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Disney News Round-up: Menu Changes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney Food News, and More

Happy Friday! We're back with another Disney news round-up just for you! Today we're talking about new menu changes at Disney's Animal Kingdom, additional Disney food news, and some info about Narcoossee's. Let's check it out.

Disney Cuts Back on Employee Hours, Makes Other Adjustments at Theme Parks

Despite the fact that Shanghai Disney is half a world away the new resort's budget woes and construction delays are reportedly having a negative impact on Disney's domestic theme parks on both coasts. According to several reports, Disney World is cutting hours for some of its cast members.

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Limited Advanced Dining Reservations In Epcot Still Available For Thanksgiving

While many fans are right on top of their Walt Disney World advanced dining reservations as soon as that 180 window opens up, others are more laid back when it comes to mealtime. There are certain times of year that you can get a reservation just about anywhere, during the holidays is not one of them. If you plan on spending Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks and are still hoping to snag a great mealtime table for your family, you may want to act soon.

35 Reasons To Love Epcot For The 35th Anniversary

Yesterday Epcot experienced the 35th Anniversary of its opening date with a special ceremony and huge crowds. We wanted to mark the day here on the blog, so the team came up with a list of 35 Reasons We Love Epcot at 35! It was hard to limit our list to just 35 reasons to love Walt Disney World's second gate, but here is our list, in no particular order.

Three Places Perfect For A Princess At Walt Disney World

It's no big secret that Walt Disney World is the best place to go if you want to show a little princess love. Whether you're looking to be treated like a princess, or you're hoping to meet a princess, the Disney Parks have no shortage of royal experiences. Checkout just a couple of the great places you can get your princess-fix on your next Disney vacation.

Three Sweet & Bubbly Drinks To Toast In The New Year at Walt Disney World

I'm a bubbly girl year round, but there's nothing quite like celebrating a new year that brings people to pop the cork on a bottle of sparkling wine. If you're celebrating New Year's Eve and Day at Walt Disney World, but you're not a fan of a straight brut champagne, here's where you can find a few of my favorite sweet bubbly beverages to help you toast in 2017!

Top Five Walt Disney World Character Meals for All Ages

When my kids were younger (think: toddlers) we enjoyed a lot of character meals at Walt Disney World. Some were good, some were not-so-good, and one we did because we felt like it was our duty as parents to take the kids to breakfast inside Cinderella Castle. Three times on three different vacations. Thanks, Cinderella.

3 Great Restaurants Serving Up Breakfast Family Style at Walt Disney World

While the breakfast buffet is a tradition for many regular guests at Walt Disney World, not everyone is fond of the serve yourself, steam-table style that is the hallmark of this culinary genre. Don't let that stop you from exploring some of the other awesome breakfast options Disney has to offer. For folks looking for a table service experience that still has the all-you-care-to-eat family fuel-up, we've got 3 Great Restaurants that are Serving Up Breakfast Family Style at Walt Disney World.

How to Dine With the Disney Princesses At Walt Disney World

No matter your age, one of the most popular dining experiences at Walt Disney World is enjoying a meal with Disney's Royal Princesses. Two different castle locations create the settings for characters meal fit for royalty. Cinderella's Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom, and Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Epcot's Norway Pavilion.

Meet Disney Princesses at Fairytale Hall in the Magic Kingdom

The Disney Princesses are one of the most popular meet-and-greet opportunities at Walt Disney World and some are easier to find than others. Fan favorites including Belle, Snow White, and Cinderella can be found at character meals including Akershus in Epcot, and others like Mulan and Tiana have meet and greets in the parks. But there's one special place where guests can meet the princesses and that's Princess Fairytale Hall in the Magic Kingdom.

Top 6 Tips for Getting Autographs at Walt Disney World

Once upon a time in the Magic Kingdom guests didn't wait in a five-hour long line to meet a Disney princess and her sister the Queen of Arendelle. Way back in the old days, it seemed as if the Disney characters were free to roam the Kingdom and no one needed FastPass+ to see them. Ah, the good old days.

Now that has all changed. When you visit Walt Disney World today, you not only need a FastPass+ to meet some characters, but you should also be armed with an autograph book, reliable pen, and a whole lot of patience.

Top 10 Tips for Making the Most Out of a Visit to Epcot

Everyone tours the Walt Disney World theme parks in their own way. Some people swear by rope drop, while others prefer to arrive later and avoid the early morning crowds. And everyone has their "must do" and "must see" rides and attractions at each park.

Today we're going to share our top tips for Epcot. We'll be talking about FastPasses, dining, characters, and special events you might want to consider when making travel plans to Epcot.