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Disney News Round-Up: Hall of Presidents Update, Happily Ever After Merchandise, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round of news and rumors in the round-up today including an update about the Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents, a rumor about a dark ride coming to Epcot's France Pavilion, and much more.

The 2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival to Feature New Outdoor Kitchens, New Topiaries

The 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starts March 1 and runs for 90 days through May 29. The 24th annual Festival will feature two new Outdoor Kitchens, a new princess topiary, expanded Garden Rocks concerts, and much more.

Disney World Announces September Merchandise Events

September is right around the corner and that means another month of great merchandise events at the Walt Disney World Resort! Disney recently announced the September slate of events and Epcot and Disney Springs are where you'll find a lot of events next month.

Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion Now Open at 9 a.m. As ‘Frozen Ever After’ Open in Norway Pavilion

The wait is finally over! Frozen Ever After has officially opened in Epcot's Norway pavilion and opening-day reports had the ride's queue at 300 minutes by early morning Tuesday. In an effort to stem the flow of guests into World Showcase, the Mexico pavilion is also opening at 9 a.m.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Merchandise Events for February

February might be the shortest month of the year but the Walt Disney World Resort has a full slate of special merchandise events planned. Guests will have a chance to check out these events at Epcot, Disney Springs, and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Guests Leaving Tributes at Epcot’s France Pavilion Following Terror Attacks in Paris

Guests visiting the France pavilion in Epcot have been offering their condolences to cast members, many leaving flowers and notes to express their grief and solidarity following Friday night's terrorist attack in Paris.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces August Merchandise Events

If you have plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this month there are several new merchandise events planned including fragrance events, artist showcases, jewelry collections, and new doll releases from the Precious Moments collection.

Special Merchandise Events Planned at Walt Disney World Resort this Month

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced the special merchandise events for the month of July and they include two different fragrance events in Epcot, several artist showcases, and even a chance to learn more about the newest Precious Moments doll collection.

Best Cool Treats for the ‘Coolest Summer Ever’ at Walt Disney World

After a very long and very cold winter (for most of us) it seems that summer might finally be just around the corner and if you're traveling to Walt Disney World this summer that means it's going to be hot. We're talking H-O-T kind of hot. Melting while you're standing still hot. Sweating in places you didn't think was possible hot. And this means you need to keep your cool.

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Some Of The Most Beautiful Spots In Epcot For A Proposal

Winter holidays are the most popular time of the year for marriage proposals, and seeing that it's also one of the most popular times of the year at Walt Disney World, it seemed like time to toss out some ideas for you. So read on for some of the most beautiful and romantic spots around World Showcase.

Epcot’s World Showcase: France and China Pavilions To Get New Attractions in Preparation For Park Anniversary

There was a plethora of intriguing announcements made at the D23 Expo Parks and Resorts Presentation on Saturday, with a new vision for Future World that includes restaurants and attractions taken to astonishing new heights. Future World isn't alone in the rededicated vision for the Park, and we found out that great things are coming for World Showcase as well.

Exciting New Additions Coming To Walt Disney World

There was a ton of exciting news that came out of the D23 Expo as Bob Chapeck hosted the Disney Parks & Resorts Panel today. While the press releases haven't yet hit the streets, I'm going to give you a quick recap of the news, before digging into the details in coming days. Just like our speculation post, we'll break it down by Park Let's Go!

Speculation On What May Be Coming This Weekend From D23 Expo

This weekend thousands of Disney fans from around the world will converge on the Anaheim convention center for the D23 Expo 2017. The Expo is Disney's official fan convention, and the informational goodies that have come out of past Expos have given us a look at the ways The Walt Disney Company is shaping its future. We'll be keeping our eyes open especially for news coming out about changes for Walt Disney World. Here's an overview at some of the rumored announcements that may (or may not) be coming our way.

Top Treats to Keep You Cool this Summer at Walt Disney World

Ah, summertime in Orlando. It's hot and humid. We mean, it's like melt-to-the-sidewalk-HOT. Almost unbearably HOT. But...there is a way to keep your cool when visiting Disney World during the summer months. Cold food and drinks! That's right - in addition to finding air conditioning at every chance, you can also cool yourself with some tasty food and drinks.

Top 10 Bakeries and Candy Shops at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so much wonderful and delicious food choices at kiosks, bakeries, candy shops, and restaurants that it is a daunting task to narrow things down to a top 10 list. However, we're always up for a challenge here at Grownups, so this week we're taking on the bakeries and candy shops at Disney World and naming our top 10.

The Top 5 Snacks in Epcot’s World Showcase

If there's one thing we love to do at Epcot - aside from queueing up for Soarin' Around the World and thanking the Phoenicians in Spaceship Earth - it's eating! Epcot is home to some of the best eats at Disney World, including some of our favorite snack foods.

And while we've found some tasty treats at Sunshine Seasons in The Land Pavilion, our favorite Epcot snacks are found around World Showcase. Today we're going to check out the Top 5 Snacks in World Showcase.

The Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Recently I had the chance to stay at Disney's Yacht Club Resort and it has been added to my list of must-stay-here-again deluxe resorts. The resort has a different vibe from its sister resort Beach Club, and is located just a short walk from the International Gateway entrance of Epcot.

Fleur De Lys Outdoor Kitchen At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

My friends and I did a lot of eating at the Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival where the Outdoor Kitchens around World Showcase are providing country after country of bright farm fresh foods. That being said - I only made a return trip to one booth while we were there, and that was to the indulgent pop up Fleur De Lys.

A Few of our Favorite Cocktails and Drinks at Walt Disney World Resort

When you're visiting the Walt Disney World Resort it is very important to stay hydrated, especially in the hot summer months. But sometimes you just have to step away from the water and find a great grownup beverage. Something cold, maybe frozen, but definitely delicious.