Today marks the anniversary of the opening of Walt Disney World, October 1st, 1971.
Happy birthday to the "Happiest Place on Earth"!
Events and special happenings at the Magic Kingdom include:
- 40th anniversary cupcakes located at the Main Street Bakery
- 40th anniversary merchandise located at Mickey's Gift Station, Island Supply, Newsstand, Sir Mickey's, Uptown Jewlers and Diamond Horseshoe
- Artist signings through out the day
- 40th anniversary presentation in front of Cinderella's Castle
- Special "Wishes" fireworks display
- and according rumor mill, other special surprises await.
The celebration today is expected to be huge.