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Disney News Round-up: Star Wars Edition

Happy middle of the week! We're just about a month away from the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and today's news round-up is one with the Force. We have details on Star Wars Galactic Nights, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, and more.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-up: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

Celebrate the Holdiays with Special Holiday-Themed Tours

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this holiday season, there are two specialty holiday tours to add some magic to your visit. Both Disney's Yuletide Fantasy and Holiday D-Lights tours give guests a behind-the-scenes look at the holidays at Disney World.

2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts Runs January 12 through February 19

The 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts is slated to run for 39 days from January 12 through February 19, 2018. The schedule for next year's Festival is a change from the inaugural event which only ran Fridays through Mondays. Next year just the Disney on Broadway performances are happening Friday through Monday each week.

Disney News Round-up: FastPass Booking Updates, TSA Travel Updates, and More

We're back with another Disney news round-up and today we have details on changes with FastPass+ bookings for non-Disney hotels, updates about new TSA policies that might impact your flight out of Orlando International Airport, and much more.

Disney News Round-up: NBA Experience News, DVC Member Christmas Eve Dinner, and More

Happy Monday! We're back to start the week with another Disney news round-up. Today we're talking about the NBA Experience coming to Disney Springs in 2019, the Disney Vacation Club member holiday dinner, and so much more!

Disney News Round-up: Disney’s Yacht Club News, Four Seasons Hosting Celebrity Chef Dinner, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up. Today we have a round-up filled with resort news including updates from the Yacht Club, a report about a new tower hotel, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-Up: New Holiday Vacation Package, New Transport Vehicle at Animal Kingdom Lodge, and More

Happy middle of the week! We're back with another Disney news round-up and today we're talking about the new holiday vacation package from Disney, more updates on the dog policy, and a few other items.

Full List of Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced

The full list of narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced. Additions to the complete list include Disney Legend Kurt Russell, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez, and the voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson.

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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New Adventures Coming To Walt Disney World In 2020

People ask me all the time if why I don't get bored traveling to Walt Disney World so often, but long-time Disney fans know that things are always changing in the Vacation Kingdom. It's as easy as pie to make every Disney different, so let's take a look at the exciting and new things coming to Walt Disney World in 2020!

Disney's Senses Spa Day Pass

Spending some time at Disney's Senses Spas is a luxurious way to pamper yourself while enjoying a Walt Disney World Vacation. On my last trip I stopped by Senses at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort to peruse the gift shop. While I was there the Cast Member at the desk informed me of a secret way to enjoy the spa with a day pass!

Discovery Island Holiday Magic At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Each year Disney's Animal Kingdom continues to grown in its holiday decor bringing naturally inspired decorations and uncommon entertainment that reaches throughout every land. In 2019 Discovery Island welcomes a Merry Menagerie of winter animals, serenading musicians, and winter awakenings to spread the seasonal magic and create a playful atmosphere of festive fun.

Disney's Coronado Springs Holiday Decor Photo Tour

Moving onward on our tour of Walt Disney World Resort hotel holiday decorations we find ourselves at Disney's Coronado Springs. The newly re-imagined resort is a unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Southwest American cultural themes. Wander this pretty property with us to check out the holiday decor.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday December 13, 2019

It's a busy time of year at Walt Disney World with a tin of stuff going on! Let's dive in to the the holiday happenings and more going on across property.

2019 Grand Floridian Gingerbread Display Photo Tour

Since 1999 the Gingerbread House at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has been astounding travelers with its size and detail. This gingerbread display is a fan favorite year after year not only for its size and scope, but because of the not so secret surprise inside. The grand house is home to a real life gingerbread shop.

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

UPDATED 12/12/19: Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort will kick-off its annual global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts Jan. 17 and continue for 39 days through Feb. 24, 2020.

Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt At Disney Springs

Stitch's Holiday Gift Hunt is back for the Christmas season at Disney Springs with 12 different locations for guests to discover the perfect gifts for loved ones! Simply stop in at any of the participating locations for a complimentary clue book and gift stickers, then start hunting for missing gifts the impish blue alien has misplaced.

Visit With Santa Claus And The Coca-Cola Bear At Disney Springs

Just because you're away from home, doesn't mean kids of all ages can't visit with Santa. Make your list and make your way to Disney Springs where the Jolly Old Elf himself will be holding court from November 8 - December 24, 2019.

Tips For Riding Disney’s Skyliner If You Have A Fear Of Heights

I did it! Many of our readers know that I have a fear of heights, so when faced with the dilemma of reviewing the new Disney Skyliner system I wasn't too excited. Well, I am happy to report that I went on the Skyliner and didn't have a complete breakdown. Yes readers, I faced my fears for you and came out way ahead. Here are a few tips from acrophobic for riding this swank new transportation system at Walt Disney World.