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Limited Time Fun Coming To Walt Disney World In 2019

Disney just announced a whole slew of limited time offerings for 2019 that will keep guests in the party mood from January to September! We'll have more information coming for you about the exciting new events as Disney expands the details, but here's a peek at how Walt Disney World will be celebrating all year long in 2019.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Ending in the Second Half of 2019

Since October of 1999 Walt Disney World guests have enjoyed gathering each night on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon to watch the nightly spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Today Disney announced that the popular nighttime show will end its run at the close of the 2019 summer season.

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

2019 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Schedule at ESPN Wide World of Sports

Disney & Major League Baseball are both as American as apple pie, so it's no wonder that the Atlanta Braves have been making their spring home at the ESPN Wide World of Sports (WWoS) for more than 20 years. In fact the very first event held at WWoS was a Braves Spring Training Game. Sadly, 2019 will be the final year for The Atlanta Braves to hold Spring Training at Walt Disney World. Now is the time to make your travel plans to enjoy both of these the great American institutions in the same fabulous vacation.

Springtime Walt Disney World News Round-up

There's been a lot going on down in Walt Disney World, as the Parks and Resorts get ready to greet the Spring Break crowds. Read on on to learn how the Disney crowd is kickin' it this Spring with new fun filled adventures, and old favorites that are standing strong.

Walt Disney World News This Week

Hey! It's been a while since we've had a news round-up around here, so let's take on the flurry information that has been swirling the internet about what's going on down at the Walt Disney World Resort. We've got notes on refurbishments and new resort systems being tested, the winner of the Walt Disney World Marathon, a brand new runDisney event, and the introduction of the 2018 Disney Moms Panel. So keep on reading to discover all that's happening!

Disney Gives Update for the New Disney Skyliner System

Disney announced the Disney Skyliner transportation system this past summer at the D23 Expo, and now we're getting more information about the systems and the Skyliner stations at Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and three resort hotels.

Disney News Round-up: Moonlight Magic Dates Announced for 2018, Holiday Disney Gift Cards with Trading Pins, and More

Happy Thursday! We're back with another Disney news round-up! Today we have details on the new holiday-themed Disney Gift Cards, the Toys for Tots drive at Disneyland Resort, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Cruise Line Edition

Happy weekend! We hope you're having a wonderful holiday weekend with friends and family. Today we have a lot of Disney Cruise Line news including updates on the Disney Magic and much more. Let's dive in!

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

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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Disney Springs & Disney Resort Hotels To Temporarily Close Due To COVID-19 Precautions

The Walt Disney Company has now made the decision to temporarily close all of the Disney owned and operated locations including shops and restaurants at Disney Springs beginning Tuesday, March 17, through the end of the month. Some operating partners have already closed up shop ahead of this decision.

BREAKING NEWS Walt Disney World Parks Closed Through End of March

It a press release just distributed by the Walt Disney Company to it's Cast Members, Partners, and Guests the company confirmed that all of the Disney Parks around the world, and the Disney Cruise Line will temporarily close due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Create Your Own Haboti Silk Scarves At The Art Corner In Disney Springs

Looking for a fun hands on project that lets you go home from vacation with a beautiful souvenir? Then head on over to The Art Corner at Disney Springs. Located within the Marketplace section of Disney's sprawling shopping, dining, and entertainment complex The Art Corner is set up to allow guests to explore creative concepts while experience creating original pieces of art.

Have Your Caricature Drawn At The Art Corner In Disney Springs

Just a few short steps away from The Art of Disney near Goofy's Candy Co. at Disney Springs Marketplace, is a space where people can explore creative concepts while picking up an original piece of artworks as a Disney souvenir. The Art Corner by Artistic Talent Group showcases talented artists producing original artwork including both classic watercolor and digital caricatures.

2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Planning News

Spring is just around the corner and that means it is almost time for one of the most beautiful events of the year, the 2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. This annual event combines the beauty of world gardens with all the delicious food that come out of them creating a festival that celebrates all the best things about plants!

Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival Returns March 13th thru March 17th, 2020

Spring is full of festival fun at Disney Springs, and coming up in March everybody is Irish at Raglan Road's five-day Mighty St. Patrick's Festival! This fabulous annual event held at Raglan Road March 13-17 bringing even more Irish music and dancing to the stages of the Pub complex. Only the best is being served up for this festive time and guests will enjoy Irish food, craft beers and cocktails, music, face painting and much much more.

Disney Golf Player’s Club 2020

Tee off on the Walt Disney World Golf courses with an all new Disney Golf Player's Club membership program for 2020! The new program provides access with more flexible pricing and incremental benefits, so whether you're a beginner or a pro, there's a membership for you to play a few rounds in the Vacation Kingdom. All of the 2020 memberships include access for golf enthusiasts to Walt Disney World Golf courses and PGA instructors.

Get Your Copy Of The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2020 E-book

It's January and that means the release of the hottest Disney foodie publication out there DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2020 e-book!! This full-color e-book is packed with more than 750 pages of all the latest information about everything Disney food. If you're planning a 2020 Walt Disney World vacation you don't want to leave home without this book loaded on to your mobile device.

2019 Room Renovations At Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa is a sprawling Disney Vacation Club property located just across Lake Buena Vista from Disney Springs. Inspired by the historic a late-1800s' New York retreat, the theme here is all about its famous for its spas and horse racing. On my recent stay I discovered construction happening in the Congress Park section. When I got to my room for the week I was delighted to discover these fresh new renovations.

Peek Inside The Epcot Experience And Look Into The Future

Construction walls are up all across the Epcot Theme Park but Walt Disney Imagineering is inviting the casual and curious to witness the progress of Epcot's biggest transformation. Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience is an outstanding preview center that takes guests on a new level of exploration as immersive storytelling combines with brand-new attractions and astonishing interactive experiences to make the Park a one of a kind destination.