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

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

Check out what's going on in the vacation Kingdom of the world.

2019 Grand Floridian Gingerbread Display Photo Tour

2019 Grand Floridian Gingerbread Display Photo Tour

A spectacular showpiece, this resort's gingerbread is a fan favorite year after year.

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

An annual celebration of creativity and beauty.

Try The Cherry Jubilee At AristoCrepes This Holiday Season

Try The Cherry Jubilee At AristoCrepes This Holiday Season

Celebrate with a Cherry Julibee Crepe

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort Holiday Decor Photo Tour

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort Holiday Decor Photo Tour

A look at Saratoga Springs' holiday hoopla.

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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.

Play Disney Parks App Deepens Experience Of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is set to open at Disney's Hollywood Studios tomorrow, and as with traveling to any foreign (or planet in this case) you really need to make sure you have a good guide. Thankfully the Play Disney Parks mobile app has a function that will turn you mobile device into a your very own Star Wars: Datapad that's equal parts mobile game platform and utility tool.

Stop On By Disney Springs' Mac & Cheese Truck

Craving delicious street food? Disney Springs offers a trio of distinctive food trucks, often stationed at Exposition Park on the West Side. You can order up a yummy does of comfort food with fun twists at Disney Springs' Mac & Cheese Truck.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Opening in 2020

At Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney Imagineers are getting ready to open Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway in 2020! You'll be invited to the Chinese Theatre where Mickey and Minnie will be hosting the premier of their newest film "Perfect Picnic." The theater serves as the magic portal through which guests will step from the human world directly into the cartoon world for one Goofy adventure aboard Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway.

Cherry Tree Lane Coming To Epcot's United Kingdom Pavilion

Visitors to Epcot's United Kingdom pavilion will can look forward to expanded adventures, as construction on a whole new neighborhood will bring guests to Cherry Tree Lane. None other than Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke announced the expansion coming to World Showcase at the 2019 D23 Expo and fan gathering. The UK pavilion will be home to Disney's first ever attraction inspired by Mary Poppins.

New Epcot Concept To Have Four Distinct Neighborhoods

Zach Ridley is the Imagineer in charge of transforming Epcot from the theme park we have known, to a vibrant family focused place to be enjoyed for decades to come. Zach took the stage at the D23 Expo to give fans a peek at what is in store. He told us how this next chapter of Epcot's Journey had "deeply personal meaning to the Imagineers working on the transformation." The transformation of Epcot is about "the power of hope, the power of possibility, the power of wonder." Let's talk about what's going on.

Guests Will Be Able To Explore The Journey of Water In Epcot's New Future World

The future of Epcot looks lush and green from concept art shown at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California this weekend. Included amongst the plans revealed is a new walk through attraction called "Journey of Water" that was inspired by the playful personality of the element in Disney's Moana.

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.