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Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Celebrate the Holidays with New Experiences and More

Disney's Hollywood Studios is ready to celebrate the holiday season with new and returning experiences and events including a new holiday experience on Sunset Boulevard and the return of the Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! holiday show.

Disney After Hours Dates Set for the Magic Kingdom for 2018

Disney After Hours is returning to the Magic Kingdom in early 2018! The dates for this nighttime event were announced today by Disney and are currently only for select nights in January, February, and March 2018.

Disney World Announces What’s New and What’s Returning for the 2017 Holiday Season

Sure, it's only mid-September and we just started celebrating Halloween at Disney World but today we're talking about the winter holiday season! Disney has just release a ton of information about what's coming to the parks and resorts for the holidays!

Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks Reopen After Hurricane Irma

The Walt Disney World Resort felt the force of Hurricane Irma Sunday night after the hurricane took a turn and headed north to Orlando. The theme parks were closed Sunday and Monday due to the storm, but the Resort hotels were full of guests riding out the wind and rain.

Celebrate the Holidays this Fall at Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios

If you're visiting the Walt Disney World Resort this holiday season, there are two events you won't want to miss. One is a newly-renamed holiday event at Epcot and the other is a new holiday experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios!

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!

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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Break Out Your Training Tiaras For The 2020 Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Once again Princesses from around the globe are preparing for Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend. The annual event will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort from February 20 "23, 2020! As always the runDisney crowd is sure to have a good time as their travel the miles on foot to earn their tiaras.

Fun News From The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

It's that time of year when the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is in full swing down at the Walt Disney World Resort. If you haven't made your annual pilgrimage yet, I've a round-up of best of the fest goodies you need to check out today!

Get Ready To Step Inside The Epcot Experience

Long-time Disney fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming transformations of the Epcot Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort. While the transformation initiatives have been fan request driven for the most part, no Disney Park has undergone such a massive reimagining. To keep guests up to date and involved in the future of this beloved Park a new discovery center has been opened. Get ready to step inside Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience.

Five Free Things To Do At Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival

While costs at Walt Disney World continue to raise, it's always nice to know where you can find the freebies during your trip. For guests visiting the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival as few special events are still included in the price of admission. Here are our five favorite free things to do at Food & Wine.

2020 Flower and Garden Festival Dates Announced

Grab your calendars and look forward to springtime travel, because the 27th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be happening March 4 through June 1, 2020. 90 days of everything blooming and bright will return with specially Themed Gardens, How To Garden Seminars, Outdoor Kitchens, the Garden Rocks Concert Series, and the famous Disney topiaries.

Disney Skyliner Gives Guests A New Perspective In Transportation

It just goes to prove that everything old becomes new again. Disney Skyliner is opening to all September 29th at the Walt Disney World Resort, giving guests a new perspective in transportation. This brand-new aerial gondola system glides above the treetops connecting four resorts directly to Disney Parks in a fun and free way to travel.

Epcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators

UPDATED The list is complete! Disney fans that have made Walt Disney World for the holidays a family tradition return year after year to see Epcot's Candlelight Processional. Each night from November 29 - December 30, 2019 a revolving cast of celebrity narrators will offer guests a glorious retelling of the biblical Christmas story. This classic tale of the Jesus' birth is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a magnificent mass choir.

Adventure Awaits New Year’s Eve At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Walt Disney World Resort is a popular place to spend the New Year's Eve with parties and events going on across the property. This year guests will be able to ring in the new with festivities at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The park's New Year's Eve celebration will cap off an cheerful season of all-new holiday experiences that celebrate the wonder of nature.

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

The 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Medals have been revealed, and they offer a very retro-future look. The gold toned hexagons each feature a different chatacter associated with their race along with white, blue, and yellow racing stripes. If you think that's cool " read on and find out what else has been "full of win" at Walt Disney World this week!

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the flagship of Disney Resort Hotels. From the moment of arrival guests are immersed in victorian themed grandeur, from the red gabled roof and white Mickey Mouse gingerbread, to the colorful marble floor inlaid with some of Disney's most beloved characters, this is the pinnacle of Disney's Resort Hotels. The motto here is to "Dream Big, Live Grand" so I'm giving you my list of 7 things not to miss at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.