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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.

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.

Disney PhotoPass Day Set for August 19 at Disney World

On August 19, guests at the Walt Disney World Resort will have a chance to celebrate the second Disney PhotoPass Day. The event is a celebration of all things Disney PhotoPass and promises to be bigger than last year's inaugural event.

Dates Announced for 2016 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Parties

Disney has announced the dates for this fall's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom. The first party is scheduled for September 2 and the party is held on select nights through October 31.

Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza Starts March 2 at Epcot

It's almost that time of year again: time for the Disney Parks Egg-stravaganza. Once again this year guests at Epcot will have a chance to search for "eggs" themed after Disney characters and track their findings on a special map.

Special Valentine’s Day Packages Available from Disney Floral and Gifts

If you're looking for a special way to celebrate Valentine's Day then Disney Floral and Gifts has a few magical ideas. You can choose from several gift options including Minnie or Mickey Mouse-themed gift baskets.

Catch a Live Stream of ‘Fantasmic!’ on Tuesday, February 2

If you're starting this month missing the Walt Disney World Resort and wishing you were spending a few days at the parks, we have a cure for your not-on-vacation-blues. The Disney Parks Blog is hosting a live stream of Fantasmic! tomorrow night.

Disney Announces New Merchandise Items for 2016

It's not too early to start your Disney Parks merchandise wish list. Disney has recently released a list of 16 new items to ring in 2016 and there's something for everyone including trading pins, apparel, and two new Disney Dooney & Bourke designs.

Live Stream of Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade to Air Sunday, December 6

If you aren't able to make it to the Walt Disney World Resort to celebrate the holidays, don't be sad. Tomorrow night you can catch a live stream of Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade and Holiday Wishes on the Disney Parks Blog.

New ‘Snacks with Character’ Debut at Walt Disney World Resort

In a continued effort to provide options for guests with food allergies and intolerances, Disney has recently launched the all-new Snacks with Character line of Disney-branded allergy-friendly snacks. The new snack line includes cookies, snack bars, and more.

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10 Things To See During The Holidays At Walt Disney World

Holidays at Walt Disney World are right around the corner and I'm looking forward to a variety of exciting activities! It's a fan favorite time of year when the property is decorated with seasonal lights and trim to go along with the bustling activities. Read on to learn 10 exciting things to see during the holidays at Disney.

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise! Returns December 1

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise! returns December 1 to the Seven Seas Lagoon and will run on select nights through January 28, 2018. The December cruise dates will feature a special holiday theme for desserts and fireworks.

Disney TAG Travel Accessories For Your Next Vacation

I love to travel, and no matter where I go, it always brings a smile to my face when I pull out my Disney TAG travel accessories. Having that small Disney touch not only helps me identify what is mine, but offers a great conversation starter with other Disney fans when I'm on the road. Today we've got just a few of my favorite Disney Travel Accessories that keep me going in style and comfort.

Alternative Ideas To Autograph Books at Walt Disney World

Carrying an autograph book with you on your Walt Disney World Vacation is a fun activity for Guests of all ages. Many Disney fans enjoy working their way through Character Meet-and-Greets where they can collect the autographs of their favorite Characters, or even try to collect them all. If you enjoy collecting Disney autographs but have been thinking about ways to add some creativity to your signature hunt, we've got some fabulous alternatives to the classic Disney autograph book for you.

The 10 Top Things To Do At Walt Disney World According To My 21 Year Old

I will admit right now, I got a little help with this article from my son, who has been dragged by his Mother on Disney vacations his entire life. As he's mentioned recently, I'm old, so I enlisted his expertise (read - guilted him into helping) on sharing what he thinks is the best of Walt Disney World for young "hip" adults. I don't know, for me being so old, the list doesn't seem all that much different than what I like to do. So - here we go - take it away Kirk!

The Best of The Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the first of Disney's Theme Parks to be opened in Florida. Walt's dream, completed after his death with loving care by his older brother Roy O. Disney, opened to the public on October 1st, 1971. This homage to the child that lives in all of us sits on 142 acres, and at its center is the towering beautiful Cinderella Castle. Similar to the original Disneyland in California, the park is divided into six themed lands - Main Street, U.S.A.; Adventureland; Frontierland; Liberty Square; Fantasyland; and Tomorrowland.

100+ Topiary On Display At The 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

One of the things that the Walt Disney World horticulture team is known for is the more than 200 opulent topiary that can be found across property. During the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests will be able to view these magnificent living sculptures, and wonder at the skill and craftsmanship that goes into creating them. While the creation of topiary has been around since ancient Rome, over the years Disney Imagineering has put its own unique stamp on the art we see today.

Disney History: Precursor To The Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line first set sail on July 30, 1998 with the Disney Magic. Or did it? In 1983, Premier Cruise Line was founded with the singular goal of offering 3-4 night sailings out of Port Canaveral to the Bahamas. The Port was underutilized and its proximity to Orlando area attractions made it an ideal location for Premier to boost its business by partnering with Disney to offer land & sea vacation packages.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

5 Reasons Why Fantasyland Is Really Fantastic

As we make our way around the Magic King in our "5 Reasons" series, the next stop is Fantasyland. This land is known for it's kid friendly rides and nods to the golden age of Disney animation. While I've heard some adults say that they don't spend much time in this fairy tale land, if you haven't been there lately it's time for another look. With a multi-million dollar expansion now complete, there's more to see, more to do, and more to eat in Disney's storybook setting. Read on to find out 5 Reasons Why Fantasyland Is Really Fantastic!