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Disney News Round-up: Epcot Celebrating Canada’s 150th, Bookings Open for Epcot Festival of the Arts Events, and More

Happy Thursday! We're checking in with some exciting Disney news including new Disney World vacation packages for 2017, reservations for special events at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts and much more!

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 News Round-Up: Disney Parks’ Holiday Special, MagicBand 2, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're rounding up some of the big Disney news stories today including information on the new MagicBand 2 rolling out at the Walt Disney World Resort and when you can catch the Christmas Day Disney Parks' holiday special. Let's check it out.

Four Magic Kingdom Table Service Restaurants to Begin Serving Alcohol Next Week

Four Magic Kingdom table service locations will join Be Our Guest and begin serving wine and beer next week. The restaurants are: Tony's Town Square, Cinderella's Royal Table, Skipper Canteen, and Liberty Tree Tavern.

Disney After Hours Returns to Magic Kingdom for Select Nights in Early 2017

Earlier this year the Magic Kingdom debuted a new hard-ticket event, Disney After Hours, giving guests a chance to spend more time in the park after dark. And now, that event is back for seven nights in early 2017.

Disney News Round-up: Progressive Dinner Announced at Disney Springs, New Party in the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy day after Thanksgiving! While you're noshing on leftovers we have some exciting food-themed news to share with you. Next weekend there's a special progressive dinner planned at Disney Springs, and next week a new party is coming to the Magic Kingdom. Read on to find out more.

Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration Debuts at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party for 2016 took place last week at the Magic Kingdom. This year the party features the all-new Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration stage show in addition to the other magical events at the party.

Disney News Round-up: New Holiday Show at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Holiday Special Filming at Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Thursday! We're checking out some news from Disney World today including a new holiday spectacular at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and the filming of the Disney Parks holiday specials might impact some entertainment at the parks.

Disney News Round-up: Chicago Cubs Celebrate at Disney World, New Show Coming to Disney Springs, and More

Happy Election Day! It's time to pry yourself away from the election news and check out the latest Disney news! Today we're talking about the Chicago Cubs at the Magic Kingdom, a new nighttime show at Disney Springs with drones, and a couple new Dooney & Bourke collections. Let's check it out!

Disney News Round-Up: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Merchandise, Disney Parks Holiday News, and More

And just like that Halloween is over and it's all about Christmas and the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort! The jack-o-lanterns have been replaced with garland and toy soldiers, and the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is November 7. Let's check out today's holiday-themed news round-up.

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Tickets Now on Sale for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

If you're making plans to attend one of the Magic Kingdom's holiday parties this fall, we have good news! Tickets for both Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale.

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.

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.

A Review of Dinner at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom

I recently had a chance to dine at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen in the Magic Kingdom. The table service location has been open since late 2015, serving up exotic eats with Jungle Cruise humor. My first dinner there did not disappoint (for the most part).

The Top Sandwiches at Walt Disney World Resort

There is undoubtedly a lot of really good food at the Walt Disney World Resort. And sometimes, some of the best food comes in sandwich form. But we're not just talking about your standard sandwich featuring some sort of meat and toppings between two slices of bread. No way. We're talking about sweet sandwiches too.

Favorite Fried Foods at Walt Disney World Resort

Ah, fried foods. Is there anything better than food that is deep fried, whether we're talking about corn dogs, French fries, or funnel cakes? We think not. There's just something so comforting about eating fried foods, even if they aren't always the healthiest choice on the menu.

The Top 5 Things to Love about the Walt Disney World Resort

In celebration of Valentine's Day this year it seemed like a good idea to think about the things I love about Walt Disney World Resort. I've been visiting Disney World since 1974 when I was just a wee little one and over the years I've collected a rather extensive list of the things I love about my happy place.

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.

Disney Parks & Movies Connection: Follow Me Boys

The last film that Walt Disney lived to see through its completion was Follow Me Boys, a live-action film that tells a love story that centers on a man who settles down in a small town and forms a Boy Scout troop. Just as the world lost Walt Disney 50 years ago this year, Follow Me Boys, in turn, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. Although the film is largely forgotten except among dedicated Disney fans, it is significant in Disney history for its characterization of Walt Disney's brand of storytelling.