A Magic Kingdom Birthday Celebration + Video

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I was fortunate enough to celebrate my birthday at Walt Disney World this year. Since this is something that has been on my bucket list for YEARS I thought, “Why not bring you all with me?”

So that’s what I did. I put on my special birthday button and vlogged my adventures.

Now, let’s go have some fun!

Do you like watching these types of videos? Would you like to see more of them? Let me know in the comments! 

Angela Dahlgren

As the host of TouringPlansTV, Angela produces weekly videos on our TouringPlans YouTube channel. When she's not talking about the happiest place on earth, she spends her time entertaining her own little Minnie and Mickey Mouse. You can find her on twitter @AngelaDahlgren or via email - angela@touringplans.com

14 thoughts on “A Magic Kingdom Birthday Celebration + Video

  • March 20, 2018 at 10:12 am

    We’re taking our daughter for her 4th birthday at the end of April. Any tidbits of advice you picked up during this that you could pass along?

    • March 20, 2018 at 2:13 pm


      Definitely pick up a birthday button at City Hall! If you’re staying at a Disney resort, they’ll also give you one.

      Depending on your budget, you might want to plan a little something extra for her. That could be a character meal, a visit to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique or a special gift waiting in your room from Disney Floral and Gifts. What I liked about the BBB is that they do a little photo shoot at the end that will be in your PhotoPass pictures for you to look at later.

      Otherwise, you could try catering the day to what she wants to do. Let her pick the FastPass+ reservations, the meal, her own souvenir, etc.

      At the end of the day, what you decide to do doesn’t really matter. It’s about being together on her special day. 🙂

      Have a great time!


  • March 20, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    Loved your video and sharing MK with us!

    • March 20, 2018 at 2:13 pm

      Thank you JoAnn.

      Love reading your comments each week!


  • March 20, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    This was so much fun to watch! Was there in January and as always, had a blast! Never been for my birthday! It’s coming up in April! Hummm!

    • March 21, 2018 at 1:36 pm


      I definitely think you need to plan a birthday trip in the future. It’s like a dream come true!

      Thank you for watching! – Angela

  • March 20, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    I loved this video. We went to Disney for my son’s 18th birthday, but mine is 2 days after his so it was double fun. This video made me want to go back, but we will be waiting until 2019 and Star Wars land. However, that will be our 30th wedding anniversary, so looking forward to that. I did want to know if you ever got to meet Merida? I want to met her but never seem to see her. Thanks! Really enjoyed this one!

    • March 21, 2018 at 1:39 pm


      A double birthday?! How fun! What a special time for you and your son.

      You’ll have to plan something special for your 30th anniversary (Congrats by the way). Do you have any ideas?

      I didn’t get the chance to meet Merida. We kept missing each other! We have a family trip planned in September and my daughter loves her, so we’ll for sure have to catch her then. I’ll vlog if we do!


  • March 20, 2018 at 8:14 pm

    LMAO at the 911 call. Didn’t even know that was a thing! Thanks for the video….next time, sing! 🙂

    • March 21, 2018 at 1:42 pm


      I had idea it was even happening until siren noises started blaring from my phone! I felt SO silly!

      Thank you for watching. I’ll start warming up my voice now for a future video 😉


  • March 21, 2018 at 10:28 am

    I LOVED this video! It is wonderful to see someone else express the same type of joy that I have when at Disney! I hope you birthday was absolutely magical!!

    • March 21, 2018 at 1:43 pm

      Thank you Deb!

      Joy is truly the best way to describe how I feel at Walt Disney World. Nothing can bring me down on a Disney day It was such a wonderful birthday!


  • March 22, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    As always, I loved your vlog! The 911 call thing was hysterical and thank you for the heads up – I had no idea! I couldn’t get over how empty the park seemed – so glad you had such a good birthday. Thanks for sharing it with us!

    • March 23, 2018 at 1:45 pm


      Thank you for watching! The park was super empty that morning. As much as I dislike waking up early, I can’t deny that an empty park is a great perk!

      Have a nice day!


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