Yes!! This!! I just flash-backed to so many memories of renting the same live action Disney movies over and over from West Coast Video - complete with the free (stale but delicious) sleeve of movie popcorn! Pollyanna & Swiss Family Robinson were particular faves of mine, along with Darby O’Gill. I’m super excited that as I’ve slowly introduced these movies to my 8yo, he’s a fan . He loves the old Pete’s Dragon! Thanks for the warm memories!It was time to do one of my very favorite things in MK- Swiss Family Treehouse! P opted out of this experience. As I mentioned in another thread recently, how this movie more than any others, and thus this attraction take me instantly back to my childhood in the early 80s. My Dad would always stop at the video store and get a classic Disney movie for us to watch, which we got to do while eating mini pizzas in the livingroom (usually we were not allowed) on lapdesks. Movies like Pollyanna, The Apple Dumpling Gang, Escape from Witch Mountain, The Love Bug, Blackbeard's Ghost, Old Yeller...and Swiss Family Robinson. We wanted to live in their treehouse, so this is stepping right into my childhood.
I can't believe we didn't see each other!! I started the event on Mine Train too! Glad you guys had so much funThe moon was so pretty--and full, which made me doubly glad I was here and not teaching!
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Space was up next! It had maybe 15-20 minute wait. We were sent to the left side. For those that don't know, for the Villains event, it was in pitch black. There was audio of villains going on too, but that definitely doesn't work on Space, you can't hear it.
P was a bit scared.
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I can count on one hand the amount of times I've laughed so hard, as I did on that ride. I mean, to not even know where you were going was too funny! And then to get off the ride and see this photo...I almost wet myself!!
But dang that exit is killer!
I don't have pics, but we did ride BTMRR and 7DMT(again) somewhere in the night. We pretty much stayed until the end, I believe when we got out of Mine Train, the event was over. There was a show at the castle, that we watched for a minute or two because Meg was in it (we love Hercules). I meant to take a pic of the Main Street clock, but forgot.
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While the event didn't have villain meet and greets, at the close of the event, there were different villains up on the train station miked up, interacting with guests and saying goodnight. There were the Stepmother and Stepsisters, Gaston, Bowler Hat Guy (seriously love that movie), Dr.Facilier, Cruella DeVil
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Overall, I felt this event was definitely worth the money, though I wish MK was just open late all the time and not because of a paid event. Yes, I realize I'm part of the problem, but we did a ton of rides. P's DVC discount was a nice perk.
Alright, that wraps up Thursday...only one more day left
I remember Darby O'Gill too! Such good times. I honestly think it's why Magic Kingdom touches me so much. I didn't go until I was 22 for the first time, and all of the memories rushed right back.Yes!! This!! I just flash-backed to so many memories of renting the same live action Disney movies over and over from West Coast Video - complete with the free (stale but delicious) sleeve of movie popcorn! Pollyanna & Swiss Family Robinson were particular faves of mine, along with Darby O’Gill. I’m super excited that as I’ve slowly introduced these movies to my 8yo, he’s a fan . He loves the old Pete’s Dragon! Thanks for the warm memories!
Enjoying your trip report! We were there on 6/21 before a cruise - wonder if our paths cross at all!
Aw, man!! I literally looked at every person I passed in line--they probably thought I was crazy!!I can't believe we didn't see each other!! I started the event on Mine Train too! Glad you guys had so much fun
LOL I knew you'd show up eventually No worries!Hey...better to follow late than never! Enjoying the TR!
It came up as "California Grill - Brunch at the Top" I believe its only available on Saturday and Sunday, and it books up pretty fast I did it on the appHow did you make reservations? I can never seem to find the option for brunch at Cali Grill in the app or website. Do you have to call?