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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.

The Walt Disney Company Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

The Walt Disney Company and its Houston affiliate KTRK have pledged $1 million each to the American Red Cross for its Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the wake of the devastation and catastrophic flooding in Houston and other areas in Texas. Harvey came ashore last Friday as a category 4 hurricane and has dumped more than 40 inches of rain on Houston and surrounding areas.

2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival News Round-Up

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival kicks off August 31 this year and runs for a record 75 days! We have some of the latest news in today's round-up including the return of ABC's The CHEW to the festival, and Eat to the Beat concert news.

Disney News Round-Up: New Dining Options at Caribbean Beach Resort, ‘American Idol’ Returning to Television on ABC, and More

Happy Thursday! We're catching up on a lot of Disney news today including the new dining options at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, a second life for American Idol on ABC, and the new exotic Magic Shots at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

‘The Chew’ Returns to the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off September 14 and runs through November 14 this year. And today we have some exciting news to report: the cast of ABC's The Chew is returning to the festival this year!

Filming of the 2015 Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration Completed

The filming of the 2015 Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration was completed over the course of three days earlier this month at the Magic Kingdom. Stars on hand for the taping included Reba McEntire, Ariana Grande, and more.

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actress to Win the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama

History was made Sunday night at the 67th Emmy Awards when Viola Davis became the first black woman to win in the Lead Actress in a Drama category. Davis won for her role on ABC's hit drama How to Get Away With Murder.

Walt Disney World Guests Get Up Close with an Oscar Statuette

For the next couple of days guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios can get up close to an Oscar statuette during the first-ever "My Oscar Moment." This once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity is all part of the celebration leading up to Sunday night's broadcast of the 87th Academy Awards.

Disney Films Receive Nine Oscar Nominations

The nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced earlier this month and Disney films earned nine nominations in seven different categories. The nominated films include the animated hit Big Hero 6, the summer blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy, and Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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Seasons Greetings From Walt Disney World for Grown-ups

The whole team here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups hopes that you and yours are enjoying a wonderful holiday season full of merry magic. As we take the day to gather with friends and family, we want you - our readers and forum members - to know how grateful we are to have you to share our love of Walt Disney World with.

Grab a Bite to Eat at the ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

When you're visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios and you're looking for a spot to sit, relax, escape the brutal summer sun, and find a fast meal, we think the ABC Commissary is a good place to stop. It might not be the spot that people always rave about but it does have a few hidden gems on the menu that are worth checking out.

Looking Ahead To An Action Packed Marvel Studios 2015

To steal a line for the great Stan Lee; "Hello True Believers!" It's been a while but with the new year slowly coming upon us, the Marvel News machine is beginning to pick up spread as it prepares for it's biggest year to date. 2015 promises to be a phemonenal year for Marvel fans around the world: movies, TV, and streming content all plan to take over our screens in one way or another. So, what I hope will become a more regular series here on WDW for Grown-ups, I bring you another iconic Marvel aspect...The Bullpen.

“Once Upon a Time” Star Lana Parrilla Visits New Fantasyland

Regina, The Evil Queen from 'Once Upon a Time' stopped by the Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland last week, looking to extend her rule beyond the realm of Storybrooke.

Lana Parrilla, who stars as the Evil Queen/Regina Mills on the hit ABC series, was at the park to film a promo for New Fantasyland. The promo aired May 5 during Once Upon a Time and featured Regina as she thought about taking over as the Evil Queen of New Fantasyland.

Disney Celebrates “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” at the 124th Rose Parade

The 124th Rose Parade on January 1, 2013, marks 75 years of the Walt Disney Company's involvement with the Pasadena, California New Year's Day institution.