Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

A few of our favorite Walt Disney World stores this week.

2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Gear At shopDisney

2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Gear At shopDisney

Get a jump on your festival shopping.

Pork Fried Rice From Capt. Cook's At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Pork Fried Rice From Capt. Cook's At Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Traditional Fried Rice with Slow-roasted Pork

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A few of my favorite things about Disney's flagship Resort.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 6, 2019

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 6, 2019

Travel planning new you can use.

About WDW For Grownups

We're a website dedicated to adults who visit Disney World because they love it, not just because their kids love it. Join in the discussion on our forums or find us here:

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser To Offer First-Of-Its-Kind Vacation Experience

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge was recently awarded by TIME Magazine as one of the World's Greatest Places. At Walt Disney World this extraordinary new land is set to open on August 29th, 2019. While being amongst the world's greatest is a huge honor, Disney's Hollywood Studios is about to launch our concept of what the "world" is into outer space. A First-of-its-kind vacation experience is in store for guests who book this voyage onboard the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Halcyon.

New Cinematic Adventures Around World Showcase

Four new films are on their way to the theaters of Epcot. Movies play a role in all of our lives, bringing us a sense of travel and adventure that leave us wanting more. They spark our imaginations and challenge us all to go forth into the world and explore. In this spirit Disney is bringing a new level of artistic beauty to The Land and World Showcase which will offer a bright new picture our planet that inspires guests to discover more.

New Cirque du Soleil Show Inspired By Disney Animation

Over the past two years Cirque du Soleil has been doing extensive research into the world of Disney Animation for this extraordinary collaboration. They dove in and worked closely with legendary Disney animators to understand the process of animation and feel physicality as well as the emotion of it. Their goal was to find out how can animation be eternal, and capture that proverbial genie in the bottle of a show.

New Icons For New Offerings At Epcot

Disney Parks and Resorts revealed a brand-new look for the Epcot pavilion icons to usher in a new era of family entertainment at the popular theme park. With exciting new experiences on the way that called for new icon designs of their own (such as the Play Pavilion and Guardians of the Galaxy) it was a natural fit to give Epcot's standards new iconography as well.

2019 Class of Disney Legends Inducted At D23 Expo

Congratulations to the latest class of Disney Legends honored in a special ceremony today at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. The Disney Legend Award is the highest honor that the Disney Company gives. The award is a 32-year tradition of The Walt Disney Company. Disney Legends Award recipients will also participate in a handprint ceremony where their bronzed prints will be displayed in the Disney Legends Plaza at the Company's Burbank headquarters to inspire future generations.

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.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday August 23, 2019

Are you counting down until the jump gates are open to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios? If you are as excited as we are you'll probably be pretty happy to hear that TIME Magazine just named Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge one of TIME's 'World's Greatest Places.' Opening date for the East Coast version is a rapidly approaching August 29th.

Know Before You Go! Are You Ready For Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge?

August 29th, 2019 is the opening date for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly awaited land will send travelers on an epic adventure at the edge of the galaxy visiting the Black Spire Outpost on planet Batuu. This brand new 14-acre land will immerse guests in the Star Wars Universe where they will interact with characters, ride in the Millennium Falcon, and create their very own Star Wars Story. If you're looking forward to making this journey on your next Walt Disney World Vacation, here are a few things you need to know.

Insta-Worthy Epcot Food & Wine Festival Photo Tips

If you'll be traveling to the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival to make some memories, you're going to need pictures of something more than just the landmarks. I'm talking about food of course! Sips and bites of international cuisine make an excellent subject, but great food photography takes more than just shooting what's on your plate. I've got tips to tell your story in pictures for memories that will last a lifetime.

Mimosa Flight And Breakfast At Kona Cafe'

Kona Cafe' has long been one of my favorite spots for breakfast at Walt Disney World. This casual table service restaurant just off the monorail at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Great Ceremonial House is home to the "legendary" Tonga Toast. While that dish alone brings in tons of dinners, I'm a fan of exploring the menu here.