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D23 "Imagining Tomorrow, Today" Pavilion Teases Great Things To Come

D23 Expo has kicked off in Anaheim, California and even before the doors opened to fans exciting news about the future of Disney Parks and Resorts was revealed. A pavilion at Disney's ultimate fan convention entitled "Imagining Tomorrow, Today" shares a peek at what's in development at Disney Parks worldwide. Included in the preview are exhibits featuring new attractions in store for the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Check it out.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Limited Time Fun Coming To Walt Disney World In 2019

Disney just announced a whole slew of limited time offerings for 2019 that will keep guests in the party mood from January to September! We'll have more information coming for you about the exciting new events as Disney expands the details, but here's a peek at how Walt Disney World will be celebrating all year long in 2019.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Ending in the Second Half of 2019

Since October of 1999 Walt Disney World guests have enjoyed gathering each night on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon to watch the nightly spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Today Disney announced that the popular nighttime show will end its run at the close of the 2019 summer season.

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.

Disney Gives Update for the New Disney Skyliner System

Disney announced the Disney Skyliner transportation system this past summer at the D23 Expo, and now we're getting more information about the systems and the Skyliner stations at Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and three resort hotels.

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts Runs January 12 through February 19

The 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts is slated to run for 39 days from January 12 through February 19, 2018. The schedule for next year's Festival is a change from the inaugural event which only ran Fridays through Mondays. Next year just the Disney on Broadway performances are happening Friday through Monday each week.

Full List of Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced

The full list of narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced. Additions to the complete list include Disney Legend Kurt Russell, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez, and the voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson.

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Epcot was one of Walt Disney's original visions. Originally standing for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, it was actually intended to be much more of the basis for Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. Eventually however his initial vision proved too grand to be carried out and it became the less expansive park that you see today.

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Disney Park Hours, Construction, and Refurbishment August 2020 Updates

With the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World happening in October 2021, this year was always going to be a transformative phase for the Disney Parks in Florida. However, few could have anticipated the roadblocks that would pop up due to the current world climate. It's August and the four main Theme Parks are not only accepting a limited number of guests through the gates again, but refurbishments and construction projects are moving forward.

Tips For Enjoying Taste of Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

All reports coming out of Epcot point to the altered foodie fest going on being a truly different experience. While some visitors may just be happy to get the shadows of the annual special event others are questioning if the the effort is worth it. I've got some great tips for making the best of your 2020 experience at the Taste of Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.

2020 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Is Now!

Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park is open once again, and with that comes the 2020 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. This new spin on the fan favorite event blends together some of our favorite elements from Flower and Garden Festival with the deliciousness that is Food and Wine in a more intimate manner.

2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Planning News

Spring is just around the corner and that means it is almost time for one of the most beautiful events of the year, the 2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. This annual event combines the beauty of world gardens with all the delicious food that come out of them creating a festival that celebrates all the best things about plants!

Peek Inside The Epcot Experience And Look Into The Future

Construction walls are up all across the Epcot Theme Park but Walt Disney Imagineering is inviting the casual and curious to witness the progress of Epcot's biggest transformation. Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience is an outstanding preview center that takes guests on a new level of exploration as immersive storytelling combines with brand-new attractions and astonishing interactive experiences to make the Park a one of a kind destination.

New Adventures Coming To Walt Disney World In 2020

People ask me all the time if why I don't get bored traveling to Walt Disney World so often, but long-time Disney fans know that things are always changing in the Vacation Kingdom. It's as easy as pie to make every Disney different, so let's take a look at the exciting and new things coming to Walt Disney World in 2020!

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

UPDATED 12/12/19: Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort will kick-off its annual global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts Jan. 17 and continue for 39 days through Feb. 24, 2020.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday November 8, 2019

Holiday magic is popping up all across the Walt Disney World Resort, and today we're rounding up the special wintry fun that you can find between now and the end of the year on your Disney vacation!

Regal Eagle Smokehouse Coming To Epcot's American Adventure

If Food & Wine Festival has show us anything over the years, it's that the folks at Disney know how to do some classic American barbecue. Well fans, it's time to rejoice because there's a new restaurant coming this winter to the The American Adventure. Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue will have a fast-casual atmosphere where guest can enjoy some down home goodness.

Get Ready To Step Inside The Epcot Experience

Long-time Disney fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming transformations of the Epcot Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort. While the transformation initiatives have been fan request driven for the most part, no Disney Park has undergone such a massive reimagining. To keep guests up to date and involved in the future of this beloved Park a new discovery center has been opened. Get ready to step inside Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience.