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PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 10/19/2021 (A Day with Genie+, New Limited Edition Pins at Frontier Trading Post, and More)

It was a perfect fall day here at Magic Kingdom. We had a Pumpkin Spice Latte in our hands and Lightning Lane ready to go on our app. Let’s get down to it.

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We started off our day by purchasing the Disney Genie+ service for $15 per ticket plus tax. We then immediately choose our first Lightning Lane of the day. We decided to take a flight with Peter Pan.

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With a little bit of time before our first attraction, we stopped at the Emporium and found a Mickey Mouse 50th Anniversary Pen.

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Then we found a new pink corduroy hat perfect for the chilly weather coming.

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It was onto the Hub once our shopping was done. Time to take some pictures with the new AR PhotoPass Lenses that come with a Disney Genie+ purchase.

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Our favorite was the castle transformations. These can only be done at Magic Kingdom. We lived our best Disney fanatic dream while we watched the castle transform.

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The AR PhotoPass Lenses made our day more special.

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At Frontier Trading Post, we found two new Limited Edition pins.

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Ursula is the next character for the Artfully Evil collection.

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The Mickey and Minnie pin is a Passholder exclusive.

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Time for our first Lightning Lane experience and attraction. Peter Pan! Off to Neverland we go as we zoom past the standby line. Lightning Lane allows a grace period for early and late arrivals.

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Audio Tales are podcast-like stories that gave us some behind-the-scenes knowledge about buildings, attractions, and more around the theme park. These are all inspired by Walt Disney Imagineering notes.

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Audio Tales are part of your purchase of Disney Genie+ and are available at all the theme parks.

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Over at Seven Dwarfs’ Mine Train, we noticed that their Lightning Lane situation got off to a rocky start. This attraction was not included in our Disney Genie+ purchase and must be purchased separately and at an additional cost. Guests were confused over how to use the new service.

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We did 11 rides, had lunch, and took unforgettable pictures throughout the day with the help of our Genie. In the afternoon, we rode six attractions in a row!

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Genie granted our wishes today and helped us zoom through the park. Will you be taking in the Lightning Lane at your next Walt Disney World trip?

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