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Happily Ever After Debuts at the Magic Kingdom

Happily Ever After debuted last Friday night at the Magic Kingdom, replacing the popular nighttime fireworks show Wishes. The new nighttime spectacular features fireworks, projections, and even Tinker Bell!

Disney News Round-up: New Celebration Cakes, Driverless Shuttles at Disney World, and More

Happy Monday and happy first day of May! We have a big news round-up today including information on new celebration cakes, rumors of driverless shuttles coming to Disney World, and two new colors and designs for the retail MagicBands!

Enjoy a Live Stream of Wishes from the Magic Kingdom on March 23

Wishes, the iconic and fan favorite fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom, is ending forever on May 11. If you don't have a chance to make it back for one more performance, you'll have a chance to watch Wishes from the comfort of your couch on March 23.

‘Celebration at the Top’ Announced for California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

California Grill at Disney's Contemporary Resort is hosting a new nighttime event, Celebration at the Top - Sip, Savor, Sparkle. Guests will enjoy small bites, drinks, and a viewing of the Magic Kingdom's fireworks from a private observation deck.

Updates Planned for Disney’s Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resorts

Two of Disney's moderate resorts, Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach, are getting some major upgrades in the next two years. The changes include new buildings, new dining experiences, and new retail spots.

Ring in the New Year at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're planning on celebrating New Year's Eve at the Walt Disney World Resort several of the theme parks have special events planned for Saturday night. Guests at the Magic Kingdom can celebrate on Friday and Saturday night.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: New Nighttime Holiday Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, New Sorcerer’s of the Magic Kingdom Card, and More

It's time for another Disney news round-up, and today is holiday-themed. The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights might be gone, but you'll have a chance to celebrate the holidays at Disney's Hollywood Studios with an all-new spectacular. Read on to find out more holiday news!

Disney News Round-Up: Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Treats, Disney Requires Kids to Scan Fingers at Park Gates, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up. Today we're checking out stories about Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and a new requirement for kids at the theme park entrances. Let's see what's going on!

Watch a Live Stream of ‘Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular’ on July 18

If you have been hoping to see 'Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular' at Disney's Hollywood Studios but you don't have a trip planned, no worries! You can catch a live stream of the all-new nighttime show on Monday, July 18, thanks to the Disney Parks Blog.

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5 Themed Ideas To Add Even More Fun To Your Disney Vacation

A Walt Disney World vacation is always a fun idea, but sometimes it's nice to put a new spin on the traditional family vacation. For those shorter trips (3-4 nights) why not try a vacation theme! Plan your touring schedule with an overarching storyline and use the Disney Parks and Resorts to let your adventure unfold.

Catch a Live-Stream of the Magic Kingdom’s Happily Ever After Nighttime Show on May 12

Tomorrow, May 11, is the very last night for Wishes, the fan-favorite nighttime fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom. A new show, Happily Ever After, debuts on May 12 and if you can't make it to the park to see the show you can catch a live-stream online.

Late Night Desserts At Les Chefs De France

The bountiful food options at Walt Disney World can sometimes make it hard to pick just one place to eat dinner, so why not split up your meal and take in even more of the delicious options? If you're looking for a late night spot to share some dessert with your companions, I highly recommend stopping in at Epcot's Les Chefs de France. A charming cafe, serving up very accessible French culinary favorites, Les Chefs is also a wonderful spot to drop by for a bit of dessert.

New Nighttime Spectacular, Happily Ever After, Coming to the Magic Kingdom in May

The Magic Kingdom is getting ready to debut a brand new nighttime spectacular. The new show, Happily Ever After, will premiere on May 12 and features animation, fireworks, and more. The show will replace Wishes.

Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Several years ago I was lucky enough to spend a few days at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort (when it was still known and just the Polynesian) and I instantly fell in love. We're talking LOVE at first sight. In the years since that first stay I've returned several times for dining or drinks, and I'm still enamored by this resort.

Starry-eyed Sailings For You and Your Sweetheart At Walt Disney World

It's always nice to add a little something special to your Walt Disney World vacation, and the romance is strong when you book a specialty cruise from one of the many marinas on property. While this list is by no means exhaustive, we've got three of the most starry-eyed sailings that you and your sweetheart can embark on.

Italian Water Taxi at The Boathouse

Romantic Spots To Stop For A Cocktail At Walt Disney World

Looking for some romantic spots for cocktails with your sweetheart at Walt Disney World? We've got five great bars and lounges that are perfect for you and your loved one to wind up your nights with a drink or two and a little relaxation. We picked these perfect spots for their theming, unique drinks, and great seating. So read on and then be sure to add them to your next romantic Disney getaway!

Special Ideas for Celebrating new Year at Walt Disney World

Ringing in the New Year at Walt Disney World is one of those things I dreamed of as a girl. Frankly, I place the blame directly on the early 80's version of Carousel of Progress. However, as an adult just the thought of fighting through the New Year Crowds on Main Street USA triggers an anxiety attack. Avoiding crowds during the holidays at Disney is all relative, and while it will be crowded and busy no matter where you go, avoiding the parties in the Parks will help ease a bit of that traffic.

2016 Holiday Happenings You Don’t Want To Miss At Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort may be at its most magical during the winter holiday season. Across the entire property Parks and Resorts are decked out in their holiday finery and sharing some holiday cheer. So while you're finishing up your travel arrangements for your winter trip - make sure you schedule in some time for these 2016 Holiday Happenings You Don't Want To Miss.