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Disney News Round-Up: Cake Decorating at Amorette’s Patisserie, New Pixar Music Show, and More

Happy Friday! We've made it through another week and we're that much closer to the weekend. Today we have a lot of Disney news including a new cake decorating class in Disney Springs, a new musical show at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and much more! Let's dive in and check it out.

Enjoy a Live Stream of Wishes from the Magic Kingdom on March 23

Wishes, the iconic and fan favorite fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom, is ending forever on May 11. If you don't have a chance to make it back for one more performance, you'll have a chance to watch Wishes from the comfort of your couch on March 23.

Disney News Round-up: Tiffany & Co. Coming to Disney Fantasy, Updates on Pandora - The World of Avatar, and More

Happy first day of spring! As we bid adieu to winter, we have some exciting news today including updates coming to the Disney Fantasy and more details about Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Miss Adventure Falls Officially Opens at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

The newest Disney water park attraction, Miss Adventure Falls, officially opened on March 13 at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. And then, due to colder-than-normal temperatures in Orlando, the water parks were closed on March 14, 15, and 16. But let's check out this new attraction!

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at the Walt Disney World Resort

It's time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort. This year's celebration includes food, beverages, special merchandise, and the Mighty St. Patrick's Festival at Raglan Road in Disney Springs.

More Details Announced about ‘Star Wars’ Galactic Nights One-Night Event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A special one-night event, Star Wars Galactic Nights, is planned for April 14 at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Disney recently released more information about this hard ticket event including special experiences and more.

‘La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil’ to End Performances on December 31

After nearly 20 years of performances, La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil will have its final performance on December 31. The show has been seen by more than 10 million guests since beginning in 1998, and now you have just 10 months left to catch a performance.

Typhoon Lagoon Welcomes Miss Adventure Falls on March 12

The newest water ride at Typhoon Lagoon is set to open on March 12. Miss Adventure Falls is a family-friendly white water adventure that brings to life the story of Captain Mary Oceaneer, a "treasure-hunting heroine" who just happened to get stranded at Typhoon Lagoon during a storm.

More Information Announced for Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge are slated to open on July 17. Sales for the new Disney Vacation Club property will start on March 8 for current DVC members and general sales will open on April 5.

Disney News Round-up: Party for the Planet Announced, New Trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Released, and More

Happy Thursday! It's time for another Disney news round-up and today we're talking about the Party for the Planet at Disney's Animal Kingdom, the new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, and much more. Let's check it out.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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Traditional Terra Cotta & Garden Italiano In Epcot’s Italy Pavilion

I had a wonderful time touring the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, the displays throughout the Park fill the air with fragrance, and offer ideas for bringing a little color and beauty into your gardens at home. I'm not a great gardener, but the container gardens found in Epcot's Italy pavilion were just the thing I needed to inspire me. This summer, I'll be bringing a bit of Garden Italiano's finesse to my own home.

Guest Review: Braves Spring Training At ESPN Wide World Of Sports

I gotta admit: sports confuse me. I've tried since I was little to learn the rules of football, baseball, tennis...nothing seems to stick. So when my friend invited me to see an Atlanta Braves Spring Training Game at Disney, I was a little nervous.

I love my friend, but would I love this game? I love Disney, so would seeing it at the ESPN Wide World of Sports make it better? What if I ask too many questions in the stands and she gets annoyed? But most importantly: does this place sell Dole Whips?

Extraordinary Orchids At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

I just got back from the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival; let me tell you, if you haven't been for a few years, it's time to start planning a trip. This annual extravaganza of colorful blooms has grown so much since I had last been six years ago I almost didn't know I was in the same place. It's a an explosion of natural color, fragrance, and ideas for making your world more beautiful. One of the most stunning displays that I came across this year was the Extraordinary Orchids in the Mexico Pavilion.

Going The Distance: Training Tips for Vacation

Many people don't really think about the amount of daily activity they get. Their days are happily managed at home, with a careful balance or work and rest. These people are never quite prepared for the exercise and environmental conditions that await on their Walt Disney World vacation. Most guests cover between 8-10 miles a day on their Disney vacations. We've gathered together a few great tips for the average go to go the distance and get in a little bit of training for their Disney vacation.

Original Magic Kingdom Attractions You Can Still Enjoy

A lot has changed at Walt Disney World since it first opened in 1971. Back then the Magic Kingdom was the only Park, and Disney resort choices included just the Contemporary, Polynesian Village, or the Fort Wilderness Camp Ground. Attractions at the Magic Kingdom have left, and now ones have taken their place, but through it all these time tested rides have survived it all. If you're looking for a taste of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom 1971 style, focus your your touring strategy on taking in these fourteen great original Magic Kingdom rides.

Guest Curiosity Inspired Greater Focus On Edible Landscapes At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

Long time Disney fans may have noticed the subtle evolution of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival from a jubilant display of mostly flower gardens to relevant source of inspiration for edible landscapes. While one could say that Disney is on the cutting edge of change in gardening, the truth is that the greater focus on food came straight from the guests.

Caring For Giants Tour at Disney's Animal Kingdom

This Spring at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will get the chance to go backstage for a guided tour into the world of the Disney African Elephants. Animal Kingdom is home to North America's largest herd of African Elephants, and sine 1998 the scientists and dedicated animal experts working for Disney have been passionately committed to the conservation of this vulnerable species.

7 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid On Your First Disney Cruise

I've been dreaming of my next Disney Cruise, and while I feel pretty confident with the ins and outs by now, I find myself fielding lots of questions from would be cruisers. If you're thinking of heading out to see for the first time, check out these 7 Rookie Mistakes to avoid on your first Disney Cruise.

5 Spectacular Garden Settings At Walt Disney World Year Round

With the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival starting in just a couple of week, I've got Disney gardens on my mind. But the most lovely thing about the gardens of Walt Disney World is that you don't have to wait for the festival to experience them. 365 days a year s Disney's horticulture team works hard to maintain some of the most impressive environments its guests can dream of.

The Top 5 Things to Love about the Walt Disney World Resort

In celebration of Valentine's Day this year it seemed like a good idea to think about the things I love about Walt Disney World Resort. I've been visiting Disney World since 1974 when I was just a wee little one and over the years I've collected a rather extensive list of the things I love about my happy place.