2019 Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival Food Booths

2019 Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival Food Booths

See what will be cooking at the festival food booths!

Souvenir Sensation: Build Your Own Na’vi Necklace

Souvenir Sensation: Build Your Own Na’vi Necklace

Create a unique expression of your Na'vi side.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day At Raglan Road In Disney Springs

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day At Raglan Road In Disney Springs

Irish music, Irish dance, Irish food, Irish brews, and more!

Send Them A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts

Send Them A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts

Disney's unique postcard that's truly nuts!

A Look Inside Disney's Bay Lake Tower Grand Villa

A Look Inside Disney's Bay Lake Tower Grand Villa

Stay in style with a Magic Kingdom view.

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New Lap Bars for Splash Mountain

Splash Mountain opened a few days ago after a month-long refurbishment, and the popular water ride received new lap bars as part of its update. The reason for the addition of the bars? To prevent guests from standing up during the ride or exiting the log boats earlier than instructed.

Epcot's 'Tomb Warriors: Guardian Spirits of Ancient China' exhibit

Come with us on a photo tour of the terracotta soldiers at Epcot's China pavilion!

Vinylmation Villains: At a Store Near You

There are some of us who don't entirely get the Disney Vinylmation phenomenon. However, there must be some collectors out there who do, because Disney Vinylmation has recently released a new villains collection.

The Mickey-shaped pieces depict a host of those Disney characters who lurk on the dark side, including the fur-loving Cruella DeVille and the witch that plagued Snow White. Each piece costs right around $10 and are readily available online or in Disney stores across the country.

Disney World, GoWalla and you

Do you GoWalla? Disney Parks and GoWalla have joined together in an unprecedented partnership -- it's what many are calling a "major win" for the location-based service.

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Small Fire at Aulani Resort Causes 20K in Damages

Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii was the scene of a small fire last week. Honolulu firefighters were called to the unfinished resort and came to the aid of construction workers who were battling the small blaze with fire extinguishers.

Taking place on the 12th floor of a tower in the resort that is currently under construction, the fire caused $10,000 in damage to the structure and another $10,000 to the building's contents.

The fire was reported to have begun at 6:13 p.m. and extinguished at 6:39 p.m.

Favorite DisneyQuest attractions

Spend a day or a few hours at DisneyQuest. We have some favorite attractions -- what are yours?

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Significant Pay Raises for Disney Execs

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger is living proof that it is a good thing to work for a mouse. According to Disney's proxy filings last Friday, Iger saw a 35% increase in salary and bonuses for 2010. As far as figures go, the CEO's salary jumped to $16.3 million from the previous year's $12 million. His total compensation? Factoring in equity awards, it was $28 million.

Lineup Announced For Epcot's Flower Power Concert Series

It's become an annual - or perennial - favorite of Disney guests. We're talking, of course, of Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival and the accompanying Flower Power Concert Series. This year's lineup was recently announced and will feature artists and music from the 60's, 70's and 80's. Here are the dates and acts:

  • #March 4-6 Jose Feliciano
  • #March 11-13 The Guess Who
  • #March 18-20 Chubby Checker and the Wildcats
  • #March 25-27 Melissa Manchester

Photo Tour: AquaDuck on the Disney Dream

A friend of ours just returned from a cruise on the brand new Disney Dream cruise ship and sent over this great review of the AquaDuck -- the cruise industry's first water coaster on a ship!

Thanks to WDWFG for the chance to rave about this incredible water coaster. The AquaDuck may seem like a kids' ride to some, but I was surprised to note that the concept was terrifying to many. Not a lot of folks want to hang out above the ocean with only a thin piece of plastic between them and an 150 foot drop!

Sunday Round-Up for January 30, 2011

Lou Mongello at WDW Radio shares a review of the new Wild Africa Trek.

Main Street Gazette takes an amazing look at the posters in the waiting area for "It's Tough to Be A Bug." I had never noticed these before but will definitely take a look the next time I'm there.