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It’s Time for the Second Annual March Magic Tournament with Disney Parks

It's mid-March which means it's time for that big college basketball tournament but it's also time for the second annual March Magic Tournament from the Disney Parks. The tournament features 32 teams inspired by favorite Disney Parks attractions that will battle it out for the title of ultimate Disney attraction, with the winner announced on April 6.

Holiday Gingerbread Houses Repurposed to Feed the Bees at Walt Disney World Resort

Every holiday season guests at the Walt Disney World Resort are amazed by the incredible gingerbread displays at the resort hotels, including the Contemporary and Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. But have you ever wondered what happens to the displays once the holidays are over? We have the answer!

Disney Parks Online Store to Feature Disney Parks-Inspired Shirts for Limited Time

If you're a fan of classic Disney Parks attractions or retro T-shirts or both you'll want to visit the Disney Parks online store between now and April 5. That's when several unique T-shirts inspired by classic Disney attractions will be available. These shirts are inspired by both Disneyland and Walt Disney World and they're only on sale for a very limited time.

Splitsville Luxury Lanes Showcasing Live Bands Every Saturday Night

Saturday nights at Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Downtown Disney just got a lot more entertaining. In addition to being the place to go for good food and bowling, the dining and bowling establishment recently added live bands to the mix every Saturday night.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces ‘Flip Side’ Sweepstakes for January

We can't think of a better way to start the New Year than winning a Walt Disney World Resort vacation that includes an overnight stay in the Cinderella Castle Suite at the Magic Kingdom.

If that's your idea of the best way to ring in the New Year then you'll want to enter the 'Flip Side' Sweepstakes that was recently announced by Walt Disney World.

Mascots from College Football Playoff Teams Star in New Television Spots

The mascots from the four college football teams playing in the College Football Playoffs are starring in a new string of television spots airing now. The ads can be seen on ABC, ESPN, and Disney Parks social media channels.

Meg Crofton Announces Plan to Retire on June 1, 2015

Meg Crofton, the president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts' operations in the United States and France, is planning to retire on June 1, 2015. The announcement was made via an internal memo.

Crofton has been at the helm of the US and France parks' operations since 2011 and prior to that role she was the president of the Walt Disney World Resort from 2006 until 2011.

Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration to Feature Performances from Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Aulani

This year's Disney Parks Christmas parade has an all-new name, the 2014 Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration, and it will feature all-star performances from Disneyland, Walt Disney World Resort, and Aulani.

Woman Dies After Crash with Walt Disney World Resort Bus

A 29-year old woman from Windermere, Florida died after a three-car crash involving a Walt Disney World Resort bus. The crash occurred in the early morning hours on December 15 in front of Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

New Alex and Ani Bracelets Headed to the Disney Parks

If you're a fan of shiny, sparkly things like Alex and Ani bangles, today's your lucky day! Several all-new Alex and Ani bracelet designs are headed to the Disney Parks just in time to add them to your holiday wish list.

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runDisney Motivates Me To Be Better

My friends know that I'll come up with just about any reason for a Walt Disney World vacation, but recently I've dedicated myself to one of my craziest plans yet. yes indeed - I signed up to run the 2018 Princess Half Marathon. Coming out of a long term health crisis I needed motivation to regain my previous fitness and stamina. So why did I chose to runDisney rather than complete a race closer to home? Sure - a fabulous vacation surrounding the race weekend was part of it, but runDisney provides more than just a stretch of road.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas For The Disney Mom In Your Life

Hey there - you know what time it is? Time to start shopping for Mother's Day! I know, I know, it's still a month and a half away from this annual tribute to our Moms. But after all she's done for you, don't you think Mom deserves a little forethought and planning? We've got some great new ideas for the Disney loving mom on your gift list.

Original Magic Kingdom Attractions You Can Still Enjoy

A lot has changed at Walt Disney World since it first opened in 1971. Back then the Magic Kingdom was the only Park, and Disney resort choices included just the Contemporary, Polynesian Village, or the Fort Wilderness Camp Ground. Attractions at the Magic Kingdom have left, and now ones have taken their place, but through it all these time tested rides have survived it all. If you're looking for a taste of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom 1971 style, focus your your touring strategy on taking in these fourteen great original Magic Kingdom rides.

10 Ideas For Valentines At Walt Disney World That Don’t Add Extra Expense

We all know that Disney vacations don't come cheap, and extra experiences can add a cost that not everyone can manage. Never fear Valentines Walt Disney World is full of romantic opportunities just waiting to be taken advantage of. Last year we posted a list of 5 Romantic Things To Do At Disney For Free, this year we've come up with even more ideas to add a bit of romance to your Disney vacation without adding extra expense.

Disney Parks 2017 Themed Merchandise Is Stellar

I must admit that I'm a little starstruck by the new Disney Parks 2017 merchandise. The theme this year is all about magic in the stars, with Sorcerer Mickey and a bevy of sparkling constellations. Nighttime magic is strong at the Disney Parks and the DIsneyStore.com has the merchandise to help you bring it home.

Three Places Perfect For A Princess At Walt Disney World

It's no big secret that Walt Disney World is the best place to go if you want to show a little princess love. Whether you're looking to be treated like a princess, or you're hoping to meet a princess, the Disney Parks have no shortage of royal experiences. Checkout just a couple of the great places you can get your princess-fix on your next Disney vacation.

2017 Resolutions To Be A Better Disney Traveler

Happy New Year! Have you started planning for your next Walt Disney World vacation yet? Let's face it, we all need a little extra magic now and again, so in 2017 I'm resolving to be a better traveler. It can be the little things that make all the difference between a great vacation and a stressful one, here are a few tips to alleviate stress a become a better traveler.

Brighten Up Your Winter Closet With The Twice Upon A Year Sale at the Disney Store!

Who said all of your holiday shopping was done? It's time for the Twice Upon A Year sale at DisneyStore.com! This semi-annual sale has all the best prices of things that Santa may have forgotten to leave under your tree. Check out a few of our favorites - all at a discounts up to 50% to keep you happy for the last of the holidays.

Take A Guided Tour To Walk In Walt's Disneyland Footsteps

Tours are a great way to experience even more magic at Walt Disney Parks. Today's your review comes to you from Disneyland and, short of the Southern California Adventures by Disney trip, is the most comprehensive tour that you can take in Disneyland. We took the tour in March 2015 and like all Disney tours, your experience may vary slightly depending on your tour guide, refurbishment schedule, and changes to the tour itinerary.

What’s On Your Disney Bucket List?

It's that time of year when everyone is making a list and checking it twice. Currently I have a lot of lists, but my Disney Bucket List is a work in progress. I've been visiting the Walt Disney World Resort since I was a wee little one (way back in 1974) and I'll admit that there are many, many things I have yet to experience at Disney World. A few years ago, after a family vacation, I decided to start writing down things I wanted to do on future visits. I suppose one could say I'm starting my Disney Bucket List.