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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.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Dooney & Bourke Designs, Talking Skull Returns to Pirates of the Caribbean, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another round-up of Disney news. Today we're talking about the new Disney Dooney & Bourke collections coming to the Disney Parks this summer, the return of the talking skull on Pirates of the Caribbean, and much more.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Announce ‘A Galaxy of Stories’ Pavilion at D23 Expo

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced a new pavilion for this year's D23 Expo: 'A Galaxy of Stories.' This pavilion will give guests the chance to get an exclusive look at the new Star Wars-themed lands at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.

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 News Round-up: All the News for Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney's Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 27 with record crowds and wait times of more than three hours for both attractions in the new land. Today we're catching you up on all the Pandora-related news you might have missed.

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Tips For Riding Out A Hurricane At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World continues to operate under normal conditions, but park officials are keeping a close eye on the path of Irma, a category 5 hurricane, that could impact central Florida. The arrival of the Hurricane Irma would likely bring the Disney Parks to a close for just the fifth time in its history. It has already been announced that Blizzard Beach will be closed on September 8th and 9th, and Aerophile at Disney Springs has already ceased operations. In addition sailings of Disney Fantasy and Sept. 8 and Sept.

Halloweentime Disney Food Art By Donna Yan

Just spreading around a little more love for cute Disney Food Artist Donna Yan! Donna's art has not only been featured by Walt Disney World for Grown-ups and the Disney Food Blog this month, but the story was picked up by Nerdist and is turning this fan art phenom into the must buy Disney inspired artist of the day. Since Fall is in the air we thought we'd give you a bit of a seasonal treat by showing off Donna's Halloweetime foodie fun from across the Disney Parks.

A Review: Lunch at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom

One of my favorite quick service lunches in all of Walt Disney World is at Be Our Guest in the Magic Kingdom. Between the incredible theming inside the restaurant and the delicious menu options, it really is a must-have Advance Dining Reservation on every visit.

Ode To Dole Whip And Where To Find It At Walt Disney World

Ahhh... Dole Whip. Your sweet pineapple swirls of velvety goodness are the things that Disney dreams are made of. Mountain peaks of icy cold nectarous bliss spun into a little paper cup, or rising from a lagoon of tart pineapple juice, you brighten any day with your sunny color and fresh bright flavor.

Epcot Future World Reimagined For Tomorrow

Chairman of Disney Parks and Resort Bob Chapek, and with Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald shared a vision with fans this weekend at the D23 Expo. That vision is a rejuvenated Epcot Theme Park staying true to its original mission, with new additions coming to both Future World and World Showcase in preparation for Epcot's 35th Anniversary, as well as the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World.

Crazy for Cotton Candy

Social Media is going crazy for the fun new Light Up Cotton Candy at Disney Parks. Coast to coast and around the world this colorful treat is bringing smiles to the masses and gaining ground as Instagramers show pleasure their fluffy, flashy, rainbow treats.

runDisney Motivates Me To Be Better

My friends know that I'll come up with just about any reason for a Walt Disney World vacation, but recently I've dedicated myself to one of my craziest plans yet. yes indeed - I signed up to run the 2018 Princess Half Marathon. Coming out of a long term health crisis I needed motivation to regain my previous fitness and stamina. So why did I chose to runDisney rather than complete a race closer to home? Sure - a fabulous vacation surrounding the race weekend was part of it, but runDisney provides more than just a stretch of road.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas For The Disney Mom In Your Life

Hey there - you know what time it is? Time to start shopping for Mother's Day! I know, I know, it's still a month and a half away from this annual tribute to our Moms. But after all she's done for you, don't you think Mom deserves a little forethought and planning? We've got some great new ideas for the Disney loving mom on your gift list.

Original Magic Kingdom Attractions You Can Still Enjoy

A lot has changed at Walt Disney World since it first opened in 1971. Back then the Magic Kingdom was the only Park, and Disney resort choices included just the Contemporary, Polynesian Village, or the Fort Wilderness Camp Ground. Attractions at the Magic Kingdom have left, and now ones have taken their place, but through it all these time tested rides have survived it all. If you're looking for a taste of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom 1971 style, focus your your touring strategy on taking in these fourteen great original Magic Kingdom rides.

10 Ideas For Valentines At Walt Disney World That Don’t Add Extra Expense

We all know that Disney vacations don't come cheap, and extra experiences can add a cost that not everyone can manage. Never fear Valentines Walt Disney World is full of romantic opportunities just waiting to be taken advantage of. Last year we posted a list of 5 Romantic Things To Do At Disney For Free, this year we've come up with even more ideas to add a bit of romance to your Disney vacation without adding extra expense.