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Sign Up for a Chance to Tour Magic Kingdom Park Castles with a Walt Disney Imagineer

posted on October 11th, 2013 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


As part of “Limited Time Magic,” we’re offering a rare opportunity to tour the castles of Magic Kingdom Park with Walt Disney Imagineers.

Fireworks Over the Castles of Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort

Each morning from October 14-18, 2013, a group of lucky guests will be invited to join us for a special walking tour of the castles. During each session, you’ll hear some great details, including how the existing Cinderella Castle design became the main inspiration for the Cinderella Castle Suite. Imagineers will also take guests through Be Our Guest Restaurant located in the magnificent castle of the Beast and share behind-the-scenes information.

There will be only one tour each morning – with 25 guests in each group. You may enter here for a chance to attend only one of the five tours being offered from October 14-18, 2013. Also, here are the rules for the drawing for the Tours of Magic Kingdom Park Castles at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Also, please remember the following for each drawing.

  • All participants who sign up for the events must be U.S. residents who have reached the age of majority in their primary state of residence.
  • Each entry is valid for one participant only; winners will not be permitted to bring a guest.
  • Park admission will be provided as part of the event.
  • Selected participants will be assigned a tour date and time. There will be no changes or substitutions allowed.
  • Tour opportunities are non-transferrable and have no cash value.
  • Confirmation will be for the accepted registered winner only.
  • Valid photo I.D. will be required at check-in.
  • Tours are subject to restrictions and change without notice.

Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Subject to complete Official Rules.

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1

Ethan on October 11th, 2013 at 12:03 pm

Oh man I want to win this SO bad! I have always wanted to see the Cinderella Castle Suite.

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Jeremiah from CA on October 11th, 2013 at 12:05 pm

is there a walking tour of the suite also part of this?

 

Thomas Smith on October 12th, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Hi Jeremiah, yes – guests will tour the suite as part of this “Limited Time Magic” experience.

3

MELINDA on October 11th, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Of course…. we will be there on the 19th! :(

4

Stacey on October 11th, 2013 at 12:18 pm

I’m so sad that this is also “limited” only to US residents. :-(

5

Lauren from IL on October 11th, 2013 at 12:23 pm

I really want to go! I never win anything so this would be awesome! Fingers crossed!

6

Matthew on October 11th, 2013 at 12:39 pm

If only this could have been October 28-Nov 1 my day would have been made. Assuming I won of course lol

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Blair on October 11th, 2013 at 12:45 pm

I gotta ask too – is the castle suite included as part of the tour???

 

Thomas Smith on October 12th, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Yes, it’s part of these special tours. Thanks, Blair.

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Brent on October 11th, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Oh I sure do hope I win this. I will be at WDW the entire week and 10/15 is my actual birthday. Talk about making it a magical day indeed!!

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Karel on October 11th, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Yeah! Just entered, this would be an awesome thing to add to our Epic Disneyworld trip.

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Melissa on October 11th, 2013 at 1:06 pm

This is the week that We are going I really hope a lot of people don’t enter I would love to win…lol I know that’s a little mean but I would really love it. I have always wonder what’s in all those rooms or if its all just for looks or is it just the Disney junk closet…lol I was feeling bummed because we signed my son up for a Disney Y.E.S. class and me and my hubby flipped to see who got to go with him and I lost so this would more then make up for it!!!!!!

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Cami on October 11th, 2013 at 1:07 pm

This would literally be a dream come true for me! I would probably cry. But only a little.

12

Timothy from IN on October 11th, 2013 at 1:24 pm

How do you sign up?? We will be there on the 17th celebrating our 20th Anniversary. We honeymooned at Disney in ’93. This would be so cool.

13

John on October 11th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

I signed up. Was actually at WDW last week. I live in Tallahassee so would have to figure out logistics of getting down there for an 8am tour if name drawn. (It’s a 4 hour drive).

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Edward on October 11th, 2013 at 1:42 pm

It would be wonderful to see the behind the scenes and inner workings of Cinderella’s Castle. We will be at Disneyworld on Nov. 23 – 28 of 2013.

15

Lynn on October 11th, 2013 at 2:12 pm

I’m going to be there that week and would really be wonderful to win this. This is a dream come true. Always at disney

16

Janice from IL on October 11th, 2013 at 2:35 pm

We’re going to be there for my daughter’s bachelorette weekend…wouldn’t this just be the icing on the [wedding] cake?!?

17

Brittany on October 11th, 2013 at 2:41 pm

Oh my gosh I am goin to be there for 2 of the days I am so hoping for a chance to do this…EEEK so excited!!!

18

Wendy on October 11th, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Exciting!

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William on October 11th, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Grr. I missed entering by about 7 minutes thanks to connection issues. I actually COULD be there the 16th or the 17th since I live 1.5 hrs away.. Oh well. Maybe next time. :/

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Jaynie from GA on October 11th, 2013 at 3:19 pm

What a wonderful adventure this would be! Good luck to all and I know whoever wins will have a wonderful time!

21

KIM on October 11th, 2013 at 3:30 pm

so excited would love the opportunity!!!!!

