Making a Wish at the Cinderella Castle

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Cinderella Wishing Well
There are rarely guests at the Cinderella Wishing Well.  Make as many wishes as you like.  🙂

On our last visit, we stopped to make a wish – actually 3 wishes! – at the Cinderella Wishing Well at the Magic Kingdom.

It’s tucked away on the side path around the Cinderella Castle that leads into Fantasyland.

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Three shiny new pennies for my 3 wishes.
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Elly and Ian making their lucky wishes.
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My mom making her lucky wishes too.

When you walk the trail, you get to see the castle’s side details and then the back of the Cinderella Castle. It’s very pretty.

Cinderella Castle
So pretty! This is the perfect spot to take sunset photos.
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Same spot:  The Cinderella Castle at sunset.
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8pm.
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This is a good view of the room where Tinkerbell jumps off the Castle every night during the fireworks show.
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This is Tinkerbell’s view of Tomorrowland from the turret where she jumps off the Castle. It’s a longggg way down!
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Make a wish as Tinkerbell floats down overhead sprinkling fairy dust from above!!

Fun Disney Fact:

How many bricks make up the Cinderella Castle?

Answer:  None!  They are all painted on the Castle in various shades of gray, blue and pale pink!  And, it’s going to be repainted in 2020!

Castle Painting
Check out the largest paint-by-numbers project in the world.
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Summer 2020:  The Castle’s new paint colors with lots of golden accents.

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We think that every Cast Member should stop by the Cinderella Wishing Well at least once and make a wish.  Or three wishes!

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During our Spring DCP program:  Making wishes and tossing brand new pennies into the wishing well! 🙂

Disney Parks US has two wishing wells: the Cinderella Wishing Well near the Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom and the Snow White Wishing Well in Disneyland near the Sleeping Beauty Castle.

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Snow White’s Wishing Well at Disneyland.  (“Your wishes will help children everywhere”)
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Elly and Ian got engaged at Snow White’s Wishing Well.  ❤

Getting Engaged at Disneyland

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Look carefully and you’ll notice a sign at the Cinderella Wishing Well that says “Your wishes will help the Dreams of Children come true”. They actually do.

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Your wishes will help the Dreams of Children come true.

For almost 50 years, Disney World has been collecting the tossed coins from all the wells, fountains, and water rides, and donating the money annually to local Orlando nonprofit organizations that help children in need.

Recently, Disney donated $18,000 to Community Based Care (CBC) of Central Florida to help provide services to children in foster care. Cast members chose CBC’s Over-18 Support program to receive the funds. This program helps youngsters in foster care obtain their driver’s licenses, find jobs, secure housing and apply for other health and human services.

So, the next time you visit Disney World, remember that when you toss a coin into a fountain and make a wish, you are helping make somebody else’s wish come true too! 🙂

♪♫♪ I’m wishing, I’m wishing, for the one I love.…….♪♫♪

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Cinderella Shoes Jimmy Choo
Cinderella crystal shoes by Jimmy Choo, $4,600

Want to dress like Cinderella?

Check out these Cinderella crystal shoes by Jimmy Choo!

$4,600 custom made to order.  WOW!

Cinderella Crystal Shoes
These shoes sparkle in the sun!
Lily-James Cinderella Shoes
Lily James (‘Cinderella’) wore them at an awards show.
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Wearing our Cinderella shoes.

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Our Cinderella moment.

We’ve written two books about our time working – and playing – as Disney Cast Members at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Both are available on Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom
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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Once upon a time…
Two Disney Sisters
Yes, we did!
Making a Wish at Cinderella's Castle
CP Moment #20:  Making a wish at the Cinderella Wishing Well.
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♪♫♪ A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you’re fast asleep…..♪♫♪

 

2 replies to “Making a Wish at the Cinderella Castle

  1. I am a retired Cast Member and truly enjoy your newsletters. They are informative and fun with more information that we receive on our Disney Retiree site. Thank you for all of your efforts.

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