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UPDATED: Disney World Announces Closures and Cancellations Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is continuing to churn through the warm waters of the Atlantic, heading toward south Florida. The Orlando area will likely feel the impacts of the storm later this weekend, and Disney World has announced several closures and cancellations ahead of the storm.

One Man's Dream to be Transformed into Walt Disney Presents

One Man's Dream at Disney's Hollywood Studios will reopen tomorrow, September 8, as Walt Disney Presents. The updated attraction will be similar to the original but will also give guests a preview of new attractions coming to the Disney Parks.

'Return to Sleepy Hollow' at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort

If you're looking for another fun way to celebrate Halloween at the Walt Disney World Resort, you'll want to check out the 'Return to Sleepy Hollow' event at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. This special event is planned for several nights in September and October.

Hurricane Irma and Your Walt Disney World Resort Vacation

Hurricane Irma is currently churning its way through the Atlantic and was upgraded to a category 5 storm this morning. And, while the track of Hurricane Irma is still uncertain, the forecast cone for the category 5 hurricane covers all of Central and Southern Florida, including the Orlando area.

New Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom has introduced a new VIP nighttime experience, the Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour. This new experience will give guests the chance to experience several popular attractions in addition to Rivers of Light. Read on to find out more!

Disney News Round-up: Epcot Food and Wine Festival News

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is in full swing with 35 Marketplace Booths (in honor of Epcot's 35th anniversary), seminars and demonstrations, entertainment, and much more. If you're making plans to attend this year's Festival we have some news that might help you plan!

Disney Announces Entertainment Schedule for Night of Joy 2017

Disney's Night of Joy 2017 is planned for Friday, September 8, and Saturday, September 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The full entertainment schedule was announced this week, so if you're attending the event you can make your plans now!

Disney News Round-up: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party News

The 2017 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicked off last week and runs on select nights through November 1 at the Magic Kingdom. Today we have some fun updates about special goodies and more at the parties.

My Disney Experience App Now Allows Guests to Track Disney Dining Plan Entitlements and More

Did you update your My Disney Experience app this week? If you did, you might have noticed a couple of really awesome updates in the app including the ability to track your Disney Dining Plan credits! Read on to find out more about this update!

Disney Vacation Club Members Can Celebrate Halloween with Pirate-Themed Party at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort is the site of a Disney Vacation Club member Halloween party on October 31. The pirate-themed party is planned for two time slots in the Ballroom of the Americas and reservations are now open.

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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Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Planned For Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Incredible Sumer has brought Disney fans a wealth of things to be excited about at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Disney's Hollywood Studios has been especially super with the highly anticipated opening of Toy Story Land.

The Fun To Come In Toy Story Land

Updated For Opening Weekend! #DisneyParksLIVE kicked off opening weekend with a livestream of the opening dedication ceremony for Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly anticipated event marks the first phase completion of the Theme Parks's expansion project. Toy Story Land is designed to shrink you down to toy size as you enjoy the childlike world of Andy's backyard.

H2O Glow Nights Make A Splash At Typhoon Lagoon

I've always said that the Disney Parks gain an especially magical ambience when the sun goes down, and that goes double for the tropical paradise of Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. On select nights this Summer guests can drop in on a splashtacular party at the Water Park! H2O Glow Nights will take place Thursdays and Saturdays between June 21st and August 11th from 8-11 p.m.

End of June Walt Disney World News Round-up

Big this are going on at the Walt Disney World Resort, and we've got the news you need to know for your upcoming trip! We'll start with the biggest party on the playset - Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios will open to guests at the end of the month! If you can't make it for opening day, be sure to catch #DisneyParksLIVE Friday, June 29 at 10:55 a.m. ET, for a live stream of the dedication ceremony.

Get Ready For The 2018 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

UPDATED August 9th: Now's the time to get your tickets for the most spooktacular event of the year at Walt Disney World! Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party will once again cast its spell over the Magic Kingdom for a fantastic night of fun! This year the special event taking place on 34 select nights between August 17 - October 31, 2018 has even more in store for guests to enjoy.

Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Pools

When choosing a Resort to stay at on a Walt Disney World Vacation, there are a wide variety of options that travelers can use to compare. Disney offers four different resort categories, each offering both subtle and significant differences. In this newly updated post we'll look at a few of the popular amenities that help guests make the decision of which hotel will be best for them.

Bus Times Feature Now On The My Disney Experience App

The complimentary transportation services offered to Walt Disney World Resort guests are one of my favorite things about staying on property. However - the touch and go experience of getting to the bus "on time" has caused stress on more than one occasion. Disney has answered the frustrated cries of guests, and stepped up their transportation game by enhancing the MyDisneyExperience App. Guests leaving from Walt Disney World Resorts will now be able to see upcoming bus departure times.

Discover The Tree of Life At Disney's Animal Kingdom

When it comes to myths and mythology, there are a few motifs that one can find spread across the planet. These special symbols have endured throughout time, painted and carved by artists for thousands of years. At the heart of Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park sits one such mystical force, luring guests to an island of discovery, calling forth man to embark on a journey that connects him with the rest of the planet. Disney's magnificent Tree of Life is a splendid demonstration of the interconnectedness of all life.

Special Events & Fireworks Celebrate The Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

Fireworks are synonymous with the Walt Disney World Resort any time of the year, but when it comes to celebrating Independence Day, the sparkle is rightly over the top. On July 4th, 2018 Disney theme parks will offer guests a veritable plethora of patriotic parties to celebrate the auspicious day of Americana. Here's where you can find fireworks, and more at Walt Disney World!

Incredible Tips To Beat The Summer Weather At Walt Disney World

Summer is prime season at Walt Disney World, but it also has some of the hottest and wettest weather of the year. That shouldn't put a damper on your vacation fun, but you should be sure to do your homework before you go. Read on on to learn some Incredible Summer tips for beating the heat at Walt Disney World.