First Family at Magic Kingdom: A Day in the Life of a Dream Come True

First Family at Magic Kingdom

Have you ever been to rope drop at Magic Kingdom? If you have, you know all about the Welcome Show that precedes park opening. It’s filled with characters and costumes, dancers and Main Street U.S.A. familiar faces. Each morning before the show begins, one lucky family is chosen as First Family  at Magic Kingdom to help open the park. I’ve dreamed about what it would be like to be the First Family and stand on the train station platform, counting down from ten until the fireworks soar through the air…

Five Reasons Why My Family Loves Rope Drop at Magic Kingdom

  If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World and have arrived early enough at Magic Kingdom for rope drop, you know just how magical that time of the morning can be. My family wakes up at the crack of dawn on our scheduled Magic Kingdom park day just to make sure we are at the entrance to the park when the proverbial gates open. Here are five reasons why my family loves rope drop at Magic Kingdom.  Update: Since this post was written, several things about rope drop at Magic…