Have A Joyeux Noël At Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

Have A Joyeux Noël At Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

What could be better than chocolate, wine, and gifts?

New Stage Show To Replace Animal Kingdom’s Flights of Wonder

New Stage Show To Replace Animal Kingdom’s Flights of Wonder

As Flights of Wonder leaves, all new friends take over the show.

Disney Holiday Stocking Stuffers Under $20

Disney Holiday Stocking Stuffers Under $20

Little treats to make your winter holidays a bit more fun.

 Fun Facts About Christmastime At Walt Disney World

Fun Facts About Christmastime At Walt Disney World

There's a lot that goes into a Disney Christmas.

Stylish Gifts For Girls Who Dream In Dots And Bows

Stylish Gifts For Girls Who Dream In Dots And Bows

Pretty things for the classic girl.

About WDW For Grownups

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Tour Walt Disney Studios and Archives With D23 This Summer

D23, the official Disney fan club, has a nice opportunity for members this summer. On Saturday July 23, they are hosting a special tour for D23 members of Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Archives located in Burbank, California.

See Disney World a Different Way: Experience the Seas

Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes at The Seas with Nemo and Friends Pavilion? Want to learn how Disney maintains their 5.7 million gallon saltwater tank? Do you want to swim with over 6,000 animals? What about getting up close to a dolphin?

Disney offers three different experiences to allow you access behind the scenes at The Seas and experience the different animals up close.

"Oz" Comes to Detroit

There's no place like . . . Detroit? For Disney's "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the Michigan city will be the film's home for the remainder of the year as Raleigh Michigan Studios recently announced it will host the filming of the prequel.

"Oz," which will be Michigan's largest film shoot ever, will be the first movie to be filmed at Raleigh Studios. The new facility once was home to a General Motors plant.

Babycakes at Downtown Disney

I am a cupcake girl. I would pick a cupcake over most any other food if given the option. So when I heard about Babycakes in Downtown Disney I knew that I had to give it a try.

When do you start planning for your Walt Disney World trip? [Facebook fans]

Earlier this month, we asked our Walt Disney World for Grownups Facebook fans, "When do YOU start planning for an upcoming WDW trip? 1 year ahead? 6 months ahead? A week ahead?"

We got some great answers from our Facebook community. Here are some highlights:

1+ years of planning

For those traveling in from a long distance, even overseas, the planning starts very early, at a year or more. Here's what they had to say:

Kellie H. said, "4 years. Coming from the other side of the world you have to."

Upcoming Perks for Passholders

The latest edition of Mickey Monitor, a newsletter sent to Walt Disney World passholders quarterly, is out, and in it are quite a few discounts and perks geared specifically for passholders.

First, passholders heading to Disney's Hollywood Studios can visit a tent with Star Tours merchandise specifically for them. The tent will be open during every Star Wars weekend from May 20 through June 12.

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Disney Looking To Hire 800 Employees For Aulani Resort

The doors to Aulani in Ko Olina are set to open near the end of summer, and now Disney is looking for local workers to fill some 800 positions for their Hawaiian resort and spa.

Djuan Rivers, the Aulani Vacation Club Vice President, said: "We're looking for people who are genuine who have the heart to deliver the Hawaiian story and deliver great service." The hiring team for the resort is also looking for workers who are "self motivated, committed to excellence and have a passion for the islands and its heritage."

Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress [Looking Back]

Did you know that Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress at the Magic Kingdom is the longest-running stage show with the most performances in the history of American Theater? It's also the oldest attraction at Walt Disney World and the only attraction to have a direct tie to Walt himself.

Our Top Tips for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

It's already time to plan for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! Held on select nights in September, October and November, the special ticketed event is fun for the whole family. We've compiled some of our top tips for getting the most out of this scary good time!

Details Emerge On New Pixar Short "La Luna"

Fans of Pixar short films have had some pleasant surprises recently as details regarding the newest short "La Luna" have emerged. Earlier this month, Pixar released a synopsis and a still photo from the short, and this week saw even more bits of information about the film surface.

Reportedly attached to the full-length film "Brave," "La Luna" tells the story of a young boy who goes to work for the first time with his father and grandfather. The way the trio commutes to work is a bit unconventional as they row out to sea in an old wooden boat, and the work itself is a mystery.