10/1971 is the opening day for the Magic Kingdom
1967 is when construction started to build the Magic Kingdom
$400,000,000.00 was the construction costs just to build the Magic Kingdom
8,000 employees were woking at the Magic Kingdom when it opened
1 million guests were serviced at the WDW Preview center that was built in 1970 before it closed
7 lands are in the Magic Kingdom
35 attractions are in the Magic Kingdom
10 Entertainment and shows are in the Magic Kingdom
25 dinning locations are at the Magic Kingdom
23 shopping locations are located at the Magic Kingdom
10 million guests visited the Magic Kingdom in less then 10 years.
10,000 guests visited WDW during the opening year that quickly grew to 10,000 an hour
16.2 million visitors in the year 2005
12,156 parking spaces are at the Magic Kingdom.
125 acre parking lot is at the Magic Kingdom
5/30/1967 began the groundbreaking on Walt Disney World Resort.
9,000 workers were needed to prepare Walt Disney World Resort for opening day.
142 acres of property was used for Magic Kingdom originally.
108 feet is the elevation of the Magic Kingdom, according to the sign at the Main Street Railroad Station.
65 foot Christmas tree is erected each Christmas season.
189 feet to the top of Cinderella’s castle.
1100 Audio-Animatronics figures are in the Magic Kingdom alone! These are all controlled using a system called DACS (Digital Animation Control System) from a central remote location, along with the more than 700 soundtracks for attractions, parades, stores and restaurants! In the four theme parks, there are close to 2000 Audio-Animatronics figures in all.
3.37 million gallons of water is in the moat that surrounds the Castle at WDW.
13 intricately carved, winged gargoyles appear on the outside of the castle at WDW.
11 attractions in the Magic kingdom that offer FastPass. Big Thunder Mountain, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Peter Pan’s Flight, Roger Rabbit’s Cartoon Spin, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, PhilharMagic, Stitch’s Great Escape
23 attractions were all you received on opening day at the Magic Kingdom. Compared to the 37 attractions currently available.
$3.50 was the admission price on opening day in 1971.
$4.95 admission you received an adult 7-ride coupon book that contained a mix of A. B, C, D, E. Additional tickets were $.25 and .50 for each
100,000 hours and 5,000 yards of fabric were need to by the costumers to create the 125 costumes for the show Cinderellabration
15 children on average get lost each day at the Magic Kingdom and need to be reunited with their parents.
550 miles of wiring were need for the Main Street Electrical Parade.
530,000 bulbs were required to light the Main Street Electrical Parade.
3 horse-drawn street cars on Main Street, but only 2 run at a time.
10 to 12 miles per hours is how fast the steam engine trains can speed along the Magic Kingdom tracks.
14 restrooms are located thought the Magic Kingdom
1 first aid station is located in the Magic Kingdom at the Crystal Palace restaurant area.
1 Guest information is located at Town Hall on Main Street USA.
5 ATM’s are located in the Magic Kingdom.
10 designated smoking areas are located in the Magic Kingdom, otherwise smoking is prohibited.
7 pay phone locations with TTY are located in the Magic Kingdom.
1 Baby care center is located at the Crystal Place.
8 Kodak picture spots are located in the Magic Kingdom. These are great place to take family photos.
4 DVC (Disney Vacation Club) location are in the Magic Kingdom, In case you feel like buying a little piece of the magic.
5 character-greeting areas are located in the Magic Kingdom
6 restaurants/dining options are located on Main Street U.S.A, they include: Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, Main Street Bakery, Plaza Ice Cream Parlor, The Plaza Restaurant, Casey’s Corner, The Crystal Palace.
5 times has Walt Disney World been shutdown in the entire history. The first time was after the 9/11 tragedy, and the subsequent closures were due to Hurricanes.
1 million firework shells are fired at the Magic Kingdom each year.
60 miles per hour is how fast the trash moves though the Automated Vacuum Assisted Collection System (AVACS)
50 tons a day of trash is handled by the AVAC system
1 mile away is the distant the castle is designed to be seen from.
500,000 bits of glass in 500 different colors are used inside Cinderella’s castle
2 years were need to construct the mosaic panels by the artist Hanns-Joachim Scharff and his team
3 ferries are used to get from the Ticket and transportation Center (TTC) to the Magic kingdom. Each Ferry is clad in different trim colors and is named for past Disney executives: the General Joe Potter (blue), the Richard F. Irvine (red) and the Admiral Joe Fowler (green).
5 Disneyland’s can fit in the parking lot of the Magic Kingdom
44 food carts can be found though out the Magic Kingdom
48 merchandise locations can be found though out the Magic Kingdom
14 merchandise carts can be found though out the Magic Kingdom
100+ hanging baskets are located at the bus turnaround at the entrance to Magic Kingdom
2 windows on Main Street are dedicated to Walt. ! Is over the train station looking at the entrance and the other is at the end of Main street watching over the park.
1901 was the “year” the emporium opened, and was the year that Walt was born
50 references to Mickey Mouse appear in the Town Square Theater
23 attractions were in the Magic kingdom on opening day
3 attractions were unique to WDW on opening day and they were; Mickey Mouse Revue, Country Bear Jamboree, Hall of presidents
1.2 million costumes were once stored in the Utilidors, but in 2005 they were moved to a large facility near cast member parking
17 million guests visited the Magic Kingdom in 2010, were you 1 of them