to you! In case you missed it, the beloved Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party will not be returning this year. To make up for this, Disney Parks has created “Boo Bash.”

As of this post, Disney World has already begun preparing guests to get into the Halloween/ fall spirit by putting up their festive décor all over Main Street U.S.A!

But being that this is the first time Disney World has ever done this event, the number one question “What is Boo Bash?”

I will be answering these questions and the following in this post today to help you determine if it’s the right fit for you and how to best navigate it.

  • What is Boo Bash?
  • What does Boo Bash offer?
  • Dates
  • Prices
  • Tips
  • Things to consider

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