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Full List of Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced

The full list of narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced. Additions to the complete list include Disney Legend Kurt Russell, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez, and the voice of Ariel, Jodi Benson.

Four Disney World Resort Hotels to Allow Dogs to Stay in Rooms

Four Walt Disney World Resort Hotels are part of a new pilot program that allows guests to bring their dogs to stay with them in the hotel rooms. This new program allows up to two dogs per room for an additional nightly fee. The hotels are: Yacht Club, Art of Animation, Port Orleans Riverside, and Fort Wilderness.

Disney News Round-up: Ferrytale Fireworks Cruise Returning, New Disney Parks Blog Newsletter, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another edition of our Disney news round-up and today we're talking about the return of the Ferrytale Fireworks Cruise on Seven Seas Lagoon, a new Disney newsletter, and an update on the Halloween night Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

Disney News Round-up: D23 2018 Events Announced, Minnie Van Service Expands, and More

We're back with another news round-up and we're talking about the expansion of the Minnie Vans at the Deluxe hotels, a new slate of D23 member events for 2018, military discounts for 2018, and much more!

Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for One Night in December

Star Wars fan, get ready! Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning to Disney's Hollywood Studios for one night, December 16. The gala event features a red carpet arrival for guests, fireworks, a panel discussion about the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, and more.

Watch a Live-Stream of 'Mickey's Boo-to-You Halloween Parade' Friday Night

Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade is one of the highlights at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. And, if you're wishing you had plans to attend a party this year but you're stuck at home instead you can catch a live-stream of the parade Friday night!

Dates Announced for 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

The dates for the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts have been announced. The Festival, which debuted this year, will kick off January 12, 2018 and run through February 19. And for the first time the Festival will run seven days a week!

Disney News Round-Up: Costume Guidelines from Disney, Typhoon Lagoon Reopens, and More

Welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up! Today we have details on the costume guidelines for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, news on the reopening of Typhoon Lagoon after Hurricane Irma, and much more!

Disney Springs is Ready to Celebrate the Holidays with Special Experiences, Christmas Trees, and More

Yes, it is still September, but the theme parks, resorts, and even Disney Springs are gearing up for the holiday season. If you're looking for great holiday shopping, dining, and more you'll want to check out all Disney Springs has to offer this fall.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

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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2019 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

As cold air sweeps across the country I can't help but turn my mind to thoughts of spring in Walt Disney World. Spring is all things bright and beautiful at Epcot, because spring means it's time for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. New topiaries, an expanded Garden Rocks Concert Series and other surprises await Epcot guests for 90 days stretching from March 6th until June 3rd, 2019.

Maleficent Float Returns To The Festival of Fantasy Parade

The crowds went crazy Friday when the Maleficent Float made her return to the Magic Kingdom's Festival of Fantasy Parade after an extended absence. Maleficent hadn't been seen on the parade route since she caught fire during the May 11th 2018 performance, doing some serious damage to her structure.

Tickets On Sale Now For The 2019 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

Fall is full of fun at Walt Disney World and every year the Magic Kingdom becomes enchanted with the most spook-tacular event of the year, Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. In 2019 two additional event nights have been added to the calendar for 36 nights of villainous fun.

A Look Inside A One-Bedroom Villa At Disney’s Old Key West Resort

My daughter and I recently returned from a comfortable stay in a One-Bedroom Villa at Disney's Old Key West Resort. This was our first visit to the property, despite it being the original Disney Vacation Club property. Take a look inside and find out what we loved about this Disney resort.

Disney on Broadway Concert Series Expands During The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

The 2019 Epcot Festival of the Arts is set to beginning bringing a new world of art and entertainment to guests of the Epcot Theme Park beginning January 18, 2019. and runs through February 25. Disney on Broadway Concert Series expands to all The 2019 Festival will celebrate visual, culinary and performing arts for a whopping 39 day from January 18th until February 25th 2019.

Get Your Tickets For Disney After Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Over the past couple of years Disney's Animal Kingdom has blossomed into a Park with stunning after dark atmosphere. The Park's green spaces and exotic settings create the perfect backdrop for a charming evening of lively entertainment. That's why I'm excited to share that in 2019 Disney After Hours is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom.

2019 Military Discounts At Walt Disney World

Disney Parks are honoring active-duty and retired members of the U.S. Military with special offers on theme park admissions and resort stays for most dates in 2019. It's a great way to show our military families that they're appreciated.

Guest Review: La Vida Health Club At Coronado Springs Resort

During my October Walt Disney World trip, I stayed at Coronado Springs Resort in Casitas building 4. The day I arrived, I explored the resort. As luck would have it, it was also the same building as La Vida Health Club, which includes a fitness center, massage and salon.

A Little End Of Year Disney News Round Up

The end of 2018 is close upon use, so lets take a look at some of Walt Disney World's end of the year news before we welcome 2019!

Coming to Disney Springs West Side in Summer 2019, The NBA Experience

Coming to Disney Springs West Side in Summer 2019, The NBA Experience! This creative collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and the NBA, is set to give guests a one-of-a-kind destination sports experience. Hands-on activities will highlight the thrilling action and excitement of professional basketball. So just what will you be able to do at The NBA Experience? Read on and I'll shoot you the latest news.