22

Christopher on October 11th, 2013 at 4:03 pm

I messed up and did not click all of the days. I read it as picking the day you would prefer and then re-read it as the page was loading, post submit…..So I narrowed my chances :(

23

Rachel on October 11th, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Please please please do this again in Nov .. the 10-16th to be exact. I would LOVE to do this but won’t be in town :(

24

Martine from Bucks on October 11th, 2013 at 4:12 pm

I would love to have entered and though I will be there all that week, I am not a US citizen …. shame! Good luck to all that enters…

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Marisa from FL on October 11th, 2013 at 4:26 pm

I signed up but after I realized it says you CANNOT bring a guest. So if I win a tour, my husband can’t join in? I’ve desperately wanted to see the Castle Suite since it first opened but I would feel bad making him stand around and miss out. :(

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Ethan on October 11th, 2013 at 4:35 pm

When do the winners get sent a notification? Have they already been chosen? I am checking my email every 5 minutes! :)

27

Philip on October 11th, 2013 at 4:56 pm

Bummer, just got my ‘sorry you may not go” email … Have a good time winners…

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Ethan on October 11th, 2013 at 4:57 pm

I just got the official “you didn’t win” email. Bummer. :(

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Kelly from FL on October 11th, 2013 at 4:59 pm

I just received my email and am beyond excited to be chosen for this. There are tears of pure happiness!

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Brian on October 11th, 2013 at 5:04 pm

I have email saying, “Unfortunately, you were not selected to attend the tour.”

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Robert from FL on October 11th, 2013 at 5:51 pm

I didn’t win but my partner did and he doesn’t want to go without me now. Who do I contact to give up the spot?

32

Michael on October 11th, 2013 at 8:00 pm

We will be there that week. It’s too bad that the entire family can’t go on the tour. Guess I won’t sign up.

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Aleen on October 11th, 2013 at 8:53 pm

Having my mother pass away this past Easter, having Kidney Cancer little less that two years ago and now in remission that would be the sampling amazing. It would truly make a dream that I would never want to wake up.

34

Skip from FL on October 11th, 2013 at 9:29 pm

I have got to start taking ‘staycations’ so I can be at home during the work day when these type events are announced.

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Lindsay on October 11th, 2013 at 9:35 pm

I really hope they offer this on a regular basis. I am so sad I missed the entry period for this :( Ironically I will be there every day that this is offered. Maybe next time :)

36

Joseph on October 12th, 2013 at 1:56 am

OH PLEASE!!!!!! Id love to be a part of this! Consider me and my best friend. we are going in December after he gets back from army training. This would make one Magical Day. We are staying at the Boardwalk for 7 days.

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Joseph on October 12th, 2013 at 1:58 am

NM I just read the whole article. We wont be there for this.

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Kathryn on October 12th, 2013 at 2:01 am

I would love to visit castles. Just about only part of this magic land I have not seen.

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Virginia on October 12th, 2013 at 2:02 am

My son, Logan will be celebrating his 6th birthday during our stay Oct. 13-18th. His first time. He would love this tour!

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Nathan from PA on October 12th, 2013 at 5:44 am

My girlfriend was notified that she’s been selected to do this tour. We have a character breakfast at the Grand Floridian at the same time, so I’m trying to see if we can reschedule the breakfast. Can anyone tell me how long the tour lasts?

Also, I haven’t received either a “you didn’t win” email, or a “you’ve won” email. How can I find out if I have won or not?

41

Joanna from FL on October 12th, 2013 at 7:14 am

I also got the “Unfortunately, you were not selected.” I wanted to do this so badly. Another time perhaps. Congrats to the lucky winners.

42

Dave on October 12th, 2013 at 8:41 am

I didn’t receive an answer either way. Did everyone get a response?

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Kelly from NY on October 12th, 2013 at 9:48 am

This was a VERY limited time of 3 hours! LOL I wish that they had done this for the entire year! It would have definitely made me want to come to Disney more! The tours are my favorite part of the Disney experience. :)

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Lilly from FL on October 12th, 2013 at 9:50 am

I Believe in Magic!

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frank on October 12th, 2013 at 10:25 am

will be there with family but how would that look if I won and said see you later guys going to take a limited guided tour of the castle without you.

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Thomas on October 12th, 2013 at 10:27 am

I am very happy I won but didn’t realize it was just for one. I can’t go by myself. How do I give up my spot?

47

Elizabeth on October 12th, 2013 at 11:29 am

Bummmmmer……got the email THIS morning (12th) :( ……..

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Rachael on October 12th, 2013 at 2:21 pm

Does anyone who won know how to contact the pople in charge of the contest?

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Derek on October 12th, 2013 at 2:43 pm

I’m with Elizabeth. Bummed that I heard about this _after_ entries were closed.

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Karen on October 12th, 2013 at 3:22 pm

I was lucky enough to win a spot on a tour Wednesday morning! SO EXCITED! I’m hoping they provide me with more logistics info than was in the Congrats email. It didn’t provide any contact info or mention that more info would be forthcoming, so I decided to try replying to the email with my questions. Hopefully that works!

 

Thomas Smith on October 12th, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Hi Karen, details are in your notification email. Did you get that?

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