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Some November Walt Disney World Park Hours Updates

If there is one thing we can count on at Disney right now, it's that everything is subject to change. Back in September operating hours at all four Disney World parks were reduced. It's not surprising with kids going back to school ini some form or another, September is typically a slower month. That being said, when the November calendar was revealed, it first appeared that these shortened hours would continue.

Disney Springs Closes Early Due To Curfew And A Message From Disney Leaders

Civil unrest occurring across the nation has prompted action from Disney as Orlando and Orange County institute a curfew following nights of rioting over the death of George Floyd. Disney Springs will be closing early until further notice to allow guests and cast members the ability to make it home in time. Disney Company leadership CEO Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Bob Iger, and Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer of The Walt Disney Company Latondra Newton also released a joint statement to Cast Members regarding this time of civil unrest.

BREAKING NEWS Walt Disney World Extends Closures

This evening, after the stock market closed, the @DisneyParksNews twitter account released a statement that the Walt Disney World and Disneyland closures would be extended until further notice and Disney cast members (not including operating partners) would be paid through April 18, 2020.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Date

Details are trickling out about the highly anticipated Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios as part of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion. Read on to discover why this new attraction is seriously ambitious, and worth every moment of anticipation as it readies to open on December 5th, 2019.

Disney News Round-Up: Planet Hollywood Observatory Opening Soon, MagicBand 2 News, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have a bit of news to share today including an update on the opening day for Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs and some news about the new MagicBand 2. Let's check out today's news.

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: New Theme Park Ticket Option, Celebrate Mickey’s Birthday, and More

Happy Thursday and welcome to another Disney news round-up! Mickey Mouse is celebrating his birthday tomorrow and everyone can celebrate at the Walt Disney World Resort. Let's check out the rest of today's news.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Vera Bradley Designs, New Popcorn Flavors, and More

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up! The Magic Kingdom was recently named the #3 amusement park in the country in Trip Advisor's Travelers' Choice Awards. Disney's Hollywood Studios was #6 on the list, and Disney's Animal Kingdom was #10.

Jedi Training Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing for a Refurbishment

The Jedi Training Academy at Disney's Hollywood Studios is reportedly closing on October 4 for a brief refurbishment. The popular attraction is scheduled to reopen later this year with a new name: Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.

Possible Changes Coming to the Disney Dining Plan

It's been a busy weekend full of possible news and even some rumors when it comes to changes that might be happening with the Disney Dining Plan. We've been hearing quite a few different reports and wanted to make our readers aware of changes that are possible.

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Capacity Increases At Florida Disney Parks

There's little question that crowds in the Disney Parks this Holiday Season will be some of the lowest ever. Back in October, Disney CEO Bob Chapek confirmed that the parks were operating at 25% capacity and said that the plan was to maintain a capacity level that allowed for social distancing according to the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines until those guidelines changed. We've got news on how that has changed.

Top 5 In-Room Baths At Walt Disney World

Do you dream of coming back from a long day at the Disney Parks and slipping into a luxurious bath? Soothing those sore muscles or just indulging in a bit of pampering is one of my favorite things to do on my Walt Disney World Vacations. I'll admit to choosing my Resort Hotel Room by the glamor of it's bathroom more than once. If your idea of relaxing is a long soak in the tub, I'm sharing the best in-room tubs at Walt Disney World.

Disney Resort Guests No Longer Receive Free Magic Bands In 2021

Introduced in 2013 MagicBands have become integral to the Disney Park experience. These wearable devices combine the capability and function for a guest's park ticket and hotel room key, they also provide wearers a tool to consolidate dining plans and reservations as well as operate as a contactless payment method. It took some time for regular Disney guests to get used to the new technology, and now it looks like Disney is changing things up again.

Fall Fun Arrive at Walt Disney World Beginning September 15th, 2020

Fall in love again with Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom as pumpkins pop on Main Street U.S.A. from September 15th through October 31st, 2020. Stroll right down the middle of the street and admire the fall decor while indulging in the many seasonal offerings.

NBA Coverage From Inside The Bubble At The ESPN Wide World of Sports

Disney fans have long known that life is better "in the bubble" but in 2020 the NBA discovered a new way to play through a crisis, and Walt Disney World has been the key. Sports fans are invited to join in at home through ESPN's continuing comprehensive coverage of the historic NBA restart.

Disney Parks Hours Adjusted For Fall Schedule

If there is one thing we can all be sure of right now, it's that change is inevitable. As low summer crowds continue in the Disney Parks Walt Disney World has released adjusted Park Hours for the fall season and early closures may cause interruptions to your evening plans.

Five Things I Love About The Disney Parks Right Now

Disney Parks have begun welcoming guests through their gates once again, and while things are certainly different as we struggle through the pandemic, there is still magic to be found. Focusing on the little things in life has never been more important and that goes double for your Walt Disney World vacation. Here are five things that I love about Disney Parks right now.

Could Walt Disney World Resort Have To Close Again?

Things are not looking good in Florida right now. The state is in the midst of its largest coronavirus surge yet, now surpassing New York, Florida has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Recently Hong Kong Disneyland became the first of the Disney Parks forced to shut the gates once again due to the virus. This has left many Disney fans who haven't canceled their trips to wonder, could Walt Disney Resort have to close yet again?

Tips For Traveling During The Time Of COVID-19

Disney fans tend to be true blue sorts that don't let a whole lot stand in the way between us and our happy place. Many of us are just to get back to the magic after a stressful spring stuck at home due to the COVID-19 and all that has come with it. While The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) no longer is advising against nonessential domestic travel and Walt Disney World will be open again soon, there are still some things that you should know to help keep you safe while traveling through this new pandemic world.

Reopening Information You Should Know About Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

In the past it has been easy as pie to enjoy a Walt Disney World vacation, even without heading to the Disney Parks. Disney hotels have offered guests a plethora of shopping, dinning, and entertainment options that over the years have made visiting multiple resorts something everyone does. However, in this new COVID-19 world health and safety precautions may just put a damper on your hotel hopping game. Here's what you should know about the reopening plans for Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.