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All-new Plant-Based Cuisine Guide At Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to accommodating guests with special dietary needs. I'm excited to report that they now have a handy guide that's designed to make things even easier for travelers on a plant based diet.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom “Rivers of Light” To Be Updated

It was just a few months ago that we posted about the beautiful nighttime show at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Rivers of Light. Today we're excited to share that the show is being updated with sharp new video and familiar Disney music to offer guests the next chapter in this stirring story on the Discovery river.

News For A New Year From Walt Disney World

Let's check in and see what's going on at Walt Disney World! Have you heard the news? The 2019 Disney Parks Moms Panel has been announced with a diverse group of 40 members, including 12 new panelists to make up the team that helps Disney travelers plan their dream vacations. Each Moms Panel Member offers a unique point of view and years of Disney travel experience to help you make the most of your trips.

Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 12th, 2018

Let's kick off the Friday news round-up with a quick reminder that Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort opened its beautiful new port of entry this week! There's a fresh new island feeling and welcoming atmosphere at Old Port Royale, with a new lobby, restaurants, and more!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 5th, 2018

Let's wrap up this week with a few bits of Disney news you may have missed!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 28th, 2018

Let's get right to it! There were a couple of fun announcements made regarding Epcot's Holidays Around The World celebration, including an the announcement of four more celebrity narrators for Epcot's Candlelight Processional. This leaves all but two celebrity spots left to be filled. Check out our updated list of 2018 Holiday Happenings At Walt Disney World to see who they are.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Limited Time Fun Coming To Walt Disney World In 2019

Disney just announced a whole slew of limited time offerings for 2019 that will keep guests in the party mood from January to September! We'll have more information coming for you about the exciting new events as Disney expands the details, but here's a peek at how Walt Disney World will be celebrating all year long in 2019.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Ending in the Second Half of 2019

Since October of 1999 Walt Disney World guests have enjoyed gathering each night on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon to watch the nightly spectacular IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Today Disney announced that the popular nighttime show will end its run at the close of the 2019 summer season.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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Stitch’s Holiday Gift Hunt At Disney Springs

Stitch's Holiday Gift Hunt is back for the Christmas season at Disney Springs with 12 different locations for guests to discover the perfect gifts for loved ones! Simply stop in at any of the participating locations for a complimentary clue book and gift stickers, then start hunting for missing gifts the impish blue alien has misplaced.

Visit With Santa Claus And The Coca-Cola Bear At Disney Springs

Just because you're away from home, doesn't mean kids of all ages can't visit with Santa. Make your list and make your way to Disney Springs where the Jolly Old Elf himself will be holding court from November 8 - December 24, 2019.

Tips For Riding Disney’s Skyliner If You Have A Fear Of Heights

I did it! Many of our readers know that I have a fear of heights, so when faced with the dilemma of reviewing the new Disney Skyliner system I wasn't too excited. Well, I am happy to report that I went on the Skyliner and didn't have a complete breakdown. Yes readers, I faced my fears for you and came out way ahead. Here are a few tips from acrophobic for riding this swank new transportation system at Walt Disney World.

Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail Photo Favorites

I took a walk this week through the Christmas Tree Trail at Disney Springs where holiday fun fills the air. Guest strolling down this fun holiday path are treated to holiday music, seasonal food favorites, cocktails, merchandise, snow, and of course lots of Christmas Trees! It's a great way to spend some time at Disney Springs this season, and I wanted to share with you just a few of my favorites.

Tune In Thanksgiving For "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration"

Once you're done with the Thanksgiving meal, you and your family can gather around the television to celebrate the holiday Disney style. "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration," will air on Thursday, November 28th from 8-10pm EST on both ABC and the ABC app. Hosts Matthew Morrison and Emma bunting will be joined by co-host Jesse Palmer during this two hour special on Thanksgiving night.

Numbers For A Magic Kingdom Holiday

The Magic Kingdom is Walt Disney World's #1 Park covering over 107 acres of land. The showpiece opened in 1971, and these days it averages a daily attendance of 57,148. That beats any other theme park in the world by about 12%! The winter holidays are some of the busiest times of year, but it's no surprise because even in Florida this shining example of Imagineering becomes a winter wonderland. Check out a few of the numbers that go into creating Christmastime at the Magic Kingdom.

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Livestream This Thursday November 14th, 2019

Once again #DisneyParksLIVE is spreading Holiday magic with a special broadcast of a Disney nighttime spectacular for everyone.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday November 8, 2019

Holiday magic is popping up all across the Walt Disney World Resort, and today we're rounding up the special wintry fun that you can find between now and the end of the year on your Disney vacation!

Meander Along The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Disney Springs is a hot spot for holiday shopping mixed with fun. Returning again this year, from November 8th and run through January 5th, 2020, the popular Christmas Tree Trail gives guests clever tree trimming ideas to take home for their own trees. A multitude of custom-decorated holiday trees, each sports fun designs featuring favorite Disney characters and themes.

Pumpkin Playtime This Halloween At Disney's Animal Kingdom

The residents of Disney's Animal Kingdom are going crazy this Halloween for pumpkins! Enrichment activities create a stimulating mental environment for animals of all sorts, and those living on Disney property are no exception. That's why Disney's resident menagerie gets to spend time with toys, exploring different scents and tasting special, edible treats.