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Four Disney World Resort Hotels to Allow Dogs to Stay in Rooms

Four Walt Disney World Resort Hotels are part of a new pilot program that allows guests to bring their dogs to stay with them in the hotel rooms. This new program allows up to two dogs per room for an additional nightly fee. The hotels are: Yacht Club, Art of Animation, Port Orleans Riverside, and Fort Wilderness.

Disney News Round-up: Ferrytale Fireworks Cruise Returning, New Disney Parks Blog Newsletter, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another edition of our Disney news round-up and today we're talking about the return of the Ferrytale Fireworks Cruise on Seven Seas Lagoon, a new Disney newsletter, and an update on the Halloween night Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Disney News Round-up: D23 2018 Events Announced, Minnie Van Service Expands, and More

We're back with another news round-up and we're talking about the expansion of the Minnie Vans at the Deluxe hotels, a new slate of D23 member events for 2018, military discounts for 2018, and much more!

Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for One Night in December

Star Wars fan, get ready! Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning to Disney's Hollywood Studios for one night, December 16. The gala event features a red carpet arrival for guests, fireworks, a panel discussion about the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, and more.

Watch a Live-Stream of 'Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade' Friday Night

Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade is one of the highlights at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. And, if you're wishing you had plans to attend a party this year but you're stuck at home instead you can catch a live-stream of the parade Friday night!

Dates Announced for 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The dates for the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts have been announced. The Festival, which debuted this year, will kick off January 12, 2018 and run through February 19. And for the first time the Festival will run seven days a week!

Disney News Round-Up: Costume Guidelines from Disney, Typhoon Lagoon Reopens, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up! Today we have details on the costume guidelines for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, news on the reopening of Typhoon Lagoon after Hurricane Irma, and much more!

Disney Springs is Ready to Celebrate the Holidays with Special Experiences, Christmas Trees, and More

Yes, it is still September, but the theme parks, resorts, and even Disney Springs are gearing up for the holiday season. If you're looking for great holiday shopping, dining, and more you'll want to check out all Disney Springs has to offer this fall.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Details

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off the holiday season at the Magic Kingdom starting November 9. This very popular holiday hard ticket event is more than just cookies, hot cocoa, and snow flurries on Main Street U.S.A. Check out what else you'll find at the party.

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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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.

Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail Photo Favorites

I took a walk this week through the Christmas Tree Trail at Disney Springs where holiday fun fills the air. Guest strolling down this fun holiday path are treated to holiday music, seasonal food favorites, cocktails, merchandise, snow, and of course lots of Christmas Trees! It's a great way to spend some time at Disney Springs this season, and I wanted to share with you just a few of my favorites.

Tune In Thanksgiving For "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration"

Once you're done with the Thanksgiving meal, you and your family can gather around the television to celebrate the holiday Disney style. "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration," will air on Thursday, November 28th from 8-10pm EST on both ABC and the ABC app. Hosts Matthew Morrison and Emma bunting will be joined by co-host Jesse Palmer during this two hour special on Thanksgiving night.

Numbers For A Magic Kingdom Holiday

The Magic Kingdom is Walt Disney World's #1 Park covering over 107 acres of land. The showpiece opened in 1971, and these days it averages a daily attendance of 57,148. That beats any other theme park in the world by about 12%! The winter holidays are some of the busiest times of year, but it's no surprise because even in Florida this shining example of Imagineering becomes a winter wonderland. Check out a few of the numbers that go into creating Christmastime at the Magic Kingdom.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Livestream This Thursday November 14th, 2019

Once again #DisneyParksLIVE is spreading Holiday magic with a special broadcast of a Disney nighttime spectacular for everyone.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday November 8, 2019

Holiday magic is popping up all across the Walt Disney World Resort, and today we're rounding up the special wintry fun that you can find between now and the end of the year on your Disney vacation!

Meander Along The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Disney Springs is a hot spot for holiday shopping mixed with fun. Returning again this year, from November 8th and run through January 5th, 2020, the popular Christmas Tree Trail gives guests clever tree trimming ideas to take home for their own trees. A multitude of custom-decorated holiday trees, each sports fun designs featuring favorite Disney characters and themes.

Pumpkin Playtime This Halloween At Disney's Animal Kingdom

The residents of Disney's Animal Kingdom are going crazy this Halloween for pumpkins! Enrichment activities create a stimulating mental environment for animals of all sorts, and those living on Disney property are no exception. That's why Disney's resident menagerie gets to spend time with toys, exploring different scents and tasting special, edible treats.

Disney's Most Dastardly Return In 2020 For Disney Villains After Hours

Some of the most beloved Disney characters happen to be villains, honestly, these beastly and beguiling notables can't help their evil ways and fans just eat them up. Once again in 2020 Disney Villains After Hours will be returning to Magic Kingdom Park for a limited time, limited ticket special event.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday October 25, 2019

Let's take a look at what's going on down in the Walt Disney World Resort A fun progressive dining experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night will be returning to Disney's Animal Kingdom this December!