Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. We've been looking back at the history of this Central Florida staple and also looking forward. There's a new ride coming to Epcot, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic rewind, and it's getting lots of buzz.

Big changes at Epcot

We are just two days away from the 50th anniversary of the Magic Kingdom. But tonight it's all eyes on Epcot Park is going through the biggest transformation of any Disney park ever.

FOX 35 Special | Disney: 50 Years of Magic

FOX 35 News is counting down to Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary. In part one of a two-part series, we present "Disney: 50 Years of Magic." We give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney Vault and look at how Walt Disney chose Orlando as home to Walt Disney World Resort and how he acquired the land he needed to build the Magic Kingdom.

Disney, Universal changing mask requirements

Both Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort are making masks optional when guests are outdoors. This only applies to fully-vaccinated guests. The announcements come a day after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask requirements.

Disney paying employees to get vaccinated

Walt Disney World Resort is paying its employees bonuses to get fully vaccinated. Employees who get their full vaccine regimen by September 30, 2021, may receive a one-time payment that is the equivalent to four hours of regular pay.

Man accused of spitting on Disney employee

A man is accused of spitting on a Disney worker and Orange County deputies say it was all over a face mask. This incident is just the latest example of run -ins at local theme park since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.