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Walt Disney World Limited Time Magic: Week 25

The Lone Ranger opens in theaters everywhere on July 3rd, 2013 however if you'll be in Disney's Hollywood Studios between June 14th and August 3rd you can catch a sneak peek of this thrilling new adventure from the dynamic team of producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski.

Dragon Spotted Over The New Fantasyland

After weeks of speculation, the Great Dragon has finally made his appearance in the night time opening ceremony for the New Fantasyland. He was magnificent.

It's amazing what you can miss when you're running through the parks to ride the latest e-ticket ride. In this column we explore a variety of hidden attractions and tucked away treasures throughout the Disney parks and resorts.

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Food & Wine Festival Photo Hunt from Walt Disney World for Grown-ups

Did you know that Walt Disney World is one of the most photographed places on earth? Not only do people love taking pictures of there trips to the magic, but there are Flickr and Instagram accounts dedicated to noting but pictures of the Vacation Kingdom of the World. I love getting viewing perspectives and seeing the Disney Parks through the eyes of others, so I thought it was time for another Walt Disney World for Grown-up Photo Hunt, Food & Wine Festival version.

The Chase Cardholder VIP Lounge Returns to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

What's the fan favorite event that packs in the crowds as Disney & Celebrity Chefs show off culinary delights from around the world? It's the 21st Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicking off September 14 at the Walt Disney World Resort. We're happy to say that once again that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will be treating their cardholders to a little luxury in the Chase Cardholder VIP Lounge.

100+ Topiary On Display At The 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

One of the things that the Walt Disney World horticulture team is known for is the more than 200 opulent topiary that can be found across property. During the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests will be able to view these magnificent living sculptures, and wonder at the skill and craftsmanship that goes into creating them. While the creation of topiary has been around since ancient Rome, over the years Disney Imagineering has put its own unique stamp on the art we see today.

Seasons Greetings From Walt Disney World for Grown-ups

The whole team here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups hopes that you and yours are enjoying a wonderful holiday season full of merry magic. As we take the day to gather with friends and family, we want you - our readers and forum members - to know how grateful we are to have you to share our love of Walt Disney World with.

Ocean Spray Traveling Cranberry Bog To Appear At Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Folks around these parts are counting down the days (there are 10 in case you were wondering) to the kick off of the 20-year celebration of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! It's one of our favorite events of the year at Walt Disney World when for 53 days guests of the Epcot Theme Park are invited to snack and sip their way around, enjoying exciting flavors of the World.

Seven Ways To Beat The Disney Blues

Every now and then all Disney fans have to deal with the Disney Blues. It's that post vacation let down when you realize that all that work you put in planning is over, and you're home from having a fabulous time, but then the lull sets in. That melancholy feeling that settles in once everyone is done asking where you went or what you did on your trip. You spent so much time planning and getting ready, now there's a big mouse-shaped hole in your life. Never fear! We've got six super ways to beat the Disney blues.

Lucasfilm Headquarters a Fun San Francisco Excursion for Star Wars Fans

Tucked into the quiet military-post-turned-national-park, among the cedar trees, and overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, lies San Francisco's Presidio. And within the Presidio lies a little bit of magic.

Disney Tagalongs Are Fun New Friends That Share The Magic

When it comes to Disney shopping, I must admit I'm a big kid. Last year on the Disney Parks Blog, Steven Miller showcased one of the cutest new Disney Toys I've seen in awhile - the Tagalongs! Tagalongs are little character toys that easily ride around on your shoulder using a magical, magnetic power disc. When we arrived at Walt Disney World last month, I was on the hunt for one of my own.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Debuts Redesigned Lobby

The renovation of the lobby at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is complete and the new space gives the resort a fresh, new, and modern vibe while staying true to the original vision of the hotel. The waterfall feature (and its very distinct smell) might be gone but what is in its place is rather stunning.

Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade - VIDEO

The holidays are such a beautiful time of year down at the Walt Disney World Resort. I especially love the feeling at night when the Magic Kingdom is decked out in garlands and lights. There's nothing quite like enjoying your favorite hot beverage on a cool night while watching your favorite Disney characters joined by dancing gingerbread men and elves traveling right down the middle of Main Street U.S.A.