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Kick Off Your Incredible Summer With A Walt Disney World News Round-up

Welcome back to another great week! Need a Disney fix to get your Monday moving in the right direction? Recently #DisneyParksLIVE broadcast 'Sunrise at Epcot' and you can watch the replay any time you want. Once you've had your coffee and you're ready to go, read on for the latest news from Walt Disney World.

Springtime Walt Disney World News Round-up

There's been a lot going on down in Walt Disney World, as the Parks and Resorts get ready to greet the Spring Break crowds. Read on on to learn how the Disney crowd is kickin' it this Spring with new fun filled adventures, and old favorites that are standing strong.

Walt Disney World News This Week

Hey! It's been a while since we've had a news round-up around here, so let's take on the flurry information that has been swirling the internet about what's going on down at the Walt Disney World Resort. We've got notes on refurbishments and new resort systems being tested, the winner of the Walt Disney World Marathon, a brand new runDisney event, and the introduction of the 2018 Disney Moms Panel. So keep on reading to discover all that's happening!

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.

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.

Force Friday II Event Planned for Disney Parks on September 1

Friday, September 1 is the official date for Force Friday II at the Disney Parks! The special merchandise event starts at 12:01 a.m. at both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort. The event is the first chance fans will have to purchase merchandise tied to Star Wars: The Last Jedi plus park-specific items.

Sneak Peek of Commemorative Merchandise for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party kicks off next week - August 25 - and once again includes trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular, and much more. And, Disney is giving guests a sneak peek at this year's commemorative merchandise.

Disney News Round-up: Halloween on the High Seas and Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

What's that you say? It's ONLY August so why are we talking about Halloween already? Well, because this year's Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party starts on August 25 at the Walt Disney World Resort! And, if you're sailing Disney Cruise Line this fall you can celebrate Halloween on the High Seas too!

Disney News Round-Up: Epcot 35th Anniversary Merchandise, Slinky Dog Dash Track, and More

Happy Tuesday and welcome to another Disney news round-up! Today we're checking out the commemorative merchandise for Epcot's 35th anniversary, news about the track for the new Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster at Hollywood Studios, and much more!

Disney Legend Marty Sklar Dies at 83

The death of Legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. "Marty" Sklar at age 83 has left the Disney community heartbroken. We here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups mourn with out friends and colleagues as we honor one of the most beloved Imagineers. If you love the Disney Parks, you have been touched in some way by the indomitable spirit and Imagineering of Marty Sklar. He was a mentor to generations of Cast Members and Imagineers, and a icon to Disney fans around the globe.

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Tips For Getting A Great Night’s Sleep On Vacation

Many people think that vacations are all about rest and relaxation. Those people have never tried to fit in full days of fun at Walt Disney World. There is just so much to do! Itinerary-obsessed Disney fans (like me) can end up heading home even more exhausted than they started. Ask yourself how many times have you climbed aboard the Magical Express and have said something like "Whew! I need a vacation to recover from my vacation." Inspired by you, my fellow fun seekers, I've come up with some tried and true tips for getting a great night's sleep on vacation.

Why I Use The Disney Dining Plan Even If It Doesn’t Save Me Money

Over the years there has been a considerable amount of in depth discussion on whether adding on the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) is worth it. Most folks who crunch the numbers realize that at best you can come out even on the financial side of the equation. However a family vacation to Walt Disney World is about more than black and white financial decisions. Here are a few reasons that I love the Disney Dining Plan, even when it won't put me ahead of the game monetarily.

Tips To Prepare For Walking Walt Disney World

The average guest walks 8-10 miles a day in the heat and sun during a Walt Disney World vacation. That's a lot of miles, and it can be especially hard for people who don't include fitness routines into their daily lives. Not being prepared for the Walt Disney World mileage can put a serious damper of the fun of both kids and adults. This article is all about preparing to go the Disney distance, and make walking Walt Disney World a little easier on everyone in your travel party.

Walt Disney World Breakfast Tips To Save Time, Money, and Stress

Getting out the door in the morning on your Walt Disney World vacation isn't always the easiest thing, especially if you're wrangling a large family. None the less, guests always emerge from their hotel rooms to make their way towards the heart of the magic. I've got 12 top tips for fueling up your morning while saving time, energy, and money on breakfast at Walt Disney World.

Time Saving Tips For Your Walt Disney World Vacation

I've always said that there is no one perfect way to tour the Disney Parks, but my way tends to be a bit more on the relaxed side. That doesn't mean that I haven't had my share of commando missions, packing in every moment with as much fun as possible. If you're headed down to the Walt Disney World Resort and plan of filling every moment with action, I've got some great time saving tips just for you!

Celebrate 90 Years With Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney himself once mused "I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse." 90 years later, the Walt Disney Company is in full party-prep mode for the birthday of the one and only Mickey Mouse. 90 years is a gigantic milestone for a little fella that stole the hearts of people around the world. One party simply will not do, so Disney is planning celebrations around the globe.

5 Favorite Breakfast Spots At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney Word offers an amazingly broad range of dining options for families to fuel up at. I find though, that people have pretty varying tastes when it comes to breakfast. While I'm always in the mood for a big, hot, savory breakfast, my traveling companions often light something on the lighter side. And I know plenty of folks who don't eat breakfast at all. No matter what your breakfast preference, here are five of my favorite breakfast spots across the Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Halloween-themed Food Novelty Souvenirs

Disney-themed food novelties are some of the most popular souvenirs for Guests of Disney Parks. As we move into the fabulous fall festivities, we're hearing news of a whole new set of spooky novelty items for you to enjoy! You'll find these cute food filled takeaways at select points across the Walt Disney World property.

6 Must Have Apps For Walt Disney World Travel

When planning a Walt Disney World Vacation, technology can play a big part in getting the show on the road. Travel apps, loaded onto your smart phone, can put all the travel documents and information you could ever need right at your fingertips. Disney's no different with proprietary tech that helps you to interact with the entire resort. Here are my must have travel apps for a Walt Disney World vacation.

Tips for a Child Less Walt Disney World Vacation

Walt Disney World is the Vacation Kingdom of the world, and every year millions of families flock to Florida to indulge in this right of passage vacation. We know that Walt Disney World is also an amazing place to travel for adults even without the kids. While you will find children in all corners of the Walt Disney World Resort, we've pulled together some suggestions of where to go (and where to avoid) if you want to do Disney child... less.