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Walt Disney World Resort Removes Confederate Flag from Display in American Adventure Pavilion

The Walt Disney World Resort has recently removed two controversial items from its theme parks. A confederate banner was removed from a flag display at Epcot's American Adventure pavilion and a bust of comedian Bill Cosby was removed from Disney's Hollywood Studios.

New Entertainment Experience Introduced throughout Epcot’s World Showcase

Disney has recently introduced several new entertainment experiences in World Showcase following last year's departure of acts including Off Kilter and Mo'Rockin'. The new acts include an acoustic band, a flag-throwing team, and even Canadian Lumberjacks.

Fourth of July at Walt Disney World Includes Patriotic Fun and Entertainment for Guests

The summer season at Walt Disney World is in full swing, and the Fourth of July is just around the corner.

Guests who visit Walt Disney World on July 3 and 4 will be able to celebrate Independence Day with special tributes in several of the resort's theme parks.

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating the Fourth of July with a 14-minute, 360-degree fireworks display, Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky." The fireworks display is planned for July 3 and 4 at 9 p.m.

April Merchandise Events Planned for Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a full slate of special merchandise events for this month.

Spring is in full bloom at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, and through April 6 guests can get a peek at the Fairy Houses being built around the World Showcase promenade. And through May 18, guests at the Festival have a chance to meet with representatives from Rinse Bath and Body Co. to learn all about the products.

World Showcase To Receive Updated Costumes

In what looks to be an effort to update Epcot's World Showcase, Disney Imagineers are hard at work designing new costumes for cast members at the pavilions.

It's reported guest feedback has indicated the Showcase is "somewhat dated" with the costumes being one of the "biggest issues." In order to remedy this and present a more current version of the world, Disney Imagineering is designing brand new outfits for the World Showcase.

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Where To Find Pumpkin Flavored Treats This Fall At Walt Disney World

If you haven't been paying attention around your hometown, pumpkin season is in full swing! The fine bakers at Walt Disney World have noticed too and the shelves have been stocked with tasty treats that embrace the flavors of fall. For Americans there always seems to be something comforting about pumpkin, with memories of family times together, where better to share that than on a Walt Disney World vacation.

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.

Keeping Cool on Your Walt Disney World Vacation

I've visited Disney World during every month of the year, and with a few exceptions it's usually quite warm. There are a few really nice months when you might need a jacket in the morning or evening (January, February, November, December) but since we are talking about Florida, you need to be prepared for warm weather.

What to do When it Rains on Your Disney World Vacation

You know the old saying "A rainy day at Disney World is better than a rainy day at home?" Well, it's true! If it's going to rain and I'm at Disney World it is certainly going to be a better day than if it rains and I'm stuck at home. But, you might wonder, what should/can we do when it rains on our vacation? The answer " anything you want!

4th of July Hijincks From Some Of Our Favorite Disney Vloggers

I hope that everyone is enjoy their Independence Day! At Walt Disney World for Grown-ups we're taking it easy from the homestead as we spend time with our loved ones. The 4th of July is notoriously busy in Walt Disney World and sometimes the view from the couch is just as enjoyable. While you're waiting for the #DisneyParksLIVE webcast tonight, check out this collection Disney tributes to America.

Best Spots to Relax at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

We've all been there: that moment when you hit "vacation overload" when the crowds and noise and arguing kids have finally taken their toll and we just want a few minutes of peace and quiet. But where can you find these zones of respite at Disney World when you're surrounded by throngs of people, especially during the crazy holiday season?

Great Places To Take A Break While Touring Food & Wine Festival

The joys of Epcot on a Festival day are plenty, but the truth of Florida in September and early October means that folks can start to feel a little more spent than expected. With rich foods, lots of booze, high heat, humidity, long lines, and little shade - it's not uncommon to hear of guests that feel ill in the middle of the day. It's OK though, with a little pre-planning you can tour the festival like a pro.

The Chase Cardholder VIP Lounge Returns to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

What's the fan favorite event that packs in the crowds as Disney & Celebrity Chefs show off culinary delights from around the world? It's the 21st Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicking off September 14 at the Walt Disney World Resort. We're happy to say that once again that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will be treating their cardholders to a little luxury in the Chase Cardholder VIP Lounge.

15 Disney Tips From A Cranky Cynic

My name is Geordon, and my wife is a Disney-a-holic. It's not that I didn't know this when we got married, I just wasn't quite aware of the place it would take in our lives. I was in no way, shape, or form a Disney fan. My parents had taken me once as a teenager and that was quite enough. However - over the 17 years that my wife has dragged me on her annual "pilgrimage" to Walt Disney World, I've come to respect her love for all things Disney and the work she puts into making sure everyone gets the vacation they want.

The Best of Americana at Walt Disney World

Once could say that Walt Disney World itself is a special piece of Americana. For many travelers who pass through its gates, Walt Disney World offers the only look at America they see. So what places at the resort show the best of us, and where can one go to discover the spirit of the land? We've got six spots that make a patriotic heart swell with pride, where Americana is shown off to it's most dreamlike brilliance.