Blast Off on a Mission to Mars at Epcot’s Mission: SPACE

Blast Off on a Mission to Mars at Epcot’s Mission: SPACE

Feel like an astronaut on a flight to Mars at Mission: Space in Epcot.

Saturday Style: My Castle My Rules

Saturday Style: My Castle My Rules

Cute and cozy knits fit for a princess are perfect for running about.

Walt Disney World Adding Fall Protection Safety Railings on Rooftops around the Resort

Walt Disney World Adding Fall Protection Safety Railings on Rooftops around the Resort

Disney is reportedly adding temporary safety railings on top of buildings to keep cast members safe.

Eat to the Beat Concert Series Kicks Off At Epcot This Weekend

Eat to the Beat Concert Series Kicks Off At Epcot This Weekend

Jo Dee Messina kicks off opening weekend of this fan favorite concert series.

Corporate Sponsorship in Epcot's Future World

Corporate Sponsorship in Epcot's Future World

Corporate sponsorships at Epcot keep the theme park moving forward.

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The Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing Permanently on September 27

More changes are coming to another long-time attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort.

This time the change is happening at Disney's Hollywood Studios as the Studio Backlot Tour is closing for good on September 27.

Rumors were starting to swirl in recent weeks about the possible closing of the attraction, but Disney confirmed the news last week saying only that the Backlot Tour is closing to make way for new development.

Blast Off on a Mission to Mars at Epcot’s Mission: SPACE

If you've ever dreamed of being an astronaut and blasting off into outer space, there's an attraction at Epcot that you can't miss. Of course we're talking about Mission: Space where you can be part of a cadet crew heading into deep space.

Mission: Space opened in 2003 and was built in the former location of Horizons, which closed in 1999. The ride is meant to simulate what it would feel like to train as an astronaut for the first manned mission to Mars on the X-2 Deep Space Shuttle.

Saturday Style: My Castle My Rules

Every Princess needs some comfy clothes for just kicking around in, and these cozy knits with pops of bright pink let everyone know who really runs the castle. Keep the whole ensemble low key with some sweet Mickey Mouse Icon Earrings, and pull it all together with a Disney Sketch Leather Crossbody Bag by Dooney & Bourke. What's best about these new fashions? Disney made them in plus size too.

Disney VoluntEARS Create Handmade Items for Central Florida Hospitals and Other Groups

A group of Disney VoluntEARS known as BlanketEARS are working hard to make handmade items to donate to local organizations in Central Florida.

The VoluntEARS dedicate their time to knit, crochet, and stitch baby hats, scarves, pillowcases, and blankets for babies, kids, and other residents in the area.

The BlanketEARS have been working together in the group for the past seven years and the group was initially formed to knit caps for soldiers who were stationed overseas.

Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live Event Cut Back to One Night Per Week

One of the new special events for this year's Epcot Food and Wine Festival has already gone through a schedule change.

The nighttime party, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live, was originally scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday nights during the Festival, but is now only available on Thursday nights.

The three-hour street party takes place every Thursday evening beginning at 9:45 p.m. and it lasts until 1 a.m. The party is located between the United Kingdom Pavilion and World Showcase Plaza.

Walt Disney World Adding Fall Protection Safety Railings on Rooftops around the Resort

If you've visited any of the theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort you many have noticed temporary safety railings atop many of the buildings.

According to a post at WDW News Today, Disney has started installing these temporary safety railings in an effort to meet OSHA safety regulations.

While there is no word yet on whether or not the temporary railings will be replaced with permanent fall protection railings, it is likely that Disney will at least keep the temporary railings up to satisfy OSHA regulations.

Manatee Finds New Home at Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo & Friends

One of the residents at Epcot's The Seas with Nemo & Friends might be the most well-traveled manatee ever.

His name is Lil Joe and the 25-year-old manatee has lived at several zoos and theme parks around the country.

He was first rescued back in 1989 in the Halifax River and his first temporary home was at Sea World in Orlando.

He went on to live in San Deigo, Cincinnati, and Tampa. In all, Lil Joe has lived in five different locations in his lifetime.

Miss America Contestants Visited the Magic Kingdom Prior to Competition

Before heading to Atlantic City, NJ to compete for the title of Miss America 2015, all 53 Miss America contestants visited the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort.

The contestants had a chance to show off their "Disney Side" while touring the park, riding the attractions, and even spending time with some of the characters including Prince Charming who shared a dance in front of Cinderella Castle with the ladies.

Eat to the Beat Concert Series Kicks Off At Epcot This Weekend

Once again the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will play host to the 'Eat to the Beat' Concert Series at the American Gardens Theatre. Each night a remarkable musical act will take the stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. Guests looking to take a break from eating their way around the world will be able to line up to grab a seat for the show on a first come first serve basis.

Walt Disney World Listed as One of the Top 20 Brands in 2014 Based on Facebook Followers

The Walt Disney World Resort was recently listed one of the Top 20 brands with the most loyal followers on Facebook.

Based on the brand's Facebook likes and visits it was ranked number 12 on the list.

The top 20 list was compiled by LoudDoor, a research and targeting platform that helps brands reach their ideal customers on Facebook.